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Experienced Third Mate

San Ramon, CA

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position through Febraury 2nd, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Applicants must hold a current United States Coast Guard License (Motor vessels of any horsepower), Merchant Mariner Credential, VPDSD Endorsement or VSO, valid USCG Medical Certificate, valid Passport, and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

The general guideline for vessel assignment length is 75 days for licensed officers. Vacation will accrue at 30 days for each 30 days of work. 

Pre-employment screening consists of:

Physical and Functional Capacity Evaluation/examination DOT urine drug test and non-DOT hair screen drug test Background check

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Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Performs navigation and collision avoidance duties as Officer on Watch. Keeps captain advised of ETA's/Traffic/Weather.
  • Acts as PIC (Person in Charge) of cargo watch.
  • Directs unlicensed deck personnel during watch standing, mooring and related cargo activities (connecting, tank cleaning, sampling, ballasting) and storing.
  • Performs deck maintenance work as directed by Chief Mate. Manages ordering and inventory of safety gear through the Chief Mate.
  • Performs any other marine related duties as required by STCW, ISM and ISPS conventions and Chevron operational procedures to ensure the safety of the vessel, its crew and cargo.
  • Attends all required classes required by STCW, ISM, ISPS and Chevron to maintain valid certificates of competency.
  • Participates in and furthers company programs such as Behavior Based Safety, near miss reporting and Job Safety Analysis.


Required Qualifications:

  • Merchant Mariners Credential
  • USCG Third Mate Unlimited
  • Advanced Firefighting Certificate
  • Basic Safety Training
  • VPDSD Endorsement or VSO
  • GMDSS certificate
  • Unlimited Radar endorsement / ARPA
  • PIC-DL Endorsement (Advanced Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operation)
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification credential (TWIC)

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Previous sea time experience on product carriers.

Relocation Options:

  • Relocation will not be considered.

International Considerations:

  • Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at

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Job ID: 238efbec2889e185620e424c22f1a6f360844dc0c10d3be801444ab813a3ae56
Employment Type: Other