chevron in Venezuela

chevron's relationship with Venezuela started in the early 1920s

Today, Chevron works on four onshore and offshore projects in Venezuela, through a partnership with Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., Venezuela's national oil and gas company.

who we hire

Chevron values integrity, trust, diversity and ingenuity as a company and in our employees. In Venezuela, Chevron hires full-time employees with education and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Administrative services
  • Corporate affairs
  • Earth science (geology and geophysics)
  • Engineering (chemical, drilling, completion, facility, maintenance, mechanical, petroleum, production)
  • Finance and accounting
  • Health, environment and safety
  • Human resources
  • Information technology
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Security
  • Supply chain management

where you'll work

Depending on your role, your journey at Chevron could take you to one or more of the following locations in Venezuela, as well as other locations around the globe:

  • Caracas
  • Maracaibo
  • Puerto La Cruz


In addition to full-time positions, Chevron provides internship opportunities and a formal training program.


Internships are available for outstanding university students. Paid internship assignments generally last between six weeks to ten months. When you participate, you'll:

  • Gain hands-on experience by participating in live projects
  • Explore skills under the supervision and guidance of experienced professionals
  • Use our internship program as a gateway to explore job opportunities with Chevron after graduation

horizons training program

Horizons is a formal five-year training program available to recent graduates with education in the following areas:

  • Engineering (drilling, facilities, petroleum) 
  • Geology 
  • Health, environment and safety 
  • Supply chain management

The program includes a curriculum of courses and the opportunity to expand your technical experience and job skills.

how to apply

If you are interested in combining your talents and ambition with those of our high-performing team, learn more about the positions available and how to apply.

compensation and benefits

Chevron's compensation and benefits programs are designed to be competitive within local labor markets and to meet the needs of employees living in Venezuela.

Programs include the following:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Health and dental care coverage
  • Annual incentive awards when the company meets its established goals
  • Education refunds and scholarships
  • Savings plans
  • Disability, accident and life insurance
  • Time off (paid vacations and holidays)
  • Loan to employees
  • Housing loan
  • Allocation of vehicles for higher level employees
  • Health and well-being programs
  • Labor protection for the family
  • Programs to help you balance your work and personal responsibilities

career development support

When you join Chevron, you'll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You'll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including world-class leadership training programs.