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Graduate - Wells

Graduate - Wells

  • Location United Kingdom - Scotland - Aberdeen/Dyce, United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required
  • Job category Wells Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 130774BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

Graduate – Wells
As a Wells Graduate Engineer you’ll begin your career by embarking on our world-class challenge programme. Designed to help you become familiar with a wide range of bp activities and learn the basic skills of a Wells engineer. You’ll be expected to spend your first year working as a key member of our operational rig teams to understand how Wells are constructed. You’ll then join one of our onshore teams where you’ll develop the engineering knowledge you need to design, build, operate and maintain the Wells of the future.

You'll receive comprehensive on the job learning under the guidance of a senior engineer but it is expected that you will also build your own unique skillset. Acting on regular assessment and feedback from your coach, mentor and peers, you'll use your initiative to tackle challenges that your team face and get involved with projects that interest and stretch you in other disciplines and specialities in bp.

From day 1 of the Challenge programme you will be placed in one of the Drilling, Completions, Intervention or Integrity sub-disciplines, although movement between the disciplines once you’ve built up your experience is encouraged. Working with Subsurface, Operations, Supply-chain, and Finance as a multi-disciplinary team, your job is to take the company’s plans and ideas for developing and producing oil and turn them into reality

Roles and responsibilities
Your part in this could be any of the following:

  • Assessing future exploration and development prospects for cost and technical feasibility
  • Designing new wells, coordinating a rig team and a wide range of contractors to build them
  • Recommending how to re-use or repair existing wells to extend their useful production life
  • Specifying and ordering the materials and services needed for well construction and maintenance
  • Analysing performance and recommending changes to improve economic returns
  • Seeking out and applying new techniques or technologies to solve technical well problems
  • Evaluating the integrity of existing wells, maintaining or repairing them to ensure they remain safe
  • Decommissioning wells which have reached the end of their life
  • Communicating with our external operating partners and government agencies
You’ll have a good understanding of scientific and mechanical principles, be dedicated, enthusiastic, committed and a great organiser. From the beginning you’ll be expected to act as a leader, prepared to speak up, and demonstrate a deep commitment to maintaining safety

To apply for this role, you’ll need a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, any engineering degree, Chemistry, Data/Computational science, construction, Geosciences, environmental science, materials science/corrosion, maths, physics or petrophysics

To apply for this role, you will need to be in your final year of study or have completed your degree

Other information
Remember, you can only apply for ONE opportunity. If you are not sure that this is the opportunity for you, please return to ourCandidate Matcher to review your other matches

Within the education section please list all information for any degrees that you have studied or are currently studying

If you need to make any adjustments to any stage of the recruitment process, for example due to an illness, injury or a disability, please contact us on 0800 279 2088 or email enquiry@bpgraduates.co.uk. If you are calling from overseas, please dial +44 1635 584149

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