CITGO Petroleum Corporation

  • Environmental/Civil Co-op/Intern Engineer

    Requisition #
    Lake Charles
    # of Openings
  • Relocation

    Relocation Benefits are available for this position.


    Employer will not sponsor visas for position

    Job Summary

    Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is a recognized leader in the refining industry with a well-known brand. CITGO operates three refineries located in Corpus Christi, Texas; Lake Charles, La.; and Lemont, Ill., and wholly and/or jointly owns 48 terminals, nine pipelines and three lubricants blending and packaging plants. With approximately 3,400 employees and a combined crude capacity of approximately 749,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), CITGO is ranked as the sixth-largest, and one of the most complex independent refiners in the United States. CITGO transports and markets transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products and supplies a network of approximately 5,200 locally owned and operated branded retail outlets in 30 states and the District of Columbia. CITGO Petroleum Corporation is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.


    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 monitoring process information for compliance with regulatory requirements.  Assist in gathering data and analyzing for report submittal to agencies and trends. Work with Automation and Instrumentation Group to resolve issues with process tags and Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems. Assist in coordinating cooling tower compliance monitoring and performance testing for equipment by working with operations and contractors.  Assist in monitoring and working with maintenance to correct deficiencies of wells overseen by Department of Health and Hospitals.  


    * 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 Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering, Chemistry, or Environmental Science student
    * Minimum of 60 semester hours (JR or SR) completed
    * 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 2019 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:

    Equal Opportunity Employer


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