Company: Chevron
Skills: Environmental, Safety & Training
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada

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 integrated energy companies. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemicals and additives; and develop and deploy technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations.

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. We take great pride in enabling human progress by developing the energy that improves lives and powers the world forward.

Chevron Canada has been responsibly developing Canada's abundant energy resources for more than 80 years. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Chevron Canada has interests in oil sands projects and liquids-rich shale gas acreage in Alberta; exploration, development and production projects offshore Newfoundland and Labrador; a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project and shale acreage in British Columbia; and exploration and discovered resource interests in the Beaufort Sea region of the Northwest Territories.

Chevron Canada Resources is currently seeking a HES Specialist to join the Canadian Business Unit. This position will be based in Fox Creek/Whitecourt, Alberta and will report to the HES Field Superintendent. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the day-to-day direct HES field support of the Facilities Engineering group. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to work with stakeholders, lead the support of operational HES field execution, standardized health, safety and environmental protection, compliance with local regulations, alignment with Chevron standards, and promote Incident Free Operations (IFO).

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of HES Specialist located in Fox Creek/Whitecourt, Alberta through Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

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

  • Provide overall HES field support leadership to the Facilities Engineering group in the Canadian Business Unit (CBU).
  • Lead by example by demonstrating behaviors according to the Chevron Way, and ensuring execution of Chevron's Operational Excellence Management System (OEMS).
  • Manage incident response and investigations in compliance with Chevron's Incident Investigation & Reporting (II&R Process), including Incident Management System (IMS) data entry, investigation support and implementation of recommendations.
  • Support Operations by driving fit-for-purpose implementation of Operational Excellence (OE) processes/procedures.
  • Provide visible leadership in the field by participation in Operational Excellence (OE), risk management and pre start-up reviews.
  • Provide HES support with program-specific Contactor HES Management plans and communicate HES expectations prior to contractors mobilizing to the field.
  • Identify and coordinate applicable OE training to the field team.
  • Ensure the sharing and implementation of lessons learned from incidents, significant near misses and project lookbacks.
  • Participates in Managing Safe Work (MSW) leadership field assessments.
  • Participates in contractor/HES audits and inspections.
  • Participate in development of project specific risk and hazard assessment.
  • Participate in project kick-off meetings and facilitate the OE discussion.
  • Engage and coordinate execution of OE/IFO related work plans with the greater HES team based in Calgary.
  • Overseeing day-to-day work of HES contract personnel (if any).


  • Bachelors degree in related field (or combination of relevant education and experience).
  • 5 - 8 years of directly relevant upstream operations HES experience is required. A combination of safety, operations (production, pipeline, facilities construction, civil) and service rig experience is highly preferable.
  • Preference for OH&S certification.
    Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation (or in progress) would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Canadian and Alberta regulatory requirements for upstream, land-based well sites, and facility operations.
  • Proven ability to provide technical safety consultation on a wide range of health, environment and safety issues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HES processes including Safe Work Standards/Practices, Emergency Management, Contractor HES Management, Incident Investigation and Reporting, field based auditing and Motor Vehicle Safety.
  • Experienced in hands-on participation and implementation of HES/OE Management Systems, processes and programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively in a team environment, both supporting other team members and contributing to the effectiveness and reliability of the team.
  • Ability to represent Chevron's interests in a constructive and professional manner during interaction with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to behavioral based safety programs and ensuring incident and injury free working conditions.
  • Ability to effectively organize and execute tasks for multiple stakeholders, with at times overlapping and conflicting timelines and priorities.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing work priorities and deliver high quality, accurate work with multiple deadlines.
  • Well developed computer, presentation and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Position is located in Fox Creek/Whitecourt office, however this position will be required to spend a significant amount of time in the field (>80%). Occasional out-of-town travel to Calgary (
  • Must be able to respond to incidents and operational requests outside of normal work hours.
  • The position is classified as safety sensitive and will require a preplacement medical.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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 position.

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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