Occupational Summary

Electrical engineers in the petrochemical industry are assigned to operating or manufacturing units where you review electrical systems and motors to improve efficiencies and reduce costs, and work with the team to develop budgets. You identify opportunities for applying power and control engineering capabilities to add long-term economic value. You provide effective engineered solutions through software development and maintenance, assist in managing the technical support needs of the business and determine engineering requirements for power and control systems and related applications. Strong math and science skills required.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Prior related summer intern or co-op experience such as commissioning of instrument/electrical control systems, wiring/schematic designs, control/production relaying, etc. is a plus. Equivalent years of military service may be acceptable, in lieu of experience.

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Shell Polymers Project

Shell Polymers Project

The Shell Polymers plant will be located on the banks of the Ohio River in Beaver County. It will produce two main classifications of polyethylene. The project will bring new growth and jobs to the region, with an expected 600 permanent employees.

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