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Summer Intern 2021/2022 - Construction Specialist

Date: Sep 2, 2021

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, cosmetics, soap, household detergents and carpet, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. We are a global company with 5,000 employees supplying customers in nearly 140 countries and generating more than $9 billion in annual revenues. Our research discoveries have helped transform our industry, and safety remains our top priority each step of the way.

 

Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We are a mid-sized company with the family-like atmosphere of a small company and a culture of respect and inclusion. A diverse group of people working together means we are bringing the best ideas to the table. We also value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. Our company is recognized as one of Forbes Best Midsized Employers, and we have been named among the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces for four consecutive years.

 

The communities where we live and work are an integral part of what we do. We show our commitment by volunteering locally and making a pledge to sustainability. To us, sustainability means keeping the health and safety of our workforce paramount, being a responsible steward of the environment, creating the chemical building blocks for products that will exceed customer expectations, and acting responsibly and ethically across our global business dealings.

There’s never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. We recently completed our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project expansion and have an eye toward further growth. We are positioned better than ever before to serve the global and growing demand for high quality plastics used in products that improve our quality of life. If you’re ready to grow with us, apply today!

At Chevron Phillips Chemical, we view internships as a chance for students to frame their classroom knowledge with real-world experience. No busywork; just challenging, hands-on, relevant assignments that are based on your course of study and previous experience. That’s why when you accept an internship with us you can expect to work on meaningful assignments that have the potential to make a difference within the organization. We are seeking a hardworking and determined Construction Specialist student to join our team as an intern for the 2021 Summer. Summer Internship Construction Specialist positions at Chevron Phillips provide opportunities for Construction Specialist students to gain experience in the "real world" work environment of manufacturing facilities. Construction Specialist students are typically assigned a mentor who will direct their summer or co-op work experience. Work or project assignments will be commensurate with the student's academic background to take advantage of their technical expertise and provide real life application of their classroom knowledge. At the same time, opportunities will be provided for students to expand their knowledge outside the boundaries of their classroom experiences.

 

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
  • Currently pursuing 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

Preferred:

  • 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 www.cpchem.com.

 

Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.

 

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.

 

 

Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 09/30/2021


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