The Bergaila Companies

Upstream Facilities Engineer

Posted Date 11 hours ago(5/23/2024 1:03 PM)
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Opportunity Snapshot:


  • Compensation: $90-100/hour
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Work Schedule: M-F  / 40 hours+
  • Assignment Duration: 6 months+
  • Benefits: Comprehensive insurance, 401(k), PTO and holidays


  • Responsible for providing project planning, execution & coordination for new Central Tank Batteries, Gas Lift Compression & Well hookup installations associated with development activities
  • Coordinate with a cross-functional team (operations, engineering, measurement, automation, environmental, regulatory, safety, contractors & inspection personnel) on design, layout, equipment selection & proposed facility operations strategy
  • Actively manage, track and report on multiple simultaneous projects while meeting safety, budgetary & schedule objectives
  • Ability to walk down existing Central Tank Batteries (CTB) facilities and use available engineering/vendor/operational data to identify and analyze potential process changes/improvements to meet production goals and zero emission objectives
  • Application of APA Engineering & Closed Vent Study (CVS) design standards to ensure proposed facilities or changes to existing facilities are constructed in compliance with both company and regulatory requirements
  • Working with technical, maintenance and operational personnel to develop strategies for addressing reoccurring design & operational challenges
  • Development of the Scope of Work (SOW), cost estimate, Design Basis Memorandum (DBM), Project Execution Plans (PEP), and Authorization of Funds Expenditure (AFE) documents necessary to obtain project approvals
  • Development of construction RFQ packages through coordination with third party engineering firms, construction foreman & operations personnel
  • Ensure Management of Change (MOC) approvals are identified, coordinated and approved where required based on the Scope of Work to be performed
  • Coordination of Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSR) with engineering, construction & operations personnel


  • Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum, Chemical, Mechanical, or Civil is required.  Other disciplines may still be considered
  • 3-7 years' experience in Upstream plants and facilities preferred
  • Strong planning and communication skills to coordinate across multiple disciplines to complete projects on time and on budget while meeting project objectives.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required. Modelling software programs, such as Aspen Hysys, ProMax, and PipeSim experience desired
  • Experience with related industry codes and standards applicable to upstream Oil & Gas operations in TX & NM desired. (ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, ASME BPV code, etc.)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desired
  • Previous experience with an onshore upstream operator, or experience with an EPC firm who provides similar services, preferred
  • Experience with sizing & selection of production equipment, tank working/breathing capacity, PVRV venting sizing capacity, separator dump sizing & blanket gas regulator sizing desired.  Experience in sizing vapor recovery units, vapor destruct equipment (combustor/flare) and the associated vent piping systems desired
  • Able to travel to field locations on a regular basis based on project planning & coordination needs


The Bergaila Way:


The Bergaila Companies is a nationally recognized leader in providing staffing services to all sectors of the energy industry. We continually focus on partnering with talented professionals, engineering the perfect fit between our clients and employees. Choosing a career path with Bergaila grants you immediate access to nationally recognized organizations we partner with. Bergaila consistently attracts and retains its Employees with our dedicated internal service team, top tier benefits programs for contractors and their families, and commitment to place you in the desired career of your choice.


Client Overview:


Our Client believes they can meet the growing demand for energy in a cleaner, more sustainable way.  Their goal is to be part of the solution as society works toward a more reliable and affordable energy source.



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