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Mechanical Static Engineer Vacancy | Shell U.K. Limited Careers

Shell U.K. Limited

Mechanical Static Engineer

Job ID: E25840

Location: Tullos, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

We’re currently looking for a Mechanical Static Engineer to join our team in Aberdeen for our Central & Northern North Sea (CNNS) Assets.

Shell has been finding and producing oil and gas for over a century.

Our Upstream International business searches for and recovers oil and natural gas across the world, except the Americas. This spans from exploration activities to the commercial delivery of major upstream projects and to production. Many of these activities are carried out as joint venture partnerships, often with national oil companies. The business also liquefies gas and is active in gas to liquids technology. Today, we have interests in Upstream activities in more than 39 countries and employ around 17,000 people.

Ours is a technically challenging work environment characterised by a continuing need for research and the pursuit of new technology, and the adoption of new ways of working. It demands people who will thrive in a culture that encourages and rewards innovation, collaboration and the ability to learn from success as well as failure.

Shell has a tradition of meeting challenges with a long history of successful partnerships and a string of patents to prove it. Over the coming decades, the development, integration and deployment of new ventures and technologies will continue. We at Upstream can offer professionals, both with technical and commercial background, a challenging and rewarding work environment where they are part of meeting the demands of the energy challenge.

The mechanical static equipment engineer will be focussed on realizing HSE, integrity, cost and availability performance in order to improve static mechanical aspects of the CNNS assets performance.

The successful incumbent will advice and discipline direction on matters of specification, design, selection, procurement, application and maintenance. He/she will Interface with technical authorities, operations & maintenance teams and the dedicated Integrated Service Contractor (ISC).

As a successful engineer you will…

. Maintain a close surveillance on integrity and functional performance of processing facilities

. Propose remedial actions for actual or anticipated problems

. Direct major equipment repairs and overhauls

. Witness major repairs, overhauls and factory acceptance tests at the manufacturer site

. Ensure optimal designs and testing and maintenance programs

. Provide discipline direction to definition of maintenance and inspection plans and strategies to ensure technical integrity of the CNNS assets

. Review works carried out by external consultants and manage specialist vendors and contractors

. Ensure asset maintenance reference plans (MRP) are populated with major static equipment scopes

. Develop best practice standards, tools, processes, models and data

. May have to act as an asset Technical Authority (TA), if you possess relevant experience and competencies as required

However, candidates not meeting the requirements to act as TA will be expected to develop necessary competencies to allow them to take on this role in the future.

An ideal candidate should hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering or any related discipline or equivalent. Preferably should be a Chartered Engineer or be working towards the status.

As a successful incumbent you should

. Have an extensive work experience preferably in Oil & Gas or petrochemical industry with substantial experience in developing and managing vessel and piping systems including their inspection and repair

. Be able to offer a demonstrable record of achievement with a strong bias towards static mechanical engineering with an in-depth knowledge

. Natural self starter with ability to work within a matrix organization with excellent communication skills

. Be robust to protect Asset’s integrity and be able to offer right advice when required

. Ability to identify, prioritize and deliver on time

Application Deadline: Monday 14 November 2011

Number of Vacancies: 1

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