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Environmental 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 Environmental or Chemical Engineering to fill the position of Environmental Engineer.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • This position is the focal point for integrating Environmental practices and policies into daily operations.   The position will develop and implement new programs designed to improve Environmental performance and enhance compliance within Oxy’s chemical business in the areas of Air Permitting & Emissions, Stormwater, Wastewater, Waste Management, and Spill Prevention & Reporting.  
  • Additional duties may include improving data management, record keeping, internal and external reporting, communication with regulatory and other government agencies, training, and development of presentations. 
  • This position is a developmental position and will be a future candidate to fill key Environmental leadership roles at a manufacturing facility (primarily in the gulf coast region) to fulfill developmental and organizational needs. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Student in qualified Environmental, or Chemical Engineering Degree program
  • Must maintain minimum cumulative 2.85 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Minimum 2 extracurricular and/or work activities
  • Must have a graduation date between December 2023 – May 2024
  • Must be willing to relocate  


·       Taft Louisiana


  • 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

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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.