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BP Americas, Inc. Rotating Equipment Engineer in Houston, Texas


Job title:

Rotating Equipment Engineer

Req ID:


Relocation available:


Travel required:

Yes - up to 10%

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

Job Family Group:

Engineering Group

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 BPUSApplicationAssis@bp.com ; or by telephone at 281.366.1999.

Read the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster (http://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp-careers/en/PDF/careers-bp-us-eeo-is-the-law-english.pdf) and the poster supplement (http://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp-careers/en/PDF/careers-bp-us-eeo-is-the-law-supplement-english.pdf) - for more information about Equal Employment Opportunities. (Spanish version (http://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp-careers/en/PDF/careers-bp-us-eeo-is-the-law-spanish.pdf) )

BP is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. View our policy statement (http://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp-careers/en/PDF/careers-bp-us-eeo-policy-statement.pdf)

Job Profile Summary:

About us

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.

About the role

The primary responsibilities of this position are to support operations with rotating equipment troubleshooting, maintain all related documentation and provide technical support for operations and project designs. The Rotating Equipment Engineer will also develop and drive reliability processes, both short term and long term, to ensure company goals are met.

This engineer will own all applicable Technical Practice documents, develop operating and maintenance strategies for the equipment, mentor/teach engineers and technicians regarding rotating equipment, support Operations with troubleshooting and safe operations, and work to eliminate downtime through reliability efforts.

The role holder will:

  • Develop short- and long-term reliability plans for rotating equipment to increase MTBF (mean time between failures), working closely with Project and Business Development teams to align business goals.

  • Monitor rotating equipment performance and operation; oversee the vibration monitoring program, equipment upgrades, and overhaul the maintenance strategy.

  • Maintain a database of rotating equipment inventory, condition, repair history, and spare parts.

  • Support on-site learning and development of new engineers and on-site field technicians as needed.

  • Provide emergency/after-hours troubleshooting and investigation to support pipelines restarts.

  • Provide technical support for RCA (root cause analysis) investigations.

  • Support Capital Expenditure projects with design reviews and witnessing FAT (factory acceptance tests).

  • Determine scope for equipment overhauls at pump/motor shops as necessary, including shop visits.

Time Type:

Full time


United States of America


United States - Texas - Houston

Job Advert:

About you

You'll bring educational knowledge from having acquired a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and significant rotating equipment engineering experience. Oil & gas processing facility experience and/or being a licensed PE (Professional Engineer) would be highly beneficial for this role!

Why 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 crafting 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, excellent retirement benefits, among others!

Experience Level:



Production & Operations