Engine Cadet

Richmond, California
29 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
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 62,000 employees who operate across the energy spectrum. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and other energy products and services; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; and develops and commercializes the energy resources of the future, including biofuels and other renewables. Chevron is based in San Ramon, California.

Chevron USA Inc- Marine is accepting online applications for the position of Engine Cadet located on one of their US Fleet of vessels through December 23, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (EST).


Cadets are expected to seek out opportunities aboard for growth and development aboard the vessel and to be proactive in their approach to operations.
The Engine Cadet will learn and perform the duties and responsibilities of the Engineer Officer in safe and professional manner and in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations. Cadets will focus on safety issues related to working environment of the ship, watch keeping duties and routines, familiarization regarding repair, maintenance, and construction of particular machines and elements of automation and electrical engineering under a licensed engineering officer to become eligible for U.S Coast Guard license and position as Third Assistant Engineer.

Engine Cadets will also become familiar with matters of administration and organization within the engine department and on the vessel as a whole.
The Engine Cadet will stand an engineering watch under the supervision of a licensed Engineering Officer to learn watch requirements and routines as well as participate in equipment overhauls, regular maintenance and testing of equipment.

The Engine Cadet will also perform maintenance as directed by department head.

Key Job Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
• Participate in company programs such as Behavior Based Safety (BBS), Near Miss Reporting, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS), Mariner Development System (MDS), and any other onboard training and compliance programs
• Proactively engage the officers and crew aboard to take part in any evolution which will benefit professional knowledge and development
• Perform all engineering duties aboard ship under supervision of a licensed engine officer
• Gain a thorough knowledge of equipment maintenance, watchkeeping, tracing and learning the various systems onboard (fuel, ballast, cargo, hydraulic, and pneumatic lines, pumps, cranes, winches, generators, purifiers, HVAC, refrigerant units, ODM, etc.)
• Stand an engine watch to learn watch requirements and as directed by the First Assistant Engineer
• Perform maintenance as directed
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
• Current Enrollment in California Maritime Academy's (CMA) Engineering License Track Program
• Full Time Student at CMA
• Minimum 3.3 GPA
• Eligible for USCG Issued License Upon Graduation
• Minimum One Extra-curricular Activity (i.e. Sports, Student Government, Membership in Technical Society, etc.)
• Valid Merchant Mariner Credential with Cadet Endorsement
•  VPDSD Training (Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties)
• Basic Safety Training Certification
• Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
• Tanker Familiarization Course
• Valid US Passport
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.
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.