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Graduate opportunities in Engineering

Find your future at BP

We’re powered by different perspectives. Together, we’re combining our knowledge, skills and ideas to create a brighter future for energy. Whatever your background – chemist or engineer, technologist or trader – you’ll find a future here at BP.

We find, develop and produce energy resources, every day – energy that’s behind the products that keep us all moving. That’s a challenge we rise to as a team. From creating industry-leading infrastructure to developing new, sustainable technologies, it takes all sorts of people to make our work possible. You could be one of them.

Engineering graduate programmes at BP

Our BP engineers are at the forefront of developing the latest technologies on some of the largest, most complex projects in the world – while always ensuring safety, efficiency and responsible behaviour are our number one priorities. We need talented engineers to help us continue to drive our business forward. If you want to grow as an engineer and build a rewarding career in oil and gas, our BP graduate programme will give you the responsibility, training and support that you need to take your engineering career to the next step.

We have a range of opportunities including:

  • Automotive engineering
  • Control & automation engineering
  • Electrical engineering (power)
  • Electrical engineering (shipping)
  • Instrument & protective systems engineering
  • Project services
  • Wells

You could be doing anything from finding oil reserves hidden miles below ground, creating complex construction plans for new sites or designing vital pipelines for safe oil transportation. Whichever area you join, you’ll be able to get involved with an interesting variety of projects using cutting-edge innovations and technologies from day one; and you’ll be part of a team whose skills underpin everything we do.

Who we look for

Because we offer such a breadth of opportunity, you could come to us with a good degree in anything from mechanical and integrity instrument, to chemical, process or any energy-related engineering field. Our online degree matcher will help you find out where your skills could take you at BP. 

Wherever your talents and aspirations lie, we expect a high level of academic achievement. But every bit as important will be the individual attributes and personal qualities you bring to our team.

Our whole approach is built on working together, being consistent and having the courage to do the right thing. All of which is underpinned by a commitment to safety and excellence in what we do. It’s essential that you share those values.

Duties and responsibilities

The precise nature of your role will be determined by your skills as well as the needs of the business but your duties and responsibilities will include:

Working on projects and supporting your team to find the best solutions

Helping to maintain performance within your team and for BP as a company

Building relationships both within BP and with our external partners, collaborating across functions, segments and teams to deliver great work

Demonstrating drive and commitment through the BP values with an emphasis on safety.

Where to go from here

There’s more to our work and a career with BP than you could possibly imagine. So the next thing to do is get online and experience it for yourself. Please note that vacancies will be filled on an on-going basis after opening and we may close applications before the stated deadline.  Therefore, we highly recommend you submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered for the opportunity of your choice.

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