Shell EI Technician in Curtis Island, Australia


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EI Technician

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Job Description:

The E&I Technician will work with and support the Lead Technician and Supervisor through the execution of maintenance activities to ensure the highest standards in reliability and availability of equipment are achieved. In this role you will be accountable for high quality fault finding, autonomously troubleshooting, inspecting, testing, adjusting and repairing instrumentation equipment to satisfy appropriate governing standards.

The candidate we are seeking to appoint will work closely with team members and ensure compliance to manufacturer guidelines, maintenance agreements and warrantees. You will participate and assist with equipment performance checks, ensure thorough maintenance records are entered into the Maintenance Management System. Working collaboratively, you will provide technical assistance in major maintenance works such as shutdowns, overhauling, and other works. You will provide technical advice on all instrumented and electrical equipment and share learned knowledge to team members.

In addition, from time to time involvement in shutdown activities may require:

  • Coordination and supervision of shutdown activities

  • Input into handover of equipment for maintenance from and to Operations.

  • Participate in shutdown Toolbox meetings.

  • Assist with development of the shutdown maintenance scope of work

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Company Description:

Your interest in working for Shell Australia is the first step towards a great career that focuses on securing an energy future for generations to come. Shell Australia can offer you a platform from which you can propel your career and work on projects as diverse as the game-changing Prelude FLNG, industry-leading QGC project in Queensland, or our range of upstream exploration and development opportunities. Shell has been in Australia since 1901. Today Shell Australia is focused largely in the upstream sector, especially in the exploration, development and production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil.


Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining field instrumentation including sensors, transmitters and control valves.

  • Demonstrated experience within an Oil and Gas or Process environment.

  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining Low Voltage (LV) electrical systems including motor controls, generator control, and associated switchgear.

  • Current Electrical License recognised by the Queensland Electrical Licensing Board.

  • Certificate III in Electro Technology Instrumentation coupled with demonstrated experience.

  • EEHA Certification for gas environments coupled with demonstrated experience.

  • Experience with fault find instrument loops including the inputs/outputs of Distributed Control System (DCS) and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems.

  • Experience with Permit to Work (PTW) systems and safety monitoring systems.

  • The ability to apply company and industry standards and skilled in the application of functional assurance processes.

If you have these skills, relevant qualifications, broad and specialist competencies relevant to the petroleum, gas and energy sector we would love to hear from you.

City, State (if applicable):

Curtis Island