The Bergaila Companies

Facilities Engineer I

Posted Date 1 day ago(1/26/2023 5:17 PM)
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We are currently seeking a Facilities Engineer to work in the Midland, TX area.




Our Client is an American energy company operating principally in the U.S. and Canada, that specializes in the drilling and production of unconventional oil and natural gas assets.  Our client has a reputation for efficient resource development, environmental stewardship and community involvement, with a drive to meet the growing challenges of the domestic natural gas industry.


 - Provide technical support to operations for surface facilities within Permian Basin.

 - Facilities Engineer will be assigned to a field area in the Permian Basin and will be responsible for 1) operations support; 2) project execution (Brownfield and Greenfield projects)


Operations support includes: facilities surveillance, troubleshooting and debottlenecking. Design and execution of brownfield projects to optimize the facilities.


Project execution includes self-performing design and procurement. Work closely with construction organization to build and commission facilities. Ensure work is being executed in accordance with company specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements. Projects are typically initiated to mitigate a safety risk, address a regulatory need, increase capacity or reduce downtime of the facility.

Engineer will use surveillance tools in order to facilitate decision making. (i.e., Excel, Tableau, SEEQ, etc).


Engineer will be responsible to assure accurate and timely communication among the team and other company Functions on discipline engineering activities, progress, and issues. In addition to technical ability, they should demonstrate sound communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.


Job Responsibilities:

 - Provide surveillance and operations support for existing and new facilities in the Permian Basin; actively engage field operations staff - dedicating time in the field (avg 8 days/moth).

 - Manage multiple facility projects. Engineering support will include options analysis/selection, design, AFE management, procurement, review, construction support, commissioning support/start-up and post start-up

 - Work safely and help identify and mitigate process design, construction and operational SHE risks

 - Design, procure and support construction, startup and operation of new and/or modified production facilities.

 - Evaluate/ comment work performed by 3P companies to insure that the work is being executed in accordance with Company specifications, standards, and regulatory requirements.



 - Minimum of Bachelors of Engineering in relevant discipline required

 - Knowledgeable of Oil & Gas Industry, specifically unconventional horizontal developments, water floods and CO2 floods, and the associated surface facilities and infrastructure required to support development & operation of these fields

 - 3+ years of experience. Mechanical or process background with hands on experience either designing, operating or maintaining common surface facility components such as piping, vessels, tanks, pumps, compressors etc 

 - Knowledgeable in fundamentals of facilities design such as fluid hydraulics, piping design, fixed and rotating equipment design, operation and maintenance, control systems and materials / corrosion

 - Ability to organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously

 - Experience with industry (API, ANSI, ASTM, etc.) standards

 - Ability to work in a fit-for-purpose environment; standards/design commensurate with lower, onshore complexity 

  - Ability to work independently as well as work in a team environment with numerous disciplines

 - Software proficiencies: Spotfire, SEEQ, Microsoft projects, MS Powerpoint, SCADA

 - Ability to self-generate design packages for common oil field surface facilities

 - Small project (less than $10M) management and execution capabilities

 - Strong analytic and communication skills


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