Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Shell - Pernis

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Job ID 75846BR

What's the role?
Our downstream manufacturing site at Pernis, Rotterdam is a joint oil refinery and chemicals manufacturing site. It produces a broad range of products that are used for various everyday products from paints to petrol.
Pernis has its own distribution system and power generation of approximately 200 megawatts. Power is distributed over the site on voltage levels of 66kV, 25kV, 11kV, 6kV, 3kV and low voltage. All kinds of electrical equipment can be found, e.g. HV and LV motors, HV and LV VSDS systems, UPS systems, generators, HV and LV switchgear. There is a large and complex project scope to replace aged equipment.

And that's why we need you: a hands-on electrical engineer to join our team. Several opportunities are available, such as Maintenance Engineering, Project Engineering and Field Engineering positions.

What will you do?
Our Pernis site is a great place for engineers who want to deepen and widen their technical skills. You'll join the team to give us your expertise on technical maintenance, project support, and assurance across the site (seven Refinery and two Chemicals production units at Pernis and Europoort). You’ll be the Maintenance engineer responsible for the technical support and assurance of the power generation and electrical distribution system on site.

Next to maintenance engineering, you will;
  • act as a senior authorised electrical person on site
  • collaborate closely with external partners like contractors, engineering contractors, and vendors. You'll help to manage the performance and quality standards of these external parties
  • help to carry out the initial site surveys and costings. You'll put together cost estimates, assess what equipment is needed and which partners or suppliers might be required. You'll also complete the appropriate benchmarking of costs
  • help to initiate electrical project proposals and move them forward to approval
  • provide assurance on commissioning of electrical equipment (both Factory Acceptance Test and Site Acceptance Test)
  • contribute to up-to-date plans and asset strategies for electrical systems, and develop and maintain electrical standards
  • Stay up to date with technological developments to help us get the most out of our resources.
  • provide technical advice in respect of maintenance repairs, overhauls, and failure diagnosis

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    May 31, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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