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Senior Facilities Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States



Posted: 7/20/2023

Ref: BH-240661

Facilities Engineer / Project Manager (5 - 10 years of experience) will support client's Facilities Engineering Team at the company’s Houston, TX office reporting to the Facility Engineering Team Lead.

Proposed Project focus: The Facilities Engineer / Project Manager will provide functional leadership and direction for the design & construction of new assets / expansions to existing assets to support production requirements. This role will require strong planning and communication skills to coordinate across multiple disciplines to complete projects on time and on budget while meeting project objectives.


Skills and responsibilities to be considered:

  • Design of new surface infrastructure facilities including pipelines, compressors, pumps, oil/water/gas separation, and processing facilities.
  • Experience in the design and construction of Central Tank Batteries (CTB), Central Gathering Compression (CGC) installations, flowlines & well hookups required.
  • Able to analyze, troubleshoot, and reuse existing surface facilities in new development plans.
  • Strong communication skills to coordinate with a crossfunctional team (operations, engineering, measurement, automation, environmental, regulatory, safety, contractors, & construction personnel) on design, layout, equipment selection & proposed facility operations strategy.
  • Experience with actively managing, tracking, and reporting on multiple simultaneous projects while meeting safety, budgetary & schedule objectives set for the company.
  • Development of the Scope of Work (SOW), cost estimate, schedule, execution plan, Design Basis Memorandum (DBM), and Authorization of Funds Expenditure (AFE) documents necessary to obtain project approvals.
  • Development of construction drawings and 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.
  • Ability to walk down facilities and use existing engineering/vendor/operational data to identify and analyze potential process changes/improvements to meet production goals and zero emission objectives.
  • Ability to provide technical support to Operations as needed.
  • Coordination of prestart-up safety reviews to ensure a smooth handoff of changes to Operations.
  • Experience with sizing & selection of production equipment, pipelines, relief valves, etc, highly desired.
  • Experience in sizing vapor recovery units, vapor destruct equipment (combustor/flare) and the associated vent piping systems desired.
  • 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 Section 8, Div 1 Pressure Vessel Code, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
  • Able to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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