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Chevron Corporation Mooring Master Pilot in San Ramon, California

Oversees tanker operations as the Chevron Terminal representative on board. Manages vessel handling, mooring, docking, lightering, etc. of vessels at the harbor/dock/terminal. Ensures that all company and industry standards and best practices are followed to achieve safe and effective operations.

Supports larger customers/clients and may lead functional projects under infrequent supervision. Developing a detailed knowledge of the work function.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Mooring Master Pilot through October 4th at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standart Time


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

  • Models and reinforces HES standards and requirements in support of Operational Excellence in all aspects of marine and mooring operations.

  • Pilots Chevron controlled and chartered tanker transits to and from Marine Terminals in the San Francisco Bay, including Docking and Undocking.

  • Assists with managing safe and efficient Chevron marine operations in San Francisco Bay by proactively working with local agents and terminal representatives to plan vessel scheduling.

  • Supports Terminal Operations thru process safety implementation, Richmond Refinery project support, OCIMF MTMSA, and by providing Terminal Feedback on third party vessels calling at Richmond Long Wharf

  • Supports Richmond Long Wharf office in a variety of roles, including project support, marine consultation, commission meetings, and/or other liaison roles.

  • Successful candidate will be a member of the Enterprise Marine Function - Terminals Team which has marine operations worldwide. Future advancement/transfer to other work locations is possible depending upon demonstrated proficiency and leadership. 

    Required Qualifications:  

  • A USCG Masters License is preferred. Have served or documented observations in a Senior Navigation role when navigating commercial vessels.

  • Active participant in Ship handling opportunities

  • Demonstrates high safety and environmental performance and leadership traits.

  • Experience working across diverse groups of people

  • Strong communication skills required

    Preferred Qualifications:  

  • USCG First Class Pilotage for San Francisco Bay Areas A, B, B1 is preferred. Trip sheet documentation towards pilotage accepted.

  • Building lasting relationships to add value and support in role

  • Mentoring/training employees, establishes trust, and support.

    Relocation Options:  

    Relocation may 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. 

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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.