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bp Wind - Electrical Engineer (Intern) - Houston, TX

bp Wind - Electrical Engineer (Intern) - Houston, TX

  • Location United States - Texas - Houston
  • Travel required
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 140210BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

Engineers play a crucial role in the safe & efficient operation of our wind farms. As part of our multi-discipline engineering team you will provide technical support to our operations; including troubleshooting technical challenges; improving the availability/reliability of our operating assets; and driving the performance of our turbines.

You will gain broad exposure to wind farm components, including:

  • Turbine technology
  • Sub-stations
  • Electrical transmission systems

The role will provide you with exposure to many facets of engineering, including:
  • Equipment design & operation
  • Control systems
  • Maintenance & inspection
  • Risk identification & assessment
  • Data analytics

Successful interns will be considered for a full-time role within an early career development program, in which they will build their experience through challenging development assignments, develop a toolkit of transferable skills for the future, and have a dedicated network of support to help them succeed.

At bp, we love our interns! In addition to developing your technical capabilities within your given discipline, we ensure you enjoy your time with us and have a fun summer. Some of the wonderful things you’ll experience as a bp intern are:
  • 12-week internship
  • Competitive pay
  • Retirement savings opportunities
  • bp provided corporate housing with furnished apartments
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)
  • Social events, lunch & learns and community service opportunities
  • “Chat with a Leader” sessions
  • Projects centered on meaningful work and true business impacts

Minimum Requirements
  • Must have cumulative and major GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • BP will not support US Immigration sponsorship for full-time or long-term employment
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Requirements
  • Majoring in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be available for a continuous 12 week period for duration of summer internship
  • Students should be in the 2nd or 3rd year of a four-year degree program
  • Internships are not available for students who have completed their degree or who will graduate prior to the conclusion of the internship

About bp Gas & Low Carbon Energy


At bp we’re reimagining energy, and so could you. By reinventing our ‎gas and low carbon energy businesses we’re advancing low carbon energy solutions for people and our planet. That’s why we need talent like you to join us.

Together, we will achieve this by:
  • integrating our gas and renewable capabilities
  • building and growing low and zero carbon businesses and markets
  • developing new gas opportunities
  • driving new decarbonisation technologies and capabilities
  • leveraging digital to create innovative zero carbon energy solutions
  • creating new business models that are driven by innovative financing solutions
  • adopting new ways of working that unleash the ingenuity and potential of our people
  • collaborating with the rest of our business to present ourselves as ‘one bp’ to our customers

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