Facilities Operations Engineer

Job Role:

  • Help lead optimization of our facility operations through:
    1. Minimizing downtime
    2. Maximizing production
    3. Minimizing LOE
    4. Extending facility life and supporting cost-effective recovery from aging wells
  • Support continuous improvement of our centralized facilities through a blend of remote monitoring and time spent on site
  • Build strong working relationships with Operations Foremen and Production Engineers
  • Support preventative maintenance activities including ownership of significant equipment overhauls or replacements, and working with vendors to maintain critical spares holdings
  • Support facility upgrades and expansion scopes including input to engineering, procurement and construction, up to and including site project management as appropriate
  • Develop work plans and provide site engineering / management support for facility shutdowns, ensuring safety and efficiency
  • Work closely with production engineers and the D&C team to ensure gathering systems and centralized facility meet throughput requirements of our field development plans
  • Maintain critical drawings and vendor documentation for the facilities
  • Champion safe and environmentally responsible production through personal behaviors, activity planning and management, and intelligent facility design

Preferred Background:

  • Strong knowledge of upstream oil & gas facilities
  • Minimum 3 years within an oil & gas operations organization
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in relevant engineering discipline (Process or Mechanical preferred)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley HMIs for monitoring and trending process performance
  • Field operations experience valued


  • Salaried position
  • Reports to VP of Operations
  • Work location: Split time between Fort Worth, TX and Monahans, TX with regular visits to field locations near Barstow, TX
  • Point Energy’s assets include over 60 producing wells with an active development program bringing ~24 wells online per year

Qualified candidates may send resumes to: hr@pointep.com