Process Design Engineer

Devon Energy

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At Devon, we will offer you a career full of energy and unmatched opportunities to solve today’s greatest challenges. Innovation, creative problem-solving and positive change happen when people step out of their comfort zone and think differently. Our values, workplace practices, wellness programs, benefits and compensation are aimed at helping employees manage their unique personal life and care for their families so they can focus on contributing to the fullest.




The Process Design Engineer will support asset, operation, construction, and engineering teams by providing safe, compliant, effective, and fiscally responsible solutions to better manage our production of oil, gas, and water.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering


Requires a minimum of 3 years of oil and gas industry experience. If not a chemical engineer, must have experience in hydrocarbon chemistry and separation principles.


• Interpretation, understanding, and implementation of industry standards, recommended practices, and regulations including:

    o API 520/521 – Pressure Relieving Devices
    o API 2000 – Storage Tank Venting
    o ASME B31.3/B31.8 – Carbon Steel Piping

    o API 15LE – HDPE Piping
    o NACE MR0175 – Hydrogen Sulfide Considerations
    o OSHA Standards

    o EPA New Source Performance Standards
    o EPA National Ambient Air Quality Standards
    o New Mexico and Texas State Permitting Requirements

• Involved in process hazard analysis exercises
• Managing process control using Cause & Effect Diagrams and Control Narratives
• Extensive process modeling (ProMax)

• Sizing and selection of
    o pipe, valves, and fittings
    o control devices (e.g., control valves, pressure relief valves, etc.)

    o fluid drivers (e.g., pumps, compressors, blowcases, etc.)
    o separation and storage equipment
• Specification of instrumentation

• Troubleshooting and technical support for field operations, EHS, maintenance, and engineering
• Working with electrical and automation personnel for tangible and realistic solutions
• Developing and managing standard facility and equipment designs

• Support for execution of project specific deviations from standard designs
• Independent project design, scoping, execution, and management of greenfield facilities
• Technical support for brownfield projects

• Use of computer aided design software (AutoCAD Plant 3D) to develop design documentation
• Occasional travel required
• Practice safe work habits at all times
• Demonstrate commitment to Devon attributes
• Knowledge in state/province and federal regulatory laws and regulations
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Creative individual, capable of analyzing and solving problems
• Able to work independently
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively work within a multi-disciplinary team to achieve project related goals
• Efficient time management and the ability to concurrently handle multiple projects




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