Company: Chevron
Skills: Production Technologist, Process Technician
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Midland, Texas, United States

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Production Specialist - IOC located at the Midland Campus near Midland, TX through November 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

The IOC Production Specialist supports the real-time remote monitoring, control, and optimization of unconventional growth assets in the Delaware and Midland Basins. The position will be located in Midland, TX in the new state-of-the-art IOC facility that includes 14-monitor consoles, level 3 security, a dedicated fitness room, and personal lockers. On-boarding of the successful candidate will include field visits, shadowing current IOC Production Specialist, and competency assessments. The work schedule is a 12hr shift, 7-days-on, 7-days off, both day and night and will include holidays and weekends. The on-boarding schedule could change based on scheduled field visits and IOC training.

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

  • Provide real-time production and operations surveillance and operational monitoring, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for all unconventional growth areas in the Permian Basin to enable safe and reliable production growth
  • Support the development and execution of future opportunities, such as remote control and alarm response.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to provide real time surveillance, optimization, and control of wells, CTB's, compression stations, SWD facilities and associated equipment.
  • Recognize and notify the field of production upsets, including downtime and flaring, abnormal operating conditions, and equipment malfunction. This could include making after-hour callouts.
  • Provide proactive alarm management using OSI Soft PI application, which includes maintaining effective PI notification setpoints
  • Conduct data analysis on real-time and historical data that enables predictive analytics
  • Facilitate intel meetings with field teams each morning to address monitoring observations from the previous 24 hours
  • Assist field teams with managing maintenance break-in schedule events
  • This position requires driving on a routine basis


Minimum Required Qualifications:



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Currently or recently a Field, Plant, Compression, or Production Specialist (Surface, Sub-Surface or Operations)
  • Strong understanding of Energy Components, Remote Desktop / InTouch, WIN 911 or Cignet
  • At least two years operation experience in oil and gas or related petrochemical industries, including experience with regulations
  • Must live within 50 miles of the work location (during 7 days on shift) and possess a valid driver's license. Company vehicle will not be available for commute.
  • Drives on a routine basis.


Preferred Qualifications:



  • 3 years Oil and Gas production operations or processing experience
  • Strong communicator (written and oral)
  • Strong commitment to follow the Tenets of Operations
  • Previous mentoring experience
  • Strong commitment to Process Safety
  • Preferred experience with m2m, Gas Lift & ESP monitoring programs, EAM, LOWIS, and MPR
  • Capable of simultaneously performing multiple tasks
  • Ability to manage time effectively, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with multiple production teams


Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

This position will be eligible for the Permian Employee Enhancement Program, so long as the selected candidate meets the eligibility criteria.

International Considerations:

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, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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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. 


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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.


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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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