Electrical Engineer (Convent, LA)

Shell - Louisiana - Convent Ref

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Job ID 69071BR

The Electrical Engineer has the Responsibility to:

Provide functional leadership, technical support, and strategic planning for a portion of the manufacturing and operating units at the Shell Convent Refinery. The position will focus on ensuring safe operation, integrity, reliability, adherence to standards, and sustainability of the electrical assets in the area supported.

While this position is not a supervisory position, it does require strong leadership skills to be successful.

The Electrical Engineer is responsible to:
-Drive the Site HSSE Goal Zero behaviors, particularly in the area of Electrical Safety.
-Demonstrate ownership and support of the electrical systems utilization equipment for assigned unit.
-Develop and implement long-range plans and infrastructure projects. 
-Develop preventative maintenance requirements and plans for electrical systems.
-Provide design quality assurance for electrical projects in the area supported.
-Provide engineering guidance to area electrical inspectors for repair of electrical installations.
-Ensure compliance with OSHA, company, industry codes & standards, and internal procedures.
-Participate in, and at times lead root cause analysis teams when electrical equipment is involved.
-Develop turnaround work scope and support the TA Planner with robust execution plans. 
-Lead electrical efforts during plant emergencies and recoveries.
-Maintain knowledge of new technology for application in site equipment design, testing, and installations. 
-Develop and drive electrical competency and training programs for the electrical community.

The Electrical group at Convent includes Electrical Engineers and Specialists who support both projects, turnarounds, and the production units.  The role requires collaboration with maintenance, projects group, production, rotating equipment, control systems, pressure equipment, site leadership, electrical discipline outside of Convent, and 3rd party vendors and engineering companies.

This role is critical to fill in order to supporting the operating assets. Expectations are that the technical organization is staffed to ensure we provide a proper level of technical assurance, as well as leadership to coach and mentor the less experienced staff. This job is top priority to fill.

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
    Jan 24, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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