Facilities Engineer
SM Energy - Midland, TX

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GENERAL PURPOSE:
Primary responsibility is to handle facilities engineering and operational assignments of a broad scope and moderate difficulty. The engineer will coordinate with asset teams and/or technical professionals to support the completion of well hook-ups and infrastructure installation to ensure they are aligned with business objectives, maintain producing properties at a maximum economic rate and comply with governmental and contractual requirements. May serve as a project leader on assignments requiring broad knowledge. The scope of the position includes: costs estimates, AFE preparation and execution of all facilities design and construction.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
Provide technical support to ensure the safest and most cost effective methods, while minimizing loss of production revenue through innovative techniques, procedures and equipment

Provide day to day functional guidance and technical support to Operations and engineering staff on design, installation and testing to ensure quality work and a timely and cost effective approach

Assist with cost projections, approvals for expenditures and budget control

Manage design as determined by internal control standards, and effectively communicate changes to management

Provide assistance to other engineers such as: peer technical review, mentoring and knowledge transfer

Participate in Process Hazards Analysis, Facilities Hazards Identification, and Pre-Startup Safety Reviews

Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

Conduct optimization studies

Lead small engineering projects from conceptual design to installation and operation

Identify hazards, best practices, evaluate state of the art equipment and practices and incorporate sound engineering practices for the design and construction of all new facilities

Maintain current and accurate facility documentation

Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all facility issues and concerns

Support Business Development and Reservoir engineering in the preparation of scoping cost estimates for acquisitions and the budget and planning processes

On call support, including nights and weekends may be required for field locations

Conduct business with the highest ethical standards; demonstrate decision-making skills that ensure the safety of all persons associated with SM facilities

Other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
B.S. degree in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering is required

Minimum of 6 years of applicable facilities engineering experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Proficient level of skill in Microsoft Office

Experience with commonly used industry software

Technical knowledge and operational experience with facilities and pipeline fabrication, piping materials and general construction practices

Comprehensive understanding of unconventional resource plays in regards to facilities design and execution

Ability to read, interpret and develop crucial engineering drawings, piping & instrument diagrams, process flow diagrams and upstream oil field process design

Knowledge of environmental, health and safety regulations

Ability to troubleshoot routine mechanical systems and components

Basic understanding of engineering economic evaluations

Demonstrated ability to produce results that meet economic goals and make economic recommendations that have a positive financial impact

Familiarity with process hazard analysis and incident investigation techniques

Driven, organized and detail oriented

Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks with competing demands on resources

Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: periodic field visits

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