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Facilities Engineer

Company name
Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Midland, TX

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Facilities Engineer','00017488','!*!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','Facilities','United States-Texas-Midland','','DOMESTIC','Full-time','Facilities Engineer

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

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