Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Facilities Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Miles City, Montana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Petroplan is actively recruiting for an experienced Facilities Engineer to work for a growing and reputable oil and gas company in Montana. The primary focus of this role will be on uptime, focusing on keeping production on from the well including water disposal/injection, separation, well testing, tankage/vapor recovery, CO2 recycle/gas lift compression, etc.
This includes CO2 floods, water floods, and conventional production on all company assets.

A full relocation package will be provided for this position.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assigned to the business unit for planning, scoping, estimating and executing various projects
  • Provide engineering services to the business units, overseeing design and installation during the construction phase
  • Manage capital/LOE project spend and budget as it relates to surface facility work
  • Performing "Lookbacks" on the execution of facility activities and identifying lessons learned
  • Working directly with Operations, Production Engineering and Reservoir Management in activities generated from capital programs
  • Optimize the surface oil, gas and water production facility performance including developing/implementing engineered solutions for issues that may be limiting production, productivity, efficiency and general operability of the asset
  • Troubleshooting oil field production systems and equipment while monitoring pressures, temperatures and rates throughout the system
  • Act as point of contact for Maintenance and Construction Staff in managing the day-to-day operations
  • Develop and coordinate commissioning, start-up

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in all phases of projects including development, estimating, project management, engineering, and construction of Oil and Gas facilities
  • Exceptional team and interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to prioritize work and focus efforts to deliver value
  • Independent, self-motivated, organized, creative and results-oriented
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to clearly convey practical concepts and relevant information to all levels of personnel, including executive management


  • 5+ years' experience in Facility Engineering
  • Experienced with Enhanced Oil Recovery projects
  • Working knowledge of ANSI/ASME, DOT and API codes for the oil & gas industry
  • Experience with and understanding PFD's, P&ID's, Plot Plans, Plan and Section Drawings, and ISO's
  • Experience in all phases of projects including development, estimating, project management, engineering, and construction of Oil and Gas facilities
  • Experience with Wiring Diagrams, Area Classification, and Electrical On-line Drawings
  • Experience with MS Office and Hydraulic Modeling Software
  • B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical or similar preferred)

*Please note at this time we can only accept applications from individuals with the right to work in the US without sponsorship*

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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