Instrument & Controls/Electrical Engineer
Chevron Global Power Company - Bakersfield, CA

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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.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Instrument & Controls/Electrical Engineer located in Bakersfield, California through February 4, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

I&C/Electrical Engineers typically spend their first two to three years within GPG performing the functions described above developing technical skills and familiarity with power turbine-generator facilities and associated equipment and systems. I&C/Electrical Engineers may continue to develop these skills as subject matter experts at power facilities or pursue a wide range of career paths within GPG as technical service power solutions engineers supporting domestic US and international Chevron power facilities, as staff engineers for large capital projects, or as project developers. In addition, I&C/Electrical engineers can pursue a broad spectrum of opportunities within the engineering function across various Chevron businesses: Upstream, Downstream, Global Gas, Technology and Services Companies.

Chevron Global Power Company is headquartered in Houston, TX with offices in Singapore and Bangkok, Thailand. CGP power assets are located in Bakersfield, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Casper, Wyoming; and Ratchaburi, Thailand. Chevron’s corporate headquarters are San Ramon, CA. As an Operations Engineer’s career progresses, numerous opportunities and positions are available within Chevron throughout the world.

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

Provide technical expertise on all power, turbine, PLC, DCS, and generator control systems as well as instrumentation, and electrical systems.

Provide technical direction, project design expertise, project management, technical studies and economic analysis for maintenance activities, equipment modifications, upgrades, and performance improvements.

Provide troubleshooting expertise for low, medium, and high voltage electrical systems, and for boiler, gas turbine, steam turbine, and balance of plant control systems, and plant instrumentation systems.

Provide technical support for operations and maintenance staff.

Assist with preparation of budgets, performance and cost forecasts, and project economic analysis.

Ensure appropriate maintenance activities are performed for electrical and instrumentation equipment to ensure reliable plant performance.

Review and recommend capital project and facility operation expenditures.

Required Qualifications:
Electrical Engineering degree.

A minimum of 2 years of related experience in the oil and gas or power industries.

Excellent communication skills.

Knowledgeable of industry standards, codes, and safe work practices.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of Emerson Ovation Control Systems

Experience with GE Turbine Control Systems

Relocation Options:
Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters. *LI-CB1

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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Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We...