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Reference ID R151809 Updated 06/11/2024
Production Engineering Upstream

What’s the role?

You will be responsible for the day-to-day operational activities, troubleshooting, minor maintenance tasks, and acting as the Area Owner for all wells and gathering systems in an assigned geographical area. The Senior Wellsite Operator also works closely with Production Engineers (PE’s) to optimise well performance and investigate issues.

  • Ensure safe operation of assigned well & gathering assets, maximising Production and Well Availability.

  • Ensures a strong focus on Operational Excellence, Maintenance Excellence and Production Optimisation initiatives within their geographic area of responsibility.

  • Troubleshoot well site, hydraulic power units, gathering and communication systems.

  • Identify current and potential well site issues through data.

  • Analysis of trends in available production monitoring tools and systems.

  • Undertake safe start-up, shutdown, and isolation of well sites.

  • Complete well site surveillance and optimisation tasks and undertake downhole failure investigations as directed by Production Engineer team.

  • Fulfil legal compliance requirements with emissions inspections and environmental compliance.

  • Maintain assurance of Asset Integrity of the Wells & Gathering Infrastructure.

  • Ensure MOC Compliance and Front-Line Barrier Health.

  • Monitor workplace to mitigate hazards and take appropriate action to rectify any hazards found.

  • Maintain a reporting culture that identifies and reports on non-compliance, promote Goal Zero behaviours.

  • Undertake minor authorised maintenance tasks and raise properly defined Corrective Maintenance work requests as required (may include completing associated work planning and materials management tasks).

  • Ensure a strong focus on Operational Excellence and Production Optimisation initiatives within their geographic area of responsibility.

What we need from you

We hope to see as many of the following in your CV:

  • Cert III – Process Plant Operation

  • Significant CSG Wellsite Operations experience

  • Experienced at troubleshooting hydraulic power units, gathering and communication systems

  • Operation of Process Plant Equipment, Gas Fired Engines, Hydraulic Motors, and Pumps

  • Intermediate level aptitude in Instrumentation and Measuring Principles, Mechanical Diagnostic Principles, data analysis and computing skills (including use of Microsoft Office, Maximo CMMS, PI Production Data & Trending, ePTW, Document Management systems, etc.)

  • Experience in Safe Systems of Work roles of Permit Holder, Area Owner & Permit Verifier

  • Ability to optimise well production using available systems, data, and effective analytical skills

  • Competent in Risk Management and Risk Identification. Possess knowledge, skills, and experience to act appropriately in emergency and high stress situations

  • Capable of working alone with minimal Supervision or assistance available. Results orientated with a high level of initiative. Self-Starter with high level work ethic

  • Strong commitment to Health, Safety, and the Environment. Commitment to Safe Driving Behaviours

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, combined with the ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to Production Operations

  • Ability to work in a team environment, supporting a diverse work force. Willingness to learn and be open to change, promote continuous development within team

  • Must have experience & ability of operating at higher-level Lead Operator capacity when required

Application period will run until June 25 (Tuesday).

We are keen to support flexible working arrangements, subject to local regulations and legislative frameworks. If this is of interest to you, please describe in your application the type of flexible working arrangements for which you would like to be considered.

More about Shell

Shell Australia is a leading natural gas producer, and we are playing our part in the transition to a low-carbon future by also investing in the power sector, renewable energy sources and carbon abatement activities. A Shell career offers opportunities to work on innovative projects such as the Prelude floating LNG facility offshore of Western Australia and the QGC onshore gas business in Queensland. Beyond these are a wide range of Shell’s New Energies development opportunities. Join Shell and let’s power progress together with more and cleaner energy solutions.

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There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas, and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

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To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are 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.

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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.