Maintenance Technician - Electrical
BP Americas, Inc.
Maintenance Technician - Electrical
BP Alaska will be conducting a Technician Campaign for Maintenance Technicians (Electricians). We will be filling 1 role with remaining shortlisted candidates to be on a list for future external Electrician vacancies throughout 2018.
The Electrical Technician will play a key role in providing a high degree of technical competence and working knowledge of the current national electrical code with responsibility for safety and environment compliance.
As a prerequisite of employment, candidates that accept offers of employment from BP Alaska must successfully complete a Fitness-for-Duty assessment that is based on the essential physical requirements of the job.
This is a Union represented position with a 2 x 2 remote rotational position located in Prudhoe bay, Alaska (North Slope). The company chartered flights will supply transportation to and from the North Slope and Anchorage. All BP employees are responsible for any and all costs associated with getting themselves to and from their residence and Anchorage.
United States - Alaska - North Slope
Is this a part time position?:
Perform preventative maintenance on low and medium voltage switchgear motors, power distribution systems, heat-trace systems and HVAC systems, and batteries
Troubleshoot and identify equipment problems and obtain any necessary support
Perform work on power generation systems
Perform work on fire and gas detection systems, as required
Maintain knowledge of field electrical equipment
Provide leadership and safe practices through operations integrity assurance systems and its components
Manage daily work schedule utilizing computerized maintenance management system, providing technical advice and quality control
Provide work coordination with other projects and crafts
Participate in pre-job, safety compliance and tool box safety meetings
Review and authorize any job procedures developed by the team
Maintain responsibility for safety and environmental compliance
Respond to emergency needs in the facility
Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
Desirable criteria and qualifications:
Experience working as an industrial maintenance electrical
Experience working as a journeyman electrician
Experience working in an oil processing or petrochemical maintenance environment
Completion of an accredited apprenticeship
Current Alaska Fire System Permit Level 1B
Current Alaska State Electrical Administrators License
Current International Association of Electrical Inspector's License
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.
United States - Alaska
If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 Â½â€ scalp, or > 2 cm/Â¾â€ body â€“ arms & armpits/legs/chest).
BP is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. View our policy statement .
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
If you are a US-based applicant or you are applying to a position in the US and you are an individual with disability or a disabled veteran, and would like any type of assistance to apply or to access or to attend any recruitment or selection event, system or process, we would like to help you to ensure that your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If you need assistance, information, or answers to your questions, and you are an individual with disability or a disabled veteran, feel free to contact us or have any of your representatives contact us at BP US Application Assistance ~~~ ,Telephone: ~~~.
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Essential experience and job requirements:
Minimum of 5 years of industrial/petrochemical electrical maintenance experience or an Associate's Degree in a technical field and 3 years of industrial/petrochemical electrical maintenance experience
Experience working on the North Slope
Current Alaska, or reciprocal state, Electrical Certificate of Fitness
(Journeyman) or the ability to obtain the certification within 6 months. Reciprocal states include: AR, CO, MN, MT, OK, NE, NH, NM, ND, SD, UT, WA, WY)
Working knowledge of:
electrical theory, print reading and interpretation
DCS/SCADA PLC programming and troubleshooting
Experience working with:
low and medium voltage circuit breakers
Willing and able to:
Independently lift and carry tools, parts, supplies and equipment weighing upwards of 90 pounds on an occasional basis and upwards of 60 pounds on a frequent basis
Meet OSHA requirements and wear a full body harness and an anti-fall equipment with clothes, boots, hard hat and tools while not exceeding a weight greater than 310 pounds
Work in a variety of postures and positions throughout the work period to include kneeling, squatting, bending, prone or supine
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus, respirator or escape pack, if needed in an emergency situation
Independently transition to and from the ground without the aid of a stationary object for support, sustain prolonged periods of standing and walking on hard surfaces (both level and unlevel) as well as steel grating, snow, ice and mud
With or without reasonable accommodation, to:
work from the ground to overhead heights, as well as in relatively tight confines and in areas that are classed as confined space entry
routinely climb stairs and ladders to extended heights
work at extremes of heat and cold, and with dust and fumes
open and close small and large valves requiring upwards of 150 foot pounds of force
Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location):
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Current valid driverâ€™s license.
Currently reside in, able to relocate to, or willing to commute to Anchorage, AK without company assistance.
If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.
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