This Week’s Top Energy Jobs

on February 24, 2016 at 2:00 PM

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The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance, geology, engineering, law, etc.

Additionally, lots of exciting opportunities are opening up in various renewable energy sectors as technological advancements rapidly disrupt traditional utility business models. The energy efficiency business is also growing by leaps and bounds, as significant cost saving benefits associated with using less energy are an easy sell for most businesses.  

With these issues in mind, Breaking Energy highlights a few interesting energy jobs on a weekly basis.      

Process Safety Management Tech – Ramsey Gas Plant

Anadarko; Orla, TX, US

Job Summary
This position is located in Anadarko’s Southern & Appalachia Region as a member of the Ramsey Gathering Gas Plant in Orla, Texas.

The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Must have intermediate computer skills (MS Office software).
  • Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme temperatures .
  • Two years’ experience leading or coordinating PSM and RMP activities.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the PSM Standard and RMP rule and be able to lead associated activities at the facility and asset level.
  • Must be able to conduct training in both small and large group settings.
  • Must be self-motivated and be capable of coordinating work activities with minimal supervisor direction.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.


  • Maintenance and organization of Process Safety Information (piping & instrumentation drawings, equipment files, cause and effect diagrams, process flow diagrams, material and energy balances, relief valve data, plot plans, operating procedures, contractor compliance etc.)
  • Administration of the Management of Change or (MOC) program which includes, but is not limited to, change approvals, start-up approvals, hazard evaluation, coordination of training of personnel on changes, and updating of Process Safety Information.
  • Participate in the Process Hazard Analysis or (PHA) program, which may include facilitating Management of Change PHA reviews, participating in facility wide and Management of Change PHA reviews, execution of recommendations from PHA, preparation activities for PHA, for providing key team members to the review team, and ensuring documentation is available for employees at the facility.
  • Participate in the facilitation, administration, and documentation of Pre Start-Up Safety Reviews or (PSSR).
  • Assist with the coordination of Mechanical Integrity inspections
  • Coordinating and participating in PSM/RMP compliance audits.
  • Assist in coordinating the facility PSM/RMP training program.
  • Participate in investigations of PSM events.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.

This position is not eligible for relocation.

Travel Requirements
Candidate must live within 75 miles of The Ramsey Gas Plant in Orla, Texas.

Work Schedule
This position is eligible for a 14/14 rotational schedule

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Decision Support Analyst

Chevron; San Ramon, CA, US

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

  • Support Americas Finished Lubricants.
  • Provide business performance monitoring, analysis, and reporting to support Sales and Marketing efforts.
  • Routinely engage with Sales, Marketing, and Finance, along with colleagues in Business Support to ensure timely, accurate, reliable financial analysis, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Deliver timely, accurate, reliable analysis, investigation, and reporting of business performance (financial, operational, key performance indicators, etc.)
  • Provide fit for purpose market segment analysis and ad-hoc support for Sales and/or Marketing (portfolio analysis, business case development, etc.) May develop non-standard reports requiring in-depth analysis and commentary.
  • Support data gathering and analysis on competitors and the markets we serve.
  • Identify opportunities and develop recommendations or initiatives to improve the business.
  • May work on projects of bigger scope and wider impact such as ROCE analysis of various product lines; comparison of data gathered from competitor intelligence.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business/Economics/Finance or related discipline.
  • A minimum 3 years related experience.
  • Experience in data analysis and reporting.
  • Strong user of Excel and Office applications.
  • Good communication, presentation and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with various reporting tools for business analysis (Vendavo Profit Analyzer, SAP BI, Management Operating System (MOS), Downstream Management Reporting (DMR), SalesForce, etc.)

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Senior Data Scientist Job

SAP; Newtown Square, PA, US


SAP offers experienced data scientists the opportunity to boost their career, working in a high-performance development/consulting team that is focused on innovation in the intersection of business optimization, mathematics and software technology.

A Senior Data Scientist is expected to lead small project teams in the execution of our customer projects. These teams execute the mathematical modeling of our customers’ business problems, develop algorithms and applications to solve these problems, and help our customers directly to understand and implement the results of the analysis. In this role, the Senior Data Scientist works directly with industry experts and technology experts to translate our customers’ business needs into mathematical models and present and deliver a solution to the client. The Senior Data Scientist is also a supporter and expert advisor to SAP’s sales team (Go-To-Market) in order to generate new customer business in the area of data science. This position requires the ability to work and communicate as a part of a high performance team in an international environment.


  • Leadership role for data science projects with a high degree of responsibility and self-dependency in the execution of customer projects
  • Opportunity to expand your skills in a scientific, technical and business dimension at the same time
  • Intellectual challenge to solve some of the most complex business problems across all industries
  • Stimulating work environment in a very international high caliber team
  • Attractive compensation and career opportunities at one of Germany’s premier employers


For the Senior Data Scientist position we are considering experienced candidates with high analytical problem-solving skills. A strong interest in scientific and technical work is required. Candidates are expected to quickly develop consulting capabilities on the job, with the ability to communicate effectively in an international team environment.

An ideal candidate should possess the following expertise:


  • Ph.D. or Masters in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or Informatics
  • At least four years of professional experience outside academia
  • Strong in mathematics and statistics
  • Software development experience
  • Proven leadership skills or project management expertise

Personal skills:

  • Leadership skills to guide a project team from a commercial, technical and scientific perspective
  • Learn new mathematical or technical methods quickly and with little guidance
  • Willingness to participate in the sales process as a subject matter expert
  • Ability to deliver clear, concise presentations to non-scientific audiences
  • High energy, clear goal orientation and strong work ethic; “can do” attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluent English is a must

Customer facing skills:

  • Represent SAP in customer projects as the primary point of contact for the customer, including negotiations to resolve conflicts around project-related issues like scope, timelines, change requests, etc.
  • Capture customer requirements and translate them into software specifications
  • Explain complex information in a clear and precise manner
  • Create and deliver professional presentations


  • Technical experience is required in at least some of the following areas:
    • Mathematical modeling, for example in: MatLab, Predictive Workbench/SPSS or R
    • Programming: Java, C++, ABAP
    • Software architectures: n-tier, SOA
    • Database servers, for example: SAP HANA, Sybase ASE / ASA, ORACLE, MS SQL Server, IBM DB2
    • Database programming: SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL
    • Data warehousing/reporting/ETL: SAP Business Objects
    • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint)

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.