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 Facilities Engineer Interns located in:
- Bakersfield, California
- Belle Chasse, Louisiana
- Covington, Louisiana
- El Segundo, California
- Houston, Texas
- Midland, Texas
- Moon Township, Pennsylvania
- Pascagoula, Mississippi
- Richmond, California
- Salt Lake City, Utah
Facilities Engineering Interns may work at any of Chevron’s operations, Chevron Energy Technology Company, Chevron Downstream Technology, or Chevron Oronite. Mobility is encouraged as there are many opportunities for Chevron engineers to work in a variety of assignments at different locations. Typical assignments can include:
Capital & Major Capital Projects
Responsibilities include construction projects, such as the installation of oil, gas and water production, separation and injection facilities (upstream) or petrochemical and refinery facilities (downstream). Facilities Engineers work on repairs, additions and new installations of tanks, vessels, compressors, pumps, piping, power distribution and computer controls. Facilities Engineers are also responsible for various aspects of projects which include: project identification and scoping, estimation of labor and material costs, engineering and design of equipment, preparation of specifications for construction and equipment purchases, contract administration for construction activities, job supervision and planning, cost monitoring, interfacing with plant, field and refinery operations, interfacing with various regulatory agencies, and turnover and start-up of facilities.
Facilities Engineers may also specialize in a variety of technical areas. Some focus areas include structural design to develop new offshore platforms or modifying old ones; design of subsea controls, equipment, and pipelines; and corrosion or environmental engineering. Responsibilities could also include system troubleshooting, facility testing and de-bottlenecking, and responsibility for various aspects of small projects, including project scoping and design of equipment.
Plant and Refinery Unit Operations Support
Facility Engineers may be assigned to an inter-disciplinary team within an oil field, refinery or chemical plant to execute operating plans and capital/expense budgets and to develop Chevron’s assets in a cost-effective manner. This includes the review of existing facilities to develop projects to de-bottleneck, improve efficiency, and reduce costs.
Process and Development Engineering
Facilities Engineers may be part of a team of highly experienced and skilled chemists and engineers that are responsible for the synthesis of new molecules targeted to have performance for application as fuel and lubricant oil additives, development of new processes, and support of existing processes including pilot plant operation and plant trials. Assignments may involve support of a product development project, research on a specific topic of interest, or design and execution of experiments to define additive responses in key performance tests.
- Students pursuing a Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degree in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Reliability Engineering, Materials Engineering or Naval Architecture.
- Strong academic performance in core programs, communication, leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills are of extreme importance.
- GPA 3.0 or above
Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.
Additional Application Instructions:
Please submit your resume and unofficial Transcript(s) for review.
Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All 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
Chevron regrets that it will not sponsor employment visas or consider individuals on time-limited visa status for this position unless the candidate possesses a Ph.D. or is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program.
This position may involve ETC technologies that are subject to U.S. export controls and trade sanctions. These export control laws apply to individuals who are (a) not U.S. citizens, permanent resident aliens, temporary resident aliens, applicants for temporary resident status, refugees, or asylees; and who are also (b) current citizens or permanent residents of a country that is subject to comprehensive trade sanctions under U.S. export control law, http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Pages/default.aspx. As such, we regret that we would be unable to provide a meaningful internship experience at ETC for you because under government regulations, ETC would not be able to allow access to such technologies absent an authorization from the U.S. government. For this reason, ETC is not considering applicants who are current citizens and/or permanent residents of countries subject to comprehensive U.S. trade sanctions.
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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.
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