Refinery Process Operator - Shell Martinez Refinery

Martinez, CA posted on September 16

The Refinery Process Operator is responsible for monitoring, controlling and conducting activities that pertain to unit operation and taking corrective action when necessary to ensure that all unit conditions and operations are in compliance with Shell safety, environmental and operating policies and procedures.

Typical duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensuring strict compliance with Shell’s safety policies and procedures, taking immediate corrective action in the event a potential issue or unsafe behavior is observed
  • Ensure proper turn-over by providing effective written and oral communications to the relieving shift and technician that cover routine and non-routine issues, problems faced, unit operating conditions, etc.
  • Monitoring and accurately recording temperatures, pressures, and rates of flow
  • Maintain good communications with other team members and with other facility teams (utilities, logistics, etc.)
  • Actively participate in the development and performance of assigned group tasks
  • Perform required unit production quality control checks and analysis
  • Ensure that operations are within environmental permitting requirements
  • Perform required preventative maintenance and assist in troubleshooting potential issues and give assistance to others when unit problems occur
  • Making sure to document efforts in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Communicate with engineers, maintenance technicians, and other team members to assist in identifying maintenance issues and planning and scheduling maintenance activities
  • Properly use personal computers for meeting daily performance expectations and accessing plant and unit information and procedures
  • Actively assume personal accountability for meeting Shell’s standards of continuous personal and professional development
  • Participate in training and respond to emergency situations as required
  • Actively complying with all operating policies and procedures
  • Ensuring that work stations and the work location is clean and free of hazards