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Facilities Engineer

Facilities Engineer

  • Location US: Non-Office LA, United States of America - Louisiana - Shreveport
  • Travel required Up to 50% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ066811
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Engineering Group

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated, self-starting engineer with a growth mindset and desire to learn and grow a skillset as a facilities engineer. Responsible for providing Facilities support to projects or operations, including maintenance, inspection, proactively interacting with other disciplines, teams, subfunctions and contractors to systematically resolve problems and applying sound engineering judgement to drive integrated, pragmatic solutions focused on risk management, operating efficiency, defect elimination and standardization. This position represents a unique opportunity to work within operations and create immediate and impactful value.

Job Description:

Key Accountabilities:

  • Field based direct engineering support to operations

  • Perform quality engineering work across the Haynesville-Louisiana organization

  • Actively support operations with MOC, design reviews, and procedure development

  • Utilize engineering best practices to develop and implement optimal designs

  • Work with operations team to collect failure data, determine RCFA, and develop and execute projects to reduce failures, reduce cost of failures, and improve production reliability and safety

  • Lead and participate in risk assessments associated with design changes

  • Responsible for project management process, tracking, and assurance

  • Review risk rankings, participate in PHAs and HAZOPs

  • Maximize production by meeting product specifications, striving for maximum runtime of the facilities, being helpful and a positive influence, and interacting effectively with other work disciplines, teams, and team members

  • Share knowledge with co-workers and strive to meet personal and company business goals and objectives

  • Project manage implementation of engineered solutions: budgets, project economic analysis, work pack development, resources, schedule, handover to field operations, and post project appraisals

Essential Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical, mechanical, or petroleum engineering (other engineering disciplines considered)

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • 0-3 years’ experience in facilities or related engineering

  • Awareness of ASME, NACE, and API standards.

  • Experience with data analytics.

  • Proactive, fast learner with excellent communication skills

  • Ideally a few years’ experience with onshore surface facility design, damage mechanisms, integrity management, operational troubleshooting, and best practices.

Role Expectations:

  • Regular travel to field locations across the Haynesville-Louisiana area. 

  • Follows BP's Engineering Principles, complies with BP's Code of Conduct, and models BP's Values & Behaviors.

  • Provides Facilities engineering support within defined area of responsibility, which may include performing multi-discipline engineering activities to support an asset or multiple assets, such as application of technical practices or engineering judgement across multiple engineering types in the design and execution of small projects, maintenance or operator support

  • Assists with tasks involving design philosophy, scope definition, equipment specification, engineering calculations, construction, commissioning, and start-up, along with ongoing operations.

  • Regularly interacts with operations and maintenance personnel in the field to enrich own operations knowledge and supports the area’s activities including, as needed, its self-verification and Control of Work processes.

  • Identifies and delivers recommendations for process improvements and optimization and assists in coordinating Management of Change (MoC) processes.

  • Carries out tasks involving design philosophy, scope definition, equipment specification, engineering calculations, construction, commissioning and start-up, along with ongoing operations.

  • Develops and maintains current knowledge of own technical specialty including understanding Maintenance engineering technical practices and regularly interacting with relevant operations and maintenance personnel in the field to support the area’s activities including, as needed, its self-verification and Control of Work processes.

  • Assists in developing and applying designated technical practices to support control of the quality/health/safety/environmental/commercial outcomes of new projects and existing process improvement initiatives.

  • Acts as coordinator or reviewer for Facilities engineering related Management of Change (MoC), managing action closure and ensuring appropriate technical practices and relevant industry codes are adhered to when modifications are being made.

*Please note this role will focus on field based activities, and the local office associated with this position is located in Shreveport, LA

Travel Requirement

Up to 50% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agility core practices, Agility core practices, Asset health monitoring, Asset Life Cycle Management, Asset Management, Cost-conscious decision-making, Cost Leadership, Cost Performance Management, Defect Elimination, Equipment criticality assessment, Equipment strategies, Facilitation, Influencing, Maintenance, history and coding, Maintenance fundamentals, Plant economics, Presenting, Problem Solving, Process Safety Management, Reliability Fundamentals, Reliability in Design, Reliability leadership and governance, Reliability processes and systems, Root cause analysis, Stakeholder Engagement {+ 2 more}

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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