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Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer


Big Spring, TX, US, 79720

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.

Role Summary

The I & E Design Engineer is responsible for designing instrumentation and electrical controls portion of a project. This includes working with process engineers, maintenance superintendents, operations superintendents, and safety and environmental personnel to ensure that all considerations have been evaluated and considered. Then using existing technical drawings the engineer will supply a finished project package for either in-house personnel or outside contractors to implement. The engineer is also responsible for any additional technical support during the installation to final operation of the new or modified system. Proficiency is maintained by attending in-house training, outside schools and conferences in the fields of instru­mentation, process control engineering, and computer drafting software.



Job Accountabilities

  • The position requires a strong team player, someone who is self-motivating with a positive “can do” attitude. 
  • Plan, design, and write specifications for process controls and instrumentation.
  • Utilize company, local, state, and federal policies, regulations and accepted industrial guidelines (ISA, API, NEC, IEEE, NFPA) to prop­er­ly de­sign, re­view and implement projects and analyze operations.
  • Produce Engineering Design Documents. P&ID, Instrument wiring, Power One lines, Electrical Controls schematics, Instrument Wiring Drawings, Loop Drawing, Instrument Data Sheets and Network Drawings
  • Provide work scopes for project implementation.
  • Inspects field work to ensure conformance with plans and specifications; maintains proper and safe working environment.
  • Support projects by collaborating with other departments and specifying and accepting installation of instrumentation.
  • Assist in the preparation and utilization of group budget related to instrument systems in the refinery.
  • Evaluate, develop, and coordinate training related to project implementation and facility related problems.
  • Provide process control assistance, analysis of technology, and root cause analysis of instrument hardware and end device related problems.
  • Evaluate, audit, and report instrument performance related to safety, environmental, and profitability.
  • Study performance and reliability of existing equipment and establish programs and solutions for decreasing equipment downtime.
  • Implement end device changes to optimize liquid recovery, improve yields and energy use.
  • Create estimates and cost studies for potential projects.
  • Researches materials and concepts to advise and support technical issues influencing instrument design concept development.
  • Coordinate outside consultants in instrumentation area.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering or related technical field or equivalent specific instrumentation and electrical specialist experience in a plant environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical engineering principles, practices and methods of principles, practices and methods used in the operation, maintenance, and construction of instrumentation and controls systems.
  • Five (5) years of refining or relevant engineering experience with instrumentation and controls.
  • Strong technical, quantitative analysis and process orientation skills
  • Working knowledge of root cause analysis concepts
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and electrical drawings, diagrams, and sketches
  • Proficient with engineering software
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and positively with all levels of Company personnel, customers, vendors and visitors
  • Ability to work as self-directed individual and in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and sound engineering principle.
  •  Knowledge of process design, instrumentation, process control and statistics
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
    Desired Characteristics
  • Eight (8) years or more years of experience in instrumenting refinery processes and working in a chemical or refining plant environment.
  • Considerable knowledge of safe work practices, OSHA and environmental rules and regulations
  • Project management skills
  • The ability to design both Electrical, Instrumentation and Analytical system installation.

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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