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Engineer, Pipeline Design

Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: TX:Dallas, TX - Texas, US, 75251

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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.



Performs civil, mechanical, piping and structural design of liquids midstream (pipelines, terminals, and facilities) assets, including new installations as well as upgrades and retrofits to existing.  Develops, implements, recommends, enforces, and evaluates Company and Industry construction standards, equipment specifications, recommended practices, policies, and procedures.  Assists the engineering and capital projects departments with all facets of hazardous liquids systems designs, including pipeline, metering, and pumping station engineering. Creates CAD drawings, designs and selects material and equipment, develops bills of materials, and writes design criteria and justifications.  Champions and expedites the Company’s standards and procedures development and approval process, coordinating and consulting with internal and external subject matter experts as needed.




  • Leads Company design standards development for all disciplines, including civil/structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, process controls, materials, rotating equipment, tanks, vessels, and measurement.
  • Supervises Company design and drafting contract and/or full-time personnel
  • Enforces Company document management systems and processes for all capital projects and managed expense projects
  • Provides expert design input during all phases of the projects, from pre-engineering through startup and commissioning.  Recommends and applies applicable Company, agency, and industry accepted standards to all work assignments and all capital projects




Leadership Capabilities:

  • Has supervised contract staff or full-time staff of any number
  • Demonstrates the ability to challenge others, and positively influence design decisions made by project managers, engineers, and senior managers
  • Appropriately delegates work tasks to maximize high-value assignments by the Company


  • Demonstrates enforcement and willingness to intervene to protect and abide by the Company’s standards, specifications, and procedures
  • Takes ownership of the design standards, recommendations, and best practices; communicates that ownership broadly.  Has the willingness and self-guidance to improve, strengthen, and increase the span of all Company design standards, specs, and procedures assigned to them.


Culture Fit & Alignment to Delek’s Core Values:

  • Safety:  Factors safety into every design decision and recommendation without exception.
  • Growth:  Actively seeks out opportunity and advancement of the Company standards, procedures, and practices for new business lines, initiatives, and major capital projects.  Is proactive, preparing for rollout and revision of new and improved design standards for new ventures, assets, and acquisitions.
  • Integrity: Has developed a firm basis for all design decisions, standards, procedures, and specifications that are transparent, defendable, consistant, fair, reasonable, and practical.
  • Passion:  The design engineer should strive to develop the best product possible.  They “own” their standards and procedures and treat them as such.  They want to see their product in use by all corners of the Company, and act as the Company’s main champion for compliance to, and the enforcement of, our standards.
  • Value:  Has a fundamental understanding that design standards and procedures must be appropriate, applicable, and right-sized, while protecting the Company’s best interests. Designs and standards are constantly reviewed against industry trends, technological advances, and agency regulations to most efficiently and effectively comply at the highest value.
  • Commitment:  Follows through every assignment to completion.  Seeks out support from subject matter experts, both internal and external, to successfully complete assignments.  Design recommendations are thorough and of sound engineering judgement.  Defends design decisions and Company standards and specifications, but actively listens and seeks continuous improvement from their customers, peers, and managers.


Organizational Impact:

  • Advances Delek standards development through the Plan-Do-Act-Check model, seeking continuous improvement to both day-to-day design operations decisions and capital projects decisions.
  • Increases oversight and enforcement of Company design standards, validates all standards are being implemented and followed in all engineering design work.
  • Provides an administrative leader for Delek’s electronic and project documentation management system development, testing, rollout, and production.  Develops, leads, and enforces all DMS policies and procedures for the Company.
  • Increases standards development productivity by both actively contributing and participating in design reviews, but by also unifying the standards development process under one Engineer.
  • Provides an advocate to Engineering and Logistics Operations for standards adoption and application, increasing awareness and enforcement of existing and new product that is approved and rolled out by Logistics Leadership.




Minimum Required Education: 

  • BS in an Engineering discipline from an ABET-accredited College or University


Minimum Required Experience: 

  • 5 years in midstream oil & gas, refining, petrochemicals, or similar industry


Certifications/Licenses Required (If Applicable): 

  • None



Desirable/Preferred Education: 

  • BS in Engineering (civil, mechanical, or chemical)


Desired/Preferred Experience: 

  • 5 or more years’ experience with a hazardous liquids pipeline operator or a proven 5+ year history of designing and engineering hazardous liquids pipeline facilities for pipeline operators.


Certifications/Licenses Required (If Applicable): 

  • FE (EIT) preferred but not required
  • PE preferred but not required



Work Space

  • Mostly office based but could be exposed to extreme heat and cold conditions when performing field visits, surveys, audits, and other outdoor activities.
  • Field activities will require personal protective equipment to be worn at all times.


Hours of Work/Travel

  • Up to 10% Travel over an annual basis

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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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