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Chevron Corporation MEP Engineer in Houston, Texas

Chevron is accepting online applications for the MEP Engineer position through January 25, 2021 at 11:59p.m. (Pacific Time Zone).

This position will serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for commercial building design, construction, operations and maintenance across the Enterprise. Position provides expert counsel to non CEMREC managed facilities. Implementing these processes and gaining traction across Chevron will require a personal leadership, influence, and engagement at all levels of the organization, from those turning the wrench to regional OPCO leaders. Role must have excellent communication and strong change leadership/change management and influencing skills.

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

Engineering Design Review

  • Review design and construction documents for planned projects for compatibility with established engineering practice, codes and standards, safety, maintainability, and the overarching real estate capital investment strategy for the location.

  • Consult on building design. Use the CEMREC benchmarking tool to inform trade-off discussions for overall building design and cost, materials & methods, infrastructure design (reliability and redundancy), safety in design, service and maintenance access and life-cycle cost.

  • Review and advise on Management of Change (MOC) documentation for proposed changes to complex existing process safety procedures.

  • Review design/build packages from outside developers for technical and commercial content and advise CEMREC and other Chevron business units of the relative benefits and risks of the various proposals.

Consultation/Problem Solving

  • Respond to inquiries and consult with various Chevron business units as a subject matter expert in commercial building performance, design, construction, operations and maintenance, and support global, diagnostic problem-solving.

  • Develop and document standardized processes and tools to increase consistency, operating efficiency and reduce costs.

  • Encourage consistent use of standardized processes and tools across the enterprise.

  • Support development of masterplans to guide site and capital renewal strategies and the corresponding multi-year capital funding plan to support the long-term real estate strategy for the site/asset.

  • Engage outside consultants if needed to resolve complex issues outside area of direct expertise

Commissioning/Operations Planning

  • Provide technical owner oversight to commissioning activities for construction projects and facilitate the formal “acceptance” of completed projects (validate performance as specified).

  • Source and engage outside consultants as needed to support global demand pull from the core business.

  • Provide operations planning support and support formal Operations Readiness Reviews and Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews.

  • Review building performance data from utility bills and building automation systems to ensure building systems perform as designed and reliably deliver specified environmental conditions and energy performance.

  • Benchmark building energy performance against Energy Star, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and other industry standards.

Asset Management

  • Work with site Operations and Real Estate Portfolio Strategy and Planning to identify and plan for appropriate capital renewal strategy for aging sites approaching the end-of-life cycle.

  • Support evolution of the CEMREC 3-year capital plan to support sustainable stewardship of Chevron assets, that appropriately and efficiently reinvests in the right assets at the right time, through the inevitable “boom & bust” cycles normally associated with the oil & gas industry.

Required Qualifications:

  • A registered professional electrical engineer with 5 years of design project management experience in commercial and/or industrial building electrical design; as well as fluency in related disciplines.

  • 5 years of progressive experience in commercial real estate facility management including housekeeping, landscaping, security, preventive maintenance, repair/requested maintenance, utilities/energy management, capital planning and budgeting and facilities planning.

  • 5 years of progressive experience in commercial construction project management and the full range of contracting strategies (lump-sum, design/build, GMP, etc.) in a variety of roles.

  • Knowledge and deep understanding of code requirements such as IEC, NEC, IECC, NFPA, API

  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills and leadership to build relationship and align key resources

  • Travel and engaging in conference calls outside of local business hours may be required to support business activities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Additional progressive industry qualifications such as registration in multiple states and other qualifications in various trade associates such as a LEED Registered Professional (USBGC), membership in IEEE or ISEE, commissioning agent, energy management, project management professional, etc.

  • Managing building automation and control systems to monitor building performance at remote locations across the globe.

  • Asset management experience including condition assessment (both transactional due diligence as well as to support long-term asset management and capital planning), development of multi-year capital renewal/reinvestment strategies, and Facilities Planning.

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.

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.