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Oak Point Process Engineer

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Belle Chasse, LA Louisiana, US

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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 Employee Referral Posting - Process Engineer located in Belle Chasse, LA through September 13, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).  


Requisition ID#404382



Chevron Oronite Company is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of performance additives for fuels and lubricating oils. It is a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation. Headquartered in San Ramon, Chevron Oronite is organized into three primary functions (Supply & Manufacturing, Sales, and Products & Technology) that operate globally across three major regions (Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe/Africa/Middle East).


The Process Engineer plays a key role in safe, reliable and profitable operations. This involves working closely with Operations, Supply Planning, Products & Technology, and BIN Leaders/SME’s to recommend changes/improvements to current operating posture to fully optimize operations within safe and reliable constraints.  The unit PE will report to the Lead PE and will be assigned to one or more operating units within the facility.


The Process Engineer position is located at the Chevron Oronite Oak Point Plant in Belle Chasse, LA.  The Belle Chasse area is located on the south shore of Lake Ponchartrain, approximately 25 minutes from downtown New Orleans.


Responsibilities for this position my include but are limited to:

  • Provide process troubleshooting support, make technical recommendations, answer technical inquiries, improve process engineering tools, and develop process procedures.
  • Provide support to and carry out studies to improve plant safety, reliability, and economics.
  • Conduct test runs to optimize process variables and evaluate plant performance.
  • Provide technical recommendations and engineering support during planned unit turnarounds.
  • Provide engineering support for all phases of minor and major capital projects; this may include, but is not limited to, alternative selections, hazard reviews, scoping, equipment specification and purchases, implementation and project close out activities.
  • Works in collaboration with project team specialists and engineers of other disciplines.
  • Networks with subject matter experts in other facilities to leverage shared expertise.
  • Provides requested technical advice and recommendations to project teams within the required time frames.


  • A minimum of 3 years of related process engineering experience in the chemical, petrochemical, refining, or power industries: this may have been obtained through operation support engineering assignments or process design work for capital projects. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering 


Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.


International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.


Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:


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.


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

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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