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Defect Elimination Project Engineer

Defect Elimination Project Engineer

  • Location United States of America - Indiana - Whiting
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ072025
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Operations Group

Job Description:

Key Accountabilities:

Site Defect Elimination Program Support

  • Reviews DE project proposals and supports prioritization based on validated scope and risk from a range of sources of improvements, including: mitigations of investigation findings and from unit vulnerability studies.
  • Works with DE Squad Lead to ensure adherence to the Whiting DE Project Process to appropriately align stakeholders and reliably deliver project outcomes.
  • Supports DE Squad Lead to effectively adhere to the Whiting DE Project Process ensuring project completion on schedule and within budget estimates.
  • Delivers discreate engineering scope for the DE project portfolio to meet agreed asset team aligned solutions under the direction of the DE Squad Lead.
  • Oversees and provides assurance of contract engineering support and project delivery accountabilities as defined in the Whiting DE Project Process.
  • Assesses changes for adverse impacts to site reliability objectives in alignment with the management of change process.
  • Leverage skills and competencies of engineering contractors, vendors and bpS Technical support, building successful and mutually beneficial long term relationships.
  • Assists with building site specific construction safety plans in compliance with Whiting’s policies established and enforced to achieve an injury free work place.  Demonstrate behaviors which promote a safe work environment in all aspects of the job.
  • Provide assurance of quality project completion, maintenance build, and handover to the Asset Team.

Reliability Support:

  • Supports RCAs and analyses failure data, on an as needed basis, for input to understand and address reliability drivers for the overall life cycle cost and performance of the asset to meet strategies.
  • Supports organizational learning and engagement via shared learnings and through reliability advocacy.
  • Plays a leading role in the coaching and development of more junior engineers, including new hires, and provides reliability focused oversight of discipline engineering.

Essential Experience and Education:

  • A minimum of 5 years of oil and gas experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering

Why Join Us:

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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