At bp, we're striving to meet the growing global demand for safe, sustainable and affordable energy. A career in productions & operations is an opportunity to help shape the future of bp. As part of the team, you’ll create a more efficient business that makes the best possible use of all it's resources as we transform our operating assets in pursuit of our net zero ambition. You’ll also help to develop hydrocarbon resources, delivering progressive projects and growing your talent in all kinds of new and exciting ways within the operational heart of bp.
Are you ready to reinvent your career as you help our business meet the challenges of the future?
About the role
At bp, we are now looking for a Process Operations Technician at our Cherry Point Refinery to work closely with team members to maintain, monitor, and control the continuous operations of refinery process equipment to produce quality transportation fuels and other products in a safe, environmental compliant and efficient manner. The refinery Operations Technician is assigned to one of the refinery operating areas and reports to the area foreman.
The Operations Technician will demonstrate ownership of personal safety of co-workers, supporting a strong safety culture while working effectively, collaboratively, and respectfully on diverse teams, including sharing workloads and helping others when needed. The Operation Technician will exhibit a high level of initiative and dedication to self-directed learning and application of sophisticated refinery processes, and seek out assistance. The successful candidate should be observant, willing, and have the courage to speak up, and internally motivated and accountable for achieving long-term and day-to-day goals and tasks. This role will effectively manage time, resources, and priorities with leadership of the unit foremen including other key accountabilities:
A High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required for the role, however a Bachelor's Degree or Associate's degree in Process Technology or related field, military experience, technical experience (such as machinist, instrumentation or electrical), and/or operator in a refinery, utility or chemical plant, general refinery experience is preferred.
It is essential that you have:
All of this will equip you in being set up for success in this role.
All employees must have a valid TWIC card (Transportation Workers Identification Credential). The candidate must attain a passing score on pre-employment test which includes mechanical aptitude, reading, science, and mathematics concepts.
The hiring class will start on January 2022. The pay rate for this role is $37.41/hour.