Lab Technician II (Laboratory Research Technician Distillation, Processing & Specialties Team (DPST)

Richmond, CA 94801

Posted: 01/26/2024 Job Category: Science Job Number: 179501 Pay Rate: $20.00 - $27.00

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Operates complex distillation and process laboratory equipment maintaining round-the-clock operations under the direction of the supervisor/lead technician. Laboratory equipment includes large and small reactors and distillation columns. Operating at elevated temperatures and atmospheric and sub-atmospheric pressures.
    Full participation in Operational Excellence (OE) individually, on your crew and the ESU team.
    Work schedule is either 5/8 or 9/80. Rotating shifts (graveyard, days, and swing), Monday through Friday with occasional weekend overtime. (although rare, some overtime may be mandatory)
    Operates process units, utility systems, and related equipment in accordance with the requests of research scientists and engineers with oversight of the supervisor or lead technician. Ensures equipment is properly inspected to detect any unsafe or improperly functioning equipment.
    Provides support in sample handling activities for research and crude oil assay samples for internal and external customers and other internal labs.
    Meets OE objectives and milestones.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Minimum Required Job Criteria:
High School Diploma or GED
(Minimum 2+ yrs.) Plant and/or Lab Operations experience (plant equipment and maintenance) or equivalent mechanical background work
Experience with process equipment and/or instrument technology
Strong mechanical aptitude
Basic use knowledge of Microsoft 365, Excel, and Word software
Strong commitment to lab safety, Operational Excellence, and Human Organizational Performance
Strong teamwork and communication skills. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with key Chevron colleagues outside their immediate work group.

Must have a valid driver s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.

Preferred Skills:

Associate degree, or equivalent in science, technology, mechanical/pipe fitting trade or related field.
Refinery Operator Training - experience/attendance in ROP/P-Tech
Some knowledge of basic control instrumentation and electrical systems
Experience in working with chemicals, heavy oil, and distillate research or related material

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $ 20.00- $27.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Access to Health Joy

  • GAP Medical Coverage

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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