Senior Geotechnical Engineer at bp

| Houston, TX
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Job Profile Summary

Reporting to the Civil and Geotechnical Engineering Manager, this role is an opportunity to join bp's Civil and Structural engineering team. The focus of the role is the geotechnical aspects of onshore and offshore oil and gas field developments and operations. It includes geotechnical site characterization, foundation design and installation, as well as in-service foundation assessment and risk characterization in support of bp's resilient hydrocarbon projects and operations. This is an opportunity to work on a range of global tasks from one of our offices in Sunbury or Houston.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Providing geotechnical engineering subject matter expertise to support oil and gas projects development and operations to help bp achieve its resilient hydrocarbons ambition.
  • Provide understanding and advise on the following aspects of foundations:
    • Management of geotechnical site investigations.
    • Development of integrated ground models using geophysical and geotechnical site investigation data.
    • Identification of geohazard risks such as boulders, rocks, seismic considerations, liquefiable soils, slope stability, mud volcanoes, or other challenging ground conditions.
    • Design and analysis of offshore foundations including driven piles, jetted piles, suction anchors, shallow foundations, spudcans.
    • Soil-structure interaction for input into pipeline and riser design.
    • Compliance with bp and industry technical practices and standards.
  • Supporting conceptual development studies and site selection activities.
  • Provide input to technology development initiatives.
  • Adhering to bp's code of conduct, ethics and compliance rules, and values & behaviors.
  • Ensuring safe and cost-efficient design and integrity management throughout asset life.
  • Quantifying and communicating risks to relevant stakeholders to ensure they are understood, controlled and continuously reduced across the business.
  • Maintaining relationships with third party suppliers, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Representation of bp in relevant industry working groups and committees.
  • Actively contributing to the geotechnical engineering community of practice to share knowledge and learnings.
  • Participating in mentoring and coaching by actively sharing expertise and experience with team members.

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
More Information on bp
bp operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Warrenville, IL and Houston, TX. bp was founded in 1909. It has 82395 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 26 open jobs at bp, click here.
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