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Company: DCP Midstream, LLC
Location: Loving
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Engineering
DCP is an environment of positive energy

A key part of our philosophy is that we reward both individual and company performance. Individuals can earn more if they and the company perform well. "It takes an array of people with varying expertise and skills to contribute to our role in meeting society's growing need for energy. We place high value in developing our employees so they can grow and reach their career goals. But we also believe it's up to each employee to manage their own career by identifying growth opportunities and projects to delve into" Chris Lewis, Group Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer.

DCP Midstream, LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, leads the midstream segment as one of the top three largest natural gas gatherers and processors, the largest producer of natural gas liquids, and one of the largest marketers of natural gas liquids in the country. DCP Midstream is an equal opportunity employer.

DCP Midstream is a 50-50 joint venture between Spectra Energy and ConocoPhillips.

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Asset Engineer -Carlsbad Plant

Job Description

DCP Midstream, LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, leads the midstream segment as one of the top three largest natural gas gatherers and processors, the largest producer of natural gas liquids, and one of the largest marketers of natural gas liquids in the country.
DCP Midstream is a 50-50 joint venture between Spectra Energy and ConocoPhillips.

DCP Midstream, LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a leader in the midstream segment of the energy industry as the No. 1 NGL producer, No. 1 natural gas gatherer and processor, and No. 3 NGL pipeline operator in the U.S., based on miles of pipeline operated. DCP Midstream is a 50-50 joint venture between Phillips 66 and Spectra Energy. DCP Midstream is the link in the energy chain ensuring society has clean energy to warm homes, manufacture goods, and produce consumer products. As the largest producer of natural gas liquids in the U.S., DCP Midstream is proud of the role its 3,200 employees perform in gathering and processing natural gas in 18 states. DCP Midstream is the largest oil and gas company and the largest private company in Denver, and is the Top Company Winner for Energy/Natural Resources in Colorado as recognized by ColoradoBiz. For more information, visit the DCP Midstream website at www.dcpmidstream.com.

DCP Midstream, LLC is also the general partner and manages the operations of DCP Midstream Partners, LP, a midstream master limited partnership (MLP) which trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DPM). (www.dcppartners.com)

