Company: Shell Skills: Rig Electrician Experience: 2 + Years Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship Location: New Orleans, LA, US Status: Active No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Company Description Shell Exploration & Production Company (SEPCo) is responsible for safely finding, developing and producing oil and natural gas in North America. Shell has been operating in the Gulf of Mexico for five decades and these operations provide more than 73 percent of our U.S. oil and gas production. SEPCo is the largest of Shell’s E&P operating units, accounting for 17 percent of Shell’s worldwide oil and gas production. Based in Houston, Texas, our key operating locations are in the Gulf of Mexico, South Texas, Wyoming, Alabama, Alaska and Canada. Job Description Shell is in the process of hiring Experienced

Offshore Electricians. 
The ideal candidate will be responsible for

Troubleshooting and repairing electric motor control circuitry
Troubleshooting and repairing electric relay, paging and alarm systems
Troubleshooting and repairing phased and DC electric motors
Troubleshooting and repairing electrical power generation equipment
Troubleshooting and repairing electrical switch-gear equipment
Installing, troubleshooting and repairing DC battery banks, battery chargers, and UPS systems
Removing, installing, repairing and testing low-voltage distribution panels
Troubleshooting and repairing electrical explosion proof equipment
Troubleshooting and repairing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s)
Testing, troubleshooting and replacing electric lighting systems
Testing, troubleshooting and repairing HVAC systems
Testing, troubleshooting and repairing AC variable frequency motor drives
Testing, troubleshooting and repairing Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems
Installing, testing and connecting electrical conductors
Reading electrical drawings of control circuitry
Diagnosing and applying results using voltmeters, amp meters, and meggers
Diagnosing and applying results using hydrometers
Diagnosing and applying results using meggers
Troubleshooting and repairing electrical instrumentation
Troubleshooting and repairing fire and gas detection equipment
Interpreting computer diagnostics of electrical motor control systems

Must have a minimum of two (2) years of  experience as a process operator or industrial electrician or relevant military experience
Demonstrated proficiency in troubleshooting, repairing and performing preventive maintenance on 480V, 525V, 600V, and/or 4160v equipment (power generation, distribution, transformers
Proficiency monitoring, testing and maintaining process flow shut-down and control device
Proficiency monitoring and analyzing performance of wells and process flow equipment
Proficiency operating emergency shut-down systems
Sufficient knowledge of subsea design to enable troubleshooting
Must have prior experience and proficiency in applying lockout/tag-out procedures
Must have prior experience and proficiency conducting Job Hazard Analysis and completing Permits to Work
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
Willingness to take and achieve satisfactory results on Shell’s pre-employment testing battery
Willingness to take and pass basic water survival course and HUET (Helicopter Underwater Egress Training)
Willingness to report timely to assigned crew change locations on either the Louisiana or Texas Gulf coast
With or without reasonable accommodations, be willing to work at heights; climb ladders and stairs; walk on high elevation grating; work in inclement weather; work around loud industrial equipment; work in compact and confined spaces; and work outdoors
Willingness to work offshore on an oil & gas production platform on the Gulf of Mexico
Willingness to work a 14 day on and 14 day off shift schedule. (This means that you will be required to be away from home for 14 days straight working in the Gulf of Mexico, and then you will have 14 days off)
Willingness to work 12 hours a day while working offshore
Willingness to work in confined places
Willingness to work on high platforms and to walk up and down steps
Willingness to walk on high elevation grating
Willingness to ride in a helicopter over Gulf of Mexico waters for extended periods
Willingness to be transferred to or from a boat via a personnel basket maneuvered by a crane in Gulf of Mexico waters and to ride in a boat for extended periods in rare occasions
Willingness to work in close proximity with co-workers
Willingness to work at night, on weekends and on holidays
Willingness and able to lift 40 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation
Willingness to report timely to assigned crew change locations on either the Louisiana or Texas Gulf
Willingness to work in a versatile, multi-skilled team work environment
Willingness to serve as a member of an emergency response team
Willingness to share general domestic duties such as cleaning and cooking


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