Experienced Maintenance Instrument/Electrician


Associate, 1+ Years


Energy, Mining and Utilities

Employment Type

Full Time


El Segundo, CA



Job Description

Chevron Products Company is accepting online applications for the position of Refinery Instrument/Analyzer Technician located in the El Segundo, California Refinery through January 14, 2022, at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time Zone). 

A Refinery Instrument/Analyzer Technician will perform a variety of maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and construction type of work in the field and shop settings of the refinery.  This position works with other Maintenance crafts, Reliability, Operations and Technical groups daily.  As a 24/7 operating refinery, working overtime, weekend, holiday and odd shift work is required. 

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

  • Performs troubleshooting, preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance activities on instrumentation, electrical and analyzer equipment 
  • Disassembles, repairs, assembles and installs instrumentation, electrical and analyzer equipment as required 
  • Works safely and effectively uses test equipment such as multimeters, signal generators and communicators 
  • Ability to troubleshoot industrial instrumentation including electronic, electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot industrial analyzer equipment in process and environmental services.  This includes gas chromatographs, O2, CO, SO2, pH and opacity analyzers.
  • Ability to read drawings such as P&IDs wiring schematics and vendor prints.
  • Works in Process Plant, Shop and Off-Plot environments.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and has ability to plan and organize own work.
  • Responsible for the safe and economic use of resources 
  • Looks for and acts on opportunities to increase efficiency and reduce costs  
  • Ability to grasp complex issues and apply good problem-solving skills to develop recommendations and solutions 
  • Build positive working relationships with operators and other crafts, both internally and externally to Chevron 
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization including Management, Technical, Operations, and Maintenance 
  • Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of safe work practices and maintain a personal commitment to Incident and Injury Free Operations 
  • This position requires driving on a routine basis 

  • Required Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • A minimum 3 years experience working as an instrument technician, industrial electrician or analyzer technician.
  • A minimum 3 years experience in the petroleum industry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instrumentation, electrical or analyzer systems component troubleshooting and repair.
  • Ability to grasp complex issues and apply good problem-solving skills to develop recommendations/solutions. 
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and take initiative to address deficiencies and malfunctions of the equipment in their assigned area. 
  • Must have strong team and verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Must be able to use computers to enter work histories and perform corporate compliance activities. 
  • The position will typically work a 4x10 dayshift work schedule. Typical shifts are Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday but can vary based on work needs. Occasional shift and weekend work will be required. 
  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends.   
  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies. 
  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation on a daily basis. 
  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation. 
  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation. 
  • Willing to support Chevron’s policies around a harassment-free work environment; Initiatives around Health, Safety, and the Environment and uphold the Company’s diverse and inclusive work environment policies. 
  • This job is a Safety Sensitive Position and is subject to Random Drug/Alcohol testing in addition to pre-employment background screenings. 
  • This is a Safety Sensitive Position. Candidates must demonstrate a personal commitment to Incident and Injury Free Operations with a proven track record in Safety and Reliability.   
  • Preferred Qualifications:   

  • A minimum 5 years experience working as an Instrumentation technician and a minimum 5 years working as an industrial electrician in the refining or petrochemical industries.  Or 
  • A minimum 5 years experience as an instrumentation technician and a minimum 5 years experience working as an analyzer technician in the refining or petrochemical industries. 
  • Previous work experience in an industrial plant environment. 
  • Associates/Technical Degree or vocational school certificates in Instrumentation, Analyzers, Engine Maintenance, Process Technology, Automotive Technology, EEREC (Electrical/Electrical Technology), Maintenance Engineer, Machine Tool Technology, Manufacturing Technology, or Chemistry. 

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: If selected to participate in the selection process with Chevron, you will be required to take the following battery tests:  

    1- Chevron IAB-online test 

  • Industrial Information Test: Measures the ability to read, understand, and use information in graphs, charts, tables, and written passages to solve problems.   
  • Mechanical Aptitude Assessment: Measures the ability to apply general mechanical principles to understand and solve problem situations.   
  • Workplace Attitude and Behavior Inventory: Measures personal characteristics important to success in the job applied for. Chevron's tests are focused on industrial aptitudes.   
  • You will be immediately directed to the testing portal upon submittal of your application, at which point you will have 72 hours to complete the on-line assessment.   
  • Use a computer with a high-speed internet connection. Using a tablet or smartphone may negatively impact your experience.  
  • The assessment can be accessed via the URL emailed or via your Workday Home Page.  
  • The assessment will take 60 minutes to complete. 
  • After you complete your online test, your evaluation score will be valid for 365 days. * If you took the Assessment within the last year, all you have to do now is click on the URL for the online test to have your previous score activated in our system.
  • Chevron's tests are focused on industrial aptitudes. However, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test preparation guides may be helpful in preparation for these tests. Candidates should focus on mechanical aptitude, reading comprehension, understanding information in tables and graphs, and understanding industrial math.  

    2- Craft Specific Aptitude Assessment Measures the ability to read, understand, and use information in graphs, charts, tables, and written passages to solve problems and apply general craft knowledge and principles to understand and implement solutions to various situations. 

    3- Hands on Skill Assessment Measures the demonstrated abilities and knowledge of the Instrumentation fundamentals.   

    Relocation Options: Relocation will not 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, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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