Lewis Energy Group

  • Senior Midstream Engineer

    Location US-TX-San Antonio
    Req No.
  • Overview

    Directs and coordinates engineering activities for natural gas and natural gas liquids midstream division.


    Leads highly engaged and productive engineering and construction functions of midstream organization and manages execution of engineering work.

    Champions and drives ownership of safety and compliance within all aspects of work execution.

    Manages and plans for system capacity of gathering infrastructure (such as rich, lean, sour, high and low pressure, condensate, and produced water handling systems). 

    Oversees design of new facilities, including pipeline, measurement, dehydration, compression, treating, and processing facilities.

    Oversees cost estimates, authorizations for approval, and actual costs and manages accordingly: identifies and reports on scope changes.

    Manages capital and departmental expense budgets.

    Coordinates activities with Operations, Right-of-Way, Commercial, Drilling, Production, HSE, Supply Chain, Human Resources, and other functions.

    Provides engineering support to operations and commercial organizations.

    Coordinates project economics and asset rationalization reviews.

    Conducts activities in accordance with all applicable codes, regulations, and internal processes/procedures.

    Develops and continuously improves upon processes and procedures.

    Develops relationships with suppliers and other pipeline companies via day-to-day interaction and/or industry groups.

    Supervisory Responsibilities                               
    Manages several employees.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and coaching employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience                               
    Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (or closely related engineering discipline) required from an accredited university.  Minimum of seven years related experience is required.

    Language Skills                               
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

    Mathematical Skills                               
    Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

    Reasoning Ability                               
    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Computer Skills                               
    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products, gas processing software, and hydraulic modeling software such as SynerGee and PIPESIM.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 
    Professional Engineer license is preferred.

    Other Skills and Abilities                               
    Strong leadership skills and problem solving skills.
    Strong organizational and time management skills.
    Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
    Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.

    Other Qualifications                               
    Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
    Extensive experience and familiarity with both natural gas and natural gas liquid midstream assets and operations (pipelines, measurement, compression, dehydration, treating, processing, pumps, markets, etc.), applicable codes and regulations, and industry standards with a mix of office, and field experience.
    Construction experience is a plus.

    Physical Demands 
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

    Work Environment 
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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