Sr Operations Engineer - Dallas or Midland, 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.


The Sr Operations Engineer will support DKL Operations when troubleshooting operational issues across DKL’s facilities, optimize the operation of existing facilities to improve reliability, and provide input to the development of projects for brownfield facility upgrades associated with the Company’s oil and gas midstream pipelines, terminals, processing facilities, trucking stations, and loading racks. 



  • Enforce and maintain company safety policies and procedures.  Adhere to Delek’s core Company Values: Safety, Integrity, Commitment, Innovation and Excellence, Maximizing Value, and Growth Oriented 
  • Stay informed and understand the regulatory process in Texas and New Mexico to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations 
  • Maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety and for the safety of the company assets, employees, and the public   
  • Rotating Equipment specific knowledge pertaining to performance enhancements, predictive maintenance and monitoring.
  • Lead equipment failure analyses and contribute to Root Cause Investigations (RCI) as SME
  • Develop optimization tools (dashboards, KPIs, etc.) to communicate rotating equipment performance.
  • Prepare and/or review deliverables such as PFDs, P&IDs, line lists, datasheets, design calculations 
  • Apply professional design codes and recommended practices (API, ASME, etc.) and assist in the development of company engineering standards, specifications, and policies & procedures required to support operational issues. 
  • Work closely with field personnel and multiple vendors to troubleshoot, optimize operations, plan system/equipment maintenance, etc. while maintaining project schedules and budget
  • Work closely with Development Engineering group to ensure that current system status is considered when developing growth and debottlenecking projects 
  • Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, and for the safety of company assets, employees, and the public 
  • In collaboration with discipline SMEs and Operations personnel in DKL’s control center and in the field, troubleshoot operational issues 
  • Develop, promote, and maintain positive working relationships with consultants, vendors, suppliers, contractors, and all departments within the company  
  • Provide analytics and other information and feedback to management 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 



Leadership Capabilities 

  • Utilize appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding individuals/department (subordinates, peers, superiors) or groups toward task accomplishment. Mentor and coach junior engineers. 


Culture Fit & Alignment to Delek's Core Values 

  • Consistently adhere to Delek’s policies and procedures and be a positive example for others by demonstrating the Company’s core values of Safety, Integrity, Commitment, Innovation and Excellence, Maximizing Value, and Growth Oriented. 

Organizational Impact 

  • Make decisions and/or act based on logical assumptions derived from factual information gathered; seek out information from established policies and procedures and/or knowledge experts; seek input from others. 



Minimum Required Education 

  • Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in midstream pipeline and/or gas processing, refining, petrochemical, or upstream oil & gas experience required; emphasis in rotating equipment 
  • College graduate from a four-year program with Bachelors degree in Engineering 
  • Experience in equipment reliability initiatives and project management, with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team. 
  • Experience executing several small to medium sized projects running concurrently 
  • Deep knowledge of API and industry standards and best practices 
  • Working knowledge of PHMSA regulations, DOT 195, TX Railroad Commission, BLM, ASME B31.3/31.4/31.8 design codes, and API Recommended Practices 
  • Must be willing to travel to company locations and facilities for meetings, training, projects, planning, and information gathering. 
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license. 
  • Must be willing to submit to DOT random drug and alcohol screening. 



  • Master’s Degree in an ABET-Engineering program 
  • 10+ years’ broad industry experience. 
  • Experience with AVEVA PI and MS PowerBI a plus 
  • A Professional Engineering Licensure is desirable 
  • Vibration Analysis Certification

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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