Project Development Engineer - Dallas, TX


Dallas, TX, US, 75251

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.


The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.


The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.


Delek Logistics is seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Development Engineer to play a vital role in early-phase project development. As the Project Development Engineer, you will contribute significantly to shaping the future of our projects. We seek a passionate and driven individual capable of delivering exceptional engineering solutions during project development and contributing to our organization's growth in the energy sector.

The Project Development Engineer will oversee conceptual-level engineering design during the development phase of capital projects. These projects include brownfield facility upgrades, brownfield system expansions, and new greenfield asset connections related to our midstream terminals, facilities, trucking stations, loading racks, hazardous liquids pipelines, and gas processing facilities.



  • Prioritize personal and asset safety and maintain a strong commitment to safety throughout all phases of projects.
  • Monitor system-wide performance expectations.
    • Manage production forecast information from Producers.
    • Maintain a system overview and communicate it using dashboards.
    • Collaborate with the Operations Support (Run) Engineering group to stay informed of current system status.
    • Perform conceptual-level system optimization in collaboration with the Process Engineering group, utilizing hydraulic modeling.
    • Conduct feasibility studies and risk assessments to support decision-making.
    • Communicate anticipated system bottlenecks to management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project scope and objectives.
    • Identify capital project opportunities to address system bottlenecks.
    • Optimize and expand assets efficiently by coordinating with the Project Management Office, Commercial department, Procurement department, and Engineering department.
    • Provide information and feedback on engineering, construction, and operating plans, as well as related vendor agreements.
    • Make decisions and act based on logical assumptions derived from factual information.
    • Seek out information from established policies and procedures and/or knowledge experts.
    • Seek input from others.
  • Develop and manage engineering deliverables for early-phase project development, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
    • Enforce and maintain company safety policies and procedures and ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Cultivate positive working relationships with consultants, vendors, suppliers, contractors, and all company departments.
  • Assist in the development of engineering standards, specifications, and policies & procedures required for project optimization.
  • For larger capital projects:
    • Conduct hydraulic modeling.
    • Perform preliminary design of process equipment, piping, and pipeline sizing.
    • Generate engineering deliverables, including but not limited to Process diagrams (PFDs & P&IDs), Equipment list, High-level C&E, and ESD logic.
  • Provide analytics, other information, and feedback to management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Leadership Capabilities:

  • Strong leadership and team-building skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficient in problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a diverse and dynamic environment.
  • Strategic thinking and a vision for project development.

Culture Fit & Alignment to Core Values:

  • Consistent adherence to the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate the Company’s Core Values: Safety, Integrity, Commitment, Innovation & Excellence, Maximizing Value, and Growth Orientation.

Organizational Impact:

  • This role will have a substantial impact on the Company by ensuring the successful execution of early-phase project development, guiding project portfolio growth, and delivering high-quality engineering solutions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Petroleum, or related) from an ABET-accredited program.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in refining, petrochemical, or upstream oil & gas.
  • A minimum of 6 years of midstream pipeline and/or gas processing experience is preferred.
  • Proven track record in early-phase project development, including engineering deliverables.
  • Deep knowledge of API and related industry standards and best practices.
  • Working knowledge of PHMSA regulations, DOT Part 195, TX Railroad Commission, BLM, ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8 design codes, and API Recommended Practices.
  • Willingness to attend and participate in industry-sponsored conferences, seminars, training, and summits.
  • Occasional overnight travel to company locations and facilities for meetings, training, special projects, emergency planning, or information gathering will be required.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to obtain a TWIC card.
  • Must be willing to submit to DOT random drug & alcohol screening.


  • Master’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited program.
  • Preferred: Chemical Engineer.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license.
  • 8+ years of broad industry experience.
  • Knowledge of probabilistic modeling and statistics.
  • Experience with AVEVA PI and MS Power BI.

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


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

Welcome to Delek US Holdings







Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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