Electrical Engineer - Norco, LA

Shell - Louisiana - Norco Refinery

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Job ID 72770BR

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the electrical reliability and technical assurance for assigned operating units. The Electrical Engineer serves as the focal point for electrical technical assurance for all matters relating to the electrical equipment and infrastructure for their production team.

  • Provides content and review of production team procedures in their specialty (Electrical) for accuracy.
  • Ensures the electrical system model has been updated for new electrical supply and equipment connections.
  • Approves Electrical Switching activities and procedures.
  • Assures the steps of the Management of Change process are followed and completed for plant / process changes.
  • Assures that all electrical requirements for motor replacements, repairs, and changes are followed.
  • Models and keeps updated the production team run and maintain changes to the load flow, short circuit, and relay coordination studies, and arc flash studies on the SKM software for facilities at Norco.
  • Provides review for the electrical engineering discipline in risk assessment and evaluations (i.e. HSE management process, MOC process, HAZOP and SHA, etc).
  • Responsible to assist in the mentorship of entry level Electrical Engineers.
  • Serves as the Electrical Engineering Focal point for activities sponsored by the Reliability Department.
  • Participates in causal investigations to understand equipment failures using RCM Work Process.
  • Assists in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of Electrical work on site and participation in T/A execution plans.
  • Provide engineering support to maintenance, operations and production organizations.  (i.e. elimination of Bad Actors, implement changes to increase electrical site reliability, etc.)
  • Provides support in the identification, development, implementation and training of Electrical Practices / Procedures.
  • Provides field support to the maintenance and inspection staff in the areas of retrofitting existing equipment, identification of needed repairs, selection of overhaul procedures, condition monitoring, and provide the interface with repair vendors.
  • Maintain a working knowledge in applying new and specific technologies related to Electrical condition monitoring and performance monitoring (i.e. Industrial Power Distribution, Partial Discharge testing, System condition monitoring, Infrared Temperature surveys, Protective Relaying, etc.).  Review the data generated to determine the proper corrective action or interpretation.  Share this information with other Electrical Engineer(s) for training purposes.
  • Monitor the prime Electrical Indicators to measure Norco against other Shell locations. 
  • Review and update electrical information in Site Documents.

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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