Facility Engineer

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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5 + Years Experience

Company: Shell
Skills: Facilities Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

What is the role

Your role as member of the Facility Engineering team is to ensure the reliability and integrity of Shell Midstream's assets. The Facility Engineering team is responsible for the safe and reliable operation of crude and product transportation assets operated by Shell Midstream. The team is passionate about protecting Shell Midstream's License to Operate and Reputation by preventing HSSE incidents and meeting our customer's needs. Primary workplace will be in the Greater New Orleans & Southeast Louisiana. Site visits and execution of technical support activities will be at onshore locations in Southeast Louisiana.

  • Operations Support - Provide technical support for the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of assets. Troubleshoot and mitigate operational issues.
  • Budget Planning - Identify appropriate business and safety risk associated with threats and opportunities. Maintain the Asset Master Plan for assigned assets.
  • Project Engineering Support - Participate in HAZOP, HAZID, and Human Factor reviews. Ensure project delivery meets the technical premise.
  • Asset Risk Management - Originate and Manage operations required Management of Change (MOCs.) Prepare PSSR/Statement of Fitness for asset restarts.
  • Drawing Reviews and Revisions - Serve as custodian of Critical Drawings including drawing revisions and reviews.
  • Facilitating Asset Care plans - Identifying and selecting the right preventative maintenance plans for pipeline equipment.
  • Lead and/or Support Root Cause Analysis Investigations to identify causes to undesired process safety events, develop corrective actions, and share learnings within Shell Midstream.

Special Challenges
  • Multiple active pipelines and stations require ability to carry multiple projects and actions at same time and managing competing priorities.
  • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with internal stakeholders, co-owners, and government regulatory agencies.
  • Identification and implementation of best practices and opportunities to streamline ways of working, including process improvement.
  • Team and stakeholders are spread across different physical locations, requiring in-person and virtual collaboration. Communication, engagement, and documentation skills are critical.

What we need from you


Ability to provide operations technical support and local asset knowledge to projects while maintaining process safety and reliability of asset base. Beyond that, we hope to see as many of the following in your professional history:

Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years' professional experience
  • Knowledge of pipeline systems and operations
  • Knowledge of codes and regulations that govern pipelines
  • Communications and facilitation skills
  • Innovative, flexible, and have a Learner Mindset
  • Ability to engage stakeholders
  • Ability to identify and rank business and safety risk
  • Ability to demonstrate visible leadership at operated sites
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work well in a diverse, multidisciplinary team environment using virtual and in-person collaboration

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.