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The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance, geology, engineering, law, etc.

Additionally, lots of exciting opportunities are opening up in various renewable energy sectors as technological advancements rapidly disrupt traditional utility business models. The energy efficiency business is also growing by leaps and bounds, as significant cost saving benefits associated with using less energy are an easy sell for most businesses.

With these issues in mind, Breaking Energy highlights a few interesting energy jobs on a weekly basis.

Motiva Terminal Operator

Shell; Charlotte, NC

  • Facilitate the safe movement, receipt, and shipment of product between pipelines, tanker trucks, and storage tanks by strictly following policies and procedures and ensuring proper system line-u
  • Ensure that product transactions are properly measured, accurately documented, and conducted in accordance with established policies and procedure
  • Ensure that tanks are properly gauged by physically climbing the tanks and reading a gauge tape and plumb bob accurately down to 1/16th of an inc
  • Use basic analytical test equipment and follow procedures for performing and documenting product quality assurance testing -Assist in the maintenance and repair of metering devices, pumps, valves, and related equipment, and perform meter calibration
  • Perform and document transport truck and routine terminal inspection
  • Stock balancing and reporting
  • Issue work permits and oversee contract workers
  • Minor Terminal hardware & maintenance purchasing in accordance with company procedure
  • Perform terminal housekeeping and light labor duties including litter clearing
  • Ensure safe handling of fuels while receiving product via pipeline

If interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit the original posting.

Subsea Well Intervention Engineer

Chevron; Houston, TX

The Subsea Well Intervention Engineer will support and execute the installation, maintenance, and inspection of subsea production trees, capital drilling equipment (BOPE) and control systems, subsea well interventions, completions and/or subsea workovers as required from the office, service partner facilities or on MODUs. Employee will be expected to live in the Houston Metropolitan area. Initially, there will be a mix of Rig based field assignments and Office based work assignments (5/2 or 9/80). After this initial assignment (2-3 years), the expectation is that there will be a (2-3 years) office based assignment as an Intervention Engineer.

If interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit the original posting.

Director, Finance and Operations – Ecosystem Program

Environmental Defense Fund; San Francisco, CA

The Ecosystems program (the Program) at the Environmental Defense Fund is one of seven main business/ program units at EDF. We are undergoing an organizational transformation as we prepare to double in size over the next 3 years from a budget of $20M to $40. We need a Director-level individual who is uniquely qualified, through skills and interests, to join our team.

The role of Director, Finance and Operations is a newly created position and offers an opportunity to have a major impact on Ecosystems. It requires a resilient, strong, deeply engaged manager with interest in issues related to water and land stewardship, current policy, and proposed solutions.

If interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit the original posting.