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Summer Internship - Mechanical Engineering - UK

Summer Internship - Mechanical Engineering - UK

  • Location United Kingdom - Sunbury, United Kingdom - Aberdeen
  • Travel required Negligible travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code RQ069425
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Engineering Group

Job Summary:

Mechanical engineering is vital to bp. We ensure safe and reliable plant operation, over the life of an asset in a cost effective manner, maintaining integrity to prevent hydrocarbon and hazardous fluid releases, maximizing equipment uptime and delivering quality projects to schedule and budget.

Job Description:

Mechanical engineers support our operations and projects around the world. They work in diverse project teams with major contractors, ensuring the correct selection, specification and construction of mechanical equipment and systems, to build new facilities or modify existing assets; or they work in asset teams within operations developing and implementing maintenance programmes, monitoring equipment performance, and investigating operational difficulties. There are also roles working as a technical specialist advising operations and projects on specific aspects of mechanical engineering. They work with a broad range of mechanical equipment, such as compressors, pumps, turbines, heaters, valves, vessels and piping, as well as all aspects of mechanical equipment design. Working with the latest technology and some of the brightest minds in the industry, we uphold the very highest standards of mechanical integrity. Join us and you will too.

Roles and responsibilities ​

The precise nature of your role will be defined by your skills as well as the needs of the business but your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Working on projects and supporting your team to find the best solutions
  • Helping to maintain performance within your team and for bp as a company
  • Building relationships both within bp and with our external partners, collaborating across functions, segments and teams to deliver excellence
  • Demonstrating drive and dedication through the bp values with an emphasis on safety

About bp:

With our purpose of reimagining energy for people and the planet, bp is transforming our entire business. We’re investing to grow renewable energy, expanding charging to support the growth of electric vehicles, and focusing our oil and gas business worldwide on higher quality and lower carbon operations. Join us in business, digital, engineering, science or trading, and you’ll be an important part of the progress we’re making. You’ll contribute to complex projects that can make an impact far beyond bp. You’ll take your own ambitions forward too – learning, growing, and building the foundations of a varied and rewarding career.

Requirements ​

To apply for this role, you’ll need to be studying towards a master’s degree (or equivalent) in mechanical engineering, aeronautical, aerospace or automotive engineering.

For this internship opportunity, you will need to be in your penultimate year of study.

Other information  

Please note: you can only apply to 1 bp early careers opportunity globally per academic year. If you make multiple applications within the same academic year then we will only process the first application you make, and you’ll be withdrawn from any subsequent applications. 

If you need to make any adjustments to any stage of the recruitment process, for example due to an illness, injury or a disability, please contact us on 0800 279 2088 or email enquiry@bpgraduates.co.uk. If you are calling from overseas, please dial +44 1635 584149. 

Travel Requirement

Negligible travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


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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