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Chevron Corporation Operator in Bakersfield, California

The operator is a developmental position performing duties associated with oil-producing operations. This position assumes the responsibility of monitoring and optimization of all production process variables, ensuring that all production equipment is operating at peak reliability and efficiency, and acquiring and storing data.

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

  • Successful completion of an Operations and Maintenance training program.

  • Well management, steam generation, oilfield production, oil, and water treatment plants, gas

  • processing, extraction plants, and monitoring computer control systems.

  • Adaptability to change with the continuous evolution of hi-tech tools and integrated digital systems.

  • Adherence to Chevron's Operational Excellence standards, processes and regulatory requirements to

  • sustain a safe workplace.

  • Strong organizational skills including the capability to effectively manage time, resources and multiple

  • tasks with limited supervision.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to complete scoping jobs, permitting, safety tailgate

  • meetings, turnover notes, email, and other interpersonal tasks.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / High School equivalent.

  • Valid driver's license with a history of safe driving practices.

  • Ability and willingness to work on-call shifts, nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime. Some travel may be required for training purposes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree, military occupational specialty, and/or technical certification(s).

  • +2 years of working experience in a similar organization within the O&G industry.

  • Mechanical aptitude and basic troubleshooting skills to analyze and recommend solutions

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively in team environments.

  • Experience with mechanical equipment/hand tools (can be work, school or personal).

  • Working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook email, PowerPoint and Word) or equivalent and an aptitude for learning new software tools.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills – capable of effectively explaining information.

  • Ability to sustain physical exertion such as weight pulling, pushing and pulling, and step climbing in various climatic conditions.

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, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

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.