Senior Facilities Engineer

Job Description
Shell Brazil is a non-operating partner in several of the most exciting pre-salt Santos Basin projects involving a number of new deep water FPSO’s, some of which are already in production and others at various stages of development and construction. We are also the operator of two existing FPSO’s in the post-salt.
Job Purpose & Accountabilities
To provide facilities engineering support to our non-operated projects through all phases of development, from concept through to operations, and for any future operated projects through FEED and project execution.
Depending on the development phase of the project, accountabilities can be summarized by the following activities

  • To be a technical authority for mechanical or process engineering
  • To co-ordinate the technical assurance process at approval stage gates
  • To liaise with company subject matter experts in all disciplines on technical issues or issues related to standards
  • To provide technical support to all project phases from development to operations
  • To provide engineering input to the design of new facilities
  • To follow up on the specification, procurement, manufacturing, testing, installation, and commissioning of equipment
  • To represent Company in partner technical meetings
  • To support the professional development of junior engineering staff

Responsibility for providing facilities engineering technical support, advice and guidance to $multi-billion projects. The role is part of a small team providing technical support to many projects in all stages of development, both non-operated and operated. The purpose of the team is to protect, support and add value to all of the projects.

  • BS degree in an engineering discipline (e.g. Mechanical, Chemical, Petroleum or equivalent);
  • Extensive experience in the oil and gas industry;
  • Experience with an oil and gas operator or engineering design contractor;
  • Strong facilities engineering design experience;
  • Good knowledge of process safety in both design and operations;
  • Offshore platform and/or FPSO project experience preferred;
  • Some experience of operations or commissioning preferred;
  • Some experience of contracts and procurement preferred;
  • Some experience of quality assurance and control and acceptance testing preferred;
  • Likely to have a process or mechanical discipline background;
  • Some previous experience of supervising or leading teams;
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, being able to communicate and articulate with technical and non-technical disciplines whenever required;
  • Fluent in Portuguese and English (verbal and written);


  • Support multiple projects in various stages of Select, Define, Execute and Operate phases interacting with multiple stakeholders with different priorities;
  • Stakeholder management and influencing in a non-operated environment;
  • Challenging and varying business climate within Brazil.

Company Description
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In Brazil, Shell has been present for more than a century (since 1913), and was the first international oil company to produce oil in Brazil, in the Campos Basin, after the market was opened up to private investment. Currently, Shell is one of the largest energy companies in the Brazilian market.
Shell in Brazil is also a major producer of lubricants and, through Raízen (a joint venture with a Brazilian energy and logistics group), invests in the production of sugar cane ethanol, a viable biofuel alternative for smarter and cleaner mobility in the future.
We deliver energy responsibly, aiming to meet society’s energy demands today and in the future in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. We operate safely with respect to our neighbors and work to minimize our environmental impact.
We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

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