Your Exciting Future With Valero

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From strategy and project development to refining operations, an exciting future awaits.

Gain expertise and tackle hands-on projects in Valero's world-class refineries and ethanol plants.

Be a key collaborator, in the office or in our plants, working together to fuel the future.

A Day in the Life of a Valero PROCESS Engineer

A Day in the Life of a Valero MECHANICAL Engineer

A Day in the Life of a Valero ELECTRICAL Engineer

Exceptional Talent Drives Results

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

  • Process Engineering

  • Process Controls Engineering

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

  • Reliability Engineering

  • Project Engineering

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

  • Process Controls Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Instrument Engineering

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

  • Safety Engineering

  • Process Safety Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

Our Engineers at Work

Women in Engineering

As a participant of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Valero has been recognized as a company committed to supporting gender equality through transparency and the advancement of women in the workplace. In 2019, Valero was included on the Forbes Best Employers for Women list.

See How Valero Supports Women Engineers.

Valero Employee Olivia (Day) Thomas

Why I Work at Valero

Recent graduate and Valero engineer Olivia (Day) Thomas enjoys her career in refining and renewable fuel generation. Olivia discusses her role in an interview for Western States Petroleum Association's Young Professional Series. 

“What drives me is the constant search for solutions. The challenges are broad in scope and can vary from reliability to operations or environmental. I enjoy being responsible for bringing all of the right groups of people together.”

Ervin P. Project Engineer

"Growing up, I knew I wanted to be an Engineer who could one day change the world. Valero supports my goals and visions each and every day through the culture, the employees and the management."

Wafa A. Superintendent Operations

"You have to come in with a Game Day mindset. Sometimes, it’s going to be a challenge, but that’s really what I like...taking something from an idea, to concept, to real life. My manager and my team give me the space to be creative."

Charles A. Electrical Engineer

Our Employees Are Our Greatest Asset And we are committed to being an employer of choice in the energy industry.