Lead Operations Engineer - Denver, CO or Dallas, TX


Libby Plant (Libb), NM, US, 88240

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 Operations Engineering position will support the DKL Operations and provide input to the development of projects for new greenfield assets and major brownfield facility upgrades and expansions.  This position is responsible for evaluating existing and future oil, SWD, and plant processes as well as pipeline hydraulics, optimizing systems to reduce costs, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the transportation and production processes. 



  • Must have recent gas processing experience with small to mid-sized processing plant projects and knowledge of pipeline design and hydraulics or other relevant Midstream experience
  • Process experience to include: compression & dehydration, refrigeration & liquids recovery, crude/gas/water measurement and custody transfer, salt water disposal, and other miscellaneous rotating equipment installations.
  • Thorough understanding of corrosion mitigation on steel pipelines, including coatings and cathodic protection
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, set company and career goals, and complete commitments on schedule and on budget
  • Deep knowledge of API and industry standards and best practices
  • Working knowledge of PHMSA regulations, DOT 195, TX Railroad Commission, ASME B31.3/31.4/31.8 design standards, 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



  • Enforce and maintain company safety policies and procedures.  Adhere to Delek’s core Company Values: Safety, Integrity, Commitment, Passion for Wining 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 general public. 
  • Ensure successful execution of oil, gas, and water projects including facilities, pipelines, and plant modifications
  • 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 with field personnel and multiple vendors to troubleshoot, optimize operations, plan system/equipment maintenance, etc. while maintaining projection schedules and budget within AFE



  • Must have recent oil and gas processing experience with knowledge of pipeline design and hydraulics or other.
  • Refining, petrochemical, gas midstream, upstream oil & gas experience required, midstream experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, 10 years’ experience preferred
  • College graduate from a four year program with Bachelors and/or Masters degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in project planning and program 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

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. 

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