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E&M 1

E&M 1

  • Location United States - Illinois - Manhattan
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 137203BR
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

The Electrical and Mechanical Specialist (E&M1) is a Union role that sits within the Manhattan Crude Pipeline Team, headquartered out of BP Pipeline’s Manhattan Station. The hourly rate of pay will be commensurate with the position. The Electrical & Mechanical position provides electrical & mechanical maintenance work as well as field operations for BP US Pipelines & Logistics. The E&M role is a multi-craft position focused primarily on electrical & mechanical duties. The successful bidder must be willing to live close enough to the assigned facility near the add Location tag, to reasonably respond to callouts. Qualified bidders must meet the bidding requirements for an Electrical and Mechanical Specialist (E&M 1), including a two-year technical degree or five years of experience in electrical/mechanical work.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Successfully and effectively follow all health, safety, security, environmental (HSSE) and operational and maintenance practices and procedures.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment as assigned.

  • Conduct and document DOT equipment inspections.

  • Utilize MAXIMO, CBT, MS Office and other applications.

  • Damage prevention.

  • Maintain electrical switchgear.

  • Maintain and repair pumps and motors including PD, centrifugal and gear pumping equipment.

  • Verify instrumentation loop circuits.

  • Troubleshoot and repair manual and automatic tank gauging.

  • Maintain and repair electronic-control valves, electrical valve actuators and mechanical valves.

  • Installation and maintenance of multiple equipment types associated with petroleum liquids and/or gas terminals and pipelines.

  • Meet all DOT requirements, including Operator Qualifications.

  • Participate in all emergency response training, including Hazwoper, RCRA, respiratory and other as required.

  • Safe and proper procedures, including lock out tag out procedures, to preform normal maintenance for running scrapers in a petroleum system; experience with PLC’s, including programming, installation, maintenance, and repair.




Job Experience & Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in electrical/mechanical work or 2-year technical degree in electrical, electronic instrumentation, or similar.

  • Be motivated and accountable for achieving long-term and day- to-day goals and tasks.

  • Effectively manage time and resources and ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously.

  • Exhibit strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Demonstrate and transfer work related knowledge to others.

  • Take initiative to continually develop skills and knowledge which includes additional education and/or training.

  • Solve problems, overcome obstacles, and make good decisions.

  • Work effectively on diverse teams.

  • Good oral/written communication skills and communicate effectively with all levels both internally and externally.

  • Value and practice continuous learning.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills.

  • Exhibit a high level of initiative

  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed but not limited to eye/face protection, flame retardant clothing (FRC), foot protection, gloves, hearing protection, head protection, etc.

  • Work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary and is subject to call-outs including response to emergency situations.

  • Legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Strong experience in Electrical and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming or pump and motor repair.

  • Computer skills (including MS Office Suites)

  • Valid Driver’s License is required.

  • Driving safety is mandatory at all times and a condition of employment in accordance with BP Pipelines Vehicle Safety Policy.

  • Must be committed to learning new skills and complete the E&M training curriculum required for the assigned job classification level within the outlined timeframe.

  • Ability to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card) Card if required by local operations.


Essential Education:

  • Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.

The Electrical and Mechanical Specialist (E&M1) is a Union role that sits within the Manhattan Crude Pipeline Team, headquartered out of BP Pipeline’s Manhattan Station. The hourly rate of pay will be commensurate with the position. The Electrical & Mechanical position provides electrical & mechanical maintenance work as well as field operations for BP US Pipelines & Logistics. The E&M role is a multi-craft position focused primarily on electrical & mechanical duties. The successful bidder must be willing to live close enough to the assigned facility near the add Location tag, to reasonably respond to callouts. Qualified bidders must meet the bidding requirements for an Electrical and Mechanical Specialist (E&M 1), including a two-year technical degree or five years of experience in electrical/mechanical work.

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