Company: Chevron
Skills: Field Service Tech
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

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.

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 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.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of GOM Field Drilling Engineers located in Houston, Texas/ through (April 24th, 2019) at 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID#398365


This position works within the Rig Based D&C Execution team, and helps in the development of the rig based plans of actions to ensure sound engineering and lessons learned are applied at the rig site. This position provides onsite drilling engineering support to the Drill Site Managers. This position assists in directing the rig team in derrick and deck management for current and upcoming operations, and works with the Drill Site Manager to ensure depth control of drill pipe, casing and tubing tallies - which includes strap lengths and fishing dimensions for critical items. This position performs general engineering calculations to support operations: update kill sheet, maintain up to date maximum allowable overpull sheet, perform cement job volume & displacement calculations, perform FIT or LOT calculations, be present at cement unit for critical pumping activities, ensure adequate fishing inventory is available at the rig site, monitor and ensure minimum MMS drilling fluid volumes, prepare detailed relief notes at the end of every hitch. This position interacts with the office base Drilling Engineers to complete Risk Assessments, and assists in communicating these Risk Assessment to Drill Site Manager(s), Service Partners, Drilling contractor and others to develop contingency plans for ongoing operations. This position is a visible leader on the rig by participating in BBS observations, SWA, think plans, etc. The position can also be heavily involved in equipment ordering, logistics, and forecast planning.

The drilling and completion activities being performed in Chevron's Deepwater GOM operations represent some of the most technically challenging well construction activities being undertaken within industry. Given this level of technical complexity and the operational requirements of the dynamically positioned dual activity drill ships being used in these activities, this position necessitates a very high level of drilling engineering activity, not only in the offsite planning but also the onsite drilling engineering necessary to ensure engineering and execution excellence.

Position is rotational, but employee must rotate from Houston, Tx.

1. Experience - At least 2 years of experience for familiarity with internal Operator Company systems. Some previous D&C field experience (DSM / WSM / FE on land or offshore) is required. Some experience in any aspects of deepwater drilling, completion, & intervention operations is preferred

2. Technical Skill - Demonstrated previous experience working effectively with office and rig based personnel, both Operator and contractor. Process and results orientated, and can assist in developing plans of action with work procedures and risk assessments for rig operations. Demonstrated understanding of engineering principles, engineering software applications, and OE processes. Previous examples of applying efficient drilling-completion-intervention techniques and innovations to drive down costs

3. Teamwork - Ability to learn and assist others work is critical. Must have strong team skills and can actively participate in ongoing drillship D&C operations as required. Experience in coordinating the work activities of Business Partners.

4. Communication - Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively in multi-disciplined, multi-cultural environment. Able to interact and communicate effectively with peers, partners, Govt Officials, service and contractor representatives. Strong facilitation skills.

Required/Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Previous Chevron Experience is a plus.

Minimum 2 Years of Oilfield related work experience.

Proficient in the use of WellView and Landmark Drilling Engineering Tool Box is preferred.

Experience in some aspects of Deepwater drilling, completion & intervention operations is highly desirable.

Relocation within Chevron policy is provided.

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: Houston

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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