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Chevron Corporation Trainee/Fieldman (Operations) in San Ardo, California

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Trainee/Fieldman (Operations) located in San Ardo, CA through September 18, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

The San Joaquin Valley (SJV) Business Unit is a vital player in Chevron's Upstream business, delivering over half of CNAEP's total cash flow in 2018. It is the largest onshore producer in California, producing over 130,000 BOPD from six assets using both steam and waterfloods. SJVBU is a benchmark leader among peers and continues to improve margins through in-field development, optimization, and innovation. We are currently seeking career-minded individuals for employment for the position of Trainee/Fieldman (Operations).

The Trainee/Fieldman is a developmental position performing duties associated with oil-producing operations. This position assumes the responsibility of monitoring and optimization of all production process variables, ensuring that all production equipment is operating at peak reliability and efficiency, and acquiring and storing data. Successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated ability qualifies for advancement to the Operator position.

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

  • Successful completion of an Operations and Maintenance training program.

  • Perform duties associated with oil and gas producing operations and plants; including but not limited to Operate, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain oil and gas production equipment.

  • Optimize artificial lift systems.

  • Acquire fluid level information.

  • Record keeping and data input.

  • Monitor computer control systems.

  • Test safety devices.

  • Operate and monitor SCADA.

  • Partner with other employees, and contractors to ensure that all equipment is operating at peak efficiency.

  • Utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System to create work orders for inventory and work planning/prioritization.

  • Scope jobs, permitting, attend safety meetings, create turnover notes, and other duties as assigned.

  • Operation of a motor vehicle on a regular basis

  • Actively support Health, Environment, and Safety processes by accomplishing daily activities within applicable regulations and policies, carrying out duties in an environmentally conscious manner, following safe operating practices, maintaining a safe working environment, and being prepared to respond to an environmental or safety event.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/High School equivalent.

  • Valid driver's license with a history of safe driving practices.

  • Ability to sustain physical exertion such as weight pulling, pushing and pulling, and step climbing in various climatic conditions

  • 2 years of experience with mechanical equipment/hand tools (can be work, school or personal).

  • Mechanical aptitude and perform basic troubleshooting to analyze and recommend solutions.

  • Ability and willingness to work rotating on-call shifts, nights, weekends, holidays of assigned work schedule and overtime based on workload (some travel may be required for training purposes).

  • Must live within 50 miles of the workplace or be willing to relocate and possess a valid driver's license. Company vehicles will not be available for the commute.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Petroleum or Process Technology or related technical discipline, military occupational specialty, and/or technical certification(s).

  • One year or more current related experience in oil and gas, or related petrochemical industries.

  • Familiarity with reliability efforts for a variety of safety, environmental and production-related issues.

  • Ability to perform basic troubleshooting and maintenance of production and facility equipment.

  • Familiar with pneumatic/electronic instrumentation.

  • Basic knowledge in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), CMMS, SCADA, and an aptitude for learning new software packages.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the capability of effectively explaining information.

  • Strong organizational skills including the capability to effectively manage time, resources and multiple tasks with limited supervision.

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not 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, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at emplymnt@chevron.com.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

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 www.chevron.com.

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.

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