Fueling Tomorrow

Operations sit at the heart of everything we do. Team Valero's success begins and ends with operations and the talented engineers, safety stewards, operators and planners who make 'world-class' an everyday achievement.

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Our Operations Employees at Work

“Valero is a leader in what we do in refining, and it drives everything in our community. What really drives me is that I know what we do makes a difference in people’s lives.”

Kevin L. VP Process Safety, Reliability, Power & Gas
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Your Exciting Future With Valero

From refinery operations and laboratory science to safety, pipelines and planning/economics, you and your talents have a place at Valero. 

Rewarding roles include:

  • Refinery Operator
  • Skilled Craftsman (such as ElectricianPipefitter/Boilermaker, Machinist and Others)
  • Lab Tester and Quality Control
  • Environmental Technician
  • Pipelines & Terminal Scheduler
  • Manager Complex
  • Superintendent Operations
  • Control Room Operator
  • Manager Terminal
  • Asphalt Operator
  • Instrumentation & Electrical Technician
  • Terminal Operator
Excellence in Training

Basic Operator Training (BOT)

Valero is committed to training the most safety-minded operators in the industry, emphasizing accountability and mechanical reliability. We recruit employees for this training year-round at various locations.


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Safety and Technical Training

Teams ensure our operations workforce is properly trained and adhere to all safety measures to ensure we meet the highest possible standards at all refinery sites. Valero is proud to have the most OSHA VPP star sites -- an OSHA designation that acknowledges significant safety records and practices -- of any refiner.

"You’re going to be given big projects; you’re going to be given big opportunities from an early standpoint in your career. It’s really up to you to decide how you take those opportunities and how you move forward with them."

Royce O. Staff Reliability Engineer

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