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Chevron Corporation Fuel Plant Operator in Newton, Iowa

Operates and monitors company plants and facilities, typically Upstream facilities after primary separation and processing (such as gas and co-gen plants) and Downstream & Chemical refineries and plants. Monitors process variables, troubleshoots, and performs interventions to maintain operating performance.

Performs routine assignments under general supervision. Gaining knowledge of work procedures and practices.

POSITION PURPOSE:The purpose of this job is to assist in manufacturing biodiesel. This position requires flexibility in job responsibilities to support various aspects of operations. All technicians are expected to be able to perform all job tasks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Safety• Support our vision zero policy to eliminate any recordable incidents or injuries.• Safety, loss control & environmental responsibilities include:o Utilizing the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to accomplish the job taskso Being aware and making management aware of potentially hazardous conditionso Locating and correcting noticeable odors, leaks or visible emissions• Prepare equipment for mechanical repairs, clear, lockout/tagout and assist with repairs as needed.• Manage hazardous waste.• Follow all safety guidelines regulated by REG, OSHA, or other regulatory agencies.• Learn and assist with general facility maintenance and housekeeping, including equipment inspection and monitoring throughout the facility.• Maintain clean work environment in all areas of the process.Biodiesel System Operations • Follow standard safety, operational, and quality procedures.• Assist in load out and receiving functions, which include preparing trucks and rail cars for shipment and loading products (oils and fats, process ingredients, and process chemicals).• Learn to manufacture and load specialty oil products and properly document work completed.• Monitor operating equipment (pumps, valves, pressure/temperature readings, fans and chemical treatment systems) designed to control the variables of the water treatment systems.• Assist with weekly and monthly inspections of the rotating equipment and safety equipment such as fire monitors, fire extinguishers and hoses.• Keep an open line of communication between inside and outside operating personnel and report all abnormalities.• Operate forklift and rail equipment.• Learn how to read drawings and piping & instrumentation diagrams (P&ID).• Learn to operate the biodiesel master control system. This includes operations of the main master control, process production system, along with recording data and generating system reports on a timely basis.• Perform minor mechanical repairs.Quality Control • Learn to perform various quality control functions for: oil, biodiesel, glycerin, recovered fatty acid, and water.• Perform visual inspection of all types of inventory and measuring physical inventory on a periodic basis, which may involve working at heights.• Operation of lab equipment to ensure sample qualityPerform other duties as assignedJOB QUALIFICATIONS:Education Required: High school diploma or equivalentExperience Required: 6-12 months general work experience preferred. Previous chemical processing or related experience preferred.Skills Required: General knowledge of computers, basic mechanical and electrical skills, and attention to detail

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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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

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.