Area Engineer

Job Description: Targa Resources is a growth-oriented provider of midstream services and is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in North America, with assets in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Louisiana, California, Washington and Maryland. Targa owns, operates, acquires, and develops a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets.  We encourage your interest in joining our team and pursuing the many opportunities we have at Targa.   Targa is currently seeking an Area Engineer to support assets from the Venice, LA facility.    Job Responsibilities Responsible for providing technical support for the Plants in Louisiana.  Areas to include pipeline and process engineering, project management, construction management, business and operations technical support for gas plants and gathering systems.  Some specific responsibilities include: Size and rate plant process and compressor equipment Model and evaluate gathering systems, including field compression and suggest efficiency and debottlenecking projects Model processing units to include cryogenic gas plants and LPG fractionators     Provide technical support for plant operations and maintenance personnel, as well as commercial stake holders     Provide cost estimating for projects     Generate AFEs     Provide project management on assigned capital projects     Develop treating and process simulations and models and review against operating conditions     Assure all Targa design and construction standards are met and followed     Assure State, Federal and Targa regulations and policies in Safety and Environmental areas are adhered to within area of responsibility Minimum Essential Qualifications  BS degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from 4-year accredited University. Minimum 5 years experience in either/or natural gas gathering, compression, processing, fractionation, construction or field operations. 5+ years experience in project engineering, project management or related work experience. Proficient in Microsoft Office Products to include Word and Excel.     Proficient in use of process simulators (Promax,  HYSYS, VMGSim or equivalent) Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company as well as organizations outside the company. Strong interpersonal and communication skills Regular and Reliable Attendance   Physical Demands and Work Environment Ability to lift, push, and pull 75 pounds. Ability to work in changing climate conditions and a plant environment. Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing.     Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protection, footwear, Nomex).     The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.     Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions   Preferred Qualifications      Experience with acid gas handling and process equipment.       Experience with Microsoft Project T8050
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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