Company: Chevron
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech, QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Richmond, CA, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.
Chevron Products Company is accepting online applications for the position of Quality Control Operator located in Richmond, CA through September 29, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
This position will provide chemistry information, analytical methods, testing service, instrument troubleshooting and repair, consulting for main and process laboratories, as well as Operations. . Its priority is to analyze all finished product samples to ensure excellent quality. Quality Control Department is also responsible for ensuring that samples meet all ASTM, CARB, ERP and Chevron Product Quality requirements. Quality Control Department is a 24/7 operation, Lab Operators are required to work shift work, 12 hour shifts, typically working 14 out of 28 days per month.

Requisition ID#250201
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Performs a wide variety of tests on refinery process samples and finished products per established procedures
  • Test methods vary from simple methods such as density/gravity, color, and viscosity to more complex methods such as knock (octane) testing, automatic distillation and titration, gas chromatography, atomic absorption spectroscopy, etc.
  • Learn and performs approximately 180 different tests following Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documentation ASTM, CARB or EPA testing methods, and other methodologies
  • Checks test results against specifications. Utilizes standard Quality Control / Quality Assurance processes to insure accuracy and precision of results
  • Validates data, performs calculations, and reports test results
  • Checks and calibrates equipment, reviews test methods, and performs preventive or corrective maintenance
  • Strong problem solving skills.  Identifies risks and takes action to eliminate
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • This position requires driving on a routine basis

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 2 years of college chemistry or 3 years of full analytical laboratory testing experience is required
  • Able to work rotating shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Good computer skills and problem solving ability
  • This is a Safety Sensitive Position. Candidates must demonstrate personal commitment to Incident and Injury Free Operations with a proven track record in Safety and Reliability
  • Strong problem solving skills. Identifies risks and takes action to eliminate
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Natural Science (Chemistry, Biology, Physics) or Technology (Engineering, Computer Science, Manufacturing), including college chemistry.
  • Refinery/Chemical Plant Process Operations experience

Relocation Options:
Relocation will not be considered.
International Considerations:
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this positon.


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