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Apprentices wanted for Whitegate Refinery in Cork

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Apprentices wanted for Whitegate Refinery in Cork

Monday, April 25, 2016 

Apprentices wanted for Whitegate Refinery in Cork

Phillips 66, energy manufacturing and logistics company is recruiting apprentices for Whitegate Refinery in Cork.

The Closing Date for applications is Friday 13 May 2016.

With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally.

Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,000 employees who are committed to operating excellence and safety. Phillips 66 had $50 billion in assets as of 31 December 2015. In Ireland, Phillips 66 encompasses the Whitegate Refinery and Ireland Marketing. It is a major supplier of petroleum products to the Irish market and generates annual turnover in excess of $3 billion.

Phillips 66 wish to add to their team in Whitegate and are seeking people who share our safety ethos and can take on the challenges of this exciting industry.

"We train some of the very best, who benefit from our size, resources, cutting-edge technology and on-going training".

The company invite applications for the following apprenticeship positions:

  • Electrical/Instrumentation Apprenticeship - 
  • Mechanical Apprenticeship

The Apprenticeships last for four years and are run in conjunction with SOLAS (formally FÁS), the National Training Authority and are time and standards based. You will have the opportunity to combine on the job learning with a programme of training and development.

The roles of Electrical/Instrumentation Apprentice and Mechanical Apprentice provide assistance to members of the Maintenance Department in their day-to-day duties.

Entry requirements

  • A Leaving Certificate qualification which includes Maths and a Science or Engineering subject.
  • A high level of Electrical and Mechanical aptitude and a strong commitment to further education and training.
  • Previous work experience or knowledge would also be viewed as an advantage.
  • Strong commitment to safe working.
  • The ability to work well as a member of a team.

How To apply:

Email a two-page Curriculum Vitae and a letter of application outlining how you meet the criteria for the post to Please indicate on your application the position you wish to apply for.

Interviews will take place the first week in July - the successful candidates will be starting in September subject to Leaving Certificate results.

Closing Date for applications is Friday 13 May 2016.


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