Chevron accepting applications for Operator Trainees at Richmond Refinery


Chevron is currently accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at the Richmond Refinery.

Applications can be submitted through April 19 (no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time).

For information and to apply for the Operator Trainee (400702) posting, please visit Those who do not have internet access can use community resources, such as the Richmond Public Library, to apply.

Chevron Richmond aims to provide employment opportunities to qualified Richmond residents. “The company is working with local unions and funding training initiatives so residents can become job ready,” officials said.

Applicants for the Operator Trainee position must have a high school diploma or equivalent, be at least 18 years old, and have a valid driver’s license. Applicants must also have their Regional Occupational Program (ROP Process Plant Operator (PPO) certificate or at least two years of relevant work experience (military service included) or an associate’s or technical degree to possibly be selected to participate in the pre-employment test.

The position includes operating process units using a wide range of control systems and equipment such as tanks, mixers, heat exchangers, pumps, furnaces and vacuum systems, as well as operating manual and automatic valves, meters, pumps, and transfer systems that move product between tanks and process units.