CITGO Petroleum Corporation

  • Mechanical Co-op/Intern Engineer

    Requisition #
    2018-5072
    City
    Lake Charles
    State
    Louisiana
    # of Openings
    6
  • Relocation

    Relocation Benefits are available for this position.

    Note

    Employer will not sponsor visas for position

    Job Summary

    Headquartered in Houston, CITGO is a well-known brand and a recognized leader in the refining industry. CITGO operates three refineries located in Corpus Christi, Texas; Lake Charles, La; and Lemont, Ill. The company also has 48 terminals and 9 pipelines that are wholly and/or jointly owned, as well as three lubricants blending and packaging plants. With a combined crude capacity of 749,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), CITGO is ranked as the fifth-largest, and one of the most complex independent refiners in the United States. CITGO also transports and markets transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products.

      

    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.

     

    *Positions available Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019

     

    Job Responsibilities:

    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.

    • In second work term the student will be assigned more challenging projects.
    • 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.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education Required:

    *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)

      

    Eligibility Requirements:

    *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)

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