facilities design engineering

Chevron facilities design engineers play a critical role in the management of Chevron construction projects around the globe. You'll work side by side with other talented engineers and apply Chevron's world-class project management process - Project Development and Execution Process (CPDEP) - to project and construction work.

facilities design engineering jobs

project management

Chevron project management engineers manage a range of projects from implementation through completion, including construction projects for oil and gas production facilities (onshore and offshore), platform fabrication, transmission pipelines, refinery expansions and upgrades, new chemical plants, and tanker fabrication in shipyards.

design, engineering and technical support

Chevron design and technical support engineers assist in the development of designs for new facilities and optimize processes and operations at existing facilities. You'll address technical challenges using a variety of state-of-the-art computer design and analysis tools for structural analysis and process simulation.

marketing and technical sales

Chevron marketing and technical sales engineers provide critical service and support to our operating companies. You'll work as a consultant to their Chevron clients and our external customers.

refinery/ chemical unit operations

Chevron refinery and chemical unit operations teams turn crude oil into the fuels and petroleum products that our other Chevron businesses sell. You’ll use your technical skills and creative ability to help us address critical business issues and opportunities, such as improving safety and reliability while reducing operating expenses.

asset management

Chevron asset management teams work closely with petroleum, reservoir and drilling engineers to develop and execute asset management plans, including facilities definition, developing processing fees for third-party production, and estimating capital and maintenance expenditures for a field or asset.

who we hire

Facilities design engineering professionals are dedicated to continuous improvement and achieving results. Facilities design engineering teams:

  • Are assigned to an interdisciplinary team within an oil field, refinery or plant
  • Have a collaborative work style
  • Enjoy a highly teamwork-oriented environment
  • Are solution-oriented and outcome-driven
  • Translate situations into scalable solutions
  • Have a high level of integrity
  • Candidates should have a bachelor's or master's degree in chemical, mechanical, civil or electrical engineering

Opportunities are available in the following functional capacities:

  • Operations manager
  • Project manager
  • Technical support

calicia, facilities engineer

calicia, facilities engineer

Calicia helps design and build production equipment to withstand ultra-deepwater operation at pressures never attempted before.

what you'll do

Facilities engineers focus on the support, management and execution of construction projects that allow us to explore new frontiers and meet the world's ever-growing demand for energy. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage construction projects, such as the installation of oil, gas and water production, separation and injection facilities (upstream) or petrochemical and refinery facilities (downstream)
  • Work with tanks, vessels, compressors, pumps, piping, power distribution and computer controls, including making repairs, adding new features or functionality and installing new equipment
  • Take responsibility for managing all aspects of construction projects
  • Work with the team to execute operating plans and capital and expense budgets and to develop Chevron's assets in a cost-effective manner
  • Help develop budgets and plans and assist operations personnel in reviewing existing facilities to improve efficiency and reduce costs

Depending on your experience and aspirations, you can become involved with larger design and construction projects or specialize in a variety of technical areas. For example, you may work as a structural design engineer, developing new offshore platforms or modifying old ones, or become involved in other areas, such as corrosion or environmental engineering.

where you'll work

Facilities engineers work at all of Chevron's operations around the world and usually spend the first five years of their career working in one or more of the following U.S. locations:

  • Bakersfield, California
  • Evanston, Wyoming
  • Houston or Midland, Texas

You'll have opportunities to transfer to global locations after five years of experience.