Chevron Corporation Vacation Student - Petroleum Engineering in Perth, Australia

Who We Are

Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and is consistently voted one of the top graduate employers in Australia’s Top 75 Graduate Employers survey.

Offering some of the most dynamic career opportunities in the industry, Chevron Australia – headquartered in Perth – leads the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas projects, and manages world-class operations and exploration activities.

Chevron offers vacation students the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the culture of the company, and experience the wide range of career opportunities available, whilst gaining invaluable on the job experience.

Petroleum Engineering Vacation Employment Program

Chevron Australia is inviting petroleum engineering students with a keen interest in the oil and gas industry to apply for a 12-week vacation employment placement within our Perth office.

As a petroleum engineering vacation student, you will gain a better understanding of the role of a Petroleum Engineer within an integrated Subsurface team supporting world-class operations.

You will assist in evaluating reservoir and well performance and provide support to petroleum engineering field operations personnel responsible for monitoring and optimising well performance and integrity.

Throughout your placement, you will also be exposed to the routine management of gas production well operations in order to maintain asset integrity and optimise resource recovery. You will learn how to utilise well condition monitoring and reservoir surveillance data, and how these can impact short and longer term business decisions.

Opportunities exist in our Wheatstone, Gorgon and Non-Operated Joint Venture Subsurface teams.

Following completion of the 12-week program, vacation students who consistently perform above expectations may be considered for full time graduate positions upon graduation from their studies, where roles are available.

Who We Are Looking For

Applicants will be:

  • In their penultimate year of a petroleum, chemical, process or mechanical engineering undergraduate, Honours, Masters of Engineering or PhD degree

  • Performing at a consistently high academic standard

  • Excellent communicators with strong analytical skills and a focus on teamwork

  • Committed to Chevron’s values of trust, partnership and integrity and achieving an incident and injury free environment

  • Available for the specified duration of employment from 27 November 2017 until 16 February 2018

  • Eligible to legally work and live in Australia permanently

The following requirements are not compulsory but will be highly regarded:

  • Work experience in related and non-related areas will be held in high regard as will demonstrated involvement in extracurricular and community/volunteer activities

How to Apply

Applications for Chevron Australia’s vacation employment program are open from Friday 14 July until Friday 28 July 2017.

To find out more information and to apply, please visit the careers section of Chevron Australia website at .

Please note, this program is only open to Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents. Relocation assistance will not be provided for the duration of the placement.