Senior Engineer (open position)

Laser Midstream - Houston, Texas
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Responsible for providing technical oversight and project management for midstream projects related to construction, operations, measurement, maintenance and integrity.


The essential duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and coordinate both internal and external engineering, simulation, design resources and upgrades for pipelines, compressor stations and natural gas processing/treating plants
  • Support operating teams in implementing and maintaining PSM programs at assigned PSM facilities, including PHA, MOC and audit support
  • Provide project updates to key company officers
  • Support business development team with due diligence items on future acquisitions

Current Assets:

    Capacity and Efficiencies

  • Model and evaluate capacity performance of gathering pipelines, plants and compressors
  • Pipeline and plant hydraulics, compressor runs and process simulations

   Pipeline Integrity

  • Coordinate with operations manager(s) and other team leads to ensure Integrity Management Programs for pipelines and facilities are implemented and effective
  • Operational pigging, smart tool schedule and bids, internal and external corrosion


  • Understanding of natural gas and natural gas liquids measurement
  • Meter station design
  • Ensure gas contract compliance with meter testing and gas analysis
  • Complete line balance for pipeline systems and material balance for plants


  • Design new stations and/or expansions to infrastructure and horsepower
  • Manage rental/owned fleet and maintenance schedules
  • Perform compressor runs to optimize compressor efficiencies

   Dehydration and Amine Treaters

  • Design new stations and/or expansions
  • Perform simulations to optimize treating efficiencies and capacities

   Project Management

  •  Develop and manage capital budget
  • Design well connects, pipeline extensions and associated compressor/treating facilities
  • Complete bid packages for capital projects to define project scope, material specifications, scheduling requirements, and deliverables
  • Size and specify mechanical equipment, including separators, filters, tanks, heat exchangers, air coolers, pumps, compressors, and dehydrators. Select appropriate piping and vessel materials, diameters and thicknesses to meet design requirements
  • Ensure construction and operational projects are completed safely, in compliance with all regulatory requirements, on time and on budget
  • Assist project managers in overseeing construction and commissioning of multi-discipline capital projects

Future Assets:

Due Diligence

  • Review/create line balance for pipeline system and plant balance
  • Simulate pipeline hydraulics studies to optimize efficiencies
  • Evaluate compressor fleet, review maintenance program and determine future maintenance schedule and capital costs
  • Develop future capital budget for assets
  • Review current pipeline integrity program (pigging schedule, smart tool schedule, chemical program)


  • B.S Degree in Engineering from an accredited college


  • A highly motivated self-starter with the ability to handle assignments and projects with minimal supervision, and the ability to complete tasks within specified time frames 
  • Familiarity with pipeline and processing simulation software
  • 2+ years of combined technical experience in engineering, maintenance or operations
  • Must be able to read and interpret project technical information such as PFD’s, P&ID’s, equipment specifications, and relevant construction drawings
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the company
  • Proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint Project, and Outlook
  • Strong knowledge of CFR 192, 195, API 510, 570, 653, 1104 and B31G
  • Must reside in or be willing to relocate to Houston or the surrounding areas
  • This position requires occasional out of town work, including overnight travel


Laser Midstream puts great value in the Senior Engineer position by offering an industry competitive salary with an excellent compensation package, including a bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) plan and PTO.


We are a fast growing, Houston based midstream company primarily focused on the gathering, compression and processing of natural gas.

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