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Technician Apprentice

Company: BP Energy
Location: Winters
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Entity: Production & Operations
Job Family Group: Operations Group
Job Description: Company SummaryJoin BP, you can help drive the transformation of bp's business towards an integrated energy company. The company delivers heat, light and mobility products and---services to customers around the world. bp plans to do so increasingly in ways that it---believes will help drive the transition to a lower---carbon future.---Our (GoM) business - with five deepwater production offshore platforms in the region - is a crucial source of US energy. With operations in Texas and Louisiana, our US onshore business - - has become both a premier oil and gas producer and a leader in reducing methane emissions.bp/bpx Apprenticeship ProgramChoose an apprenticeship at bp and you will receive premier training and work alongside highly qualified and experienced technicians, using the latest equipment and technology. - Phase 1: technical education - a two-year associate degree in Process Technology, Petroleum Technology, or Instrumentation. - This phase gives the opportunity to build familiarity with bp operations. - Phase 2: onboarding and immersion - a 2 to 12-week introduction to bp, safety training and initial technical training with assessments. - Phase 3: on-the-job training - 3 to 12-month job training rotations and mentoring by experienced technicians, with assessments to determine job placement readiness.You'll receive all the support and resources you need to become a qualified technician in an environment where you'll feel safe, cared for and welcome. bp also offers competitive rewards and benefits, so you can live well and plan for the future.Technician Apprentice Job DescriptionWe are seeking a highly motivated, adaptable, mechanically inclined individual with a growth mindset who enjoys a dynamic, hands on, field-based work environment. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to enter the energy Oil and Gas Industry and be assigned a three-to-12-month rotation in the one of our premier business units. Your technician rotation will be determined by bp in one of the following roles stated below.

  • Instrument Technician (I&E)
  • Electrical Technician (I&E)
  • Plant Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Production TechnicianWork Shifts and Schedules:
    • bp offshore Gulf of Mexico: Rotational Position 14-Days On & 14-Days Off
    • bpx onshore schedule - 4/10 Work Week
      • *Upon graduation of Apprenticeship Program at bpx energy more Rotational Positions available: Permian Rotational Position 14-Days On & 14-Days OffKey Responsibilities and Behaviors:
        • With direction provided by bp technicians learn to deliver safe, compliant, reliable operations ensuring that BP HSE and Operating Discipline expectations are met using high order skills such as trouble shooting, analysis, problem solving critical thinking and reasoning ability.
        • Perform preventative maintenance -as driven by the work management systems and provide quality detail and feedback to work completed and discovered. -(Maybe something like, follow work management processes to perform preventative maintenance, monitor equipment providing quality detail and feedback to ensure operations stay within parameters.
        • Optimize plant, asset or equipment performance; and where options for plant optimization exist, ensure they are raised with more senior technicians or site leadership.
        • Adaptable to changes in the work environment, handling challenging demands, and looking after frequent changes, delays or unexpected events
        • Safe and efficient execution of operating tasks. (Operations routines, SOPs, basics care etc.) -and Ensure compliance with bp regulatory requirements.
        • Analytical prowess to leverage data and available resources to resolve key issues that arise every single day in the field.
        • Maintain an awareness of the site major risks and ongoing operational risks and informs site leadership of any emergent risks. -
        • Actively participate as a team member to continuously improve processes and build interdependent team culture.
        • High level of aptitude and interest in new technologies to further optimize facility reliability.
        • Clear and effective communicator, exhibits ability to learn and adapt quickly
        • Extraordinary listening and social skills along with upbeat, naturally inquisitive, and confidence-instilling approachDesirable Criteria & Qualifications: -
          • Ideal candidates will have obtained a degree with an accredited Process Technology or Instrumentation Program, have a relevant associate degree, or have extensive experience with maintenance and operations in automation, instrumentation, and electrical systems. -
          • Cumulative GPA Minimum Requirement must be a 2.5 from Process Technology or Instrumentation Program
          • The candidate must bring a passion to change the status quo in energy Operations by using computer skillsets to view data to improve production.
          • Validated problem-solving ability used in similar settings with impactful results to the business.
          • The physical demands are frequent: standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, and repetitive foot, leg, hand, arm, shoulder, and torso movements. In addition, there are periodic demands of: operating power equipment, sitting at desk, utilizing computers and phones and occasionally lifting or moving up to 50lbs.Salary:We offer a reward and wellbeing package to enable your work to fit with your life. These can include, but not limited to, access to health, vision and dental insurance, flexible working schedule, paid time off policy, discretionary annual bonus program, long-term incentive program, and a generous 401K matching program.---How much do we pay (Base)? $60,000-85,000*Note that the pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting.
            Travel RequirementUp to 25% travel should be expected with this roleRelocation Assistance:This role is eligible for relocation within countryRemote Type:This position is not available for remote workingSkills:Control of work, Cost-conscious decision-making, Maintenance general, Procedures and practices, Reliability general, Risk Management, Safety Leadership, Turnaround generalLegal 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.

Keywords: BP Energy, Abilene , Technician Apprentice, Professions , Winters, Texas

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