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Valero Mechanical Engineering Co-op (Fall 2021) in PORT ARTHUR, Texas


Valero’s products fuel modern life and make a better future possible. Join a 40-year legacy of excellence and find your future with us! Exceptional students bring their game-day best to our internship program each year. This year, will it be you?

The co-op program inspires tomorrow’s innovators by developing highly motivated Mechanical Engineering majors who are ready for challenging projects in the following areas:

Reliability Engineering:
Troubleshoots equipment operation & maintenance problems. Analyzes equipment performance. Implements programs to improve reliability & decrease reactive maintenance.

Project Engineering:
Develops & engineers project scope for variety of capital expense and maintenance projects. Supports timely & efficient project execution.

This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.

* Currently pursuing a bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Mechanical Engineering required. * Overall GPA of 3.2 (or higher) on a 4.0 scale preferred.

  • Obtained at least 60 credit hours by the start of the fall co-op required.

  • Graduation dates of December 2022 through May 2023 required.

  • Ability to work 40 hours per weeks required.

Please include the following in your resume:
Overall GPA and Major - Expected Graduation Date

All successful candidates must be eligible to obtain a TWIC card (Transportation Worker Identification Credential). It is Valero’s policy that employees must wear this card at all times while working at the refinery. Please review eligibility criteria at

Note: Valero’s pre-employment process includes successful completion of a background check, hair analysis drug screen, and pre-employment physical (if applicable).

About the Valero Intern Program

The Valero Intern Program fuels a broader company mission to develop reliable, affordable and sustainable energy through innovation, ingenuity and unmatched execution. When you join Valero, you can expect to work with teams that are inclusive and results-driven while celebrating every employee’s strengths and ideas.

Valero is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status including sexual orientation, gender identity, Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and protected Veterans.

Job: Intern
Primary Location: US-TX-Port Arthur
Req ID: 2100138