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Subsea Engineer

Company name
Shell .

Houston, TX, United States

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Posted on
Jun 09, 2023

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Texas, United States of America

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Discipline Engineering

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Posting Start Date:

May 17, 2023

Business unit:

Projects and Technology

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

Where you fit in –

This job is for the Vito Waterflood project team, which is part of the overall Brownfield Projects Group in the Gulf of Mexico. This job offers the opportunity to grow and develop technical and project management skills in an area that is critical to current and future Deepwater developments, as well as being transferable outside of Deepwater. There is significant accountability for meeting overall design and operability objectives.

This position will report to the Vito Waterflood Project Manager as part of the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Deepwater Projects organization. The selected candidate for this position will serve as a Subsea Project Engineer, to provide subsea technical support with a project delivery mindset, focused on delivery of best-in-class subsea systems.

The Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Deepwater Projects organization executes Deepwater subsea projects throughout the Americas. On an industry wide basis, this group is recognized as a leader in Deepwater subsea systems, having installed Deepwater subsea projects since 1994 and actively working on over a dozen at this time.

Staff in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Deepwater Projects organization have the following general responsibilities:

Utilize Shell standard work processes (Performance agreements, HSSE management process, Management of Change process, etc.).

Interface coordination with other project and discipline engineers.

Coordinating the use of external/contract resources to support the engineering activities.

Solicitation and evaluation of Operations input.

Development and maintenance of applicable drawings and engineering design documents.

Shared accountability for cost, schedule, safety, and reliability with the other project team members.

What’s the role –

The successful applicant will support the execution of the project in concert with Subsea Lead and the Project Manager spanning the project life cycle from Define Phase to Commissioning and Startup.

The job scope may include:

Apply effective HSSE management of risk, provide leadership in HSSE and ensure process safety in design. Incorporate HSSE and regulatory requirements into operability plans and system design.

Provide systems view for all subsea technical scope and integrate subsystem work packages into a composite system that meets the design intent.

Manage subsea requirements in the project Basis for Design and Subsea Field Layout

Collaborate across disciplines, and manage subsea technical interfaces with Subsurface/Wells/Topsides/Operations

Coordinate development of subsea commissioning procedures and provide design input to operating guidelines

Execute project work processes including Opportunity Realization Process, Management of Change, HSSE Management Systems, Technical Assurance Frameworks, etc.

What we need from you -

Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

·Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. With five plus (5 ) years’ subsea engineering experience

Strong HSSE commitment and demonstrated process safety leadership skills.

Soft skills

Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work within multi-disciplined/multi-cultural teams.

Ability to manage multiple, often conflicting cross-discipline priorities while maintaining delivery focus.

Clear communications skills (written and verbal) to synthesize and communicate technical recommendations.

Ability to deal with multiple, often conflicting, goals and priorities while maintaining delivery focus and stakeholder management.

Communicate effectively with management, external bodies, and all level of employees.

Work through others to achieve results.

Company description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in among other exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of oil products, chemicals, electric power, renewables and energy solutions.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards f performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment processes, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.



Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Shell/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability. As a US Federal Contractor, hiring selections are subject to periodic audit review and documentation of your selections should be maintained for a period of three calendar years. It is the policy of Shell in the U.S. (“Shell”) to provide equal opportunity to all individuals, employees and all qualified applicants for employment consistent with employment requirements and qualifications. Shell prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. All employees are expected to support this policy and contribute to an environment of equal opportunity. If you need an accommodation for a disability during the resourcing process, please speak with an HR representative.

According to the United Nations, the global population could increase to more than 10 billion people. A key role for society – and for Shell – is to find ways to meet the growing demand for energy, with less carbon emissions. We need people who dare to think differently – to take part in developing tomorrow’s energy solutions today.

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