CITGO Petroleum Corporation

Lk Chas Chemical Co-op Engineer

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.



* Assigned special  projects in the respective Operations Engineering group with a term end 
     presentation expected
* In the second work term the student will be assigned more challenging projects
* In the third work term, if applicable,  in addition to more challenging projects, the student
     takes over monitoring a processing unit
 * Sliding salary scale based on classification
 * Relocation assistance available
 * 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.

Minimum Qualifications


* Full-time Chemical Engineer student & completed 30 hours (Soph, JR or 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)

* Positions available Spring, Summer, and Fall 2018
* 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

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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