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Chevron Corporation Automation Technologist in Gray, Louisiana

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Automation Technologist through 10/07/2023 at 11:59 p.m. (CST).

The Automation Technologist is a member of the Automation team in the Global Pipeline & Power Operations Support & Control Center (CPPOC) organization within Chevron Pipeline & Power (CPP).

The Automation Technologist is responsible for providing installation and maintenance of instrument & control systems. The automation team supports CPP’s PLC, HMI, flow computers, field instrumentations, & SCADA systems. This specific position is based in Gray, LA and is an embedded position in the Gulf Coast area field team.

The technologist position functionally reports to the automation team however there is a dotted line reporting structure to the field team. The technologist is expected to be the primary point of contact between the field team and the automation team.

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

  • Support the commissioning activities for the project work in area of responsibility.

  • Assist the Automation Engineers that are assigned projects in area of responsibility.

  • Complete all site visits (SAP-PM) and make system updates as necessary.

  • Provide support during normal and after hours for Operations/I&E/Measurement/SCADA personnel.

  • Support external BU’s or Assets outside in area of responsibility when requested.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience programming and troubleshooting GE PLCs, Wonderware HMIs, OMNI flow computers, and field instrumentation.

  • Knowledgeable in SCADA protocols, data communications and computer security practices.

  • Ability to align cross functional stakeholders to deliver projects with business impact.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with field-based operations teams.

  • Financial fluency

  • Understanding of one or more of project management processes (CPMS, IMPACT, etc.)

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

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.

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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.