Senior Facilities Engineer


Oklahoma City, OK, US

Category:  Engineering

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At Devon, we will offer you a career full of energy and unmatched opportunities to solve today’s greatest challenges. Innovation, creative problem-solving and positive change happen when people step out of their comfort zone and think differently. Our values, workplace practices, wellness programs, benefits and compensation are aimed at helping employees manage their unique personal life and care for their families so they can focus on contributing to the fullest.

BASIC ACCOUNTABILITY  The Constr/Facilities Engineer 3 provides design, implementation and management for moderately complex oil, gas, and water surface facilities and pipelines.  Works with a broad group of engineers, M&M and EHS staff. Works under minimal supervision.


EDUCATION  Bachelor's degree in Engineering


EXPERIENCE  Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience as a facilities engineer and related experience in production, plant, pipeline and SWD facility design, construction and operations



  • Develop designs and drawings for area specific production facilities to assure compliance with government regulations (local, state/province, federal, etc.) and maximum flow efficiency and hydrocarbon recovery
  • Evaluate water treatment facilities and design as needed for existing and future water management needs
  • Design compression facilities for outside entities on a smaller scale when needed
  • Build strong relationships with field operations personnel with focus on providing customer centered designs
  • Communicate best practices on facilities throughout the division and company
  • Troubleshoot mechanical failure of production equipment
  • Work in conjunction with safety, environmental and field operations personnel to optimize well site safety and environmental performance
  • Evaluate electrical system needs of production and salt water disposal facilities 
  • Work with power provider and operations staff on small and large field system development
  • Use PVT analysis to model recombined hydrocarbon systems for air emissions at various temperatures and pressures using commercial software such as ProMax
  • Design and develop detailed cost estimates and construction timing for SWD facilities.  Serve as the project manager on construction of the facilities while working in conjunction with Devon field staff
  • Model and design field wide water gathering and distribution systems to maximize water reuse in developing fields
  • Design central gathering facilities and production units for multiple wells where applicable which will reduce the environmental footprint and improve operating efficiencies
  • In conjunction with EHS, evaluate, design and modify controls to abate air emissions and maximize hydrocarbon recoveries with improved efficiencies
  • Assist EHS with air dispersant modeling using commercial software programs
  • Evaluate proper metallurgy, chemical treatments and cathodic protection to protect surface facilities for use in various pressure, temperatures and corrosive environments
  • Possess the right and obligation to stop work if an unsafe condition exists












  • Oil and Gas Industry Experience Preferred
  • Practice safe work habits at all times
  • Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
  • Knowledge in state/province and federal regulatory laws and regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative individual, capable of analyzing and solving problems.
  • Able to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively work within a multi disciplinary team to achieve project related goals
  • Efficient time management and the ability to concurrently handle multiple projects
  • Intermediate Level computer skills


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Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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