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Mechanical Engineer (Intern) - Cherry Point Refinery

Mechanical Engineer (Intern) - Cherry Point Refinery

  • Location United States - Washington - Blaine
  • Travel required
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 140225BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

Bp’s Cherry Point refinery is one of the most modern refineries in the US, the largest in Washington, and the fourth largest on the West Coast. It supplies about 20 percent of Washington’s gasoline needs and fuels, and a significant amount of the jet fuel to Seattle, Portland and Vancouver, BC international airports.

As a Mechanical Engineering Intern in Refinery Reliability & Maintenance at Cherry Point, you will:

  • Be a vital part of a multidiscipline team made up of operations, maintenance, environmental, and safety engineering personnel
  • Craft the piping system layout, analyzing the flexibility of the pumping and fluid flow system, repairing the pressure vessel design, and so much more
  • Troubleshoot equipment, discover root cause failure, and use design codes, such as ASME, API, ANSI, and ASTM, to provide evidence for financial and business decisions
  • Make our process more cost effective, efficient, and technologically competitive

Taking on the role as Mechanical Engineering Intern means providing technical support for operating units, as well as designing and leading various projects. Alongside a strong technical degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a related subject, that means providing solutions on a wide range of engineering problems for major unit maintenance events and working alongside a diverse, multidiscipline team.

Successful interns will be considered for a full-time role within our One Engineering Program upon earning their degree. The One Engineering Program at bp is a development program for Early career discipline engineers, in which they will build their experience through challenging development assignments, develop a toolkit of transferable skills for the future, and have a dedicated network of support to help them succeed.

At bp, we love our interns! In addition to developing your technical capabilities within your given discipline, we ensure you enjoy your time with us and have a fun summer. Some of the wonderful things you’ll experience as a bp intern are:
  • 12-week internship
  • Competitive pay
  • Retirement savings opportunities
  • bp provided corporate housing with furnished apartments
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)
  • Social events, lunch & learns and community service opportunities
  • “Chat with a Leader” sessions
  • Projects centered on meaningful work and true business impacts

Minimum Requirements
  • Must have cumulative and major GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • No sponsorship is available for this position
  • Seeking a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Preferred requirements
  • Must be available for a continuous 12-week period for duration of summer internship

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