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Sr. Development Engineer

Sr. Development Engineer

  • Location Australia - Western Australia - Perth
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Project Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131704BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


The Engineering team in GCD/NE is seeking to appoint a Senior Development Engineer to support and lead front end development of Major Projects in bp’s portfolio. Reporting to the Engineering Manager the Lead Development Engineer works in the GCD and New Energy organisation, and is a key leadership role in all aspects of front end project delivery. The Lead Development Engineer provides conceptual solutions for the evaluation and selection of safe, competitive, reliable and compliant development plans.

This role can have line and delivery management responsibilities for others working in the project team, as appropriate.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Defining and delivering the engineering workscope for project opportunities in the pre-Project, Concept Development and Optimise phases of projects; to the right quality, on schedule and within budget.
  • Leading the technical integration on the project between the subsurface, wells and engineering disciplines.
  • Lead projects in the front-end loading/process development aspects of BP’s staged gate project management process.
  • Provide support to the business on all facilities design aspects from the selection of technology, optimization of options, project support, commissioning and operations.
  • Support implementation of integrity management with respect to engineering design and operations.
  • Support the implementation of the HSSE requirements for the projects.
  • Work closely with the project teams to ensure optimal process design and incorporation of BP standards.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements

PE / Chartered Engineer status. Demonstrated track record of delivering of integrated engineering.

Breadth of knowledge of the key disciplines in projects

  • Breadth of experience across project stages
  • combining technical depth, engineering leadership and commercial awareness.
  • Is technically strong in a core engineering discipline (process, structural, or mechanical engineering). Has ability to:
  • rapidly develop scopes of work · performance manage delivery teams (including engineering contractors) · understand commercial and economic business drivers
  • integrate facilities with third party scope such as brownfield and refineries and obtain support from project services, PSCM, operations and HSSE functions
  • engage the supply chain · drive timely decision making
  • Focus on the big picture and identify when to delve into the detail through available discipline and functional support.
  • Identify, manage and, most importantly, communicate risk and opportunities.
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