Vacancy: Occupational hygienist Chevron


Occupational hygienist Chevron

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Deadline: June 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

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.

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Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Occupational Hygienist located in Houston, TX or San Ramon, CA through June 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).


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


Overview of Position:


Provide occupational hygiene technical expertise to Chevron’s international and domestic operations; collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to support health risk assessments, facility design, or strategic research and technology development initiatives to integrate health aspects into existing and future operations and standards; provide support for Chevron emergency preparedness and response efforts; utilize data analysis tools to support continual improvement in health and safety risk management.


Chevron Corporation is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies with subsidiaries that conduct business across the globe. The company’s success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of approximately 50,000 employees who operate across the energy spectrum. The Energy Technology Company (ETC) offers technical solutions and in-house consulting to other Chevron operating companies.


This position is within the Health, Environment, and Safety (HES) Technology Department of ETC, which supports all Chevron businesses, both by providing technical services to Chevron business units, and by directing strategic research and technology development at organizations outside of Chevron. The department is staffed by a group of approximately 100 professionals, delivering technical expertise and practical, cost effective solutions in the areas of Environmental Technology, and Health and Workforce Safety.


Position Details:




  • Technical Consulting:
    • Provide technical consulting on occupational hygiene related issues to operations, development and remediation projects worldwide.
    • Coordinate with business units and ETC staff to support efficient and effective implementation technical aspects of Chevron’s occupational hygiene management system and support health integration with other related Chevron management system processes and standards.
  • Project Management:
    • Project management and/or participation for strategic research and technology development initiatives
  • Leadership and Teamwork:
    • Lead and work as part of a team (including colleagues, Business Unit personnel, external researchers, and contractors), work collaboratively with peers, coach and mentor others on occupational hygiene technical issues and strategies to integrate occupational hygiene solutions. 

      Core competence required

  • Demonstrated experience with a broad range of occupational hygiene hazards, evaluation and mitigation strategies
  • Experience with occupational hygiene data management and analysis tools and application of learning to process improvement and risk prioritization strategies
  • Demonstrated technical leadership and project management skills including managing project budgets and schedules.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work effectively with people from different cultures.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work independently to solve complex problems. 


  • Oil and gas exploration and production and/or refining, or mining experience 

    Education/Experience Requirements:


    MINIMUM: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or health science-related discipline required, master’s degree or PhD in health sciences preferred.

    Health-related board certification (CIH or equivalent, CHP, DABT) preferred.



  • Publications in peer reviewed literature and presentations at scientific meetings are considered evidence of educational achievement and professional development, and are a plus. 

    Other Considerations:


    Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.  Chevron regrets that we are unable to sponsor employment visas for any available positions.


    Travel could be required on a regular basis (up to 20-30%), with occasional international trips to major centers of operations around the globe.


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.

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.


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