Engineer - Maintenance (Off-Plot)



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023
, Philippines

Job Family Group:

Technical Support Jobs

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

Business unit:

Projects and Technology

Experience Level:

Early Careers

Job Description:

The new SEAM organization integrates Safety, Environment & Asset Management activities, with a broad geographical footprint, that will support Shell’s business & assets around the world.

The vision of SEAM is to provide capability across the spectrum of Safety, Environment and Asset Management with:

  • shaping the future ways of working through introducing to the business new technology and news way of working, including e.g. digital, SBO, and real-time, data-driven, end-to-end optimization and risk management, but also global programs like Human Performance Based Safety Philosophy.
  • providing performance feedback driving disciplined execution to deliver reliable, predictable results
  • helping the businesses build their improvement plans and provide support to execute them
  • sustaining performance through strong core capabilities (internal, including SBO & contingent) through building expertise and a company-wide consistent approach

Purpose & Accountabilities

  • Responsible for preparing Off-plot work for Pernis so that it can be carried out safely, timely and efficiently.
  • Responsible for translating scope into a complete plan of execution with required materials, resources, and a corresponding cost estimate.
  • Assessing the quality of incoming notifications (requests for work)
  • Prevents the buildup of backlog by preparing work on time.
  • Active application of the AMS-ME procedures to the planning process for the discipline in question and propagating this to fellow planners
  • Controls pre-scheduling relationship between BSD and BFD for relevant discipline in GSAP and impact on the schedule.
  • Ensure proper data quality for Off-plot in GSAP
  • Ensure that costs are booked correctly and that workorders are financially closed in time.
  • Contribute to the MeMi (scope change) process for outsourced work.
  • Look for and realize cost optimizations.
  • Gives input to the Major Maintenance lead planner with regard to the performance of the Off-plot planning process.
  • Gives input to the budgeting cycle of Off-plot.
  • Manages documentation and administration of prepared Off-plot work and transactions (e.g. mail correspondence, quotations, etc.)
  • Items within the job:
  • STA:

- Preventive maintenance

- Rope access inspection pipebridges

- NRV’s/ Safety’s

- CUPS project Europoort

- Exchange brand water equipment

  • Develop job plans for Mechanical-Static works (e.g. replace fat / clean valves, clean-up traces, rope access inspection pipe bridges, maintenance of NRVs/PSVs, replacement of firewater equipment, create simple CAIRs) with a cost-driven focus and with the asset/shell standards/Best Practices of float-based scheduling and cost control.
  • Prepare Initial response, carry out assessment, ensure correct prioritization of work, troubleshoot & propose technical solutions virtually, co-ordinate discussion with stakeholders, conduct Risk Assessment, ensure good QA/QC, record keeping, & final job closure to enable high equipment reliability & plant technical availability.
  • Job hazard assessment, setting out risks anticipated required while performing tasks and creating Permit to work
  • First level diagnosis of damage history, determining the failure mode on the basis of anomaly reports and information given in corrective maintenance work request/ notification.
  • Improving productivity by ensuring the resource, special tool, material and service requirements availability before the job begins
  • Constantly engage with site maintenance leads, original equipment manufacturers, vendors and modify the work packs as recommended/required by the site maintenance personnel.
  • Anticipate & plan for mandatory spares, tools and tackles and manpower required for Mechanical-Static equipment, if required from the vendors and accommodate the information in the work pack
  • Should be able to coordinate with Third Party Vendors, OEMs and Service Providers for execution of specific targeted maintenance scopes. Understand the process of mobilization of manpower to offshore asset.
  • Able to initiate a purchase requisition, track supply chain, find the right material masters and verify the correctness of bills of materials.
  • Understand the concept of manhour estimation for maintenance activities by incorporating HOTT, referring Global norms and best practices etc.,
  • Develop work planning through SAP with clear understanding of all required information and documentation to execute a job in the field.
  • Understand the concept of work clustering for complex multi-discipline scopes using scheduling tools like Primavera to be able to optimize timeline for a shutdown or campaign.


  • No Annual budgets which you directly control but can have influence over department and production area budgets.
  • No direct staff, but the candidate is expected to coach/mentor less experienced staff
  • Strong proficiency in using English for both spoken and written communication,
  • Exposes the individual to all cultural backgrounds and organizational levels, across diverse time zones.
  • The role will involve working in shifts (Afternoon/Evening/Late Evening Shifts) to have enough interface with the asset/plant to be supported remotely/virtually.
  • Ability to work under pressure and perform multitask simultaneously.
  • May involve travelling to various operating units/sites across the globe as per requirements.
  • Responsible for all Planning activities for the Static Equipment planning with a total purchase order value of significant amount

Skills & Requirements:-

  • University Degree in Mechanical/Metallurgical/ Industrial/Oil & Gas or any other equivalent maintenance related Engineering Degree.
  • Mandatory 5+ years of Industrial/field experience in operations and maintenance/ maintenance planning/engineering in Refineries/ Petrochemicals industries.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience as Maintenance Coordinator, Corrective Maintenance Planner, Work Preparer, Maintenance Engineer utilizing SAP software in in Refineries/ Petrochemicals industries
  • Candidate should have good exposure to Maintenance Execution, Risk Assessment, Knowledge of MOC procedure, FSR Creation/Review process, HSSE regulations, policies and procedures, plant operating limits, safeguards, and interactions between process units while supporting Shell’s Upstream, DSM or IG units.
  • Virtual Working Experience is preferable.
  • Skill in PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, SAP Blueprint / GSAP, Excel, Power BI
  • Works effectively in a Team environment, takes guidance through work instruction.
  • Working knowledge of Blade/Asset Management System (used to be Game Maintenance Execution) maintenance processes in Shell Oil & Gas.
  • Self-starter, good communication, report-writing, and presentation skills.
  • Customer focus with strong stakeholder management, strong aptitude for Learner Mindset
  • Flexibility to move quickly across changing priorities and manage multiple Projects/Programs
  • Ability to independently, resourcefully, and creatively research and implement new solutions
  • A good understanding of the Upstream/DS/IG business and how it works.
  • Ability to engage and effectively communicate at all levels inside and outside Shell and within different cultural settings.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to challenge and ability to build internal and external relationships based on trust and to integrate across multiple functions.



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