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Electrical Engineer - Full Time (Chemicals Business)


Oxy is an international energy company with assets primarily in the United States, the Middle East and North Africa. We are one of the largest oil producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit for more information.


Oxy strives to attract and retain talented employees by investing in their professional development and providing rewarding opportunities for personal growth. Our goal is to meet the highest employer standards by ensuring the health and safety of our employees, protecting the environment, and positively impacting our communities where we do business.

OxyChem is looking for entry-level individuals pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering to fill the position of Electrical Engineer.


Essential Job Duties: 

  • Establishes, develops and implements the Electrical Distribution System Maintenance (EDSM) program in accordance with company guidelines, codes, and governmental regulations. Arranges for contract services support for EDSM program related activities as required
  • Reviews facility electrical maintenance activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to all specifications, codes, and standards.
  • Conducts failure mode analyses to identify units posing excessive failure risks and support proposed changes in design.
  • Ensures Process Safety and Risk Management objectives are practiced daily.
  • Responsible for capital budget, project engineering work including scheduling, estimating, reporting, overview of flow sheets, and directing layout plans.
  • Provides support to the DCS Engineer and DCS systems.
  • Responsible for all maintenance electrical drawings, specifications and associated documents.
  • Designated as the electrical interface with corporate engineering and external electrical consultants.
  • Plans, leads and coordinates projects and troubleshooting efforts.
  • Monitors and controls costs and ensures safe and efficient work.
  • Responsible for planning and executing maintenance & shutdown activities associated with electrical and high voltage systems.



  • Various locations throughout the U.S.



  • Competitive salary
  • Begin investing to your 401(K) and Retirement on your first day with combined 14% company matching 
  • Relocation Assistance, if applicable
  • 9/80 Work Schedule. Enjoy a 3-day weekend every other week!
  • Pregnancy/Bonding Leave and Family Care Leave


Required Qualifications:

  • Student in qualified Electrical Engineering Degree program
  • Minimum cumulative 2.85 GPA or higher
    • Minimum 2 extracurricular and/or work activities  
  • Must have a graduation date of December 2023 – May 2024
  • Must be willing to relocate 


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Oxy does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruiting process. We will never: 

  • Ask you to pay for applications, interviews, meetings, processing, training or for any other fees
  • Use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an advance fee of any kind or
  • Request personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of our recruitment process.

We recommend against responding to unsolicited business propositions or offers from people you don't know. Do not disclose your personal or financial details. If you believe you have been the victim of a recruiting scam, please contact your local police department.

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.