DCP REGIONAL ENGINEERING ASSET ENGINEER
ROLES\RESPONSIBILITIES\EXPECTATIONS
Roles\Responsibilities
Asset Engineers in the DCP Regional Engineering Groups have the following roles:
1. Day to day technical engineering support and GAP analysis for assigned operating facilities including natural gas gathering, conditioning, dehydration, treating, cryogenic NGL recovery, fractionation, compression, pumps, storage, measurement and utilities as applicable.
2. Responsible to perform or support process simulation modeling, process optimization, equipment design, equipment specification, cost estimating, technical drawing review, Plant turn around planning, and Process Safety Management.
3. Small asset project development including scope identification, design, cost estimation, management and reporting.
4. Communicating and coordinating activities involving Operations, Marketing, Safety, Executive Management and Commercial interests. Interfacing with these groups is necessary for business development, planning/scheduling plant downtime, product disposition and product specification issues.
5. Business development role for this position serves to ‘screen’ ideas and initiatives for further review by confirming business assumptions and equipment applicability. Individuals in this position serve on ad-hoc technical teams as well as incident investigation teams.
The Asset Engineer performs the following essential functions:
1. Gather data, evaluate, simulate, troubleshoot and recommend actions to optimize each of the following types of gas processing systems as applicable:
 Amine treating
 Solid Bed treating
 Dehydration
 Refrigeration
 Demethanizer tower
 Heat Medium Systems
 Regeneration Systems
 Compression
 Expanders
 Pumps
 Heat Exchangers
 Product Storage
 Bulk Storage
 Utilities
 Instrument Air Systems
 Sulfur Recovery Units
 Incinerators (Thermal Oxidizers)
 Fluid Separation Equipment
 Product Recovery Efficiencies
 Deethanizer tower
 Depropanizer tower
 Debutanizer tower
 other fractionation towers
 Air Cooled Heat Exchangers
 Water Systems
 Simple Electrical Installations
 Helium Recovery Units
 Nitrogen Rejection Units
 Acid Gas Injection Units
 Process Controls
 Control Valve sizing
 PSV sizing
 Steam systems
 Direct Fired equipment
 Various sizes of pipe involved in gas gathering, NGL and residue transport pipeline systems
2. Employ various process simulation software including Aspen products (Hysys), BR&E ProMax, Gregg WinFlow and more limited application software for valve sizing.
3. Develop cost estimates for various small jobs. Perform simple economic analyses and preparing appropriate documentation for AFE’s, AFD’s and Operations tracking number accounting. Follow DCP Midstream’s Project Management Process at a level commensurate with the size of the Asset job. This element of the Asset Engineer’s work includes purchasing equipment, DOA approvals and some account coding in the various accounting systems.
4. Gather data, evaluate, identify equipment and services to be procured, plan, schedule and coordinate Facility Turnarounds. This will include working closely with Mechanical Integrity Inspectors, various specialized contract service providers, equipment vendors, Safety systems contractors, DCP Safety, Marketing/Commercial, Environmental, Operations, Corporate Technical Services, Executive Management and Legal/Tax/Accounting as necessary.
5. Support various PSM (Process Safety Management) activities including but not limited to participation in PHA’s, MOC’s, PSSR’s, Incident Investigations, Safety Meetings and Safety Teams. The PSM component of this job will include assistance in obtaining and updating facility equipment records (drawings, specification sheets and other Manufacturer information) critical to the safe operation and maintenance of the facility. Preparation, mark-up, review and confirmation of P&ID’s, PFD’s and other technical drawings represents a significant component of the Asset Engineer’s work.
6. Asset Engineers may participate in new facility construction projects as an Asset representative for design reviews, drawing reviews, equipment specification reviews, and other technical reviews. Participation may include certain PSM related responsibilities during start-up of new projects/facilities.
7. Asset Engineers will be provided opportunities to present their work and skills to DCP Management. These opportunities to communicate status, recommendations and other information to management provide excellent practice to develop presentation skills including development of all types of presentation media.
Expectations
You can expect the Asset Team to:
Involve the AE with Operational issues, problems and compliance issues.
Maintain communication on the changing priorities
Team expects you to:
Be knowledgeable in the normal operating conditions and current operating conditions of the facilities
Flowrates, Temperatures, Pressures
System Limitations
Be the Technical resource for the Operations, Safety and Environmental groups.
Advise Commercial and Project Engineers so they understand the details/limitation of
Gas Pipelines
Compression
Processing
Training Plan – Internal/External
HYSYS Process Simulation
Winflow Pipeline Modeling
B31.3, B31.8, API1104 piping classes
ASME Sec VIII
DCP Safety Policies and Procedures
DOT Pipeline Safety Rules
PSM/PHA facilitation
Project Management
Field Safety and Environmental Training with the Asset
Gas Processing – TAMUK/ PICC
J.M. Campbell
Qualifications
1. B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering or another Engineering discipline combined with significant natural gas gathering and processing experience specific to the essential functions listed above.
2. Functional knowledge/expertise in the use of Aspen Hysys, BR&E ProMax and WinFlow process simulation software.
3. Competent in all Microsoft Office applications (Xcel, Word…).
4. Competent in interpretation of P&ID’s and other engineering drawings.
5. Good communication skills.
6. Good presentation skills.
7. Excellent analytical skills with a strong understanding of customer relations.
8. Must have the ability to work independently as well as being an effective team member.
9. Current driver’s license required.
Demographics
1. Asset Engineers will office in the assigned location.
2. The responsibilities of this position include travel to DCP facility locations in Denver, Houston, Tulsa, Midland, Michigan, Oklahoma and smaller regional offices in approximately 10 states in the domestic USA.
3. Willingness to relocate to rural locations in support of DCP Operations is a requirement for career development.

Demographics
1. Asset Engineers will office in the assigned location.
2. The responsibilities of this position include travel to DCP facility locations in Denver, Houston, Tulsa, Midland, Michigan, Oklahoma and smaller regional offices in approximately 10 states in the domestic USA.
3. Willingness to relocate to rural locations in support of DCP Operations is a requirement for career development.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of DCP Midstream not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.


Job Requirements

Please refer to the Job Description for the qualifications.


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