Company: Chevron
Skills: Production Operator
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: El Segundo, California, 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.

Authorized to work in: US

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 Experienced Operator located in El Segundo, California through November 19, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).


This position operates on shift, assigned processing, treating, and/or stock handling equipment either manually or with instrumentation.

Requisition ID # 396084

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

  • Demonstrates knowledge of Crude unit operations, Hydrogen production, Naptha Hydro-treating and H2S processing unit and has the ability to relate it to others.
  • Operates furnaces, pumps, compressors, and other mechanical equipment, that process raw materials, feedstocks , product transfers.
  • Performs other assigned duties such as maintenance, repairs, housekeeping and emergency response requirements
  • Displays a comprehensive understanding of refinery policies and procedures
  • This position requires driving on a routine basis


Required Qualifications:



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of work experience either as a Process Operator in an oil refinery/petrochemical plant or as a Nuclear Plant Operator.
  • Must be able to work a rotating 12-hour shift, overtime as required and on-call.
  • This is a Safety Sensitive Position. Candidates must demonstrate personal commitment to Incident and Injury Free Operations with a proven track record in Safety and Reliability.



If selected to participate in the Pre-employment testing process with Chevron, you will be required to take the following battery of tests:

Industrial Information Test

Measures the ability to read, understand, and use information in graphs, charts, tables, and written passages to solve problems.

Mechanical Aptitude Assessment

Measures the ability to apply general mechanical principles to understand and solve problem situations.

Workplace Attitude and Behavior Inventory
Measures personal characteristics important to success in the job applied for.

Chevron's tests are focused on industrial aptitudes. However ASVAB test preparation guides may be able to assist in preparation for these tests. Candidates should focus on mechanical aptitude, reading comprehension, understanding information in tables and graphs, and understanding industrial math.

Preferred Qualifications:




  • Associate's/Technical Degree from a Process Technology Program
  • Demonstrate ability to be a problem solver. Able to grasp complex issues and apply good problem solving skills to develop recommendations/solutions
  • Able to remove roadblocks and consider alternative approaches to arrive at workable solutions
  • Looks for opportunities to increase efficiency and reduce costs
  • Is able to build rapport and establish positive working relationships both internally and externally to Chevron. Efficiently and effectively takes actions to meet customer needs. Responds and follows up on requests quickly and efficiently. Uses feedback to monitor and address customer concerns.
  • Ability to work closely within a group and with other departments to set priorities, coordinate and follow up on business objectives
  • Ability to effectively utilize computer tools
  • Must be able to work independently, take initiative and act on opportunities. Ability to plan and organize own work
  • Ability to multi-task with changing priorities and assignments


Relocation Options:
Relocation will not 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: Los Angeles



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.