downstream & chemicals engineering development program

power your future and the world

Begin a career at Chevron and work where the future of energy is being shaped. Use your talents to accomplish more than you ever thought possible and transform your passions into human energy that will fuel human progress.

who we hire

As a member of the Downstream & Chemicals Engineering Development Program, you'll join a select group of talented engineers on a track to develop project management, leadership and technical skills in the downstream environment.

Ideal candidates:

  • Thrive in a high-performance culture that values teamwork and collaboration
  • Possess strong leadership and communication skills
  • Have a passion for project management
  • Have sound technical and analytical engineering skills, as demonstrated through strong academic performance
  • Are excited when presented with complex challenges to solve
  • Have a desire to see the world and are globally mobile

"I believe that at the end of this program, I will be well-equipped with the necessary skills to be a more effective team member and leader in future roles and have a better understanding of the career direction I want to pursue with Chevron."

Henry,

AEO Product Development Specialist

what you'll do

The Engineering Development Program is a two-year program consisting of four rotational assignments designed to meet your individual development and career aspirations, as well as Chevron's business needs.

You'll gain a detailed understanding of our global operations and of the energy industry overall as you are exposed to Chevron's downstream value chain. Your rotational assignments are set in the following business areas:

Chevron's Lubricants organization is one of the world's largest suppliers of finished lubricants and a leading manufacturer of premium base oils; including marine lubricants, coolants and greases which are recognized for their quality, performance and technology around the world.

Chevron's Transportation and Operations integrates and optimizes the fuels value chain from crude to the customer in North and Latin America, providing safe, reliable and efficient terminal operations and transportation services to locations through the Americas.

Together these organizations provide advanced products for industrial, commercial, and consumer applications under our three worldwide brands, Chevron, Texaco, and Caltex.

Together these organizations provide advanced products for industrial, commercial, and consumer applications under our three worldwide brands, Chevron, Texaco, and Caltex.

Your rotational assignment may include:

  • Fuel storage terminal engineering
  • Terminal operations
  • Logistics planning
  • Service station design and construction
  • Petroleum pipeline operations
  • Plant design and construction
  • Capital plan development
  • High speed packaging design
  • Plant operations
  • Transportation and operations

where you'll work

Most of your rotational assignments will be located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California or the U.S. Gulf Coast region. We look for individuals who are willing to relocate for different assignments within or outside the United States, depending on business needs and your preferences. Some rotational assignments may require international travel.

your continued growth

An engineering role with Chevron offers a variety of opportunities to develop project management, leadership and technical skills in a customer-facing environment. Throughout the two-year program, you will participate in personalized skills development activities, attend training workshops and classes to enhance your knowledge of Chevron's methodologies, and develop your project management skills. You will receive guidance from dedicated program managers, and mentoring from senior leaders of the Downstream and Chemicals organization.

Your career path can take many directions - the possibilities are limitless.

accelerate your career

accelerate your career

Chevron's Downstream & Chemicals Graduate Development Program attracts MBA graduates from top-tier universities.