Electrical Tech
BP - North Slope, AK

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The GC-1 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 in the workplace 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.

BP employees are responsible for transportation to Anchorage without company assistance to board the company chartered flights to the North Slope. Any costs associated with travel to and from Anchorage Alaska will be your responsibility.

  • BP offers positions both union and non-union. This is a union represented position. Key accountabilities • 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. Essential Education • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent. Essential experience and job requirements Willingness and ability 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.
  • With or without reasonable accommodation, to open and close small and large valves requiring upwards of 150 foot pounds of force.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • With or without reasonable accommodation, to routinely climb stairs and ladders to extended heights.
  • With or without reasonable accommodation, to work at extremes of heat and cold, and with dust and fumes.
  • Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus, respirator or escape pack, if needed in an emergency situation. Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location) • Current valid driver’s license.
  • Minimum of 10 years of industrial/petrochemical electrical maintenance experience or an Associate's Degree in a technical field and 8 years of industrial/petrochemical electrical maintenance experience.
  • 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).
  • Willing and able to work a 12 hour day/night shift with a 2/2 weeks on/off rotational schedule on the North Slope of Alaska.
  • Working knowledge of electrical theory, print reading and interpretation.
  • Working knowledge of DCS/SCADA PLC programming and troubleshooting.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of the NEC code.
  • Experience working with transformer.
  • Experience working with low and medium voltage circuit breakers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Desirable criteria & qualifications • Experience working as an industrial maintenance electrical tech.
  • 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.
  • Experience working on the North Slope of Alaska. Relocation available No Travel required Negligible travel Is this a part time position? No Selection information for candidates N/A 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. 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. Disclaimer If you are selected for the position, 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)

If you are a person with a 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 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, feel free to contact us or have any of your representative contact us at soul.cherradi@BP.com ,Telephone: (713) 876 6529

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