Instrument & Protective Systems (I&PS) Engineer in Baku 2014

Project Planning Engineer

Application deadline: 26 August 2014
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Role Synopsis: BP in Azerbaijan Georgia Turkey Region (AGT) is seeking to recruit Instrument & Protective Systems (I&PS) engineers as part of our drive to nationalize the BP engineering workforce in Azerbaijan. 
In addition to roles for I&PS Engineers (at Level I) there is scope for a small number of more experienced engineers to be considered for more senior positions. 

The three types of teams in which we employ I&PS engineers are as follows:

Area teams: engaged in day-to-day close plant support of the operation, like troubleshooting or plant optimisation. As a whole, the area team leads production efficiency for named assets. Between offshore and onshore, there are 7 Area teams.

Discipline teams: provide deep engineering expertise to support projects, integrity management, area teams and turnaround teams, and also provide specialist input into design reviews and other broad engineering processes.
AGT has two discipline teams – one for Offshore and one for Midstream. 

Reliability & Maintenance teams: seek to maximise uptime and reduce business losses associated with topsides plant and equipment; implementing condition monitoring systems and analysing data to provide information.

Key accountabilities: I&PS Engineers in Area Teams’ responsibilities may include some or all of the following: Day-to-day management and continuous improvement of the SIS other LoPs across the area / asset Participate in HAZOP , LOPA and FSA regarding his/her Area and involve in closure of the FSA, finding I&PS gaps Provide I&PS expertise to incident investigation Involve selection of field instrumentations and F&G detectors I&PS Engineers in Discipline Engineering Teams’ responsibilities may include some or all of the following: Deployment of company I&PS related technical practices / local learning systems and gap closure within the Region Provide I&PS review / verification to complex engineering work-packs via MOC process I&PS Engineers in Reliability & Maintenance Teams’ responsibilities may include some or all of the following: Provide Region-wide SIS, instrument and F&G healthcare and spares management contracts with major vendors Participate in annual area audits of single or multiple facilities Participate in HAZOP, LOPA and FSA, involve in closure the FSA, finding I&PS gaps

Essential Education: At least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant Engineering discipline, e.g Instruments or Control/Automation.

Essential experience and job requirements: 3+ year practical experience in Engineering Experience in oil/gas industry and pipelines. Understanding of applicable industry codes Strong health, safety and environmental focus and commitment Azerbaijani citizenship is required

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location): There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.

Desirable criteria & qualifications: A Master’s degree or equivalent in relevant engineering or similar discipline.

Relocation available: No

Travel required: No

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.

BP’s Upstream segment focuses on finding reserves of oil and gas, developing the means to extract and process it and then consistently producing and transporting it to market. This involves using cutting edge technology to find the energy reserves, the ability to drill thousands of meters under the ground, designing, building and operating some of the world’s largest most complex production onshore / offshore facilities and finally being able to transport these fluids, in order to provide energy to the world.

BP is the largest operator (excluding National Oil Companies) in the world with over 6.6MM BOE/Day gross operated production and operations in 25 countries on six continents. The largest community in BP’s Upstream Segment, around 6000 people work in operations, essentially delivering oil and gas from the wellhead to the market. Operations staff play a significant role at all stages of the exploration and production cycle – providing input to a project from early appraisal all the way through to full production.

Segment: Upstream

Closing Date: 26-Aug-2014

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