Company: Shell
Skills: Safety Engineering
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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

What the role is and where you fit in

We are looking for a Technical Safety Engineer who will provide Technical and Process Safety support to Shell Canada's Upstream Unconventional segment, specifically for Production Operations and Projects & Technology (P&T) teams. The successful candidate for the role will be based in Calgary and will be the first point of contact/support for our Groundbirch asset, which entails 20% travel to the site.

The main goal of the Technical Safety Engineer is to utilize technical knowledge and skills to achieve process safety excellence, ensuring that the asset remains reliable and competitive without the threat of serious incidents and injuries.
This role provides an opportunity of applying different technical/process safety tools to a wide range of issues ranging from new projects to modifications and support of existing operating assets.

Other accountabilities include:
  • Identification, assessment and documentation of HSSE hazards.
  • Risk reduction and control strategies for significant hazards.
  • Plan/Organize/Scribe/Lead HSSE risk assessment workshops: HAZIDs/HAZOPs.
  • Perform physical effects modelling studies as needed to support decision-making.
  • Responsible for the Technical Safety/HSSE in Project deliverables for the Asset Project development/execution team, as well as input to other discipline deliverables.
  • Applying HEMP & ALARP risk concepts throughout project lifecycles.
  • Support Asset with AIPSM Scorecard trends and assurance.
  • Support Management of Change processes as a reviewer of changes as well as a facilitator of appropriate Process Hazard Analysis.
  • Author/integrator of Asset HSSE Case on behalf of the OM - planning for updates, ensuring Hazards & Effects Register, Safety Critical Elements and Tasks are identified and handed to OM.
  • Maintain close working relationship with Asset Surveillance and Technical Team.
  • Support "fit-for-purpose" implementation of HSSE CF Standards and Management System consistent with other Unconventional Assets.
  • Support and/or lead incident investigations/audits related to LOPC's and Process Safety.
  • Support the implementation of the Process Safety Fundamentals in Operations and Design, analyze trends to support decision making
  • Support Production Operations Annual Process Safety Review.
  • Develop and lead Technical/Process training as required for the asset.
If you are interested in learning more about Shell's business portfolio, how Technical and Process Safety works in the Unconventionals space and be embedded as a resource person who takes part in its success, then we are looking for you!

Company Description

In Canada, we do everything from exploring for oil and gas, to refining and manufacturing, to discovering new ways to reduce emissions, to delivering fuels to our customers from coast to coast.

We have many successful businesses and projects across Canada, including:
  • a strong and rapidly growing Upstream business built around the Montney and the Duvernay shale plays, on a foundation of Foothills sour gas;
  • a successful Downstream business anchored in our Sarnia refinery (Ontario) and our Scotford refinery and upgrader (Alberta) as well as our two world-class petrochemicals plants near Edmonton;
  • a network of 1,300 retail sites across Canada - a vital point of connection for our customers to us - which makes us one of the pre-eminent fuel retailers in the country;
  • strong Aviation, Sulphur and Lubricants businesses;
  • an innovative Supply and Trading business;
  • a prospective LNG export project in Kitimat, B.C.
Canada is especially well-suited to offer lower carbon energy solutions thanks to our highly experienced workforce, our abundance of natural resources and supportive government policies. In Canada, Shell is actively exploring opportunities to invest in new fuels for transport, renewable power and customer solutions enabled by digital technology to lead the global movement towards cleaner energy.


What we need from you

We are looking for a Technical/Process Safety professional with a background in Production Operations and/or Project Engineering and at least seven (7) years of oil and gas industry experience in surface facilities, operation, design, production technology or projects.

Other requirements for the role:
  • Legal right to work in Canada without sponsorship.
  • B.Sc in Engineering, Advanced Science degree, or P.Eng designation.
  • Knowledge of technical risk assessment tools such as HAZID, HAZOP, and physical effects modeling and relevant industry codes related to process safety is beneficial.
  • Must be open to travelling from Calgary to Groundbirch, BC as required.
  • Experience in facilitating (workshops, risk-based decisions, project teams) is beneficial.
  • Experience in Stakeholder Management.
  • Strong planning, coordination, influencing and leadership skills.


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