CITGO Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation with headquarters in Houston, refines, markets and transports gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, lubricants, petrochemicals, and other petroleum-based industrial products. CITGO has nearly 3,500 employees and is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc., an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA). CITGO owns and operates three highly complex crude oil refineries located in Lake Charles, La. (425,000 barrels-per-day [bpd]), Lemont, Ill., (167,000-bpd) and Corpus Christi, Texas, (157,000-bpd). These refineries process approximately 285,000 bpd of Venezuelan crudes, including supplies from Orinoco Oil Belt upgraders. CITGO’s combined aggregate crude oil refining capacity of 749,000-bpd positions it as one of the largest refiners in the nation. The company owns and/or operates 48 petroleum product terminals, one of the largest networks in the country.
Warm welcomes await in Southwest Louisiana/Lake Charles! With over 75 fairs and festivals, it’s a year round celebration of rich and spicy food, music and culture. The Sportsman’s Paradise is perfect for enjoying boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, and our five beautiful golf courses, including a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course! Southwest Louisiana offers the best in duck and goose hunting and a variety of other wild game.
The mechanical engineer co-op begins work in the Reliability: Fixed Equipment or Rotating Equipment Department. Responsibilities include projects in any one or a combination of Rotating Equipment Engineering, Inspection, Plant Engineering and/or Engineering Support groups.
*Full-time Mechanical Engineering student & completed 30 hours (Soph, JR, SR)
*Overall GPA of 3.0 or above (A=4.0) (Must provide proof of current GPA at time of hire to verify
eligibility requirements are met)
*Valid Driver's License
The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card. The following link lists the eligible criteria for all persons trying to obtain a TWIC card http://www.tsa.gov/assets/pdf/immigration_eligibility.pdf
To obtain more information on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), please visit the Transportation Security Administration’s website http://www.tsa.gov/what_we_do/layers/twic/twic_faqs.shtm
CITGO’s Attractive benefits:
* Sliding salary scale based on classification * Relocation assistance available
* 401(k) Retirement and Savings Plan * Flexible work schedule (9-80)
*Flexible co-op terms are available; however, alternating co-op semesters are not guaranteed and are conditional upon individual performance and position availability within the hiring department.
(Equal Opportunity Employer)