Staff Facilities Engineer, Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Date: Aug 10, 2018

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

The Staff Facilities Engineer is a mid-level technical position who, under general direction and guidance, provides functional expertise within the facilities and pipeline arena. Conducts advanced engineering studies and/or development of design packages.  May be assigned a role in support of a specific Business Unit’s capital development plan or serve as a Project Manager for major projects across Business Units.  Holds himself/herself accountable for direct impacts upon a project’s viability or its quality of service via personal contributions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops safe, reliable and commercially sustainable project plans for oil and gas field facilities and related infrastructure
  • Provides recommendations for technical design and execution options in any of the following focus areas: facilities, pipelines/piping systems, salt water disposals and related equipment/systems.
  • Conducts cost benefit and/or risk-based design analysis on projects and opportunities to capture additional value
  • Performs detailed process / mechanical engineering design, modeling and/or project management oversight to develop complete project deliverables
  • Coordinates project approval, engineering design, procurement, construction and on-site commissioning and start up activities
  • Provides ongoing facilities engineering support for well site facilities, pipelines, compression and optimization projects
  • Provides project management support in the development and execution of capital projects
  • Captures lessons learned and process improvement opportunities to share company-wide
  • Serves as peer mentor to less experienced engineers
  • Remain current with company and industry standards while continuing personal technical development
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Solid knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of the oil and gas facilities
  • Strong knowledge and practical application of economic evaluation and technical assessment for facility and pipeline design alternatives and production optimization opportunities
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to use rigorous logic, critical thinking skills and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Ability to understand and perform project economic analyses
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment
  • Expertise in general project management skills and toolsets
  • Expertise in risk assessments/methodologies and conducting process hazard analyses (PHAs)
  • Prepares and effectively delivers, detailed technical presentations to coworkers, partners, and management
  • Assumes leading role in technical discussions, knowledge transfer, and participates in peer reviews across multiple assets


  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree – from accredited university
  • Minimum: One of the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree – from accredited university – Engineering from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) program, or
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, or
  • Master’s degree – from accredited university – Master’s of Engineering degree from a program in which the correlating Bachelor’s degree is accredited by the ABET EAC


  • Minimum: 5 – 8 years related work experience

Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Engineer, Construction, Facilities, Mechanical Engineer, Pipeline, Engineering, Operations, Energy

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the second-largest producer of natural gas, the 11th largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids and the most active driller of onshore wells in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company's operations are focused on discovering and developing unconventional natural gas and oil fields onshore in the U.S. Chesapeake owns leading positions in the Eagle Ford, Utica, Granite Wash, Cleveland, Tonkawa, Mississippi Lime and Niobrara unconventional liquids plays and in the Marcellus, Haynesville/Bossier and Barnett unconventional natural gas shale plays. The company also owns substantial marketing and oilfield services businesses through its subsidiaries Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc. and Chesapeake Oilfield Services, L.L.C.
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