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Occidental Petroleum Facilities Engineer in Hobbs, New Mexico

Title: Facilities Engineer Location: United States-New Mexico-Hobbs Other Locations:

Description

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 based in Hobbs, New Mexico.

The Facilities Engineer will be accountable for successful development and execution of projects to support the efficient production of oil, water and gas under the general direction of the Production Assurance Team Lead.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Analyzing, troubleshooting, and refurbishing existing surface infrastructure elements for optimum utilization

• Project planning and management for safe execution of projects with predictable cost, schedule and performance

• Design and develop cost estimates for field maintenance projects

• Startup and operational support for new surface infrastructure elements including pipelines, compressor stations, pumping stations, and oil/water/gas separation, conditioning and processing facilities

Qualifications

• Analyzing, troubleshooting, and refurbishing existing surface infrastructure elements for optimum utilization

• Project planning and management for safe execution of projects with predictable cost, schedule and performance

• Design and develop cost estimates for field maintenance projects

• Startup and operational support for new surface infrastructure elements including pipelines, compressor stations, pumping stations, and oil/water/gas separation, conditioning and processing facilities

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering

• A minimum of 3 years work experience in design of onshore oil and gas production and/or gas conditioning, processing facilities and maintenance functions or 5 years of experience in the operation and design of petrochemical/refinery facilities.

• Demonstrated commitment to safety, including safety considerations in engineering design, recommendations, and operability

• Strong communication skills; able to work within a multidiscipline team

• Ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations with incomplete information and in the time required

• Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines

• Self-starter able to work with minimal supervision

Skills & Competencies:

• Working knowledge of reliability engineering principles and life cycle cost analysis.

• Working knowledge of corrosion engineering principles.

• Working knowledge of reciprocating compression and troubleshooting principles.

• Extensive knowledge of MOCs, HAZOPs and PSSR/commissioning process.

• Working knowledge of OSI PI Process book/PI Vision for daily surveillance.

• Working knowledge of emission control devices (VRUs, VCUs, Flares) and environmental permitting requirements.

• 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

• Proficiency in hydraulic analysis, equipment sizing/design, and system design

• Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite software

• Proficiency in or ability to learn applicable technical and economic analysis software

• Working knowledge of the following in context of upstream oil and gas operations:

o OSHA Process Safety Management elements and typical safety program requirements

o Industry codes and standards (ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, ASME Section 8, Div. 1 Pressure Vessel Code, etc.)

o Typical rotating and stationary equipment

o Typical materials of construction

o Process control elements and systems

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status

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