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.
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*Positions available Spring, Summer, and Fall 2019
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)