The Shell Graduate Program

Within the technical area of the Shell Graduate Program, a 3-year training program offers talented individuals a comprehensive introduction to various areas of Shell’s business and operations. As part of Shell’s rotating equipment engineering team, you’ll play an essential role in maintaining our exceptional technical performance. Along with other talented professionals, you’ll contribute to the overall success of Shell in a number of ways; by reducing capital expenditure on new projects, upgrading projects by selecting equipment based on the latest technology, increasing the reliability and availability of equipment, or optimizing equipment operation to maximize production.

Rotating Equipment Engineering

Rotating equipment plays a key role in plant operations. In this role, you’ll be delivering integrated solutions to our global customers who operate a comprehensive range of advanced equipment including more than 600 gas turbines, thousands of compressors, steam turbines, and many types of pumps (with their drivers and supporting systems).

Results-driven engineers with a passion for turbo machinery will thrive in our challenging environment of sourcing fit-for-purpose equipment and optimizing maintenance to improve the bottom line.

Roles and responsibilities

You’ll have the opportunity to display and develop your knowledge of major machinery types, rotor dynamics and performance calculations. Roles and responsibilities can include:

  • Project design support – engineering of the right equipment for the project and selection of the best manufacturers
  • Project implementation support - testing of large new compressors driven by gas turbines together with the manufacturers
  • Installation and starting of new equipment
  • Production enhancement support
  • Gas turbine improvement projects in facilities to increase the revenue of the facility

Training and development opportunities

Shell is unique in the way it develops technical skills in Rotating Equipment Engineering. After you have completed the Shell Graduate Program, you may begin the Shell Advanced Technical Program, placing you on the fast-track to a Technical Authority role. Eventually, you may have the option to advance into a senior managerial role as a subject specialist or in projects and asset management. 

Rotating Equipment Engineering: essential to Shell

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