Company: Shell
Skills: Electrical Technician
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Convent, Louisiana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Job Description

As an Instrumentation/Electrical Technician, your responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Troubleshooting and making field repairs to safety shutdown systems
• Troubleshooting and correcting ladder logic
• Troubleshooting and repairing PLC control interfaces
• Troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating, tuning and aligning controllers
• Troubleshooting, calibrating and making field repairs to control valves
• Troubleshooting, calibrating and making field repairs to positioners
• Troubleshooting, calibrating and making field repairs to actuators
• Troubleshooting and repairing level measurement equipment
• Troubleshooting transducers
• Troubleshooting and repairing vibration measurement instrumentation
• Understanding of proper application of pressure rated piping/tubing fittings
• Troubleshooting, calibrating, configuring and repairing electronic transmitters
• Troubleshooting, calibrating, configuring and repairing DCS systems
• Overhauling, repairing and calibrating displacer level controls
• Using pressure test equipment
• Troubleshooting, calibrating and repairing pressure switches
• Troubleshooting, calibrating and repairing regulators
• Troubleshoot, calibrate and repairing Analyzer systems
• Troubleshooting and repairing 240V, 480V and 4160V equipment
• Troubleshooting and repairing power generation and distribution equipment
• Test, troubleshoot and repair AC variable frequency motor drives
• Install, troubleshoot and repair DC battery banks and battery chargers
• Troubleshoot and repair phased and DC electric motors
• Troubleshoot and repair electrical switch­gear equipment

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.


Prefer at least a minimum of 3 years experience as an Instrumentation Electrical Technician ­OR ­military experience ­ OR ­an educational background in instrumentation/electrical maintenance
  • Must have prior experience in instrumentation/electrical field in an industrial, manufacturing or military work environment
  • Must be able to successfully demonstrate proficiency in calibrating miscellaneous equipment during interview process
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa
  • Must be at least 18 year of age
  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently and understand operating procedures
  • 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
  • Able to work while wearing a respirator or Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • To respond 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
  • Normal work schedules are 9/80 (80 hours in 9 days, Mon-­Fri). However, for turnarounds and call-­outs, candidates must be willing to work at least 12 consecutive hours each day, up to 9 consecutive days
  • 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
  • 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 drug 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
  • Willingness to travel proximate to site without reimbursement and achieve satisfactory results on Shell's pre-employment testing batteries


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