Company: Shell
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Where you fit in

The Marine Discipline Planner is responsible for planning, discipline-specific (Marine) corrective, preventative maintenance, and minor modification activities while accounting for safety/health/environmental factors, reliability, and cost in support of production assets in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). As an experienced collaborator capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple competing priorities. Ability to develop and foster positive working relationships with Planning Team members, asset leadership, and all asset-based personnel is a necessity. Accountable for the overall planning and execution of Marine activities including Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPs) coordination with the asset and budgeting significant spend. This role will execute planning in both routine and major maintenance.

What is the role

As a Marine Discipline Planner, you are responsible for the planning of safe, efficient, and cost-effective execution of maintenance work offshore on GoM floating assets by performing activities necessary to make maintenance work executable. The role is needed to provide onshore based maintenance and project planning support for marine related systems and equipment. The incumbent must be fully conversant with the systems, manuals, procedures, and checklists in place to perform complex work prep activities for marine systems. More specifically, your role will include:
  • Leading the overall planning and coordination tasks of Marine and Lifeboat preventive and corrective maintenance: Specific areas being those applicable to marine systems - propulsion, hull structures, station keeping (turrets/moorings) cargo systems and machinery (bilge and ballast, ventilation, electrical systems, corrosion protection systems, etc.)
  • Perform complex work prep activities for work orders requiring specialized subject matter expertise including but not limited to: detailed procedural job steps, identification of and coordination with 3rd party and/or construction needs for orders with support activity requirements, identification of and requisition of required materials/services to facilitate repairs at the asset, enter / update schedule needs as appropriate, identify production and/or personnel on board impacts, adhere to budget limits, seek platform leadership/finance approval as needed, adjust start date based upon needs of the asset/constraints
  • Planning and facilitating coordination meetings, actions from those meetings, and follow up with action owners to ensure completion to deliver the required maintenance, inspections, and other offshore work
  • Working with the offshore team to ensure full visibility of system defects/maintenance tasks and that they are effectively captured in the system (SAP)
  • Ensuring that the stakeholders are fully updated as to the marine maintenance status of the assets
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of international, national and classification society rules and regulations which apply to maintenance and inspection activities
  • Consulting with Discipline Engineers as needed for technical assistance
  • Ensuring that Marine and Lifeboat related requests from offshore or onshore technical support functions for advice and/or support are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Setting up, supporting & conducting Corrective Maintenance/Preventive Maintenance (CM/PM) review meetings for lifeboats & rescue craft- and attending & participating in Lifeboat & Rescue Craft inspection review meetings
  • Coordinating schedules with Shell Crane/Lifeboat Inspectors for annual lifeboat & rescue craft inspections and major maintenance activities, and coordinating work prep activities with other Maintenance Team members as needed or as directed by Maintenance Team Leads

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis
  • Open for HS Diploma graduates or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3+ years' of relevant experience
  • Must be able to obtain a valid TWIC
  • Must be able to obtain THUET certification

Because of the considerable number of stakeholders touched by this position, a strong operational background, excellent people skills and ability to work across team and within cross discipline teams will set you apart. A personal commitment to Safety as a Value is crucial to the success of this role. You will need to work with others to achieve results and exercise independent judgement and initiative in decision making. Additionally, you will have:
  • Familiarity working with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for typical marine systems, including U.S. based and non-U.S. based suppliers
  • Considerable depth of marine regulations, knowledge in design, construction, operations, and maintenance from applicable governing bodies including U.S. Coast Guard and American Bureau of Shipping
  • Experience with SAP and Maintenance Execution Work Process Preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written command of English

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.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

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

A rewarding place to work

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.