Senior Mechanical Engineer (Project)

Shell - Singapore Seraya

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Job ID 80052BR

  • To provide mechanical engineering technical support to progress capital projects through the project funnel from design to execute phases by providing mechanical engineering technical review and advice to the projects undertaken by Shell Jurong Island (SJI). Projects may include but not be limited to brownfield, rejuvenation and new assets addition development.
  •  He/ She is responsible for the successful execution of Front End Engineering Design (FEED) & subsequently detailed engineering design of static equipment and piping systems for all capital projects, and participation in technical and compliance verification exercises e.g. HAZOP, HAZID, Scope Challenge etc.
  • For selected projects, the mechanical engineer will be required to work closely with engineering contractors (EPC/EPCM contractors) as the project team’s discipline focal point to oversee mechanical engineering works being carried out by the engineering contractors and ensure on-time delivery of a fit-for-purpose and cost effective technical solutions for the mechanical static and piping systems in the respective project scopes. To provide expertise in the areas of mechanical static equipment design, plot plan layout and piping designs, and to ensure that all relevant project specifications based on Shell DEP’s and/or relevant industry technical standards, are incorporated into the design accordingly.
  • He/she is responsible to provide support project execution during construction and performance testing of all mechanical/static equipment within the project scopes.
  • Accountable for leading/developing the assign projects in accordance with Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) control framework and actively promote this culture within the project team.
  •  Accountable to assure technical integrity of SJI capital projects throughout their life-cycle. This is done through technical due-diligence and assurance during design, construction and commissioning of projects
  • Assure all changes are designed and implemented according to the required technical standards.
  • Ensures delivery of high quality critical as-built documents and drawings related to the respective assets.
  • Support resolution of interfaces with the engineering contractors and MTAC (Maintenance, Turnaround and Construction Team) as necessary. Ensure all relevant processes, procedures and tools are used, and ensure their proper implementation by the Engineering Contractor.
  • Monitors and reports compliance to DEM2 gap assessments and closure plans.
  • Provides assurance of integrity in the design of the facilities e.g. re-use or replacement of static equipment or piping.
  • Promote standardization & smart replication in engineering approaches. Support the implementation of fit for purpose designs for both brownfield and greenfield site projects.
  • Establish and maintain a structured mentoring approach to share knowledge with other team members


1. Ability to co-operate and coordinate with other teams and stakeholders (other discipline engineering teams, project services, operations, inspection, plant engineers, HSSE).

2. Projects can fall under an array of different scopes: replacements, re-rate and re-use, repair, rehabilitation, rejuvenation etc. Such work will require a good understanding of plant integrity risks as well as a pragmatic approach and mind-set with regards to repair and replacement decisions etc.

3. The position requires good general knowledge of Shell’s work processes in downstream and a sound knowledge in the design of mechanical static equipment and piping systems.


Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.

Additional Information

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