Req ID 86277BR
Job category Engineering
Countries (State/Region) Western Australia
Location Australia – Western Australia – Kwinana
BP’s Kwinana Refinery is one of the most modern in the southern hemisphere. It is Western Australia’s only refinery and with a capacity of 146,000 barrels of crude oil per day, it is Australia’s largest. On-going investment in refining technology has resulted in Kwinana being Australia’s most flexible refinery, capable of producing cleaner fuels such as BP Ultimate. We have approximately 450 employees and 350 contractors working onsite, each playing an important role to ensure that Kwinana continues to safely supply fuels to the Australian market.
We are now recruiting for a Power Control Measurement (PCM) Technician to join our Engineering & Maintenance team at the Kwinana refinery. Reporting to the Unit Supervisor, the primary purpose of this role is carry out the testing, checking, repairs and modification to the refinery process control systems and electrical systems throughout the site.
• Ensure that all PCM maintenance is conducted in accordance with relevant BP and statutory standards, including all site instrument calibrations
• Responsible for all Trip checking on emergency shutdown systems and, importantly, ensure that documentation is accurately maintained
• Proactively identify errors in equipment, systems and procedures and take appropriate action in order to minimise mean time between failures and maximise plant availability
• Identify opportunities for equipment performance or reliability improvement by either equipment, work, method or technology changes
• Assist the Equipment Support Team in the development of Instrumental/Electrical I/E documentation for the refinery, including drawings, procedure and records
• Report any damage to PCM equipment in order to ensure that repairs are conducted as quickly as possible
• Liaising with Planners and Schedulers as required so that any emergency or planned maintenance activities are properly scheduled to minimise disruption to the refinery
Qualified dual trade Instrumentation and Electrical Licences.
Essential experience and job requirements
In order to be considered for this role, applicants must; be qualified with dual trade Instrumentation and Electrical Licences; have prior experience working in a Major Hazard Facility, as defined by the industry regulator and; hold a current Western Australia A-Grade Electrical Licence.
Applicants with prior experience in HV switching, power distribution systems, experience working with Analysers and Hazardous Area Certification will be viewed favourably.
At all times your priority will be to ensure that your work is executed in-line with BP and regulatory policies and standards.
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
Desirable criteria & qualifications
Is this a part time position?
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. As a leading energy force in Australia since 1920 and New Zealand since 1946, BP is driven by the upstream exploration, refining of crude oil and natural gas and the downstream marketing supply of petroleum products. Our scope includes Sales, Marketing, Refining, Dealer, Distributor, Convenience Retail, Supply and Logistics. Around 7,000 people across Australia and New Zealand choose to work with us and help us grow. If you share our passion and values of making a difference every day, then bring your talent and experience and join our diverse BP team.