Staff 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.


The Staff Development Engineer will perform conceptual-level engineering design during the development of projects for new Greenfield assets, and major brownfield facility upgrades and expansions associated with the Company’s hazardous liquids midstream pipelines, terminals, facilities, trucking stations, loading racks, and gas processing facilities.



  • Enforce and maintain company safety policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, and for the safety of company assets, employees, and the public.
  • Support the Project Management Office (PMO) in developing conceptual-level engineering deliverables.
  • In collaboration with the Process Engineering group, carry out conceptual-level system-optimization modelling and perform engineering studies up to the preliminary design phase of the development process.
  • Manage production forecast information from Producers and consistently maintain and publicize an overview of system and process bottlenecks using dashboards.
  • Work closely with the Run Engineering (Ops Support) group to maintain knowledge of current system status
  • On larger projects, carry out hydraulic modelling, develop process diagrams (PFDs and PIDs), preliminary design of process equipment, piping and pipeline sizing. Generate equipment lists, high level C&E and ESD logic in line with proposed conceptual engineering projects. 
  • Assist in the development of engineering standards, specifications, and policies & procedures required to optimize project delivery.
  • Coordinate within Engineering, and with Capital Projects, Commercial, and Procurement departments to optimize and expand assets in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide information and feedback on engineering, construction, and operating plans, and related vendor agreements.
  • 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.

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

  • 10-15 years of midstream pipeline and/or gas processing experience is preferred, or 15+ years of refining, petrochemical, or upstream oil & gas experience required
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in front-end conceptual engineering.
  • College graduate with a four-year Bachelor’s Engineering degree from an ABET-accredited program in Mechanical, Chemical, or Petroleum Engineering
  • Deep knowledge of API and related industry standards and best practices
  • Willing to attend and participate industry-sponsored conferences, seminars, training, and summits.
  • 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
  • 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 an ABET-Engineering program
  • Chemical Engineer preferred.
  • 15+ years broad industry experience
  • Knowledge of probabilistic modelling and statistics a plus.
  • Experience with AVEVA PI and MS Power BI a plus
  • A Professional Engineering Licensure is desirable

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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