Vacation Student - Petroleum Engineering in Perth, Australia

at Chevron
Location Perth, Australia
Date Posted June 14, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


petroleum engineering vacation employment program
Who We Are
Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and is consistently voted one of the top graduate employers in Australia’s Top 75 Graduate Employers survey.
Offering some of the most dynamic career opportunities in the industry, Chevron Australia leads the development of two of Australia’s largest natural gas developments - the Gorgon and Wheatstone Projects - and manages world-class operations and exploration activities.
Chevron offers vacation students the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the culture of the company, and experience the wide range of career opportunities available, whilst gaining invaluable on the job experience.
Petroleum Engineering Vacation Employment Program
Chevron Australia is inviting petroleum engineering students with a keen interest in the oil and gas industry to apply for a 12-week vacation employment placement within our Perth office.
As a petroleum engineering vacation student, you will gain a better understanding of the role as a Petroleum Engineer within an integrated Subsurface team supporting world-class operations.
You will assist in evaluating reservoir and well performance and provide support to petroleum engineering field operations personnel responsible for monitoring and optimising well performance and integrity.
Throughout your placement, you will also be exposed to the routine management of gas production well operations in order to maintain asset integrity and optimise resource recovery. You will learn how to utilise well condition monitoring and reservoir surveillance data, and how these can impact short and long term business decisions.
Opportunities exist in our Wheatstone, Gorgon and Non-Operated Joint Venture Subsurface teams.
Following completion of the 12-week program, vacation students who consistently perform above expectations may be considered for full time graduate positions upon graduation from their studies, where roles are available.
Who We Are Looking For
Applicants will be:

In their penultimate year of a petroleum, chemical, process or mechanical engineering undergraduate, Honours, Masters of Engineering or PhD degree
Performing at a consistently high academic standard
Excellent communicators with strong analytical skills and a focus on teamwork
Committed to Chevron’s values of diversity and inclusion, integrity and trust, high performance, partnership and protecting people and the environment
Committed to Chevron’s values of trust, partnership and integrity and achieving an incident and injury free environment
Available for full time work throughout the specified duration of employment from 26 November 2018 until 15 February 2019
Please note the program is limited to local students currently studying at a Western Australian tertiary institution
Eligible to legally work and live in Australia permanently

The following requirements are not compulsory but will be highly regarded:

Work experience in related and non-related areas will be held in high regard as will demonstrated involvement in extracurricular and community/volunteer activities

How to Apply
Applications for Chevron Australia’s vacation employment program are open from Friday 15 June until Sunday 15 July 2018.

We actively encourage applications from Australian Aboriginals, women, mature age applicants, candidates with disabilities and those with diverse cultural backgrounds. To be a part of our success, apply now.
We reserve the right to amend or withdraw this posting prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you attach your current resume, a cover letter and a copy of your academic transcript/statement of results to date.

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