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Shell Shell Catalysts & Technologies Maintenance Mechanic - Martinez, CA in Martinez, California


Job Title:

Shell Catalysts & Technologies Maintenance Mechanic - Martinez, CA

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Job Description:

Mechanical Craft workers repair and maintain process equipment. This includes disassembling/assembling equipment, machining and fabrication of parts, troubleshooting, and overall maintenance of equipment. Repairs and troubleshooting may be done on equipment such as pumps, compressors, fans, valves, blowers, conveyors and gearboxes. Fabrication and machining would be accomplished using such machines as lathes, vertical and horizontal mills and welding machines. Specific duties include:

  • Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or calipers

  • Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders

  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products

  • Insert shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts

  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, plumb bobs and laser alignment

  • Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools

  • Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill

  • Signal crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate, and align unit to centerline

  • Move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks

  • Repair or maintain the operating condition of industrial production or processing machinery or equipment

  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery or equipment

  • Disassemble machinery or equipment to remove parts and make repairs

  • Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery

  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear

  • Analyze test results, machine error messages, or information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems

  • Record parts or materials used and order or requisition new parts or materials as necessary

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Company Description:

Shell Oil Company, including its consolidated companies and its share in equity companies, is one of America's leading oil and natural gas producers, natural gas marketers, gasoline marketers and petrochemical manufacturers. Shell, a leading oil and gas producer in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, is a recognized pioneer in oil and gas exploration and production technology. Shell Oil Company is an affiliate of the Shell Group, which operates in over 140 countries and territories employing more than 109,000 people. CRI/Criterion Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shell Group, supplies total packages of catalysts, services and solutions for refinery and petrochemical plants. Criterion Catalysts & Technologies and CRI Catalyst Company, are subsidiaries of CRI/Criterion Inc. Criterion Catalysts & Technologies provides hydroprocessing, reforming and specialty catalysts to the refining industry and CRI Catalyst Company provides EO, VAM, styrene, hydrogenation, specialty and environmental catalysts to the petrochemical industry.


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  • 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 years old

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English proficiently

  • Must have the minimum of a high school diploma or GED

  • Willing to live within 90 minutes of site in order to attend to emergencies

  • 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)

  • 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 pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair and oral fluids 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

  • Willing to attend and achieve satisfactory results on pre-employment testing

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years current and continuous Mechanical experience in an industrial environment OR have completed an Associate of Applied Science in a Mechanical discipline or a certificate of completion in an accredited four (4) semester Mechanical course

City, State (if applicable):

Martinez, CA