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Reference ID R106860 Updated 03/02/2023 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country United States Work Location (City) New Orleans

The Role

Position Purpose

What’s the role –

The intent of the Maintenance & Turnaround Engineer role is to gain experience in TA (Turnaround)/Maintenance planning, scheduling, and execution to develop future maintenance leaders. The role will play a strong part in the business planning process, resulting in a working knowledge of benchmarking and competitiveness. Subsequent roles could include Block Coordinator, Discipline Engineer, Maintenance Lead, Construction Lead, and Controls Lead. 

  • Reports to a SEPCo Deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Maintenance, Turnaround and Construction (MTAC) Excellence Manager, located in New Orleans
  • Support planning and execution of events up to about $40 MM.
  • Lead business planning efforts that include capital costs for a 10-year projection. 
  • Create insight for ME process participants through innovative and concise analysis of Maintenance data.
  • Demonstrate value of using data-driven decisions within Maintenance to drive improvements.
  • Lead long term Maintenance Improvement efforts to reach and sustain mid 2Q MI competitiveness.

The Maintenance & Turnaround Engineer will function in 3 primary areas—MTAC Services, Business Planning, and TA Event Support.

Maintenance, Turnaround and Construction (MTAC) Services

  • Provide efficiency and productivity reviews of events, MTAC work processes, and maintenance performance. Identify and champion strategic improvements in controls and execution organizations.  
  • May be called on to act as Asset Support Lead to oversee maintenance support to production. 
  • Leverage engineering and maintenance data to provide insight into the Asset’s performance within the Maintenance Execution (ME) process from work identification, prioritization, planning, scheduling, execution, to learning and closure
  • Serve as a focal point for developing, understanding, documenting, and improving metrics measuring Assets, process participant performance within ME.

Business Planning

  • Focal point for Maintenance and Turnaround (TA) competitiveness (overall index) with respect to McKinsey results analysis and subsequent impact on business plan. 
  • Coordinates annual effort for Maintenance & TA business planning, working with team leads, production, and cost team to produce a multi-year plan. Includes an integrated TA/non-TA maintenance strategy.
  • TA Event Support

Scope and Planning Phases

  • Support Event Leads in development of Premise and Event Targets. 
  • Navitrack Focal Point—helps configure layout for new events, ensure team has access, runs progress reports to feed weekly event leadership update meetings. 
  • Configure the Planning Metrics
  • Facilitate weekly event leadership update meetings to review planning status, Navitrack Actions, risk registry items, and ensure alignment across teams
  • Develop Event Dashboard, with the help of TA Event Manager, Cost Leads, and Block Coordinators. 
  • Act as the TA focal point for Projects Integration, facilitating monthly TA/Projects meetings, ensuring the Projects Checklists are being filled out by owners, there is effective communication between planning and PE’s, and providing leadership a health check on the overall integration effort. 
  • Serve as TA focal point for MOC List. Ensure PEC’s are receiving TA planning and drafting support during design phase. Keep milestones in front of production team, escalating gaps and concerns to the Unit Manager. Ensure MOCs are fully integrated into schedule with correct sign off steps. 
  • Support “Tactical Team Meetings” with production. 
  • Coordinate Addenda Planning—post FID and discovery during execution. 
  • Support Production/TA readiness with respect to systemization, schedule review, milestone adherence, and package sign off strategies. 

Skills & Requirements

What we need from you –

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis.
  • Engineering Degree is required. 
  • 4+ years varied experience in projects, maintenance and/or turnarounds in an oil refining / petrochemical manufacturing environment. 
  • Knowledge of project and construction controls/execution is preferred. 
  • Previous production or maintenance support is preferred.
  • Go Offshore regularly to help with Maintenance and Turnaround execution and provide assurance 
  • Knowledge on Microsoft suite of applications…outlook, word, excel, power point, Teams, Onenote, etc.
  • Knowledge of key technical software (e.g., Primavera, Navitrack, Power BI) is preferred. 
  • Ability to influence without formal authority.
  • Strong leadership, adaptability, and communication skills are required.
  • Previous field execution experience through maintenance support of 24-hour operation or projects construction required

Company description 

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally, and socially responsible.  We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity, and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork, and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Shell/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability. As a US Federal Contractor, hiring selections are subject to periodic audit review and documentation of your selections should be maintained for a period of three calendar years. It is the policy of Shell in the U.S. (“Shell”) to provide equal opportunity to all individuals, employees and all qualified applicants for employment consistent with employment requirements and qualifications. Shell prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. All employees are expected to support this policy and contribute to an environment of equal opportunity. If you need an accommodation for a disability during the resourcing process, please speak with an HR representative.

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