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Designs Engineer 1

Date: Mar 15, 2017

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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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’s Burnaby Refinery is a modern 55,000 Barrel per day refinery located on Burrard Inlet near Vancouver, British Columbia. Our facility supplies a significant portion of southwestern BC’s gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel and is part of Chevron’s global network of refineries.


Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Designs Engineer located in Burnaby, BC  through March 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (EST).



As a member of the Designs Engineering team supporting the Refinery, you’ll handle the management of small and medium sized construction projects. You’ll deal with tanks, pressure vessels, compressors, pumps, piping, electrical power distribution, and computer controls.


Your work will include repairs, additions and new installations. You’ll also be responsible for managing all aspects of engineering and construction projects.


You will learn and apply Chevron’s Project Development and Execution Process (CPDEP) to project and construction work. CPDEP was developed by Chevron to better manage the company’s growing worldwide capital budget. The proven results of this process have established Chevron as a world-class leader in project management. You may also become involved with larger design and construction projects or specialize in a variety of technical areas.


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


  • Project identification and scoping
  • Estimation of labour and material costs
  • Engineering design of equipment, considering safety, operability and environmental impact
  • Preparation of specifications for construction and equipment purchases
  • Contract administration for construction activities
  • Job supervision and planning including budgeting
  • Cost and schedule and change request monitoring and management
  • Interfacing with plant/field operations, process, engineering, maintenance and inspection
  • Turnover and start-up of facilities


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical or Integrated Engineering
  • 0-4 years experience in a related engineering position in an industrial plant environment
  • Eligibility for registration with APEGBC is required
  • Proven to be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a self starter, an effective problem solver, and have the ability to effectively handle several tasks/projects concurrently in a plant environment efficiently and safely.
  • Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time



Relocation Options:


Relocation Will Not 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.

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