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Chevron Corporation Senior Materials Engineer in Richmond, California

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 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.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of [[title]] located in [[filter5]] , CA through 7/26/19 at 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time).

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Overview - Chevron's Energy Technology Company (ETC) provides subject matter experts (SME's) to the company and joint venture operations around the world. The Materials and Equipment Engineering and Services Unit in the Downstream Technology & Services Department of ETC is seeking a qualified metallurgical/materials engineer with 7-10+ years of experience related to materials and corrosion within the downstream (petroleum refining or chemical processing) segment of the oil and gas industry. The candidate will be expected to provide Materials and Corrosion Engineering consulting services to Chevron refineries, joint venture refineries, complex process facilities, and capital projects.

Primary duties and responsiblities include:

  • Refinery process unit corrosion/damage mechanism reviews, risk-based inspection assessments, implementation of inspection strategies, and delivering formalized metallurgy & corrosion training to less experienced engineers and inspectors.

  • Technical SME on materials selection, corrosion monitoring and control, failure analysis, integrity operating windows, welding and fabrication troubleshooting, mechanical design review, and equipment repair strategies.

  • Develops and reviews Chevron engineering specifications relating to materials and corrosion.

  • Update/develop and deploy corporate programs such as Wet H2S, Sulfidation, HTHA, and others.

  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, both written and orally, with all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to give effective, influential presentations and strong mentoring skills.

  • Proactive, self-starter who works with minimal supervision and has the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and ability to set realistic goals and fully complete work plans on schedule.

REQUIREMENTS include but not limited to:

  • BS (or higher) Degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Corrosion Engineering, or Welding Engineering.

  • Minimum of 5 years industrial experience in the role of refining materials/corrosion engineer.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge and problem-solving skills in industrial business environments.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization (field craft workers to senior management)

  • Proven knowledge of assessment and evaluation of new technology.

  • Professional Engineering registration is desirable, but not required.

  • Knowledge of refinery processes and fixed equipment damage mechanisms, materials selection, failure analysis, fitness for service, optimized field repairs, interpretation of inspection data, and mechanical design.

  • Knowledge of internationally recognized design codes and industry standards on metallic equipment and degradation mechanisms, including API and ASME.


This position is relocation eligible

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This position is not eligible for employment sponsorship

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