CITGO Petroleum Corporation

Health & Safety Co-op/Intern

Requisition #
Lake Charles
# of Openings


Relocation Benefits Available for this Position


Employer will not sponsor visas for position

Job Summary

CITGO, based in Houston, is a refiner, transporter, and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. The company is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc., an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. CITGO has more than 3,400 employees, a combined aggregate crude oil refining capacity of 749,000 bpd and 48 owned and/or operated petroleum product terminals, which position us as one of the largest most complex independent refiners in the U.S.


JOB LOCATION: Lake Charles, LA - 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. 

* Responsible for tracking and analyzing safety data.  Assist in hazard recognition audits for report submittal to management.  Work very closely with the Safety Department on safety project reviews.  Assist in analyzing data for the fire protection system.
* Presentation at end of term expected.
* 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.


 * Sliding salary scale based on classification
 * Relocation assistance available

Minimum Qualifications

* Full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Fire & Safety Engineering Technology or Occupational Safety, Health, & Environmental or

* Full-time student pursuing an associate in applied science in Industrial Technology or Fire & Emergency Services          
* Must have completed 30 semester hours 
* Overall GPA of 3.0 or above (A=4.0) (Must provide proof of current GPA at time of hire to verify education requirements are met)


* Valid driver's license

* Positions available for 2018 Spring, Summer and Fall semesters (one per semester)

* 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:

To obtain more information on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), please visit the Transportation Security Administration’s website:


Equal Opportunity Employer


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