Company: Shell
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Norco, Louisiana, United States
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Job Description

Pressure Equipment Integrity (PEI) Inspectors are responsible for providing PEI assurance for an assigned operating unit. The Unit Inspector position is a challenging role that ensures all pressure equipment is designed, fabricated, operated, inspected, maintained, modified, and repaired in a manner that provides pressure integrity and cost effective reliability. Equipment within the Inspector's responsibility includes pressure vessels, heat exchangers, tanks, relief valves, and piping systems. The PEI Inspector ensures compliance with pressure equipment laws and regulations and applicable industry codes, standards, and recommended practices.



  • Work closely with the team to establish inspection schedules, identify corrosion threats, monitor equipment condition, analyze inspection data, and make recommendations to ensure safe operation of pressure equipment
  • Provide daily run and maintain pressure integrity support for assigned operating area
  • Provide integrity assurance with a full understanding of the corrosion and deterioration mechanisms in their unit area
  • Respond to leak events to understand cause and develop recommendations to prevent recurrence
  • Writes Corrective Action Inspection Requests (CAIR's) for Maintenance to carry out pressure equipment repairs and provide technical support and guidance as an active member of the operating area Production Team
  • Document inspections and associated repair work in the Integrity Management System (IMS)
  • Assure that inspection records are current, accurate, and comply with applicable regulations, codes, and department procedures
  • Have a good working knowledge of pressure integrity requirements and know when to seek specialist advice and assistance
  • Maintain API certifications for vessels, piping, and tank inspection
  • Prepare the PEI inspection plan and work scope for unit turnarounds
  • Participate in scope review meetings and work with Turnaround Planners to develop detailed work plans
  • Serves as the Inspection Coordinator during the actual turnaround execution


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.



  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 5+ years of experience as a unit inspector in manufacturing facilities
  • Experience involving stationary equipment (piping, vessels, tanks, etc.) is preferred
  • At least two of the following API Certifications: 510, 570, and/or 653
  • Familiarity with risk-based inspection methodology and application
  • Possess a good understanding of NDE techniques and applications (UT, RT, PT, AUT, PAUT)
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills
  • Proven ability to self-manage multiple complex work processes by setting priorities and making decisions
  • Work well as a member of a team with the willingness to step out in a leadership fashion to take on tough issues or deliver difficult news
  • High degree of passion, commitment, and integrity to the job



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