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Lk Chas Mechanical Co-op/Intern Engineer

Location: Westlake, LA
Company: CITGO Petroleum Corporation
Employment type: Contract
Hours: Full time
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* Sliding salary scale based on classification
* 9/80 Work Schedule Option (where applicable)
* Employee Discount Programs
* On-site Health Clinic
* On-site Fitness Center
* 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
Relocation Benefits are available for this position.
Employer will not sponsor visas for position

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is a recognized leader in the refining industry and operates under the well-known CITGO brand. CITGO operates three refineries located in Lake Charles, La.; Lemont, Ill.; and Corpus Christi, Texas, and wholly and/or jointly owns 38 active terminals, six pipelines and three lubricants blending and packaging plants. With approximately 3,300 employees and a combined crude capacity of approximately 769,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), CITGO ranks as the fifth-largest and is 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 4,300 locally owned and operated branded retail outlets, all located east of the Rocky Mountains. CITGO Petroleum Corporation is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc.

Positions available for Spring, Summer and Fall 2023

Job Responsibilities:

The Mechanical Co-op Engineer begins work in the Reliability Fixed Equipment, Rotating Equipment, or Engineering Services Department. Responsibilities include projects in any one or a combination of Rotating Equipment Engineering, Inspection, Plant Engineering and/or Engineering Support groups.

  • In the second work term the student will be assigned more challenging projects
  • A presentation at end of term is expected

  • 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

Eligibility Requirements:

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. To obtain more information on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), please visit the Transportation Security Administration’s website

CITGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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