Major Texas Employer Searching for Qualified Military Veterans to Help Run world class Refinery
by Gordon G. Gates
BP Texas City is the world’s most complex refinery. As BP’s largest refinery in the world and the third-largest refinery in the US, BP Texas City is capable of processing approximately 460,000 barrels of crude oil each day. This oil is refined into about 11 million gallons of gasoline. Located just south of Houston, the plant includes 29 oil-refining units and four chemical units on a 1,200-acre site. BP Texas City has the capacity to satisfy 3% of the gasoline demand in the U.S.— enough to fully fuel seven cars every second.
With their FOCUS ON THE FUTURE program, BP Texas City is investing in a bright future. They have put more than $1 billion in the Texas City refinery and seek to hire high quality military veterans to manage, operate, and work their world class facility by working with HireVeterans.com to reach out to hire U.S. Veterans.
Their Focus on the Future program represents more than 28 major initiatives over the next five to seven years and includes the areas of leadership and technical training, information technology, refining, HSSE technology and safety upgrades.
They employ more than 1,900 full and part-time workers and more than 2,000 contractors in a variety of disciplines, including engineering, human resources and development, finance and economics, and procurement and supply chain management. New employees can look forward to a smooth transition into the culture at BP Texas City, with a networking support program that connects new hires with key employees and resources.
The refinery has an outstanding internal communications system. They have created an internal TV network and an active intranet site that promote open access to information. BP Texas City supports a positive, integrated culture that finds strength in its diversity.
Teamwork and community are very important at BP Texas City. When Hurricane Katrina displaced thousands of Louisiana residents in 2005, employees joined together to welcome evacuees by giving financial contributions, opening their homes to families and donating food, clothing and other essential items.
Go enjoy southeast Texas. With Houston nearby, Texas City is close to one of the largest cities in the US. An international center for the energy and aeronautics industries, Houston is also known for its active visual and performing arts scene, diverse neighborhoods and professional sports teams.
Texas City is just minutes from the Clear Lake and Galveston Island recreation areas, which are popular spots for boating and other water sports. With a 61-degree average temperature in the coldest month of the year, residents appreciate the warm weather and year-round accessibility to outdoor activities.
BP Texas City is reaching out and looking for great people so take a look now at their job offerings and apply now