Specialties Tech Service & Product Development Technician 1 in Richmond, United States

at Chevron
Location Richmond, United States
Date Posted January 10, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Specialties Tech Service & Product Development Technician located  in Richmond, CA through January 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Support the Specialties Team in customer support/technical service and in product development activities.  These activities include assisting in designing evaluations/programs, working in the laboratory, scheduling blends and tests, preparing summaries, and maintaining records. The candidate must have experience working in the laboratory.  May require limited domestic travel.
Required Qualifications

Committed to getting results the right way.  Demonstrates ability to work with team members, and effectively interface/consult/collaborate with technical professionals and service providers and demonstrates skills in partnership, leadership, and teamwork in accordance with Chevron’s standard of high ethical, professional, and safe behaviors.                                     
Operational Excellence: Committed to follow Chevron’s safe work practices and prudent lab practices.                                      
Laboratory experience: Conducts laboratory work safely and accurately.  Skilled in basic laboratory procedures.
Communication Skills: Communicates clearly; understands timing for giving updates, and able to prepare summaries and present results. Adequate computer skills (e.g., MS Office.)                                         
Teamwork: Understands Team’s objectives and individual responsibilities; works well with other Team members and is willing to help others when business requires.  

Analytical and problem-solving skills:  Provides suggestions during planning phase of experiments. Understands tests results and is able to draw conclusions from them. 
Project Planning and Organization: Able to manage daily activities with minimal supervision; understands priorities to ensure projects advance according to business needs; capable of working on multiple projects.                    

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry
1-year prior relevant prior experience in a Chemistry lab
Additive industry experience

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered within Chevron 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, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.
Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

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