Corrosion & Materials Engineer - Norco, LA

Shell - Louisiana - Norco Refinery

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Job ID 72755BR

The Corrosion and Materials Engineer (CME) is a key member of the Pressure Equipment Integrity (PEI) Department for the Norco Manufacturing Complex.  This position is one of several CMEs who provide corrosion and materials support to the site.  The CME is part of a team of Engineers and Inspectors who are responsible for managing pressure equipment integrity at Norco.  The PEI Department reports through the Engineering organization.

The Corrosion and Materials Engineer contributes to pressure equipment integrity and process safety by fostering corrosion awareness, developing monitoring and mitigation plans, and providing technical support on corrosion and materials selection issues.  Primary responsibilities for the position include:
  • Provide recommendations for corrosion control and material selection for equipment maintenance, repairs, plant changes (MOCs), and capital projects.
  • Provide technical support to Process Engineers, Production Specialists, PEI Engineers, and PEI Inspectors for day-to-day problem solving activities.
  • Provide technical support for planned or unplanned maintenance, shutdown or turnaround events, during and after normal business hours, as the business needs arise.
  • Develop and support work processes and tools to help manage the overall corrosion control program.
  • Evaluate feed diet MOCs for potential corrosion concerns.
  • Support Proactive Technical Monitoring (PTM) and Ensure Safe Production (ESP) activities through the maintenance of Corrosion Control Documents (CCDs) and Integrity Operating Window (IOW) variables and by performing routine monitoring of process unit corrosion variables.
  • Coordinate corrosion monitoring, data gathering and their subsequent use for inspection planning.  Provide technical input to chemical inhibitor programs, boiler feedwater, and cooling water treatment programs, and other chemical treatment programs.
  • Support the development of optimized inspection strategies specific to the equipment and process conditions.
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of S-RBI.
  • Participate in corrosion reviews and risk assessments to develop turnaround work scopes.  Provide technical support during major maintenance events, including turnarounds and pitstops.
  • Participate in analysis of pressure equipment related failures and ensure that PEI related LOPCs are sufficiently investigated to understand cause and develop long-term solutions.
  • Conduct material failure analyses and coordinate formal analysis activities with Shell Projects & Technology.
  • Network with other Corrosion & Materials Engineers in Shell and external professional organizations to share knowledge and experiences.
  • Deliver planned business performance improvements in terms of Asset Integrity & Process Safety (LOPCs), Crude Flexibility, Reliability, and Cost.
  • Assist in coaching and developing less experienced staff.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Mar 25, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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