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Reference ID R147580 Updated 07/05/2024
Discipline Engineering

Make a difference

Do you like helping people? Do you like to make people smile? Are you passionate about putting people in a better place? Then you may have what it takes to join our amazing team?

Where you fit in

The Utilities Electrical Engineer is responsible for the electrical reliability and technical assurance for the Utilities Production Areas. 

  • Supports their Production Team to ensure safe and reliable unit operations.  Act as the first level technical resource to Electrical Inspectors to assist in the resolution of problems and development of solutions.  Coordinate support with other technical groups, projects group and Operations

  • Review design packages and drawings to ensure full compliance with applicable standards and to ensure that all specifications are correct

  • Participate in design and construction functions such as HAZOPS’s, SHA’s, PSSR’s

  • Recommend equipment replacement or improvements and initiate Project Initiation Form (PIF’s) to improve reliability of electrical equipment

  • Perform assessments in support of risk-based inspection programs

  • Ensure the electrical system model has been updated for new electrical supply and equipment connections

  • Participates in Causal Investigations to understand equipment failures using AMS Work Processes

  • Participate in development of capital 5-year plan of prioritized asset integrity risk

  • Helps ensure site electrical one-line diagrams are accurately represented in ASSAI

  • Helps ensure electrical Non-Routine Maintenance (NRM) programs are embedded into Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)/ Managed Equipment Care (MEC) plans

  • Will be responsible to assist in the mentorship of entry level Electrical Engineers and create a challenging technical learning environment

  • Review Management of Change (MOC’s) for entry level Electrical Engineers where required

  • Maintain skill 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

  • Provide technical support for the design, selection, alteration and re-rating of electrical equipment in accordance with applicable industry and company codes and standards

  • Provide technical assurance for temporary repairs

  • Provide technical support to turnaround planning and execution for electrical equipment

  • Support the MOC work process to ensure changes fully account for electrical technical specifications

  • Manage electrical reliability threats via the Fit4 work process

  • Support the execution for turnarounds and pitstops

  • Clear alignment on electrical bad actor threats and mitigations through effective standard designs

  • Deliver quality assurance review for all electrical switching procedures associated with Sub Turnaround (T/As)

  • Delivery of standardized base substation Turnaround (T/A) scopes.

  • Provide electrical expertise to the other Electrical Engineers that is needed to ensure the site electrical system is safe and reliable

  • Manage quality of low complexity capital project scope identification and assessment

  • Customer/Approver for all electrical small cap. projects.

  • Ability to apply Electrical Engineering principles and applications:

    • Electrical Safety

    • Hazardous Areas and Ex Equipment        

    • Electrical System Design/Modification

    • Electrical System Studies

    • Electrical System Protection and Control

    • Electrical Standards

    • Electrical Equipment Selection

    • Electrical Drawings

    • Electrical Construction/Maintenance

    • Electrical Maintenance

  • Skilled in the MEC Work Processes.

  • Ability to identify longer-term electrical reliability threats.

  • Coach/mentor/lead/manage – with a focus on positive behaviors.

  • Develop, integrate, plan, execute and drive electrical strategies/tactics.

  • Open and honest relationships with craft, salary and contractor work force.

  • Open-minded learning orientation.

  • Diagnose and present complex topics in a simple understandable way.

  • Integrity and respect for all.

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis.

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering is required

  • With at least 5 years relevant experience

  • Knowledgeable in medium voltage systems

The base salary range for this position is $122,000 - $182,000 per year.  Individual pay will be based on various factors, such as relevant work experience, education, certifications, skill level, seniority, and internal equity.     

For regular full-time or regular part-time employees of the Company (participating companies as listed in the Summary Plan Description), insurance coverage options include medical, dental, vision coverage, life Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs. Employees also participate in a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Paid leave includes up to 6 weeks of paid vacation time, up to 11 paid holidays, and parental leave offering 16 weeks of paid leave to birthing mothers, and 8 weeks of paid leave for non-birthing parents.

Additionally, employees are eligible for disability leave for up to 52 weeks at 100% or 50% of base pay. Shell also offers other compensation such financial reimbursement for adoption, wellness, education, and personal learning expenses, and some roles are eligible for discretionary long-term incentives. For interns, eligible benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs; participation in a 401(k) plan; and paid leave for up to 11 paid holidays. Additional information on Shell’s US benefit programs can be found at

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, while 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 a 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 in 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.


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