Facilities Engineer

26 July 2019


Petroplan is actively recruiting for a Facilities Engineer / Facilities Engineering Lead on behalf of a Houston based international oil and gas company. This is a full time contract position that will require multiple offshore trips in addition to a regular work schedule in the Houston office.

This role will initially be focusing on the risk assessment and integrity management of an aging topside in the Gulf of Mexico before working with management to advise on an upgrade program to significantly extend the life of the platform.

As the Lead Facilities Engineer on this project you will be required to have a well-rounded skill-set within the offshore field, including an understanding of E&I, integrity management, criticality analysis, oil/gas/water trains, offshore flares, etc.


- 15 years oil and gas experience

- 10 years well rounded facilities engineering / lead experience focused on offshore platforms and topsides

- Offshore facilities and project engineering experience with an E&P company

- Gulf of Mexico experience and knowledge of BSEE regulations

- Experience running an engineering company operation on behalf of an oil and gas operator

- Offshore certification including HUET

*Please note we can only accept applications from candidates with the right to work in the USA without sponsorship. No relocation will be covered so candidates must be local to the greater Houston area.*


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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