Company: Shell
Skills: Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Manager
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Job Description

The Maintenance Superintendent is a key role in our QGC Asset based in Brisbane but with regular field interaction. In this role you will drive continuous improvement activities as directed by the Maintenance Manager in the field with the support of the Maintenance Excellence team and Maintenance Superintendents.

You will be expected to have a strong understanding of maintenance and operations management.

Some of the key deliverables and responsibilities of this role are:
  • Work closely with the Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Leadership on strategic initiatives to improve planning and scheduling preparation, efficiency and effectiveness for the areas.
  • Evaluate, create and implement a management structure for the completion of major servicing campaigns
  • Promote effective contractor management, supporting the Maintenance Manager in their role as contract owner.
  • Provide input to plans with respect to maintenance budget, forecasts, resourcing needs, shutdown/overhaul strategies, and project interfaces.
  • Support the review and monitoring of upstream maintenance resources across the areas to optimise overall field manpower.
  • Provide functional support to the Maintenance Manager and Superintendents in the development of supervisors and support the enablement of the MRTA succession plan for Maintenance Superintendents.
  • Provide leadership, mentoring, coaching, guidance and support to direct reports.
  • Develop succession plans for the team and work to position personnel in roles to foster development
  • The incumbent must adhere to the annual HR cycle and meet deadlines within the appropriate timeframes

Company Description

Your interest in working for Shell Australia is the first step towards a great career that focuses on securing an energy future for generations to come. Shell Australia can offer you a platform from which you can propel your career and work on projects as diverse as the game-changing Prelude FLNG, industry-leading QGC project in Queensland, or our range of upstream exploration and development opportunities. Shell has been in Australia since 1901. Today Shell Australia is focused largely in the upstream sector, especially in the exploration, development and production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil.


As the successful candidate for the role you should have:
  • Tertiary qualifications in an Engineering discipline or relevant industry experience is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in frontline maintenance leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience with Permit to Work (PTW) systems and safety monitoring systems.
  • Extensive experience in operations and maintenance from either onshore/offshore gas, oil or refining facilities in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience managing, coaching and developing staff; managing performance appraisals and setting objectives.
  • Continuous improvement accreditation will regarded
  • Ability to identify emerging trends and can foresee maintenance risks and opportunities.
  • Knowledge of the gas production process for gas or oil producing facilities.

If you have these skills, relevant qualifications, competencies relevant to the gas and energy sector we would love to hear from you.


Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

At Shell we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse the workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Shell values diversity and offers: flexible work schedules, work and family programs, health and wellness programs, employee networks and mentoring, plus great training and development

The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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