Company: Shell
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Norco Refinery, Louisiana, United States
Status: Active

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Job Description

The Control Systems Engineer is responsible for process control system performance and technical assurance for their assigned operating units. The Control Systems Engineer enables operations to efficiently and safely manage operating units using the process control system tools and equipment including field instrumentation, DCS hardware, baselayer controls, complex controls, and Instrumented Protective Function (IPF's) systems.


  • Serve as the focal point for control system technical assurance for all matters relating to process controls for their production team
  • Work with multiple DCS platforms including Yokogawa, Honeywell, and DeltaV Distributed Control Systems (DCS) platforms
  • Provide support and guidance to project teams regarding changes to instrumentation and controls systems
  • Maintain an awareness of all instrumentation processes and systems (controllers, sensors, safety, etc.)
  • Lead Change Management (MOC) activities
  • Assist with incident investigations and ensure lessons learned are incorporated into process safety


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
  • Bachelors degree in Chemical, Electrical, Process, or Industrial Engineering
  • 3+ years of instrumentation, process automation, and controls experience in a manufacturing or technical support environment
  • Knowledge of Honeywell, Emerson DeltaV, and/or Yokagawa platforms
  • Experience with Management of Change (MOC)
  • Awareness of safety reviews and Instrumented Safety Systems
  • Awareness of Instrumentation and Base Layer Controls practices
  • Able to work with diverse groups
  • Good organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written



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