Instrument & Electrical Shop Technician (130100BR) - Blaine, WA

Employer: BP

Job Description:
United States - Washington - Blaine
Instrument & Electrical Shop Technician

Job Profile Summary:
At bp, we’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations working across almost every part of the energy system, we’re leading the way in reducing carbon emissions and developing more sustainable methods for solving the energy challenge.
We’re a diverse team of engineers, scientists, traders and business professionals determined to find answers to problems that must be solved. But we know we can’t do it alone. We’re looking for people who share our passion for reinvention to bring a new perspective, collaborative spirit, and to challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero!
Would you like to take your career to new heights?
The Cherry Point Refinery is currently accepting applications for Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Shop Technician positions. The I&E Technician is responsible for performing maintenance work associated with the production or refining of oil and gas.
The starting pay is $37.41/hour; with opportunity to rise to $52.91/hour after successful completion of required trainings and certifications.
The hiring class will start on January 2022 after successful completion of our application screening and pre-employment testing.

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About the role
The Instrumentation and Electrical Technician will be working with electrical equipment such as motors, control circuitry, logic systems, transmitters, control valves, analyzers, distributive control systems, and PLC’s. We are looking for candidates who are able to problem solve, overcome obstacles and make good decisions working positively in a team-first environment. The candidate must also be able to effectively communicate work issues and document outcomes and other key accountabilities such as:
Troubleshooting, calibrations, installs, repairs and maintenance of all instrumentation and electrical equipment in the refinery.
Maintain a safe work environment and adherence to all company safe practices, policies, and procedures.
Assist in the preparation for repair, installation or maintenance of typical processing and refining equipment.
Interface positively with operations, process control, project, and engineering teams involved with assignments.
Effectively communicate and document work results

About you:
Are you full of energy and passion towards new challenges?

Ideal candidates will have a High School Diploma or equivalent and 4+ years applicable military or trade experience, electrical license or technical school degree/certificate with proven experience working on electrical systems, instrumentation, or analyzers in an environment that requires exceptional teamwork and self-reliance with a focus on safety. Ability to work independently and in a team environment while being self-motivated and safety conscious is vital to succeed in this role. Basic computer skills such MS office or web-based applications would greatly benefit the role holder. Familiarity with balance sheet analysis and approaches to funding projects and companies will help as well.

The successful candidate will be:
Working in all weather conditions, indoors and outdoors. Walking or crawling on uneven surfaces and platforms
Climbing and descending stairs and ladders
Working in confined spaces and on elevated platforms
Ability to wear a self-contained breathing apparatus or respirator if needed
Wearing chemical and splash resistant personal protective equipment
Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching and stretching, pushing, pulling, dragging 50-yards, balancing, kneeling, use of hands
Working a schedule of four 10-hour days (M-Th), a rotating 10-hour day mini-shift (Wed-Sat), working overtime and responding to call-outs 24/7-365 days per year, working night shifts as required
Maintain basic work skills qualifications through face to face and virtual training mechanisms.
Serving on the Refinery Emergency Response team as needed
TWIC card is required

Join us:
At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!

About BP:
This is the place to truly drive change. Our people develop hydrocarbon resources, deliver projects, operate refineries as well as oil and gas production assets.

Join us and make a difference by:
• making our production and operations safer and more standardised
• driving quicker reduction of our carbon emissions
• growing cash returns and delivering improved reliability and optimisation
• maximising efficiency through sharing resources
• accelerating the digital transformation of our operating assets
• developing our people faster, leveraging the scale of P&O
• building greater integration and collaboration in service of our purpose

Legal disclaimer
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 ½” scalp, or > 2 cm/¾” body – arms & armpits/legs/chest)

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at; or by telephone at 281.366.1999.

Contact Person:
Location: Blaine, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $37.41 HR

Posted on September 28, 2021

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