Shell Tank Maintenance Field Engineer in Singapore, Singapore


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Tank Maintenance Field Engineer

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Job Description:


The main tasks in the tank execution team are to work jointly and in close cooperation with Production, Technology, Engineering Assurance and HSSE teams to ensure the safety, integrity, reliability and availability of storage tanks and related facilities in Oil Movements to support the other Production Units in providing feed stock and rundown storages to optimize their GRMs.

  1. Supervises the execution of all tank maintenance work including maintenance capital replacement projects and tanks and related infrastructural activities, in particular, in Oil Movements (PU4), working together with a multi-disciplinary team of maintenance staff and contractors in a safe, cost effective, and efficient manner:

  2. To deliver tank maintenance activities relating to maintenance capital replacement projects

  • To deliver tanks maintenance program as per the plan, including all the infrastructure and related works

  • The scope includes more than 200 storage tanks of CRUDE, GASOIL, MOGAS, KERO, PCG, FUELOIL, LUBOIL, BITUMEN, SOLVENTS, BUNKERS etc.

  • 13 LPG storage spheres

  • Fire-fighting facilities on tanks, spheres etc.

  1. Ensures that the service level of the integrated tank maintenance program is high and shall be cost effective and efficient providing \"best in class” performance. Assists the Maintenance Supervisor (ITM) in taking on responsibility for all aspects of maintenance (HSSE, Meeting Plan, KPIs, Budget, etc.) for the team.

  2. Integrated team member in tank maintenance and inspection strategies which are developed jointly with operations, engineering, technology, E&S and other stakeholders, including tank cleaning strategy support that will support minimizing back log, shortening the maintenance duration and improving availability.

  3. Execution work is carried out with compliance to LSR, 9PSF and work processes (e.g. GAME-ME, MOC)

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Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.


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Work Location:

Singapore - Pulau Bukom


  1. Primary Focus is the work execution for today (Shell, Contractors, Support)

  2. Ensures work safety for staff & contractors in compliance with HSSE standards (LSR and 9PSF) and participates in safety audits, safety walkabouts and other safety initiatives.

  3. Prepares/reviews Job Hazard Analysis, Method Statements, Lifting plans and ensure that the work is executed in accordance to these and Permit-to-Work and Clearance requirements.

  4. Drives the productivity of contractors to optimize maintenance resources and costs.

  5. Assures material needed to complete job is on site

  6. Identifies obstacles in the work flow and work to resolution

  7. Ensures that the quality of work by the team and contractors are kept at a high level to prevent repeat failures and achieve plant integrity and reliability

  8. Contributes to scoping of work in tank maintenance planning. Play the lead executing role or Q-captain role for the all works.

  9. Raises, reviews and coordinates execution of CRER, PCR and maintenance capital replacement projects and shutdown for tank related works.

  10. Closely participates in cost control to keep routine maintenance, projects, special maintenance and shutdown spending within budget and phasing.

  11. Closely follow-up the progress and ensure they are meeting the plan and monitor & up-date the progress

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