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Chevron Corporation Production Technicians in Perth, Australia

The Wheatstone and Gorgon LNG facilities are two of Australia’s largest natural gas plants and are helping to position Chevron as a major liquified natural gas (LNG) operator in Australia and globally. Working on the front line will see you contribute to delivering crucial energy to the world. Chevron Australia has several exciting opportunities for experienced Production Technicians to join either the Gorgon or Wheatstone (Upstream and Downstream) Operations teams. These permanent roles will be fly-in fly-out on a rotational 10-week roster (two weeks on, two weeks off, two weeks on, four weeks off).

The successful candidates must be resident in Western Australia or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia with full relocation support from Chevron

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage routine operation of process, systems and equipment in a designated area

  • Follow routine procedures and initiate correct methods for developing non-routine procedures

  • Manage safe preparation and return to service of the plant for maintenance activities

  • Mange safe work including the issue of permits as an area authority under the permit to work system

  • Ensure plant integrity is maintained by vigilant monitoring of equipment

  • Initiate, plan & execute work using the computerised maintenance management system (CMMS)

  • Execution of maintenance and production schedules within the broader Operations team

  • Liaise with Maintenance team and advise of any abnormal performance or potential failure of equipment

  • Maintain required competencies for the safe and efficient operation of plant

  • Commitment to health, environment, safety and Chevron best practices

Key skills and experience required:

  • Significant experience (5+ years) as a frontline production technician working within a complex hydrocarbons, gas or chemical processing facility

  • Certificate III or IV in Process Plant technology is desirable

  • Understanding of chemical and physical properties and hazards of hydrocarbon gases and liquids

  • Understanding of function, mechanics, operation and maintenance of production & utility equipment

  • Demonstrable operational problem-solving and continuous improvement experience

  • Awareness and understanding of the concepts of risk management and risk assessment tools

  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management and communication skills

  • A valid drivers’ license and eligible for a marine security identification card (MSIC)

  • Commitment to achieving incident free operations

Why join Chevron:

  • Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and has been present in Australia for more than 60 years

  • Chevron offers career development opportunities to all employees including training, development, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and networking groups

  • Chevron is proudly recognised as an employer of choice, guided by a vision of diversity, inclusion and committed to equal employment opportunity

  • Chevron supports work-life balance and offers employees access to various health and wellness programs

  • We actively encourage applications from Australian Aboriginals, women, mature age applicants, candidates with disabilities and those with diverse cultural backgrounds. To be a part of our success, apply now.

Position Close Date: Thursday, 30 January 2020, 3pm WST

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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.