Offsites & Utilities Engineer (Global Projects)


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil



As an Offsites and Utilities Engineer, you will develop capital projects and also have potential broadening assignments into manufacturing sites. Utilities is inclusive of steam generation/distribution, water supply/treating, fuel systems, compress air, power generation, and more. Offsites is inclusive of tankage, pipelines, product movements, flares, etc. 



  • Assist design team in the development of utilities and offsites design specifications; including but not limited to creating balances, calculations, diagrams, and project documents
  • Lead and/or perform optimization studies to identify or evaluate capital or operating cost savings, energy assessments, configuration alternatives, safety facilities requirements, and GHG reduction opportunities
  • Provide technical stewardship of engineering contractor’s work during front end engineering and design (FEED) or detailed engineering to ensure consistency with ExxonMobil methods and guidelines
  • Participate in Hazard and Operability Reviews (HAZOP) for new or modified facilities and support of existing plant facilities HAZOP reviews
  • Provide commissioning and start-up assistance for new or modified facilities
  • Provides technical support to Operations organization for Utilities or Offsite systems, including process troubleshooting
  • Mentors junior engineering staff; willingness to grow in Offsites and Utilities technical depth



  • Ability to deliver high quality design and project development deliverables within schedule and on budget
  • Ability to screen, calculate, and develop complex utilities balances and offsites logistics movements
  • Effective interface management skills to help incorporate input from various technical specialties into design deliverables



  • B.S. (or higher) degree in Civil, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated design experience
  • Willing and able to travel or relocate as required including international



  • Range of 5 - 15 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with GT-Pro, Pro-Steam, AVEVA and/or AFT Fathom
  • Knowledge of API 650, 653, or 2000 
  • Major project experience (>$100M per project)
  • Experience in offsites systems (e.g. flare systems, storage facilities, shipping, logistics, docks, pipeline) and/or utilities (steam, fuel, air, nitrogen, cogen, etc)


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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