Company: Chevron
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Richmond, California, 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 Design Engineer located in Richmond, California through Aug 23, 2019 .

Requisition ID#396969

Overview:

The Design Engineer plays a key role supporting the Refinery's mission to operate safely, reliably, predictably, and without incident at the lowest sustainable cost. This involves taking a lead role in understanding and evaluating plant performance, working closely with Operations and Maintenance to establish priorities for the work, and following thru with proactive design and execution of work packages and projects.

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

  • Provide engineering support for routine daily operation of process units within the refinery. Support requires collaboration and interpersonal skills necessary to work with operations, maintenance, and technical functions within the global refining system.
  • Spend time in the field working with operations and other technical teams to scope/troubleshoot mechanical problems and issues in process plants, develop alternatives, and propose and implement solutions for long term reliability and total cost of ownership.
  • Develop and manage engineering work orders for projects ranging from repairing a valve to replacing large complex equipment or pressure vessels.
  • Develop purchase specifications for engineered mechanical equipment that insures the equipment meets company and industry standards and manage the technical requirements for procuring the equipment.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of unit turnarounds, both planned and unplanned.
  • Answer technical inquiries, make technical recommendations, provide equipment and system troubleshooting, improve designs engineering tools, and develop designs engineering procedures.
  • Carry out various studies to improve plant safety, reliability, throughput and economics.
  • Provide engineering analysis and evaluation of minor capital projects. In some instances, responsible for design, management and execution of minor capital projects.
  • Be a role model for the Chevron way and Chevron's safety culture.

    Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of Bachelor's Degree in an engineering field.
  • 3+ years of Refinery OR Petrochemical experience.
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency.
  • Self-motivated and can work with minimum supervision
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Refinery or Process Plant Engineering experience
  • Project experience.
  • Leadership experience
  • Military experience leading, troubleshooting, and operating complex equipment will be considered in lieu of industrial experience (for example, US Navy Nuclear Power experience).
  • Ability to use complex tools to perform engineering analysis
  • Experience with industry standards such as API, ASME, ASTM, NBIC
  • Proven ability to:
    • Read and understand engineering manuals and codes.
    • Perform engineering calculations. Including, but not limited to, pipe thickness and stress calculations and pressure vessel design and thickness calculations.
    • Read P&ID's, plot plans, piping, and structural drawings.
    • Manage multiple initiatives and tasks simultaneously
    • Work with or lead a cross functional team tasked with solving complex problems

 


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.

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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

 

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 placed 3rd in the 2019 Rigzone Ideal Employer Rankings -  find out more here.