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Chevron Corporation Mechanical Systems Technician in Portland, Oregon

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Mechanical Systems Technician located at Portland, OR through December 10, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

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

  • Actively supports, understands, prioritizes, and applies preventative maintenance methods and processes for maintenance work on mechanical equipment.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot mechanical plant systems.

  • Spends time with operations group and shares knowledge and standard methodologies.

  • Ability to work independently and meet team deadlines while keeping supervisor, workgroup, and other stakeholders advised on a timely basis of any progress updates or work completion.

  • Comfortable with established Management Process & Team workflow.

  • Ensures that maintenance & mechanical work is completed in a timely fashion and per the maintenance process and procedures.

  • Fundamental knowledge of operation of tanks, vessels, exchangers, pumps, compressors, VRU systems, furnace equipment, gas systems, product shipping, cooling system, and quality testing of product, as well as utility and emergency support systems.

    Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a safety record.

  • 1 year of experience of plant equipment and processes, understand drive components and their application, select and maintain bearings, piping systems, control valves/actuators, and typical plant equipment.

  • Experience in rotating equipment.

  • Must be able to safely work around equipment that could be pressurized and may contain stored energy.

  • Must be very knowledgeable in mechanical equipment operations, troubleshooting and repairs, while working with equipment owners and/or contractors to execute corrective actions in a timely manner.

  • Must have previous work experience as a field mechanic.

    Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) that centralizes maintenance information and facilitates the processes of maintenance operations.

  • Must have 3 years or more of apprenticeship or equivalent work experience as a field mechanic in an industrial setting.

  • Must possess fundamental computer skills and be comfortable working with iPads, Outlook, Word, Excel, and other related software used for team collaboration and productivity.

  • Excellent communication and team facilitation skills.

  • Vocational school or work training with a focus in the Mechanical Field.

  • An ability to understand the plant operations and why the maintenece work is fundamental to the reliability of our plant production.

Relocation Options:

Relocation benefits may be considered within Chevron’s parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

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.