Maintenance Tech - Mechanical
Houma , Louisiana
November 12, 2016
Role synopsis
The Mechanical Technician is responsible for performing safe delivery of maintenance work on facility. The Mechanical Technician is a member of a multi-discipline team, maintaining the process and utilities systems in a safe and efficient manner.

The main purpose of this position is to ensure availability of mechanical equipment (generators, diesel engines, compressors, turbines, pumps, quarters support equipment, sewage treatment systems, hypochlorite, drain and bilge systems, HVAC and chillers, hull hydraulics, chain jack and mooring systems, ventilation systems and survival craft). The Mechanical Technician shall have the ability to troubleshoot equipment efficiently, determine the root cause of the problem, and efficiently execute the proper repair that will deliver safe and reliable operation of the equipment.

The Mechanical Technician reports directly to the Maintenance Team Lead.

Key accountabilities
  • Responsible to deliver safe, reliable maintenance aligned with BP's Values and participate in safety programs
  • Responsible for following all safety, environmental and regulatory rules applicable to facility and completes Control of Work requirements daily
  • Responsible for efficient execution of work
  • Responsible for identifying and knowing the tools, materials, and procedures prior to the execution of work
  • Responsible for ensuring personal competency development tasks are completed
  • Responsible for completing all work, especially regulatory compliance work, as planned
  • Responsible for daily recording of pertinent work order information (planner feedback, technical history, failure reporting, time, request for master data changes, lessons learned, etc.)
  • Responsible for following Global Work Management processes and standards within planning activities and monitoring the agreed upon KPIs, taking appropriate actions to close the deviation s from target
  • Responsible for adhering to a culture of reliability and continuous improvement
  • Responsible for identifying all risks associated with any assigned work prior to execution
  • Responsible for supporting planning development of maintenance plans
  • Responsible for identifying improvement opportunities and basic defect elimination in the day to day execution of work
  • Responsible for cleaning up work sites and returning unused materials to the storeroom at the completion of work
  • Responsible to communicate job progress to the Lead Technician to ensure productivity and maximize wrench time when there is inefficient planning or a break in the schedule
  • Participate and support the Emergency Management System processes and the Environmental Management System
  • Comply with the Minerals Management Services (MMS) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) regulations
  • Participate on the facility's emergency response team
  • Responsible for achieving competency requirements

Essential Education
  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of a 2 - 4 year apprenticeship program or technical degree within core craft.

Essential experience and job requirements
  • 5+ years of maintenance experience as a mechanic/millwright in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • A working knowledge of mechanical equipment (generators, diesel engines, compressors, turbines, pumps, quarters support equipment, sewage treatment systems, hypochlorite, drain and bilge systems, HVAC and chillers, hull hydraulics, chain jack and mooring systems, ventilation systems and survival craft)
  • The willingness and ability to work in small/confined places, as well as work on high platforms, walk on high elevation grating and walk up and down steps
  • The willingness and ability to relocate or commute, at your own expense, to Houma, Louisiana on a rotational 14 days on/off schedule in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position
  • The willingness and ability to ride in a helicopter or boat over Gulf of Mexico waters for extended periods and be transferred to/from a boat via personnel basket swung by a crane with or without reasonable accommodations
  • The willingness and ability to successfully complete a fitness for duty assessment
  • The willingness and ability to serve as a member of an emergency response team
  • The willingness and ability to work 12-hour shifts offshore on a fixed or floating oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Must possess a TWIC Card (Transportation Workers Identity Credential)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
14/14 rotation offshore

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Shop overhaul experience with gas turbines and centrifugal compressors
  • A working knowledge of offshore production and safety shutdown systems
  • Experience in construction, commissioning and start-up of new production facilities
  • Basic to advanced knowledge of electronic monitoring systems
  • The ability to align machinery with laser alignment tools
  • Offshore experience a strong plus

Relocation available

Travel required
Yes - up to 50%

Is this a part time position?

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. 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.


Closing Date
[ "02-Dec-2016" ]

A little about us:
One of the world's leading international oil & gas companies, BP employs over 80,000 talented minds in 80 countries, fostering innovation & diversity.

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