Occidental Petroleum Facilities Engineer in Midland, Texas
Title: Facilities Engineer Location: United States-Texas-Midland Other Locations:
Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a subsidiary (OxyChem) that is a major North American chemical manufacturer. As one of the largest oil and gas companies in the U.S., we continually strive to be one of the best in the business. Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Facilities Engineer within our Permian Resources group in the Midland, Texas area.
This position includes the following functions to be performed in support of reservoir development and ongoing operations with focus on value optimization:
Design of new surface oilfield facilities including flowlines, pipelines, manifolds, tank batteries, compressor stations, pumping/water disposal stations, and other general oil/water/gas separation, storage, sales, conditioning and processing facilities Analyze, troubleshoot, and refurbish existing surface oilfield facilities for optimum utilization in new development opportunities Project planning and management for safe execution of projects with defined scope, cost, schedule, and performance Design and develop cost estimates for oilfield development projects Maintain documentation of existing capacity limitations and current throughput Document limiting components of facilities and infrastructure and difficulty to overcome Respond to requests from FDP team for information on limitations Propose changes to standard designs based on operational issues (Strategic Agreement)
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering discipline
Demonstrated commitment to safety, including safety considerations in engineering design, recommendations, and operability
Demonstrated ability & desire for effective verbal and written communication within a multidiscipline team environment
Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines
Self starter able to work with minimal supervision and direction
Proficiency in hydraulic analysis, equipment sizing, and system design
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite software
Proficiency in or ability to learn applicable technical and economic analysis software
Additional Desired Qualifications:
A minimum of 3 years work experience in facilities engineering and design of onshore oil and gas production, conditioning, and processing facilities.
Working knowledge of reliability engineering principles and life cycle cost analysis.
Working knowledge of corrosion engineering principles.
Formal training and work experience in project management.
Working knowledge of procurement systems and contracting.
Ability to represent the company’s interests with vendors and contract technical staff
Working knowledge of typical onshore oil and gas construction practices
Working knowledge of the following in context of upstream oil and gas operations:
OSHA Process Safety Management elements and typical safety program requirements
Industry codes and standards (ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, ASME Section 8, Div. 1 Pressure Vessel Code, etc.)
Typical rotating and stationary equipment
Typical materials of construction
Process control elements and systems Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status