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Chevron Corporation Deck Cadet in San Ramon, California

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position through December 20th, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Cadets are expected to seek out opportunities aboard for growth and development aboard the vessel and to be proactive in their approach to operations. The Deck Cadet will learn and perform the duties and responsibilities of the Deck Officer in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations. Cadets will focus on safety issues related to the working environment of the ship, watch keeping duties and routines, familiarization of seamanship, cargo, and navigational duties under supervision of a licensed deck officer to become eligible for U.S. Coast Guard license and position as Third Mate – Unlimited Tonnage. Deck Cadets will also become familiar with matters of administration and organization within the deck department and on the vessel as a whole. The Deck Cadet will stand navigation and cargo watches to learn watch requirements and routines as well as participate in mooring operations, cargo hose connection operations, and tank cleaning operations as directed by the Chief Mate. The Deck Cadet will also perform maintenance as directed by department head.

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

  • Participate in company programs such as Near Miss Reporting, Work Hazard Analysis, Operational Excellence Management System (OEMS), ChevrOn’s Mariner Proficincy Management SyStem (COMPASS), and any other onboard training and compliance programs

  • Proactively engage the officers and crew aboard to take part in any evolution which will benefit professional knowledge and development

  • Perform all cargo and navigational duties aboard ship under supervision of a licensed deck officer

  • Gain a thorough knowledge of the basic aspects of seamanship, navigation, bridge equipment, maintenance, safety equipment, the various systems onboard (lines, pumps, cranes, winches etc.), cargo control room systems, mooring operations, basic stability, etc.

  • Stand bridge and cargo watches to learn watch requirements and routine as well as participate in mooring operations and cargo hose connection operations as directed by the Chief Mate

  • Perform maintenance as directed

Required Qualifications:

  • Full-time Student at California Maritime Academy

  • Eligible for USCG Issued License upon graduation

  • Valid Merchant Mariner Credential with Cadet Endorsement upon commencement of assignment

  • VPDSD Training (Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties)

  • Basic Safety Training

  • Basic Tanker Familiarization Training

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

  • Willing and able to obtain a Valid US Passport

  • Valid STCW Medical Certificate

  • Minimum 2.8 GPA

Preferred Qualification:

  • Extra-curricular activity (i.e. Sports, Student Government, Membership in Technical Society, etc.)

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

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.

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.

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