General Shop Technician - 130123BR - Blaine, WA

Employer: BP

Job Description:
United States - Washington - Blaine
General Shop Technician - 130123BR

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 General Shop Technician positions. The General Shop 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.

About the role:
The General Shop Technician is an integral member of the Maintenance Team working to repair and maintain various types of industrial equipment including but not limited to; piping systems, heat exchangers, valves, structural platforms, tower/ vessel internals, and other types of fixed equipment throughout the refinery with the following key accountabilities:
Maintain, repair, construct and install plant equipment and provide equipment history
Effectively follow all health, safety, security, and environmental (HSSE) practices and procedures
Perform welding, layout and assembly/repair of pipe, structural steel, and pressure vessels
Pull, install and repair heat exchangers and furnaces
Perform minor carpentry and operate forklifts, mobile cranes and other heavy equipment
Perform rigging, lifting, hoisting activities and bolted joint assembly
Read blueprints and piping specifications

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

Ideal candidates will have a High School Diploma (or equivalent) or 4+ years of applicable military or trade experience or technical school certificate/degree in an industrial maintenance/reliability environment such as refinery, chemical, plant or military preferred.
Having a strong heavy industrial mechanical background and experience in blueprint reading, layout work in piping, and structural steel and carpentry is vital to succeed in this role. An understanding of process and safety fundamentals and ability to multi-task within diverse teams would greatly benefit the role holder.

The successful candidate will be:
Standing, walking, lifting and carrying up to 30-pounds; bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, dragging 50-yards, balancing, kneeling, crawling, use of hands and feet
Climbing ladders, stairs and working in confined space and in high places and withstanding heights
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 temporary night shifts as required
Serving on the Refinery Emergency Response or Fire Team as needed
Safely working in and out of doors and in changing weather conditions
Wearing fresh air gear, respirators and other protective equipment as required
Must have a valid TWIC Card

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!

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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