Employer Profile

Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery

What makes us unique

Our Ferndale Refinery is located on the Salish Sea’s Strait of Georgia in Ferndale, Washington, about 20 miles south of the U.S.- Canada border.  It processes a variety of domestic and foreign crude oils, including Alaskan North Slope, Canadian and U.S. shale crudes.

With a deep-water dock, a 30,000 BPD rail unloading facility and access to existing crude oil pipelines, Ferndale has the flexibility to process a broad slate of crudes. Its facilities consist of a fluid catalytic cracker, an alkylation unit, hydro-treating units and a naphtha reformer.

The refinery produces gasoline and diesel. Other products include residual fuel oil, which supplies the northwest marine transportation market. Most of Ferndale’s refined products are distributed by pipeline and barge to major markets in the northwest United States.

Major Products:  Gasoline, ultra-low sulfur diesel, propane, fuel oil, sulfur

Capacities:  Crude oil and other charge capacity: 105,000 bpd; gasoline production capacity: 52,000 BPD, distillate production capacity: 25,000 bpd

Number of Employees
Shift Flexibility
Drug Free Workplace
Minimum Age at Hire

Put Your Technical Talent to Good Use

Discover a Technical Opportunity That Sets You Apart.

At Phillips 66, technical employees are critical to the success of our organization. Our technical team members maintain and calibrate a variety of equipment that keeps everything running smoothly. Candidates interested in a career with us should have a passion for their work and thrive on challenge. We seek individuals who make safety their number one priority and possess strong communication and teamwork skills, flexibility and a desire for continued learning.

Experience Our Multiple Career Paths.

At Phillips 66, there are multiple technical career paths within both the Midstream and Refining businesses. Employees can pursue future opportunities in an operations, safety, inspection or maintenance role in either a supervisory or technical capacity. Job opportunities could be located within any one of our U.S. Midstream and Refining Locations.

Refining Careers:

  • Electrician
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Operator; Process Technology
  • Pipefitter
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Machinist
  • Pump and Engine Mechanic (Maintenance Mechanic)

Refinery Locations:

  • Belle Chasse, LA
  • Billings, MT
  • Borger, TX
  • Ferndale, WA
  • Lake Charles, LA
  • Linden, NJ
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Ponca City, OK
  • Rodeo, CA
  • Roxana, IL
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • Sweeny, TX

Our Technical Training Will Help You Thrive.

Phillips 66 is committed to safety, environmental and regulatory compliance. That’s why we have carefully developed training for our technical roles to ensure that our employees work safely and have the knowledge they need to be able to succeed.


Technical training includes hands-on and computer-based learning. To enhance your professional development and advancement potential, as well as help build an employee’s knowledge of the industry, in-house training, seminars and certification classes are provided and encouraged.

Other Positions We Typically Employ:

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Government & Public Affairs
  • Environmental Specialists
  • Health & Safety Specialists
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Chemists


Experienced employees are designated as mentors to develop and share knowledge with new interns and employees.  Mentors serve as a resource to help mentees become acquainted with the organization and transition them into their new role.