Epco, Inc. Engineer, Senior Field Process in Mont Belvieu, Texas

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership’s assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.

Join us in driving fast-moving, far-reaching projects that serve the most prolific energy basins in North America. Whether building new pipelines and plant facilities or optimizing and maintaining existing assets, advance your career like never before. Take on greater levels or responsibility while enjoying freedom to showcase your talents in an opportunity rich environment.

The Senior Field Process Engineer provides process engineering and technical support for the operation of Enterprise's plants and pipelines in the Houston region. The Engineer, under the direction of the Manager and more senior engineers, ensures that facility upgrades and changes are designed and constructed in accordance with the Company's Engineering guidelines and Specifications, Industry Codes & Standards, and Regulatory Agency requirements while also meeting functionality and performance requirements. In addition, the Engineer will provide process designs which will contribute to cost saving enhancements that will significantly improve the efficiency and capacity of the plants and/or reduce the operational costs.

The Senior Field Process Engineer will be assigned to specific production units and pipelines to provide support to Operations, Maintenance, Commercial, and Distribution. The Engineer will monitor the key performance indicators of the plant ensuring that it is operating efficiently and will provide technical expertise and scope developments for expansion and improvement project at Mont Belvieu. The Engineer will also be the technical liaison between the plant and all outside services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical support to the Company's Operations, Maintenance, and Commercial departments.

  • Perform plant simulations to establish baselines, simulate modifications and estimate performance enhancements to existing plant facilities.

  • Perform and check design calculations and equipment sizing.

  • Perform Plant Optimization Studies (Surveillance) and monitor key performance indicators to determine if existing assets are performing to expectations. When opportunities for improvement at identified the Process Engineer will take the lead in their design and implementation to increase efficiency and production while reducing costs.

  • Prepare project design scopes in support of capital projects, commercial development, and plant optimization.

  • Prepare bid packages for equipment and outside services including engineering, procurement, and construction activities.

  • Participate in reviews of designs prepared by outside engineering contractors, vendors, fabricators, and manufacturers.

  • Monitor field construction activities to ensure compliance with contract drawings and specifications.

  • Prepare project completion reports including construction material inventories and as-built drawings.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering is required.

  • A minimum of ten years experience in a chemical plant environment or related industry engineering with a continuous production facility is required. Time spent with consulting engineering companies will not count towards the 10 year minimum.

  • Experience with distillation, light hydrocarbons, MTBE / Iso-Octane / IOleflex, API Standards, OSHA 1910.119 (PSM), Pipelines. Underground Storage is a plus.

  • Proficiency in basic PC skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.

  • Process modeling software such as Hysys or equivalent.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to either work alone or as part of a team are essential.

  • Must be proficient in balancing multi priorities and activities and meet deliverable.

  • Must be willing and able to travel 10% with minimal overnights.

  • Ability to handle multiple fast-paced projects with constantly changing priorities and scope.

  • Ability to quickly absorb the key deliverables and not get mired in details.

  • Must be detailed oriented.

Job: *Engineering

Organization: *Engineering

Title: Engineer, Senior Field Process

Location: Texas-Mont Belvieu

Requisition ID: 0008ME