Company: Chevron
Skills: Safety 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 Senior Workforce Safety Engineer located in Houston, TX or San Ramon, CA through October 29, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
As a Senior Workforce Safety Engineer located in Chevron’s Energy Technology Company, you will provide technical expertise in workforce safety implementation for Chevron’s businesses.  This will include identifying and developing strategic solutions to workforce safety risks with wide-ranging benefits to Chevron’s Operating Companies. 

  • Implement and execute technical aspects of Managing Safe Work and related Safe Work Practices in operations and projects.
  • Review equipment and job tasks to identify areas where there is a high likelihood of human error and identify solutions that optimize the operator’s performance.  
  • Identify and apply technology solutions and other controls to mitigate safety risk to workers - personal protective equipment, administrative controls and design/engineering controls.
  • Conduct facility reviews for safety engineering issues.
  • Provide emergency response support, including the ability to qualify in NIMS Incident Command System as a Safety Officer, and including the ability to be deployed with little lead time globally for up to three-week rotations in the event of a major incident.
  • Develop, review and update technical standards pertaining to workforce safety.
  • Lead workforce safety training continual improvement; develop and deliver safety training courses such as Construction Safety and Managing Safe Work.
  • Represent Chevron in appropriate in industry forums and committees.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety or engineering discipline.
  • 5 years of oil and gas or petrochemical experience.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%, including internationally.
  • Awareness of industrial ergonomics and/or human factors principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with workforce safety/safety engineering, practices and processes. 
  • Direct experience in risk management or decision-making associated with cranes and rigging/lifting, confined space entry and permitting, electrical safety, fall protection systems, excavations, permitting, and hot work.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead and work effectively as part of a team, work collaboratively with peers, coach and mentor others on workforce safety technical issues and strategies to integrate practical solutions.
  • Ability to understand regulatory and compliance requirements and influence both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated understanding and implementation of relevant OSHA, equivalent safety regulations/best practices and Chevron requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS or PHD degree in HES or engineering discipline.
  • CSP or equivalent certification preferred
  • 10 years of oil and gas or petrochemical experience
  • Emergency Response Safety Officer (NIMS) including up to ICS 404 Advanced safety Officer and/or experience as a Safety Officer in Incident Command

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: 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.




Chevron is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.