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Chevron Corporation Field Mechanic in San Ardo, California

Responsibilities for this position may include (but are not limited)

  • Experience with mechanical equipment operation, maintenance, and repairs of oil field equipment such as pumps, compressors, blowers, fin fans, etc. Familiar with various types of plant/facility equipment, filter presses and etc.

  • Will be an active member of the OneSJV Maintenance Team; trained and follows the SJVBU Work Management Process/Workflows.

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

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

  • Shown ability to handle and/or provide mentorship on maintenance issues and work processes.

  • Provide and assists coverage for the Mechanical Head Operator.

  • Spends time with customers and team members; shares knowledge and standard methodologies. Keeps supervisor, workgroup, customers advised on a timely basis and efficiently communicates with multiple workgroups.

  • A high level of skill in handling: SOP’s, JSA’s, PHA’s; Scheduling required training for mechanics and self; LOTO certification; Facilitating safety meetings; Behavioral Based Safety; Incident investigation process; Facility Acceptance Process; MOC Process and Product Acceptance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have 3 years work experience as a field mechanic.

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

  • Knowledge to solve mechanical failures and provide mentorship for increased equipment reliability.

  • Must have good working knowledge of oilfield equipment and process to include selecting and using lubricants, understanding Drive components and their application, selecting and maintaining bearings, Piping systems, Internal combustion engines, Control valves/actuators, Steam generators/boilers/heat exchangers and associated equipment, Repair experience of rotating equipment – pumps, compressors, pumping units, and etc.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Mechanical experience in oil and gas or related petrochemical industries

  • Good working knowledge of maintenance processes and understands the 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.

  • Excellent communication and team facilitation skills.

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered.

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.