Field Mechanic
Chv NA Expl'n Prod Co - Leeville, LA

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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. To learn more, visit the Explore Chevron website .

Chevron North America Exploration & Production is accepting online applications for the position of Field Mechanic (Offshore) through September 10, 2013 at 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time).

This offshore position primarily departs from Leeville, Venice, or Intracoastal City Louisiana, or Pascagoula, Mississippi.

This position will assume the responsibility of safely monitoring, troubleshooting and optimizing offshore production rotating equipment. A key aspect will be ensuring all rotating equipment is operating at peak reliability and efficiency by reviewing trends to determine optimal performance. Assignments may involve working on multiple Shelf and/or Deepwater Gulf of Mexico facilities.

Position Details:
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Actively supports Health, Environment, and Safety processes by: Accomplishing daily activities within applicable regulations and policies. Carrying out duties in an environmentally conscious manner which includes preventing pollution, conserving energy and resources, and minimizing waste. Following safe operating practices and maintaining a safe working environment. (LO/TO, Job Safety Analysis, Permit To Work, etc). Being prepared to respond to a safety or environmental event.
  • Utilize Behavior Based Safety observation processes.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, maintain and diagnose work on a wide array of mechanical equipment associated with offshore oil and gas producing operations; including but not limited to: Natural Gas Reciprocating Engines and Compressors, Centrifugal Compressors, Turbines, Centrifugal and Reciprocating Pumps Generators, Diesel engines, Cranes
  • Gather, prioritize and assist with the scheduling of mechanical maintenance projects.
  • Drives use of sound Reliability Engineering concepts and principles.
  • Utilization of a Computerized Maintenance Management System to create work orders for inventory and work planning/prioritization.

    Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum one years recent (no more than one year absence) mechanical experience in oil and gas or related petrochemical industries.
  • Current T-2 regulatory certification / Production Safety System Training.
  • Ability and willingness to work either a 14/14, or 7/7 offshore rotational schedule.
  • Ability and willingness to work 12 hour shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to successfully complete a post-offer/pre-placement drug and alcohol screening, background check, physical, functional capacity examination, as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five plus year's recent (no more than two year absence) mechanical experience in oil and gas or related petrochemical industries.
  • 2 year associates degree in diesel mechanics.
  • Knowledge of Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement / USCG regulations, and the maintenance and testing requirements associated with related safety devices (e.g. TSH's, Pressure Safety devices, etc) installed on mechanical rotating equipment.
  • Familiar with Reliability efforts (i.e. RCA, 5-Why, Fault Tree) for a variety of safety, environmental and reliability efforts.
  • Broad knowledge mechanical equipment (e.g. natural gas reciprocating engines and compressors, centrifugal compressors, turbines, centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, generators, diesel engines, cranes, etc) used in offshore oil and gas processing.
  • Familiar with pneumatic / electronic instrumentation, and basic troubleshooting and maintenance techniques of end devices.
  • Familiar with Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition systems, and ability to use analytical skills to perform predictive failure analysis.
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), and CMMS.
  • Capable of simultaneously performing multiple tasks with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse team of coworkers, contractors, and internal and external customers.

    Relocation Options:
    Relocation will not be considered.

    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.

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