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

  • Verify and perform work as requested on approved work orders, follow up, and sign off.
  • Provide feedback to planner/schedulers to improve plan and schedule quality.
  • Troubleshoot cause of equipment failures and make repairs on piping systems, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, heaters, and filters in conjunction with routine and preventative maintenance functions.
  • Direct/lead team members and contractors when required.
  • Interface with Operations, Engineering, and other stakeholders.
  • Read and interpret documentation, specification, blueprints, sketches and plans to become familiar with job specifications.
  • Select, install and remove flanged pipe and fittings per SDP's sites orders and specifications.
  • Select, install and remove sections of pipe or tubing per SDP's sites orders and specifications.
  • Determine type of valve to use for different purposes (e.g., angle/ball/butterfly/check/gate/globe/knife/needle/plug/pressure relief/three way/wafer.)
  • Repair flange leaks, including tightening or replacing bolts, flanges, and gaskets.
  • Understand gasket specifications and selections.
  • Understand and perform basic rigging.
  • Inspect scaffolding set up by other for appropriate Shell specifications.
  • Set up a work site, permitting, moving materials, placing barriers and flagging tape, warning signs, JSA's per Shell specifications.
  • Read work orders, bills of materials, and job and safety instructions to determine nature and location of work.
  • Understand and have the ability to install different styles of blinds to isolate equipment (e.g., slip/spectacle/rated/bleed blinds.)
  • Willing to work in adverse conditions such as breathing air, confined spaces, heights.


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 be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of current experience as a Pipefitter in a catalyst, petrochemical or refining work environment OR military equivalent
  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation
  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation
  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation
  • To attend to emergencies, successful candidates must reside within 90 minutes of the site, or be willing to relocate to within 90 minutes of the site without relocation assistance
  • Willing to work an 8 hour schedule and extended shifts as well as overtime as required
  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends
  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies
  • Willing to work while wearing a respirator or SCBA
  • Possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States
  • Must currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card. Note, information regarding TWIC qualification standards may be found at
  • As a part of the preemployment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all preemployment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair and oral fluids testing
  • Willing to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's safety policies and initiatives
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies
  • Willing to achieve satisfactory results on pre-employment testing.



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