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Sr. Pipeline Engineer - TSI

Sr. Pipeline Engineer - TSI

  • Location India - Pune
  • Travel required Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ071608
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Engineering Group

Job Description:

What you will deliver:

The Pipelines team is a small, diverse, team of highly skilled pipeline engineering professionals who work globally supporting bp’s operations in Indonesia, Oman, Azerbaijan, Georgia & Turkey, Egypt, Mauritania & Senegal, UK, Trinidad & the Gulf of Mexico. Every drop of oil, water & condensate & cubic foot of gas produced by bp passes through a pipeline looked after by the team.

The primary responsibility of this role is to be a pipeline engineer in the TSI hub, based in Pune, India.

There are multiple roles open. The successful candidates will carry out various roles including:

  • Regional Pipeline Discipline Support: Supporting execution & assessment of subsea inspection campaigns & defining repair requirements.
  • Subsea & Pipeline Integrity Management support: Working closely with engineers in the regions to manage subsea & pipeline integrity management data in our NEXUS-IC database, the Anomaly Assessment & Tracking system & Inspection Data loading.
  • Subsea & Pipeline Geospatial, Documentation & Performance Management support: Working closely with engineers in the regions to manage our inspection & engineering data in the GIS (PODS), improve accessibility to our documents in the Electronic Document Management System & build & maintain Power BI dashboards.

General responsibilities for Pipeline Engineers:

  • Elements of the role include risk assessment, integrity management plan development, maintenance, inspection & repair execution engineering support, anomaly assessment, & interaction with major projects
  • Provides timely updates to Inspection Data Specialist on inspections and repairs scopes and ensures accuracy of the data including QA/QC, timely application of engineered solutions and documentations.
  • Leading & participating pipeline integrity & improvement activities around the world
  • Provide pipeline engineering expertise as the Equipment Owner for the pipeline related equipment & System Owner for any transportation systems as assigned by Region.
  • Region / global pipeline related Domain Expert as assigned by the Pipeline Discipline Lead support all regions in areas of expertise when requested.
  • Integrate with associated Discipline to ensure adequate equipment care, including maintenance & engineering, corrosion, flow assurance, production chemistry, pressure systems integrity, process safety & structural & civil engineering.
  • Ensure pragmatic solutions are identified to manage risk, production efficiency, defect elimination & standardisation, to deliver safe, reliable & compliant operations.
  • Own & maintain the documents & data for the assigned equipment.
  • Own & maintain the risk assessment for the assigned equipment ensuring that the identified threats reflect current operations & use this to define, implement & support delivery of Equipment Strategies by the relevant Execution Owner. Assess anomalies, initiate further actions & follow up to closure.
  • Prepare, review & endorse pipeline-related metrics (e.g. barrier health, pipeline integrity dashboard & LOPC data) & take action where appropriate.
  • Pipeline support to incident investigations & the learning process.
  • Technical management of subsea contractors (e.g. subsea engineering contractors).

What you will need to be successful 

Must have education / certifications:

  • MSc or MEng is preferred, BEng or BSc is minimum, or international equivalent in a relevant engineering field.
  • Professional accreditation, such as Professional Engineer

Must have education / certifications:

  • MSc or MEng is preferred, BEng or BSc or equivalent experience is minimum, or international equivalent in a relevant engineering Discipline.
  • Professional accreditation, such as Professional Engineer

Must have experience / skills (to be hired with):

  • 10 to 15 Years of experience
  • Technical expertise in several areas related to the Discipline applied to Operations. These include risk assessment, risk-based inspection, pipeline engineering assessments, fitness for service, failure investigation, pipeline inspection & monitoring, corrosion, pipeline repair & pipeline geospatial data management.
  • Proven ability in practical application of engineering standards & practices for pipeline engineering.
  • Senior Pipeline Engineer: Provide informal mentoring/training to team members, support engineering quality in the discipline, drive continuous improvement in processes and networking broadly to ensure knowledge Transfer and application of technical practices.
  • People leadership & an ability to network & influence across organisational boundaries.

Good to have experiences / skills (can be trained for – learning / on the job):

  • Support the delivery & maintenance of digital tools to progress continuous improvement of global pipeline support (data gathering & data analysis, equipment dashboards, risk analysis tools, database management, data visualisation).
  • Experience or knowledge of data visualization software e.g. PowerBI. Citizen developer with knowledge of Python, SQ

Travel Requirement

Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is not available for remote working


Anomaly assessment and management, Defect Elimination, Equipment criticality assessment, Equipment maintenance and inspection strategies, FAT and commissioning, Fatigue Analysis, Fitness for Service, Flanged joint, Integrity Management, Mechanical seals and support systems, Monitoring and data interpretation, Piping, hoses and tubing, Piping vibration, Pressure systems regulatory requirements, Pressure Vessels, Selection and design of pipeline equipment, Stress analysis for integrity and leakage, Valves used for isolation, Wind Turbines

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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