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Shell Emergency Response Team Lead - Monaca, PA in Monaca, Pennsylvania


Job Title:

Emergency Response Team Lead - Monaca, PA

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Job Description:

The Shell Polymers Monaca Plant, formerly known as Project Franklin, will be a world-scale petrochemical plant in Western Pennsylvania that upgrades locally-produced ethane from Marcellus and Utica shale formations gas production to make polyethylene. As construction of the site progresses, the site is now growing to support Commissioning and Start-Up activities and prepare for full operation in the early 2020s.

The Emergency Response Team Lead provides leadership and supervision to the Emergency Response Technicians. This position will function as the Incident Commander for emergencies and ensure adequate response to protect People, Environment, the Asset, and the Shell reputation. The Team Lead will be the initial contact for all Health and Safety issues outside of normal business hours. This position should be a Subject Matter Expert in Industrial Emergency Response and have knowledge in Active Fire Protection systems and Process Safety. This role will ensure that the Emergency Response processes, training, and drills are completed as required and mobile equipment is maintained and ready to respond.

Supervise the Emergency Response Technicians, which includes annual performance reviews, coaching, and development plans. Establish and maintain a program of exercises that test Emergency Response Plans and Procedures. Work with Internal and External stakeholders in the planning and execution for Emergency Response initiatives. Lead the development of the Site Pre-Incident Plans. Develop and lead on-shift exercises for the Shift Emergency Response team. Support the development and maintenance of the training program for the Shift Emergency Response Team to enable them to further develop and be competent to perform their assigned response duties safely and effectively. Support Emergency Response documentation and ensure the site retains records for periods defined by local legal requirements and the Company’s Records Management System. Interface with the Production Team Leads daily. Provide oversight for all Firewater permitting. Support the site’s testing and periodic maintenance of all mobile and fixed emergency response equipment. Respond to site emergencies and support activities outside of normal working schedule.

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Emergency Response

Country of Work Location:

United States

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.


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Shell Polymers Monaca is committed to creating a legacy of care, respect, and innovation for future generations, and is seeking team members whose behaviors align with our core values of Ownership, Innovation, Partnership, Communityship, and Customer-Centricity.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Fire Protection, Emergency Response, or related technical degree or certifications.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Emergency Response in an industrial or related setting.

  • With at least 3 years’ experience in supervision of direct or indirect reports.

  • Must meet the Fitness to Respond Requirements for performing firefighting duties.

  • Skills in hazard recognition, risk assessment, problem-solving, and decision-making is an advantage.

  • Working knowledge of Industrial Firefighting apparatus and foam generation equipment

  • Perform other Shift Emergency Response Team Lead duties as required.

  • Previous experience with the National Incident Management System (NIMS 100, 200, 300) is an advantage

  • Certifications in the following/ equivalent is preferred:

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1081 Interior and Exterior

  • NFPA 472 Hazardous Waste Technician

  • NFPA 1006 Standard for Technical Rescue

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), or Paramedic

City, State (if applicable):

Monaca, Pennsylvania