GRAD Construction Specialist 2023/2024

Date: Sep 30, 2023

Location: US

Company: CPChem

You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging and cosmetics, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products.


Even as a global company with 5,000 employees, we maintain a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job, and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. There has never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. If you’re ready to grow with us and become part of our vision of being the premier Chemical Company, apply today!


Whether you are looking to work in research and development, engineering or a business function, we offer you the chance to hit the ground running from day one. We give you the freedom to design your own career path and provide you with the tools and training you need to develop to your full potential.


You have your degree. Now you want to build your skills as you apply what you have learned in the classroom. Our Graduate Rotation and Development Program (GRAD) is a challenging two-year development opportunity designed to help you obtain valuable company knowledge, hands-on experience and expertise in your chosen discipline. After the initial assignment, the successful candidate should be open to the possibility of relocating to other Chevron Phillips work locations in order to further their development. 


We are hiring innovative and motivated Construction Specialist to join our Graduate Rotation and Development program (GRAD) for the upcoming year. If you thrive on problem solving, project management and teamwork in a diverse workplace, the Chevron Phillips GRAD program is the right opportunity for you!


This position is responsible for providing the direct field construction interface to the construction contractor on projects that are moderately complex, or may manage a number of smaller projects, including quality, budgets, and schedules during the construction phase of project delivery.


Key job tasks include:

  • Support for construction planning and constructability reviews prior to construction mobilization
  • Review of estimates and bids for construction
  • Monitor work areas to assure compliance with safety goals and initiatives
  • Coach and develop contractors to meet project safety expectations and targets
  • Initiate safe work and hot work permits or arrange for permits in areas of the plant controlled by others
  • Establish a thorough understanding of the project contracts and specifications
  • Respond to contractor requests for information
  • Review of contractor change requests
  • Lead project completion and punch list activities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States and will not now or in the future require sponsorship by the employer
  • Possess a degree in Construction Science, Construction Management, Engineering Management or related degree or currently enrolled in the final year of your Construction Science, Construction Management, Engineering Management, or related degree program


  • Possess internship or equivalent work experience in a related industry


Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at


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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.


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Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 10/06/2023

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