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Operations Engineer - Front End projects

Operations Engineer - Front End projects

  • Location United Kingdom - North East - Teesside, United Kingdom - Scotland - Aberdeen/Dyce, United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 139439BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Purpose of the role:

To provide operations and maintenance support to the portfolio of projects within GCD/NE located within regions in the eastern hemisphere, ensuring that the chosen concept is aligned with PO operating strategies. This includes supporting the definition of the operating model in delivering the business, building in lessons learned from BP/other operations and considers life of field operation and maintenance requirements.

A number of roles are available to enable quality support for the growing portfolio of projects. These projects are varied and offer the opportunity for the right candidates to work in both traditional oil, gas & refining projects and in the new energy areas of biofuels and hydrogen. Note that the teams to which the positions are assigned utilize a flow to work model and individuals will work on multiple projects at the same time.

Location for the role is UK: Sunbury, Aberdeen and Teeside sites.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide support for screening of projects prior to entry into the GCD/NED portfolio and through the concept development and optimise phases of the project cycle.
  • Provide early support for defining the Operating Model for the project aligned with the business objectives
  • Provided operations Input to project concepts and key trade off decisions by assessing life cycle costs, availability impacts, process safety and risk issues associated with alternative concepts to support the development of a quality engineering design.
  • Support the development of a new energy operating model which enables bp operations to be cost competitive in the emerging new energy businesses.
  • Ensure that operations requirements are defined and built into the project statement of requirements and execution plans contributing to engineering efficiency, reliability, maximizing life cycle value and safety in design.
  • Providing operations reviews of project technical documentation.
  • Participate in technology assessments and readiness reviews for any new technology.
  • Developing the operations and maintenance philosophy for projects including contracting strategy, logistics, condition-based maintenance strategy, maintenance management, spare parts, staffing etc.
  • Developing the operations readiness plan for projects detailing pre-operations activities for each stage linked to project milestones.
  • Delivering the operations and maintenance documents for the project, authoring where required.
  • Developing opex and availability estimates.
  • Facilitate development of project operational processes and procedures ensuring compliance with local regulations and legislation.

Key challenges

  • This role provides an important function in Reinvent BP. The role will support all projects which are aligned to existing businesses and the new energy projects which will drive bp’s net zero ambitions. Key project management processes will need to be understood, combined, and made relevant to the project scope and scale.
  • Engagement with varied organisations and teams within BP
  • Engagement with outside agencies including government entities & JV partners
  • New Energy projects are in new industries, with emerging technologies and uncertain market/commercial basis. The pace of change and development will be rapid and varied.

Essential experience

  • Engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • 10 years industry experience with 3-5 years’ experience in an operations or maintenance role.
  • Ability to network effectively across the bp organisation to access relevant data and knowledge.
  • Highly motivated and able to work as part of a diverse team without supervision.

Desirable criteria & qualifications

  • Experience in working in a projects or project operations role.
  • Experience in building strong working relations with partner companies or as part of a JV
  • Experience in working in multi-disciplinary teams.

About bp:

At bp, we provide phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others! Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. 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. Reinvent your career as you help our business to meet the challenges of the future.

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