Company: Chevron
Skills: Petroleum Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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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 ETC Numerical  Geomechanics Specialist  located in Houston,Texas through September 7th, 2018..
Requisition ID#388445
Chevron Energy Technology Company’s Reservoir and Production Engineering Department is seeking a candidate to join our high-performing and diverse Numerical Geomechanics group. 
The key job responsibilities include:

  • Develop & execute Technical Services and R&D projects centered around 3D & 4D Mechanical Earth Models (MEM) and associated numerical geomechanics
  • Work closely with groups across Chevron to provide tools, workflows and solutions to support safe operations, reduce well cost and/or improve development plans and well production
  • Collaborate with internal and external research organizations across the numerical geomechanics spectrum

Required Qualifications:
  • Finite element analysis (FEA) experience is a prerequisite, especially in the use of software tools to conduct FEA-MEM projects (build, solve, analyze and report)
  • Fundamental Geomechanical knowledge, including of the theories of wellbore stability, sanding, fracturing and pore pressure prediction
  • A strong earth science background, with multi-scale Reservoir geomechanics experience, comfortable at regional and field scale, down to well and completion scale
  • Broad knowledge of Petroleum (reservoir) engineering and drilling and completion practices preferred
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, and one who can effectively work in a team environment
  • Numerical coding skills are beneficial
  • Ph.D preferred in related fields (i.e., Geomechanics, Engineering or Earth Science)
  • Minimum of 5 years of related industry or research experience
  • Relocation is provided under Chevron policy.

  • 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: 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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