2017 Summer Process Operator Internship - Martinez, CA

Martinez, CA posted on March 15

Shell seeks students currently enrolled in an accredited Process Technology Associates Degree program to fill Process Operations Internship positions at its Shell Martinez Refinery (SMR), located in Martinez, California. 
During the internship, interns will work a full shift rotation schedule to include days, nights and weekends. The internship will include awareness training and an orientation to Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) regulations at the Shell Martinez Refinery. Interns will be paired with a mentor and will participate in the following:
  • Attend an initial orientation and training class where interns will focus on the following critical elements:
    • Health, Safety, and Environmental
    • Refinery Processes and Hazards
  • Start every day with Safety - every SMR employee will start each workday or work shift focusing on how they will help make sure we have an injury-free day
  • Follow all attendance and work schedule policies
  • During the internship, interns will be paired with a qualified operator and will:
    • Participate in safety meetings
    • Participate in operations meetings and overviews
    • Observe production sampling
    • Observe operations rounds, readings and call cards
    • Observe unit specific equipment and processes
    • Observe line-up changes
    • Observe operators issuing permits
    • Observe emergency drills
    • Observe craft workers performing preventative maintenance and working on maintenance projects
  • Complete the Martinez Process Technology Internship unit assignment checklist and unit rotation checklist
  • Draft / Deliver an overview of the assigned units as he/she understands them (due last day of internship)