Company: NGL Energy Partners LP
Posted on: January 14, 2019
Position Title Facilities Engineer Location Denver, CO Job Description The Facilities Engineer applies engineering and construction expertise to optimize the NGL Water Solutions fleet of salt water disposal and pipeline assess. This position is responsible for ongoing optimization and operations process improvements of the assets in coordination with the Operations team. In addition, the Facilities Engineer helps with the creation and management of the preventative maintenance program, spare equipment inventory program, safety and environmental programs, and ongoing technical engineering support. Construction and project management as it relates to engineering duties are also included in this role. This high visibility role works directly with Water Solutions executives, and requires an entrepreneurial approach and strong business acumen, along with the ability to travel frequently, primarily between Texas, New Mexico, and Wyoming. General Duties and Responsibilities: * Optimizes Water Solutions facilities and pipelines, considering the efficiency, safety, and cost of designs and optimization of product recovery. * Prepares and presents pipeline and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), process flow diagrams (PFDs), and technical As Built documents to Executive and Operations Management on design elements and construction of Water Solutions assets. * Conduct hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies to ensure facilities and pipelines mitigate process safety events. * Teams with management to produce project plans and monitor schedules, expenditures, manpower, and budgets: * Identifies, communicates, and mitigates variances in project schedule and timeline. * Creates change orders as needed, in alignment with scope of work changes. * Develops Gantt charts and ensures facilities and pipelines are completed on schedule. * Reports on progress and/or delays to relevant parties. * Works with automation systems to optimize efficient placement and utilization of control systems. * Prepares and delivers status reports to Executive and Operations Management. * Partners with Operations to diagnose facility operational issues and makes recommendations for corrective action. * Works with equipment providers to ensure timely delivery of of pumping, electrical, automation, and production equipment. * Crafts and submits Authorization for Expenditures (AFE's) for approvals and coordinates with Accounting. * Understands and adheres to applicable Federal, State and local environmental, regulatory, and safety requirements. * Researches and stays abreast of innovation and new developments in relevant areas. * Holds customer meetings and provides reports on pipeline measurement accuracy. * Coordinates with construction managers to ensure facilities and pipelines are constructed to Company designs. * Regular attendance at the worksite is required. Position Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Strong problem-solving skills. * Advanced competency in mathematics, including calculus. * Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written, in English. * Practical knowledge of project management principles, including budgeting and resource management. * Demonstrated business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset. * Proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and enterprise information systems. * Adept at utilizing HYSIS and other engineering design tools to design optimized facilities and pipelines. * Strong drive to cultivate leadership skills, share knowledge, and contribute to operational improvement. * Knowledge of engineering and construction in the oil and gas industry. * Ability to be a team player and collaborate with team members across Water Solutions. * Ability to work with respect and cooperation at all times with fellow employees and customers. Experience/Education: * Bachelors of Science (BS) in relevant engineering discipline (mechanical, petroleum, chemical). * 6+ years of relevant engineering experience, preferably in oil and gas construction. * Valid Driver's License and auto insurance required. Travel: Up to 50% travel required. Requires the ability to travel to field locations where environment may vary significantly. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * The employee must occasionally position, transport and/or move up to 10 pounds. * While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to: * Stand; walk; * Be stationary for long periods of time; * Use fingers and/or hands to handle and feel; * Communicate with and exchange information verbally and in writing; * Move about in an office environment; * Work using repetitive motion. * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. * Work requires physical efforts associated with using the computer and phones to access and relay information. Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is: * Regularly in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. This position is required to be performed at the work site during regularly scheduled hours. Physical presence at the work site is required. This job description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide the incumbent with a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.SDL2017
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