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Senior Project Development Engineer

Date: Jul 31, 2017

Location: Denver, CO, US

Company: Tesoro Companies Inc.

Requisition ID: 57981


Responsible to develop accurate design basis, scopes of work, estimates, and all other FEL 1 through FEL 3 deliverables and reviews for a broad portfolio of capital projects across multiple Logistics companies or regions. Front end development is completed on an expedited time schedule to support negotiation of contracts by the Business Development department. Supports multiple capital income generating projects simultaneously within a managed budget and execution schedule.


-Collaborates with affected departments during gated Front-End Loading (Apprise, Select and Define stages where projects are initiated, concepts selected and front-end definitions developed) to prepare estimates, schedules, business benefits, and environmental/health/safety impacts. Participates in technical reviews to ensure detailed engineering meets corporate engineering standards. Develops project feasibility and economic analysis to determine viability. Prepares decision support packages for review and approval by management.

-Completes steady state and dynamic hydraulic evaluations to determine the most cost effective options of achieving customer driven requests for service.

-Collaborates with Project Controls on project administration (scheduling, estimating, cost management, schedule management, etc.) so that project resources are optimized.

-Coordinates with Procurement in development of contracting plan, including engineering and execution resources.

-Works with Right of Way and Environmental teams to complete advance land acquisition or easements, assessments and applications as needed to expedite long lead permitting activities.

-Identifies risk factors and ranks as of level of threat posed to project's success during technical and location-oriented risk assessment. Develops and implements risk response plan to monitor and control risks throughout project lifecycle.

-Monitors project performance during Project Execution stage to ensure project meets agreed scope, cost and time parameters in safe and environmentally sound manner.

-Maintains accurate and current project documentation. Works with Document Management team to accumulate record drawings and asset data.

-Works with regional engineers and operations personnel, corporate SME, drafting personnel, and estimator(s) to develop standard or typical installation details with associated standardized installation cost and installation time frame to support rapid development of cost estimates.


-Minimum undergraduate degree in engineering required.

-Minimum 10 years’ experience in Terminal, Pipeline project and Project Management with a major oil and gas or transmission company is required. Extensive prior experience in capital projects for DOT liquid and/or gas pipelines is required. Broad knowledge in terminal and pipelines design and construction, industry standards, equipment design and selection (tanks, pumps, compressors, meters, etc.), including at least a fair understanding of electrical, instrumentation, and controls for midstream type installations is preferred.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

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Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Vet / Disability

Posting Notes: || Denver || Colorado || United States (US) || SF:LI-JC-1 || |Engineering; Logistics || 80202 ||

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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