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Chevron Corporation Production Specialist-Subsurface in United States

This position assumes responsibility of supervising and assisting installation/repair crews with troubleshooting artificial lift production equipment and scoping repairs and installation of all types of surface and subsurface equipment and locations. Also writes and oversees permit type jobs including but not limited to hot work and confined entry. The primary focus of the specific positions for this posting will be to assist the Artificial Lift Corrosion Representative (ALCR) with routine management of artificial lift activities in the field.

Chevron North America Exploration & Production Company is accepting online applications for the position of Production Specialist-Subsurface located near Pecos, TX through August 12th, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Expectations for the successful candidate for Production Specialist job postings include developing the competencies to advance to either ALCR or Maintenance Planner. Production Specialists who have developed the competencies to perform as an ALCR or Maintenance Planner and who do not post on vacancies that do not require relocation may be reassigned to a vacant O&M position that management deems them qualified at the prevailing rate for the vacant position within their FOT or another FOT that does not require relocation.

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

  • 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 as described in the MCBU Safe Practice Manual, maintaining a safe working environment, and being prepared to respond to an environmental or safety event.

  • Rigorous participation in the JSA, PTW (Permit to Work) and SWA (Stop Work Authority).

  • Works closely with Artificial Lift Corrosion Representative (ALCR) to understand and manage rod pump, electric submersible, plunger lift systems, and optimize/manage the chemical program.

  • Work closely with the ALCR to plan work and supervise crews performing installation, repair and replacement of surface / subsurface equipment ensuring competency and work quality.

  • Serve as relief for the ALCR which may require weekend call out duty.

  • Works collaboratively with Field Specialists and Trainees to optimize artificial lift, including run times and cycle management.

  • Assure all work performed adheres to Chevron's Operational Excellence standards and regulatory requirements.

    Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • At least two years current operations experience in oil and gas or related petrochemical industries, including experience with regulations and the maintenance and testing requirements associated with related safety devices.

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), CMMS and the ability to understand new software packages.

  • Proficiency with artificial lift and field surveillance software systems (Centaur, Rodstar, LOWIS, Vogel Predictive, etc.)

  • Must live within 50 miles of the work location or willing to relocate and possess a valid driver's license. Company vehicle will be available for commute.

  • Ability and willingness to work weekends, holidays, and overtime based on work activity.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree of Applied Science in Petroleum Technology, Process Technology or related technology.

  • Four plus years current operations experience in oil and gas or related petrochemical industries, including experience with regulations and the maintenance and testing requirements associated with related safety devices.

  • Ability to interpret dynamometer cards and or production trend analysis where applicable.

  • In-depth understanding of injection and or producing well equipment.

  • In-depth understanding of corrosion monitoring and control and chemical treating programs.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate, maintain, and optimize pump off controllers and or plunger lift controllers where applicable.

  • Advanced ability to conduct dynamometer analyses, fluid levels, and other onsite well diagnostics.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze surface/subsurface problems and develop effective solutions.

  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and optimize rod pump and electronic submersible pump systems.

  • Broad knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot and maintain major oil and gas production facility process systems including mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and production equipment.

  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse team of coworkers, contractors, and internal and external customers.

  • Ability to manage time effectively, and work with minimal supervision.

Relocation Options:Relocation benefits will be considered only for current Chevron employees within the company's 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.

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.

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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.

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