Company: Shell
Skills: Emergency Response
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Monaca, Pennsylvania, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Job Description

The Shell Polymers Monaca Plant will be a world-scale petrochemical plant in Western Pennsylvania that upgrades locally-produced ethane from Marcellus and Utica shale formations gas production to make polyethylene. As construction of the site progresses, the site is now growing to support Commissioning and Start-Up activities and prepare for full operation in the early 2020s.

The Emergency Response Technician provides an initial response to protect People, Environment, the Asset, and the Shell Reputation in the event of an emergency. This position is to effectively and efficiently execute all aspects of emergency response. Individuals in this job are expected to have a visible field presence, as demonstrated through doing core work activities; working with others in the department to coordinate responses and maintain fixed and mobile fire protection equipment throughout the site; demonstrate visible HSSE leadership and commitment; and apply the HSSE management system to work activities. Where compliance and/or assurance issues are not being addressed, this position is expected to escalate those issues to their Team Lead or Emergency Response Manager. This position should be a Subject Matter Expert in Industrial Emergency Response and have knowledge in Active Fire Protection systems and Process Safety. This role will ensure that the Emergency Response processes, training, and drills are completed as required and mobile equipment is maintained and ready to respond.


Be an active member of the Emergency Response Team, which includes annual performance reviews, coaching, and personal development plans. Participate and engage in the establishment and maintenance of a program of exercises that test Emergency Response Plans and Procedures. Work with Internal and External stakeholders in the planning and execution for Emergency Response initiatives. Participate in the execution and revisions of the Site Pre-Incident Plans. Actively participate in on-shift exercises for the Shift Emergency Response team. Support the development and maintenance of the training program for the Shift Emergency Response Team to enable them to further develop and be competent to perform their assigned response duties safely and effectively. Support Emergency Response documentation and ensure the site retains records for periods defined by local legal requirements and the Company's Records Management System. Interface with the Production Team daily. Provide oversight for all Firewater permitting. Support the site's testing and periodic maintenance of all mobile and fixed emergency response equipment. Respond to site emergencies and support activities outside of normal working schedule.

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.


Shell Polymers Monaca is committed to creating a legacy of care, respect, and innovation for future generations, and is seeking team members whose behaviors align with our core values of Ownership, Innovation, Partnership, Communityship, and Customer-Centricity.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Associate's degree in Fire Science or Emergency Response is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Emergency Response in an industrial or related setting.
  • Must meet the Fitness to Respond Requirements for performing firefighting duties.
  • Skills in hazard recognition, risk assessment, problem-solving, and decision-making is an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of Industrial Firefighting apparatus and foam generation equipment
  • Perform other Shift Emergency Response Team Lead duties as required.
  • Previous experience with the National Incident Management System (NIMS 100, 200, 300) is an advantage
  • Certifications in the following/ equivalent is preferred:
    • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1081 Interior and Exterior
    • NFPA 472 Hazardous Waste Technician
    • NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescue
    • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), or Paramedic


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