Shell Electrical Maintenance Engineer in Pernis, Netherlands
Electrical Maintenance Engineer
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What's the role?
Our downstream manufacturing site at Pernis, Rotterdam is a joint oil refinery and chemicals manufacturing site. It produces a broad range of products that are used for various everyday products from paints to petrol.
Pernis has its own distribution system and power generation of approximately 200 megawatts. Power is distributed over the site on voltage levels of 66kV, 25kV, 11kV, 6kV, 3kV and low voltage. All kinds of electrical equipment can be found, e.g. HV and LV motors, HV and LV VSDS systems, UPS systems, generators, HV and LV switchgear. There is a large and complex project scope to replace aged equipment.
And that's why we need you: a hands-on Electrical Maintenance engineer to join our team. Several opportunities are available, such as Maintenance Engineering, Project Engineering and Field Engineering positions.
What will you do?
Our Pernis site is a great place for engineers who want to deepen and widen their technical skills. You'll join the team to give us your expertise on technical maintenance, project support, and assurance across the site (seven Refinery and two Chemicals production units at Pernis and Europoort). You’ll be the Maintenance engineer responsible for the technical support and assurance of the power generation and electrical distribution system on site.
Next to maintenance engineering, you will;
act as a senior authorised electrical person on site
collaborate closely with external partners like contractors, engineering contractors, and vendors. You'll help to manage the performance and quality standards of these external parties
help to carry out the initial site surveys and costings. You'll put together cost estimates, assess what equipment is needed and which partners or suppliers might be required. You'll also complete the appropriate benchmarking of costs
help to initiate electrical project proposals and move them forward to approval
provide assurance on commissioning of electrical equipment (both Factory Acceptance Test and Site Acceptance Test)
contribute to up-to-date plans and asset strategies for electrical systems, and develop and maintain electrical standards
Stay up to date with technological developments to help us get the most out of our resources.
provide technical advice in respect of maintenance repairs, overhauls, and failure diagnosis
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What we need from you
You'll be a qualified electrical engineer and you'll be the self-starting and hands-on type. You'll have a great mix of analytical and communications skills. And you'll be able to influence others and convey your technical expertise to a wide audience that may not have a technical background.
Have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in electrical engineering
You’ll have 5 years’ experience in Electrical Engineering, preferably gained in a refining or petrochemical industry.
Have solid experience in a similar industrial environment or in utilities, specifically on commissioning and field engineering support of plant and/or distribution installations
Fluency in Dutch is required, combined with English language skills both spoken and written.
Enjoy building deep and successful working relationships in project teams
Love a technical challenge. You'll like to work on a variety of different systems and 'figuring it out'
Be able to demonstrate your experience in troubleshooting and incident investigations
You’ll display a high degree of initiative and independence to deliver results through others. Effective stakeholder management is essential to identify and understand (business) requirements and translate these into delivering innovative and sustainable value solutions
What we offer you:
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