Job title Process Engineer
Req ID 33479BR
Job category Projects
Sub-category Project Engineering
Countries (State/Region) United States - Alaska
Role synopsis This position reports into the Water and Facility Infrastructure Team within the Alaska Developments Appraisal Organization. The Appraisal Organization is responsible for Appraise and Select stages of BP’s CVP stage gate project development system.
The process engineer provides technical expertise on BP Alaska’s production facilities, develops study scopes, interfaces with facility engineers, technical authorities, and engineering contractors, and reviews study results for compliance to project goals.
The process engineer is responsible for defining, setting up, and performance managing technical activities and studies for front end appraise and select project stages.. Areas around the project scope, design, and HSSE to meet the agreed Life Cycle, Business, and Operability targets agreed with the Project Development Manager (PDM) This position is accountable for management of engineering risks/interfaces via safety critical design measures (SCDM) and Inherently Safer Design (ISD) starting in the early phase of projects.
The Process Engineer reports to the PDM in appraisal organization. The process engineer is accountable for ensuring definition of and timely delivery of quality engineering studies for projects assigned and will take direction for those deliverables from the PDM. The process engineer will make sure that the project follows applicable process and procedures, and Alaska, BP and Nationally Recognized Engineering Standards.
Accountable for definition and delivery quality of engineering deliverables produced by the EPMS contractors, its engineering sub-contractors, and/or specialty contractors.
Accountable for timely deliver quality and reliable engineering studies within schedule and budget
Accountable for ensuring conceptual designs meet Engineering Technical Practices (ETPs) and Site Technical Practices (STPs)
Accountable for the development and implementation of the project specific engineering and quality plans that covers front end engineering design (FEED)
Ensure engineering input into project schedule
Ensure that Safety Critical Design Measures (SCDM) and Inherently Safer Design (ISD) are properly applied to the engineering of the selected option in accordance with SPU requirements
Ensure Safety Critical Equipment (SCE) and Sparing Philosophies are well defined and documented in the State of Requirements (SOR).
Provide engineering input to the overall project preliminary execution plan that includes engineering design implementation philosophy, quality and reliable engineering plan, fabrication/construction considerations in design, life cycle design basis, technology selection, design reviews, risks/interfaces mitigation approach, and, preliminary contracting strategy
Provide design guidance, review/approval of alternative design approaches
Establish design/peer reviews and VIPs as appropriate for projects at the correct time in the project cycle/stage, e.g. HAZOP, PHSSER, HAZID, CHAZOP and other technical reviews applicable for “Appraise” and “Select” stages.
Ensure BP Engineering Technical Reviewers are identified and are available for critical reviews. Verify the adequacy of the reviews, and assure the involvement of appropriate personnel and closure of all items identified. Follow up on the action items resulting from such reviews
Ensure the Design Philosophies, Statement of Requirements, Basis of Design and Engineering Plan are developed and adequately captured and satisfy process safety, and reliable and efficient operations goals while meeting the optimal business case
Ensure a life cycle design basis model is developed and used in deciding amongst alternative concepts/designs including commissioning and end of life decommissioning.
Ensure relevant engineering documentation is complete
Ensure major decisions are reviewed with the EM/EA for final approval.
Essential Education A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
Essential experience and job requirements
Extensive experience in engineering design, operations, maintenance, and/or reliability in E&P.
A minimum of 10 years experience is required.
Experience in managing project design, engineering, and or project management.
Strong knowledge of engineering design principles, codes, industry standards, and the implementation of those in stage-gated projects.
Licensed Professional Engineer in one or more states (preferred).
Desirable criteria & qualifications
Experience in managing engineering contractors.
Familiarity with MPcP, SPCP. AHB and other BP procedures.
Understand Alaska permit processes, and surface and subsurface processes typical of E&P.
Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only
Travel required Yes - up to 10%
Is this a part time position? No
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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 test (and alcohol screening if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.
BP is an equal opportunity employer.
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Removal Date 30-May-2012