Shell Instrumentation/Electrical Technician, (HLP), Galena Park, Houston,TX in Galena Park, Texas

Auto req ID 55294BR

Job Title Instrumentation/Electrical Technician, (HLP), Galena Park, Houston,TX

Country of Work Location United States

City, State (if applicable) Galena Park, TX

Work Location Texas - Houston Lubes Plant

Company Description Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Job Description

Instrumentation Technicians do various types of work under minimal supervision including troubleshooting and maintaining electrical control systems, process control systems, instrumentation, and operator interface terminals for manufacturing.

*The starting pay rate for this role is *$37.69 per hour **

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS may include but not limited to

  • Working safely and complying with all Company, OSHA and other governmental standards

  • Perform all functions relative to repairs and improvements in the areas of electrical and instrumentation installation, troubleshooting, cleaning, inspection, calibration, and maintenance throughout the facility safely and professionally. This includes but is not limited to all electrical, instrumentation, and distributive control equipment, blending control systems, control valves, variable speed drive equipment, meters, production lines, and mix systems.

  • Communicate with equipment vendors and part suppliers to troubleshoot, order, and improve on equipment and machine design to deliver enhanced equipment performance

  • Schedule, order parts, and perform machine rebuilds and installations for site equipment

  • Actively participate in the design and documentation of improvements for line changeovers, operations and maintenance

  • Coordinate maintenance activities with other members of the leadership team and customers.

  • Must be capable of troubleshooting/repairing high voltage circuits (up to 480v)

  • Perform complex electrical functions including: electrical and controls troubleshooting and PLC programming

  • Responsible to work closely with equipment vendors to ensure a smooth transition of new equipment and equipment upgrades to the site, including training of line operators if necessary, and also ensure all aspects of compliance are being met in the areas of safety, quality, GMP's and FDA compliance on site equipmentMust be capable of interpreting JIC & DIN electrical schematics, ANSI electronic schematics, P&ID's, loop diagrams, electrical “single lines”, and logic documentation

  • Document problems and solutions, and recording all activities and communications.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to knowledge sharing and learning culture within the team.

  • Analytical ability to find solutions to difficult technical problems.


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation

  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation

  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation

  • Willing to respond to emergencies as part of the Emergency Response Team with or without accommodation To attend to emergencies, successful candidates must reside within 60 minutes of the site, or be willing to relocate to within 60 minutes of the site without relocation assistance

  • Willing to work a rotating shift work schedule

  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends

  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies

  • Possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States

  • 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

  • Possess or are you able to obtain Hazardous Materials certification

  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair drug testing.

  • Are you willing to submit to all pre-employment checks?

  • Willing to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings

  • Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy

  • Willing to support and comply with the company’s safety policies and initiatives

  • Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies

  • Willing to attend and achieve satisfactory results on pre-employment testing

No. of Positions 2


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Removal Date 27-Jul-2017