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Fixed Equipment Specialist - Chevron

Posted by Antony Thomas at Monday, November 10, 2014

Job Title: Fixed Equipment Specialist

Requisition Number: 006439855

Job is available in these locations:
Midland, Texas, USA

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Overview External:
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 Fixed Equipment Specialist located in Midland, Texas through November 18, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Position Details:


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

  • Coordinate and supervise the activity of facility inspections within the Mid-Continent Business Unit.
  • Coordinate all phases of routine repetitive inspection for existing Fixed Equipment and Structures with area operations and maintenance input.
  • Verify inspection of repairs, modifications and inspection of new construction for compliance with specification, codes, and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare inspection reports with recommendations for corrective action.
  • Consult with Maintenance Superintendent or Project Engineer as needed.
  • Review reports with operations and construction personnel.
  • Provide technical support on corrective actions methods and techniques.
  • Monitor continuous process improvement for the Chevron Inspection Process Documents.
  • Demonstrate Chevron Way values, strong teamwork ethics and principles and HES focus through behaviors, actions and decisions.
  • Demonstrate a clear commitment to HES and exhibits Incident and injury free leadership behaviors.
    Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the inspection of refining, chemical and/or gas plants.
  • Current API 570 Piping Inspection, API 653 Tank Inspection, API 510 Vessel Inspection certifications.
  • A National Board vessel inspection certification may be accepted in lieu of the API 510.
  • Strong background in planning and execution of inspection work and turnarounds.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all phases of routine repetitive inspections for mechanical equipment and welding inspection in accordance with standard procedures and established schedules.
  • Competent in interpreting Company Inspection Policy State and Federal regulations, ASME, ANSI, API, AWS, NFPA, and Corporate Practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in existing piping systems, tanks, pressure vessels, fire equipment and structures and new construction for compliance with specifications, drawings, codes, and craftsmanship.
  • Employs optimization tools and processes such as Lean Sigma to improve reliability and reduce opex.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally at all levels inside and outside of the organization.
  • Ability to foster cooperation/ collaboration to improve business results.
  • Maintains positive working relations with Operations, Inspectors, Engineers, Construction Reps and contractors.
  • Supports work management process, scheduling, scoping, and Preventative/Predictive Maintenance (PM/PdM) development.
  • Ability to prepare inspection reports with recommendations for corrective action.
  • Ability to review reports with teams and coordinate equipment repair plans providing technical counsel on corrective methods and techniques.
  • Up to 30% travel required within the Business Unit.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience and/or training in Risk Based Inspection (RBI) Fitness for Service and Damage Mechanisms: API 579, 580 and 571 preferred.
  • Certifications include: Level II in Mag Participle Testing (MT), Penetrant Testing (PT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), and American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (AWS/CWI).
  • May accept equivalent training and experience to obtain certifications within 12 months of new assignment.
  • Multiple software systems and database are used to track inspection and repair data.
  • Strong back ground using excel and inspection data bases preferred, ability to use AutoCAD to create and update existing drawings.

  • Relocation Options:
    Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.
    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.

    Education Required:

    Education Required Discipline:

    Employee Type: Full Time

    City/Town: Midland

    State/Province/County: Texas

    Country: USA

    Relocation Eligible: Yes

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