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Project engineering careers
Our Project Engineers aim to safely deliver hard-to-reach oil and gas reserves across the globe.
In a Project Engineering career at Shell you will be offered opportunities on the world’s most innovative projects, developing the future of the energy industry. For example, you might find yourself working on gas-to-liquid plants, floating liquefied natural gas projects or offshore oil drilling and production platforms; projects with a scale and ambition that simply do not exist elsewhere in the industry.
In a Project Engineering job or career you will have opportunities to work across a number of projects that include mega (multi-billion), mid-sized and portfolio projects in diverse countries and cultures across the world. We also offer positions to suit people at every phase in their lives.
Working with our Integrated Project Management System (iPMS), you will have access to the tools and processes to guide you in the safe and consistent delivery of top quartile projects, from the Assess phase to the Operate phase. Regardless of the size or nature of the project, you will be given instant accountability and responsibility. From day one, you will be an indispensable part of the company, pushing for our continued innovation and success.
Develop your career in project engineering
We are looking for ambitious and confident Project Engineers and Project Managers who want to work with, and learn from, some of the leading professionals in the industry. Candidates should have professional experience, a technical background and be safety-focused. We are looking for people with an international mind-set who wish to integrate with diverse cultures and like-minded peers.
You will be offered training at our externally-certified Shell Project Academy, where Project Engineers and Project Managers of all levels can develop in line with Shell’s world-renowned competency programme.
Pearl GTL, Prelude FLNG and Perdido
When we say that our engineers are at the forefront of innovation within the industry, we mean it. Three of our largest projects – Pearl GTL , Prelude FLNG and Perdido – are all examples of where we are breaking new ground in the industry. Pearl GTL, located at the heart of Qatar, is the world’s largest plant converting natural gas into kerosene, lubricants and cleaner-burning fuels.
Perdido is moored in 2,450 metres of water in the Gulf of Mexico and is the deepest offshore oil drilling and production platform in the world. Prelude, meanwhile, will be the world’s first floating liquid natural gas project. Each one is at the vanguard of their respective technologies.
These are projects that are changing the energy industry, and each requires innovations and technology beyond anything ever seen before. Our team of Project Engineers and Project Managers who lead these developments and the thousands of engineers who staff them, in facing their challenges, help make sure they are run safely and efficiently.
With each project continuing to carve a path for our future, and new opportunities being made every day, our Project Engineering jobs are the most exciting, innovative and rewarding in the industry.