Materials Engineer
Richmond, CA
Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 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.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Materials Engineer located in Richmond , CA California through 9/23/19 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID#405495

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

  • Provides Materials Engineering consulting to inspectors, engineers, management, and operators. Provides consultation on materials selection, corrosion monitoring and control, remaining life assessment, and repair strategies.
  • Actively works to maintain open and clear communication between Reliability group, Process and Design Engineering, Operations, and Project Services. Facilitates cooperation among technical groups to improve reliability.
  • Participates in the planning and executing work plans for plant turnarounds and capital projects. Supports and updates plant corrosion/Damage Mechanism Reviews as part of the PHA process, Metallurgical Reviews, and Risk-Based Inspection plans. Develops and reviews technical specifications relating to materials and corrosion.
  • Stewards corporate programs such as Wet H2S, Sulfidation, HTHA, and others. Ensure programs are accurate, up-to-date, and incorporated into the appropriate refinery equipment inspection plans.
Mentors inspectors, engineers, and others in materials technologies such as materials selection, welding and fabrication, and corrosion control.

  • Supports Fitness for Service Assessments.
  • Works with other Materials Engineers in Chevron System to develop common tools, processes, and decision making criteria. Also works with larger Corporate and industry community for training, obtaining technical information needed for consultation, and staying current with the state of the art knowledge that may have application at the Refinery site.
  • Job necessitates driving on a routine basis
Required Qualifications:
2+ years Complex Process Facilities or Refining Experience

Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree

Must be able to climb ladders, access internals of equipment, etc.

  • Proven ability to occasionally respond to emergency calls and work long associated hours, especially during turnaround events, occasionally on an unplanned basis.
Domestic travel is required, roughly 5%, depending on assigned projects and experience level.

  • Job necessitates driving on a routine basis
Preferred Qualification
– Demonstrated strong fundamentals in Materials Engineering consultation technical knowledge; materials selection, corrosion monitoring and control, failure analysis, interpretation of inspection data, and mechanical design.

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