Facilities Engineer
Plains Exploration & Production Company - Orcutt, CA

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Provide project and process engineering support for the maintenance and improvement of the process equipment associated with the safe and efficient production of crude oil and natural gas. All engineering must be performed in accordance with the federal, state, and county regulatory requirements applicable to offshore and onshore facilities.

Responsible for the development and execution of project work .
  • Perform economic evaluations and justification of project alternatives.
  • Develop, review, and approve project scope of work.
  • Perform engineering calculations for equipment sizing and selection.
  • Develop capital and maintenance budgets.
  • Generate and present facility updates to the project partner representatives.
  • Provide start-up assistance for new process systems.
  • Troubleshoot process problems per Operations request.
  • Responsible for communication to federal, state, and county agencies.
  • Make presentations to management and partners as required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in petroleum or chemical engineering required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of chemical, oil production, refining, or process plant engineering required, preferably in the oil and gas industry, with a technical proficiency in all areas of facilities engineering.
  • Must be proficient in use of PC's (IBM compatible) and Microsoft Office.
  • Must have good presentation, communication and technical writing skills.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and meet established deadlines.
  • Must be a self-starter interested in working in a team-oriented environment that delivers a high quality, comprehensive, well-planned work product.

About this company
Plains Exploration & Production Company (PXP) is an independent oil and gas company primarily engaged in the activities of acquiring,...