Company: Chevron
Skills: Legal, Regulatory Compliance
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: San Ramon, California, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

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 is accepting online applications for the position of Upstream Legislative and Regulatory Analyst located in San Ramon, CA or Houston, TX through March 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Requsition ID#400057


The Legislative and Regulatory Analyst (LRA) position works to identify, analyze, and develop company positions and advocacy strategies in support of a variety of environmental, operational and issues related to Chevron's upstream, midstream and downstream business segments.

Position primarily covers policy issues related to upstream operations, dealing with non-environmental based concerns associated with access, permitting, process and business requirements. This position includes working closely with the Mid-Continent and Appalachian Mountain Business Units. This position may provide supplementary support on other LRA issues, as needed.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Support internal teams, including Government Affairs Community of Practice, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Team, and business unit policy and planning.
  • Directly support advocacy activities and efforts by providing written analyses, meeting memos, executive communications, and internal and external presentation materials.
  • Work with representatives from Chevron operating companies, Technology, Law, Health, Environment & Safety and Policy, Government and Public Affairs functions.
  • Present and engage with executives to provide subject matter expertise in the development of corporate and business segment policy positions and messages.
  • Provide guidance and content for executive communication materials.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in issues management and champion related processes.
  • Prepare analyses and presentation materials for corporate and business unit leadership and technical teams.
  • Provide leadership, coordination and subject matter expertise to internal issue teams.
  • Facilitate advocacy strategy and execution among SME's and advocates, including Corporate groups, Government Affairs, Operating Companies and Business Units.
  • Interface with staff from peer companies, industry associations and other relevant external stakeholders.
  • The work scope will require periodic travel to U.S. field locations, Houston, Midland and Washington D.C.


Required Qualifications:




  • Bachelor degree in engineering, science or related public policy field
  • 10+ years combined experience to include energy industry related policy issues, advocacy and external stakeholder relationship management.
  • Experience with oil and gas upstream issues and operations required.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex issues involving U.S. government policy, legislative and regulatory requirements and relate them to business strategy, plans and operations.
  • Possesses analytical skills needed to reduce issues to core components and key business impacts.
  • Practiced in performing research to support issue analysis and advocacy.
  • Experienced working with SME's, business leaders, and others in developing company positions in response to issue and multiple-component advocacy approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead project and issue teams through issue management work process, delivering consensus around work products and achieving schedule driven results.
  • Ability to build and promote teamwork and work with all levels of an organization.
  • Possesses the skills needed to develop and take action on strategic plans, while anticipating and managing change.
  • Ability to foster excellent working relationships to motivate and lead internal and external multi-stakeholder groups to achieve desired results.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) with ability to describe complex concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Track record of responding to inquiries from government officials and others regarding company positions on issues.
  • Proficient networking skills within the company, industry association committees and key government and public stakeholders.
  • Skilled in advocating company positions before legislators, regulators, trade associations and governmental organizations and third parties.
  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel and PowerPoint).


Prefered Qualifications:





  • Master's degree preferred
  • Experience in upstream business and operations and/or work in natural resource policy


Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

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 position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland



Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.


Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 


Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.


Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:


“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”


As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.


We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.


At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.




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