Oneok, Inc FIELD ENGINEER in United States


Requisition #: 170000F9


Performs intermediate level engineering duties related to one or more functional areas that may include: pipeline system planning and analysis, gathering system operation, gas and liquids measurement, gas analysis, and measurement station design; processing and/or storage facility operation; and/or estimating, designing, and coordinating pipeline construction projects.

Initial role will be field-based at an active construction project, requiring 50-80% travel.

Scope of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform and/or assist with engineering activities relative to design of company pipeline including but not limited to:

  • Transmission and/or gathering systems and appurtenances

  • Measurement and regulation facilities

  • Compressor and pump stations

  • Dehydration plants

  • Treating facilities

  • Processing and/or storage facilities

  • Construction plans and implementation

  • Material/equipment specifications and selection

  • Analyze, evaluate, and/or assist with various pipeline systems and make recommendations for improvements related to capacity, operating costs, and system operation. Evaluate proposed projects by conducting load studies. (Specified by position)

  • Analyze, evaluate, and/or assist with various measurement systems designs and make recommendations for improvements related to station capacity and operating costs. Increase accuracy of measurement system and downstream reporting systems. (Specified by position)

  • Perform and/or assist with calculations related to project, investment, and operational cost estimates; determining equipment efficiencies and enhancements; and conducting studies relative to gas supply acquisitions.

  • Coordinate projects among departments, producers, scheduling, plants, operations, customers and contractors including but not limited to:

  • Bid proposals and contracts

  • Operational problems

  • Material specifications and selection

  • Construction and/or relocation projects

  • Provide technical and/or engineering assistance to management, employees, governmental/regulatory personnel, contractors, producers, manufacturers, and others on matters including but not limited to:

  • Meter and regulator settings

  • Equipment/system design

  • Pipeline sizes

  • Processing and/or storage facilities

  • Pipeline control

  • Pipeline facility design, construction, operation, and maintenance

  • Policies and procedures

  • Research, analyze, compile, and/or prepare information including but not limited to:

  • Engineering studies

  • Governmental rules, regulations, codes, and standards

  • Pipeline and/or measurement system analyses and recommendations

  • Pipeline and/or measurement bid proposals

  • Construction and/or measurement contracts

  • Purchase, transportation, and exchange agreements and/or contracts

  • Cost estimates

  • Material specifications/selections

  • Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

  • Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering plus an equivalent combination of formal education and the following job related experience:

  • Thorough knowledge of pipelines and related facilities design, construction, operation, and maintenance projects.

  • Thorough knowledge of material failure and structural analysis and industry standards and governmental regulations.

  • Application of math, algebraic formulas, statistical methods, and calculus.

  • Experience in use and function of mainframe and/or microcomputer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, etc.

  • Experience and training related to:

  • Transmission/gathering pipeline operations

  • Gas measurement and regulation activities

  • Processing and/or storage operations

  • Computer applications including Stoner and Gregg (Specified by position)

  • Company/governmental operating and safety procedures

  • Interpersonal/communication skills

  • Material failure investigations

  • Pipeline stress/strain analyses

  • Experience identifying, researching, evaluating, and prioritizing operational problems or specific situations and determining appropriate action/response.

  • Experience researching and preparing project material and design specifications, contracts, agreements, budgets, engineering studies, and various reports, forms, and correspondence.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret governmental regulations, references, journals, construction plans, blueprints, contracts, manuals, reports, specifications, and correspondence and use that knowledge to develop and complete projects.

  • Demonstrated people skills to interact, negotiate, advise, and communicate effectively.

  • Experience examining, testing, and evaluating new products, materials, and techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, direct, and/or delegate work assignments. Knowledge of personnel policies and procedures. (Specified by position)

  • Experience developing information and making presentations to groups and individuals.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.


  • Applicable driver's license for travel to other locations.

Physical Requirements

  • Mobility to travel in and around office surroundings and to other business locations.

  • Able to operate tools and equipment required.

Communication Requirements

  • Communicate and/or exchange information; conduct oral presentations.

Visual Requirements

  • Sufficient to perform job duties.

ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.

We are committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email or call 1-855-663-6547​