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Electrician - Hourly Development Program

Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell

Norco, LA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Louisiana, United States of America

Job Family Group:

Maintenance, Reliability and Turnarounds

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

Business unit:

Downstream and Renewables

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

Job Overview

Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Norco is looking to hire Electricians for our Hourly Development Program at the Norco Manufacturing Complex, with the primary focus on routine electrical maintenance. For this position we are looking for Electricians with less than 5 years working as an Electrician and with an AAS and/or certification in Electrical Technology. In addition, we will consider applicants with related military experience.

The Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Norco is located on the Mississippi River in Norco, Louisiana. The refinery processes raw crude into a range of petroleum products such as diesel, jet fuel and various petrochemicals. Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Norco has approximately 1000 employees and is a Unionized environment.

This position reports to the Maintenance Team Leader in the Maintenance Department who is accountable to provide Routine Electrical Maintenance at our Norco facility. This position will work a weekday schedule with selected overtime. The Electrician Craftsperson will be required to safely troubleshoot and repair a range of electrical equipment while conducting Preventative/Reactive Maintenance on all electrical infrastructure at our facility.

What will this role do?

The Electrician Craftsperson will display:

• Work Safe first attitude.

• High level of ownership and quality workmanship a necessity.

• Situational Awareness and a willingness to try new approaches.

• Can-Do Attitude of maintaining the plant to operate more safely and profitably

• Ability to work in a team environment

• Being respectful of others and possessing interpersonal skills to interact with others a must.

• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.

• Exercises a significant amount of independent action.

In this role, the successful candidate will:

  • Execute, and document regulatory inspections, preventive maintenance and reactive/breakdown maintenance on a wide range of electrical equipment in accordance maintenance manuals and manufacturer’s specifications.

  • Identify specific process improvement needs and provides recommendations for system upgrades and streamlining.

  • Install, inspect, troubleshoot, calibrate, and repair electrical equipment at site that may include, water systems, gas processing facilities.

  • Monitor own development needs and work with Supervisor to address improvements and training.

  • Additional Job Description

Additional Job Description

What experiences, skills and abilities are required?

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have an AAS in Electrical Technology (or related) programs and/or relevant military experience.

  • Individual must be a licensed driver.

  • Proficient at working on a computer, using standard operating programs, and entering information into systems.

  • Experience working in an environment which requires multi-tasking and the continuous re-prioritization of work tasks due to the demand of keeping systems operational.

  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills required to work well and influence others internal and external to the company.

  • Awareness:

    • Safe work practices and compliance in a hazardous work environment

    • Ability to perform Electrical maintenance and/or operations of Petro-Chem facilities.

    • Lockout/Tag Out Practices

  • Work at heights and confined spaces.

  • Must be legally entitled to work in United States for anyone other than current employer.

  • Some overtime and after-hours coverage required.

  • Willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and be on-call to respond to emergencies when required.

  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work at heights and in confined spaces.

  • Must be willing to work outdoors in inclement weather.

  • Must reside within the area or be willing to relocate.

  • Using safe lifting techniques, able to lift and carry 20 kg from ground to waist level.

  • Ability to work safely wearing a respirator or Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).

  • Willing to comply with Shell's drug-free and harassment-free work environment and comply with all safety policies and procedures.

  • Willing to work in a diverse and team-oriented environment.

  • Shell strives to eliminate or minimize health and safety risks associated with its business activities and is committed to providing a safe workplace for all workers.

  • A condition of employment for this position is successful completion of a pre-placement medical assessment of your fitness for duty, background check, driving record check and Pre-Site Access testing for alcohol and specified drugs.

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future without requiring sponsorship

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • 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



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