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Head of Pipelines Engineering, Projects, Inspection & Construction

BP - US Pipelines & Logistics
Chicago, Illinois 60606
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
*Role synopsis
The Engineering, Projects, Inspection and Construction (EPIC) Manager is accountable for  leading and developing the USPL technical organization comprised of maintenance, small and major capital projects (project portfolio $150 – 200 million), discipline  engineering, inspection, engineering authorities, Right of Way, Drawing & Records Management, facility engineers and a material portion of all compliance requirements.  USPL operates the BP Midstream Partners MLP.
*Key accountabilities
  • As member of USPL LT, provide leadership to various groups and functions that support our business strategy:
    • Integrity Management Committee (IMC) - driving clarity, direction and verification of USPL’s integrity management and process safety programs
    • FVC & USPL Portfolio Management Committee (PMC) – creating transparency and alignment on business plan, projects performance and delivery
    • Safety and Operations Governance Board – Driving clear direction and decisions for the business related to policies & procedures, integrity management, resourcing, capabilities, competencies, regulatory compliance, HSSE management, and risk management
  • Accountable for delivering safe compliant and reliable operations while driving continued simplifications in our process, capabilities for the business, and efficiencies within our operations; assess key risks and focus on mitigating plans and controls
  • Leadership accountabilities across the EPIC organization (Engineering, Projects, Inspections and Constructions) and managing team and individual performance through setting and communicating clear expectations
    • Engineering – Mechanical, Electrical Civil, Risk Management, Instrumentation, Automation
    • Projects – Onshore
    • Inspections – Facility & Pipeline inspections , Right of Way, Corrosion
    • Construction – Construction Management, Inspections, and Construction Maintenance team
  • Accountable for financial performance against the approved plan across each of the purpose of investment categories - Regulatory compliance, Integrity management, Commercial Maintain and Growth.  Develop and maintain a rolling 5 yr investment plan for capital and expense projects
  • Holds accountability with other USPL LT members on USPL’s HSSE performance
  • Has accountability over the major capital project management team, specialty engineering disciplines (I & E, materials, mechanical, pipelines, hydraulic, power optimization, etc.), technical authorities, control center authority, right of way team, drawings & records team and programs & operations team.
  • Through Standard Technical Practices, Engineering Technical Practices and technical authorities, sets inspection standards and provides expertise for corrosion, tanks, static equipment and pipelines.  Ensure critical engineering and technical support is provided to USPL Performance Units and USPL Major Projects.
  • Position manages vendor relationships with key vendors/suppliers for major projects, sets standards, process and assurance for smaller projects, and has HSSE project expertise, including standard and policy setting for projects and contractors.
  • Holds key relationships with Fuels NA with regard to growth projects. 
  • Must be capable of building enduring capability through employee development and  robust succession planning.


*Essential Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline required
*Essential experience and job requirements
  • Extensive experience in capital  projects and engineering , preferably in pipelines
  • Minimum of 10 years of leading people, preferable in the  gas & oil industry
  • 5 years of previous  financial experience in capital projects and management
  • Must have proven track record of leadership and people management skills – must be capable of leading a large team as well as inspire,  coach, and develop individuals
  • Strong grasp of  pipeline industry practices


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