The Shell Graduate Program

The Shell Graduate Program is designed to help you make the most of your potential, both professionally and personally. From day one, you’ll have a supervisor and mentor to help you establish and execute an Individual Development Plan outlining your career goals and how you’ll achieve them. This plan dictates how much time you’ll spend in the program, which can be anywhere from 2 to 3 years. Throughout this time, you’ll be placed in a wide range of hands-on roles with competence-building tasks, challenging and inspiring you to discover your strengths, develop your skills and broaden your experience in various real-world situations.

This program will also give you the opportunity to hone your expertise and leadership abilities and obtain industry-recognized qualifications through formal training courses, discipline-specific e-learning modules and world-class workshops. In addition, you’ll receive support from an international network of seasoned industry professionals. To monitor and track your performance in the program, your supervisor and mentor will conduct regular progress checks. Finally upon successful completion of your final review, you’ll be placed in the Shell Advanced Technical Program, which will prepare you for a more senior role at our company.

Asset Maintenance, Reliability and Turnaround Engineering

Our Asset Maintenance, Reliability and Turnaround Engineers make critical decisions regarding Shell’s offshore and onshore facilities, so that we can optimize the technical performance of our installations. Joining this team will see you get involved in technical troubleshooting and reliability engineering, new plant design, construction, and maintaining assets, so a cool head and a passion for problem solving are crucial. You’ll be part of our ongoing aim to meet increasing global energy demand in an economically, environmentally and socially responsible way.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Maintenance of Asset and Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental integrity
  • Technical troubleshooting and reliability engineering
  • New plant design and construction
  • Budget planning and contract negotiation
  • Overhaul management

The roles you could discover and experience include:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Production Team Support Engineering
  • Instrument Technician
  • Electrical Engineering

Training and development opportunties

You will have the opportunity to learn more about technical aspects of Asset Maintenance operations such as exploration, development, production, manufacturing and project services that are covered in the Shell Graduate Program. These will give you a solid foundation for your future career. You can expect to receive world-class coaching, invaluable mentoring, formal structured training, and regular in-depth progress checks.

Future assignments

Once you have completed the Shell Graduate Program, you’ll continue to develop your technical skills through the three-year ‘Shell Advanced Technical Program’. With a clear structure and defined goals, this further learning will ensure you’re ready to take on a more senior role within Shell’s technical environment.

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