Bakersfield Opportunities

We're Hiring Experienced Engineers and Earth Scientists to Work in Bakersfield and the San Joaquin Valley.

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As California's largest oil and gas producer, Chevron is looking for experienced technical professionals to fill immediate positions in our San Joaquin Valley Business Unit. With a legacy reaching back 125 years in the region, we're looking to leverage our knowledge and expertise to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and provide the energy needed to keep California working into the future. We currently have employment opportunities in the following disciplines:

  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Facilities Engineering
  • Earth Science
  • Drilling and Completions

What We Can Offer You

A Chevron career is not just a job. It's an extraordinary opportunity to help shape the future of energy.

We recognize that taking your career to another location is a major life decision and we will help to make the transition for you and your family as smooth as possible. Many employment offers include relocation assistance. Our relocation service provider is available to offer assistance throughout the entire relocation process.

When you join Chevron, you'll find a workplace committed to your professional development. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll receive the support and tools needed to create your own career path — and we have a dedicated committee of engineering professionals whose role is to manage your career and set goals for your professional development.

Chevron puts people at the center of everything we do — from protecting the safety and health of our people and the environment, to helping you succeed. No matter where you are on your career path, Chevron offers continued education and training to help you cultivate your skills and expand your career within a truly global and collaborative workplace.

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Living and Working in Bakersfield

Chevron's San Joaquin Valley Business Unit is based in Bakersfield, California. Situated at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, metropolitan Bakersfield is home to over half a million people, making it the 9th largest city in California. Known for its mild winters and hot dry summers, Bakersfield is also a reasonable drive from the activities and attractions that California has to offer. Its location and affordable cost of living make Bakersfield a great place to live and work.

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