Company: Shell
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Asset Integrity Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Convent, Louisiana, United States
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Job Description

The Pressure Equipment Integrity (PEI) Engineer will provide technical support and leadership in pressure equipment engineering support to the Convent Refinery by working closely in a team environment. The Engineer will provide pressure equipment integrity technical assurance for refinery static equipment, including pressure vessels, heat exchangers (fired and unfired), tanks, relief devices, and piping systems.



  • Assure that pressure equipment and piping is maintained, inspected, and/or fabricated in a manner that provides pressure integrity and reliability
  • Understand current operating conditions and long term equipment integrity concerns in order to meet the above
  • Assure compliance with pressure equipment regulatory requirements and applicable industry and company codes, standards, and recommended practices:
    • ASME: B31.3, Section VIII, PCC-1
    • API: 510, 570, 653, 579, 571
    • Applicable ASTM standards
    • TEMA
  • Optimize the Equipment Integrity (EI) work process and work to further imbed the work process and improve linkage to other work processes at the site
  • Provide both Pressure Equipment Integrity AND site production reliability support in regard to Pressure Equipment
  • Provide advice/input/direction regarding pressure equipment design and or modifications
  • Review of Equipment rating calculations, design drawings, pipe stress analysis, and equipment data sheets
  • Support Management of Change (MOC) evaluations
  • Assess equipment and piping systems in regard to fitness for service
  • Support and/or lead causal investigations
  • Assist in defining Turnaround work scope
  • Develop a thorough understanding of applicable Internal and External design specifications, codes, standards, DEP, etc.
  • Provide Turnaround support during outages
  • Perform minimum thickness calculations on pressure vessels and piping
  • Conduct piping stress analysis (Caesar) and ASME Section VIII Div 1 design calculations (PVelite)
  • Network with other PEI Engineers or professional organizations to learn from others, share location experiences, and best practices
  • Participate in the planning of PEI department activities, development and execution of department goals, and the development, review, and updating of department procedures and site instructions


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 Engineering, preferably in Mechanical or Materials.
  • 5+ years of engineering experience in a "run and maintain" manufacturing site with exposure to pressure equipment design and fabrication.
  • Refinery or petrochemical industry is highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of API inspection codes (API 510/570/653) is preferred though certification is not required.
  • Computer proficiency with emphasis on use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and be familiar with or able to learn computer programs unique to PEI, such as PV Elite, Caesar Pipe Stress analysis, and Signal for FFS.
  • Awareness of welding, inspection, and NDE (Non-Destructive Examination) methods.
  • Self-starter who can set own goals and direction with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of handling multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with high initiative and strong organization and communication skills.
  • Physical capability to climb ladders/scaffolds and enter confined spaces during outages to evaluate Fitness For Service.



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