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Shell Pressure Equipment Integrity Supervisor - Martinez, CA in Martinez, California


Job Title:

Pressure Equipment Integrity Supervisor - Martinez, CA

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Job Description:

The PEI (Pressure Equipment Integrity) Supervisor is responsible for leading, guiding and mentoring the PEI Specialists to effectively complete the Martinez PEI process inspection tasks and tactics, including schedules and corrective recommendation for the entire site.

The primary stakeholders for this role are Operations, Maintenance and Turnaround to provide the site with 24/7 PEI inspection coverage on day to day plant issues, during planned unit turnaround or during unplanned operational/equipment upsets. This is a key leadership role in the PEI dept. that requires active contribution towards strategic decisions for the PEI Department and supports departmental accountabilities & responsibilities. The role includes the day-to-day responsibility for direct supervision, functional reporting and HR administrative activities of the PEI specialists and contractor support.

This is a critical position to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, industry codes, standards and recommended practices, as well as Shell standards and best practices.

Additionally, the PEI Supervisor is accountable of the following -

  • Deliver technical assurance of accuracy and on time inspection schedules (corrosion, internal/external, reassessments, state permit inspection) for the site.

  • Responsible for direct supervision (Goal Zero 10:1), competency assurance (development) and performance management of 12 Inspector FTEs.

  • Provide leadership in the PEI Department, including contribution to PEI Department direction and goal setting.

  • Provide technical input for development of detailed inspection strategies for pressure equipment, tanks, relief devices, piping, etc.

  • Identify opportunities to achieve optimal performance and efficiency of PEI activities.

  • Provide leadership support planning (milestones) and execution (Goal Zero and schedule) of major site turnarounds.

  • Ensure the application of standards such as ASME Code, API Practices, and Corporate Standards.

  • Provide technical input during development of risk-based repair plan options.

  • Deliver development (where applicable) and regular revisions of PEI Inspection procedures and internal (IGP18) audit activities.

  • Assist with resourcing special emphasis assignments and department improvement programs.

  • Contribute towards root cause analysis of pressure equipment related failures and ensure all leaks are sufficiently investigated to understand cause, develop long-term solutions, and revise inspection strategies as needed.

  • Provide assurance of inspection documentation for accuracy, consistency, completeness, and compliance with procedures.

  • Assure appropriate communication of pressure equipment activities with Operations, Maintenance and Turnaround customers and site management.

  • Oversee PEI specialist support and staffing for site reliability threats (MTA), Radar (audit) and Fountain (incident) actions.

  • Contract Holder for site NDE contract to work with contractor Project Manager to ensure safe, accurate and cost effective NDE work is performed.

  • Primary owner of the Temporary Inspector program including recruiting, selecting, assignment of appropriate mentors to candidates


Key role for Shared Stewardship of Assets for Pressure Equipment Integrity across entire organization and help others in the organization understand their role in maintaining equipment integrity as related to Pressure Equipment inspection schedules.

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Operations (Prod & Mfg)

Country of Work Location:

United States

Employment Type:

Full Time

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 exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of 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.

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.

Note: Equilon Enterprises LLC d/b/a Shell Oil Products US (Shell) announced it has reached an agreement for the sale of Shell’s Martinez Refinery in California to PBF Holding Company LLC, a subsidiary of PBF Energy, Inc., for $1.0 billion consideration, plus the value of hydrocarbon inventory, crude oil supply, and product offtake agreements, and other adjustments. The transaction is subject to closing conditions and regulatory approvals and is expected to close in 2019. Individuals hired to the Martinez Refinery, including, but not limited to, individuals hired through this job posting, are not expected to continue employment with Shell after completion of the sale. PBF Holding Company, LLC is expected to extend offers of employment to Shell’s Martinez employees upon the completion of the sale, subject to the terms and conditions of the sale. The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, terms, and conditions of the job, and may be subject to change at any time.


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Work Location:

California - Martinez Refinery


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

  • At least High school diploma or equivalent.

  • With at least ten (10) years experience as a unit run and maintain inspector in a Oil & Gas or Petrochemical industry.

  • Must have API 510 and 570 certificates; API 653 or 936 are highly desirable.

  • Possess a good understanding of NDE techniques and applications (UT, RT, PT, AUT, PAUT)

  • Must be a proactive and independent worker capable of integrating with a self-directed team environment, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Possess excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, be able to work with people and lead teams.

  • Must be able to pass all the physical requirements and be able to wear a respirator, work at elevated heights and in a confined space.

City, State (if applicable):

Martinez, CA