Subsea Project Engineer – Full Time – Westhill

  • Permanent
  • Westhill
  • Salary: £NEG


Job Profile Summary

Responsible for providing engineering support under the direction of a Project Manager for low complex projects and directing contractors and for cross-discipline coordination with other project team members to ensure the technical integrity of the project and to complete assigned work activities across all phases of the project are delivered in accordance with BP, HSSE, and ethical standards and in compliance with all relevant statutory requirements.

Job Advert

A career in Productions & Operations (P&O) is an opportunity to help shape the future of bp. As part of the team, you’ll apply digital technologies and an agile approach as we transform our operating assets in pursuit of our net zero ambition. You’ll also help to develop hydrocarbon resources, delivering transformative projects and growing your talent in all kinds of new and rewarding ways within the operational heart of bp.

About the role:

We are now looking for an early career Subsea Project Engineer to join our team in Aberdeen who will provide day to day support to regional projects.

This is a great opportunity for an early career engineer with to further your own learning and development as an early career engineer whilst also being responsible for the development and delivery of a number of small to moderate sized work packages and coordinating across disciplines to achieve safe, cost effective solutions.

Some of you key accountabilities will include:

Managing the delivery of one or more small to medium operations led subsea projects (including: modifications, repair and operational projects) throughout all project stages using the Cat C common process or appropriate alternative and HSSE requirements.

Coordinating fit for purpose scopes of work and delivers work packages in accordance with contractual requirements.

Developing project cost estimates, schedules and project execution plans.

Developing and assessing options for project delivery and documents recommendation and associated business value case as part of decision support package for each stage gate.

Coordinating project support from engineering contractors, area operations engineering squads and central subsea delivery and execution.

Reporting on subsea project delivery performance and progress.

Identifying risks and supports risk management activities throughout the project lifecycle.

Ensuring project activities are integrated into 8Q plan.

Implementing asset management of change for modification projects.

About you:

In addition to having either a degree in a relevant engineering discipline or vocational training with some offshore industry exposure you will also be able to demonstrate:

3-5 years subsea or offshore project delivery experience.

Relevant technical knowledge in subsea system design and/or operation

Ability to develop teams and manage project delivery involving both internal and external

Ability to network and influence across organisational boundaries

It would also be beneficial if you are working towards or have achieved accreditation such as Project Management Professional (PMI) or Project Management Qualification (APM).

Why join our team?

We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, collaboration spaces in a modern office environment, and many others benefits!

Reinvent your career as you help our business meet the challenges of the future. Apply now!


Production & Operations

Job Family Group

Project Management Group

Relocation available


Travel required

Yes – up to 25%

Time Type

Full time


United Kingdom

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

Legal disclaimer

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.

Salary: £NEG

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Westhill

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