Company: Shell Skills: Rig Instrument Tech, Instrumentation Technician 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 Instrumentation (IT)/Automatic Control Repair Technicians. 
The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

    Troubleshooting, calibrating and repairing Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) interfaces with electronic systems



A minimum of two (2) years of industrial IT/CAO Technician experience or relevant military experience
Proficiency monitoring, testing and maintaining process flow shut-down and control devices

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

No. of Positions                2

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