#1171 Sr Facilities Engineer (10+ yrs experience)

EDG Inc - New Orleans, LA4.3



A Facilities/Process Engineer performs process and/or mechanical design of oil and gas production, transmission, and distribution facilities, including new installations as well as upgrades and retrofits to existing terminals, platforms and pipelines.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Include but are not limited to:

o Conceptual engineering for new field or plant developments.
o Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) and/or Detailed Engineering for Greenfield or Brownfield design projects for onshore and/or offshore facilities.
o Design of process (production separation, sour production sweetening, oil and gas dehydration, produced water treatment, export metering) and/or utility (fuel gas, chemical injection, instrument air, diesel, heat medium, cooling, drainage, power generation) systems.
o Design and Vendor interface for static (pressure vessels, tanks) and rotating (pumps, compressors, engines) equipment packages.
o Piping system design.
o Engineering studies.
o Process Hazards Analysis and Risk Identification.

  • Make site visits, both onshore and offshore, to gather existing data/details and survey available space and infrastructure to support facility upgrades, modifications, or remediation.
  • Interface with Project Managers, Peers, and Clients, including attending project meetings.
  • Assist Project Managers and multidiscipline design team with establishing the methodology for completing a project. Research, learn and implement differing design techniques which may be industry specific.
  • Evaluate proposed designs for efficiency of construction, installation, operability, maintainability, use of materials, integrity, and practicality.
  • Coordinate/interface with other engineering disciplines, designers and drafters to ensure an integrated design that meets the project requirements
  • Develop process design basis details and documentation.
  • Perform process simulations and develop process flow diagrams with associated heat and material balance tables.
  • Perform and/or review sizing calculations for process and utility equipment, piping, in-line instruments, valves, and pipelines using available tools.
  • Prepare, modify and/or review data sheets and technical specifications for process equipment, instruments, manual and actuated valves, piping systems, specialty items, etc. to meet specific project requirements.
  • Perform and/or review process/mechanical engineering studies (i.e. de-bottlenecking, vent/relief, hydraulic analysis, pipe stress, API 14C compliance, firewater/deluge, material selection) and develop associated reports and spreadsheets.
  • Develop and/or review P&IDs, mechanical flow sheets, and safety flow diagrams.
  • Prepare equipment location plans in accordance with sound design practices, Client specifications, and industry/regulatory standards.
  • Perform design verification reviews/checks of drawings and other documents prepared by others, both internal and external to the Company, to ensure correctness of design and engineering data as well as completeness.
  • Provide technical support to procurement efforts including bid package assembly, bid clarification responses, and technical bid evaluations.
  • Diligently maintain organized server-based project files.
  • Provide on-site, both onshore and offshore, construction, commissioning, startup and operational assistance.
  • Develop regulatory submittals (e.g. BSEE, USCG, and ABS).
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Must have a BS degree or higher in Chemical, Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Requires 10 or more years’ experience in engineering design and/or project management of oil and gas and/or industrial facilities;
  • Active Professional Engineering license strongly preferred;
  • In depth with engineering and design requirements for projects associated with oil and gas production facilities and equipment installations, including regulatory compliance (BSEE, USCG, ABS, DNV) as well as applicable codes and standards (CFR, API, ASME, NFPA);
  • Familiarity with total project systems including process, mechanical, structural, civil, instrumentation/control, and electrical components to allow considerations of those aspects into a project or area design required;
  • Experience with developing sizing calculations, technical specifications, drawings, and data sheets associated with oil and gas production facilities including equipment, instrumentation, and specialty piping items required;
  • Requires experience performing and documenting engineering studies associated with oil and gas production facilities;
  • Experience directing the work of designers, drafters and other engineering support staff;
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship;
  • Requires the ability to travel to client sites, both onshore and offshore;
  • Availability and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Availability and ability to work overtime as needed based on project;
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to interact with staff at all levels.


  • Work is primarily conducted in a private or semi-private office setting;
  • Requires off-site visits to client locations, both onshore and offshore;
  • Off-site visits may require exposure to plant and/or production areas with severe noise and climate changes.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (With or Without Reasonable Accommodations):

  • Must be able to lift and carry 20 pounds;
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities which permits employee to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time;
  • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation which permits employee to outlined job assignments;
  • Sufficient manual dexterity which permits the employee to perform routine office duties and site visits;
  • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes to perform office duties and travel when necessary to off-site locations, including onshore and offshore facilities.

Drug Free Workplace:
EDG Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to a drug free workplace.

Applicants are subject to both pre-employment hair and urine drug screens.

Post-hire, employees are subject to random, periodic, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug testing which may include both hair and urine drug screens. In addition to the requirements of EDG’s drug free workplace program, employees may be required to sign, acknowledge and comply with drug free workplace policies or programs required by clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time


  • (FEED) and Detailed Engineering for oil & gas projects: 10 years (Required)
  • engineering design within the oil & gas industry: 10 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Professional Engineer (Preferred)