Area Maintenance Engineer - Pipeline Job Listing at BP America Inc. in Renton, WA
Job title Area Maintenance Engineer - Pipeline
Req ID 41179BR
Job category Engineering
Sub-category Integrity/Maint/Reliability Engineering
Countries (State/Region) United States - Washington
Role synopsis An Area Maintenance Engineer (AME) is a highly autonomous member of the project management, engineering and technical support team whose responsibilities include the development and execution of capital and maintenance (expense) projects for pipeline and terminal operations. The AME will directly report to the Project Engineering Team Leader. The AME utilizes all aspects of the Capital Value Process (CVP) as applied to project Front End Loading, execution and operations. Specific duties include preparation of project cost estimates, use of value improving practices, project execution plans, engineering design and procurement packages and overall management of integrated teams for project definition, execution, construction, operation, and closure to achieve safety, operability, schedule and cost / value goals.
Depending upon skill sets and competencies, a AME is typically responsible for 10 - 25 annual projects ranging in cost from $25K to $2000K. Upon occasion, larger projects, and special assignments are executed within the team. Projects for this position will primarily be executed in the Olympic Pipeline District (Western Washington and Northern Oregon), but may include some projects in Seattle, Portland, and Richmond Terminals. This position will be based out of Renton, WA.
As individual contributors and leaders of their projects, each AME is accountable to the US Pipelines and Logistics for driving their entire portfolio of projects to a safe, successful and timely conclusion. An AME must have the skills to facilitate effective, cooperative and frequent contact both within and outside the Company. Inside contacts (members of project teams) include operations and maintenance field staff, pipeline schedulers, business developers, technical specialists, legal and procurement specialists and all levels of their management. Outside third parties include those such as governmental agencies, private developers, landowners, joint venture pipeline operators, equipment vendors, and engineering and construction contractors as required. Particular expertise in effectively managing integrated teams for multiple projects in various stages for successful execution of projects during the Define and Execute stages is critical.
Key accountabilities 1. Demonstrate behaviors which promote a safe work environment in all aspects of the job.
2. Champion the Capital Value Process and coordinate input from project team members for project evaluation and execution.
3. Plan and lead development of contracting, purchasing, and construction.
4. Manage project cost, schedule, safety, and operability, along with any other significant metrics of project success.
5. Interface with NW Fuels Value Chain Business Development to align the project objectives with business objectives.
6. Communicate progress toward achieving project metrics to the Business Unit, project team members, and other key stakeholders.
7. Capture, appropriately communicate, and apply lessons learned and best practices on the project.
8. Work with the project HSSE Coordinators/Contractors to develop and implement an overall permitting strategy.
9. Assist district with development of annual project plans and budgets.
Essential Education - Bachelors degree in Engineering
Essential experience and job requirements - Valid drivers license
- 8 years experience in oil & gas industry
- Valid TWIC card by the first day of employment
Desirable criteria & qualifications - 5+ years of petroleum pipelines or terminals experience
- Deep Knowledge of DOT Regulations and Requirements for Pipelines
- 8+ years project management experience
- Professional Engineering License
Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only
Travel required Yes - up to 25%
Is this a part time position? No
About BP Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.
US Pipelines and Logistics own and operate BP's liquid pipelines, terminal facilities and road transportation operations. With facilities throughout the United States, it employs more than 2000 people and manages $1.8 billion of capital for the Refining and Marketing segment of BP. The nearly 9,000 miles of pipeline transports over 2.5 million barrels per day of oil, refined products, natural gas liquids, carbon dioxide and chemicals primarily in the Midwest, US Gulf Coast, West Coast and Gulf of Mexico. Terminal facilities consist of 70 light-oil terminals in 23 states across the US, most of which produce custom blends of gasoline, and a fleet of 600 trucks which deliver 9.5 billion gallons of refined products annually. The business unit interacts with a number of BP Groups including Integrated Supply & Trading, Refining, Aromatics, Fuels Marketing and Convenience Retail. In support of these interactions, we maintain a strong business relationship with shippers, both affiliate and third party. US Pipelines and Logistics provide highly reliable, low-cost market access and logistical flexibility for its customers. Our strategy is to create integrated logistics value for BP by maintaining high pipeline, terminal and transportation availability, storage flexibility for trading and by securing profitable third-party business to maximize capacity utilization.
Disclaimer If you are selected for the position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug and alcohol screening as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.BP is an equal opportunity employer
Segment Refining & Marketing
Removal Date 21-May-2013
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