engineering – chevron vacation program

  • Company:
    Chevron Corporation
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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    12 hours ago
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who we are

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and through its Australian subsidiaries, has been present in Australia for more than 60 years.

Chevron Australia operates two of Australia’s largest natural gas developments – the Gorgon and Wheatstone Projects – manages an equal one-sixth interest in the North West Shelf Venture and operates Australia’s largest onshore oilfield on Barrow Island.

With the ingenuity and commitment of thousands of people, Chevron Australia – headquartered in Perth – is the focal point of some of Chevron’s most exciting projects globally and our employment opportunities will put you on the frontline to help deliver crucial new energy to the world.

what is chevron’s vacation program?

The Chevron Vacation Program provides 12-weeks of paid vacation employment, giving students the opportunity to participate in our industry-leading oil and gas projects while acquiring practical skills relevant to your field of study.

We provide education and training during the program to help cultivate your skills within a diverse, inclusive, supportive and collaborative workplace.

what we offer

Vacation students will be based in our Perth office and may assist specialist engineers with the resolution of technical issues impacting plant performance and availability. This will include data collection and analysis in support of the offshore and onshore assets operated by Chevron.

You will be exposed to real world technical issues as well as the Chevron processes and systems used to analyse and determine the most realistic and commercially viable solutions.

You will gain a better understanding of the varied and extensive technical support required to keep these world class facilities operating at their optimal level.

Following completion of the 12-week program, vacation students who consistently perform above expectations may be considered for full time graduate positions, where roles are available.

who we are looking for

We encourage applications from motivated and talented university students from Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronic engineering disciplines, with a keen interest in the oil and gas industry to apply for our Vacation Program.

To be eligible for the Chevron Vacation Program applicants must be:

+ In their penultimate year of an engineering degree, graduating as a qualified engineer by the end of 2021

+ Performing at a consistently high academic standard

+ Excellent communicators with strong analytical skills and a focus on teamwork and collaboration

+ Committed to Chevron’s values of diversity and inclusion, integrity and trust, high performance, partnership and protecting people and the environment

+ Available for the specified duration of employment from 23 November 2020 until 12 February 2021

+ Eligible to legally work and live in Australia permanently

how to apply

Applications for Chevron Australia’s vacation employment program are open from Monday 4 May until Sunday 7 June 2020.

We actively encourage applications from Australian Aboriginals, women, mature age applicants, candidates with disabilities and those with diverse cultural backgrounds.

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.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Chevron Corporation is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company’s operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

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.