Leak Detection Engineer / PI Administrator - Dallas, TX

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Are you looking for a career in a dynamic and innovative company that values versatility, growth, and teamwork? Look no further than Delek US Holdings!

What is Delek? What do we do?

We are a boutique-sized diversified downstream energy company with a range of assets, including petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels, and convenience store retailing.

  • Our refineries in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana have a combined crude capacity of 302,000 barrels per day
  • Our logistics business currently owns and operates 720 miles of crude and product pipelines, a 600-mile crude oil gathering system, and storage tanks and terminals.
  • Our Retail or convenience store part of Delek, runs over 250 stores in Texas and New Mexico. We also have company-branded New-to-Industry DK stores in the southern part of the US!
  • Our three renewables' plants in Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi combined can produce 40 million gallons of biodiesel fuel a year.

Delek Benefits

We offer fantastic benefits that include up to a 10% match on 401K on your hire start, with a vesting timeline of only one year, along with medical benefits that start on day onewith a 30% premium rebate annually! We value your well-being and all employees now have access to the Calm app for FREE, which is used for meditation, stress management, and better sleep. Through our performance management program, you can earn additional annual incentives as you set and achieve goals. Our pay for performance culture motivates our employees to improve Delek's year-over-year company, business unit, and individual results. With some of the highest bonus payouts in recent years, we know that our success is due to our talented and dedicated team. We are looking for individuals like you to help us continue this momentum and bring new ideas to the table. At Delek, you will have the opportunity to make an impact and grow your career in a supportive and innovative environment.

Job Summary:

We are hiring for the position of Leak Detection Engineer / PI Administrator - Dallas, TX located in Corporate Office Dallas (DKDA).


  • Job Title: Sr Process Engineer
  • Job Code: 20001117
  • Effective Date: 12/18/2023
  • Job Family: Engineering
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Job Function: Process Engineering
  • Job Level: Professional III


The Leak Detection Engineer develops, implements, and monitors the Leak Detection program for Company assets. As a PI System Administrator, you will be responsible for the effective management, administration, and optimization of our organization's PI System infrastructure. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability, availability, and performance of our data infrastructure, enabling our teams to make informed decisions based on accurate and timely data. The individual will be expected to tailor the OSIsoft PI system for specific use cases and develop high-quality data visualizations.

All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, and vision of the organization. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws,

HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE• Minimum bachelor's degree in engineering (Chemical/Mechanical/Petroleum) or computer science from an ABET-accredited institution.• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve system-related issues.• Extensive Knowledge of SCADA systems, instrumentation, and process control.• Good knowledge of software configuration management systems.• Awareness of latest technologies and Industry trends.• Logical thinking and problem-solving skills along with an ability to collaborate.• Strong technical expertise in midstream operations, including knowledge of industry regulations and best practices.

Leak Detection:• 5-8+ years of experience Oil and Gas- Upstream/ Midstream, Hydraulic Modelling & Simulations.• Experience with industry standard leak detection software packages preferably, Energy Solutions International/Emerson (PipelineManager).• Flexible, able to adapt to a change in work priorities and manage multiple projects with short turnaround time.• Ability to work a rotational on-call shift to support any after hours leak detection alerts.

PI Administrator:• 5+ years of experience with the OSISOFT PI System.• In-depth knowledge of Aveva OSISOFT PI System architecture, including PI Data Archive, PI Asset Framework, PI Vision, and PI Integrators.• Proficiency in configuring and optimizing PI System components to ensure optimal performance and scalability.• Experience with PI System security configurations, access controls, and auditing.• Experience with PI SDK and scripting languages such as .NET (C#) or PowerShell for automation and system integration.• Strong understanding of database systems.


Leak Detection Engineer:

  • Configures, implements, and maintains simulated models for leak detection systems.
  • Monitors and tunes leak detection systems.
  • Assess leak detection system performance including false alarms with Operations Control.
  • Understands and interprets pipeline systems to establish leak detection requirements.
  • Works with Operations Control and Pipeline Integrity to determine critical assets and prioritization.
  • Provides rotational 24x7 on-call technical service of the control center for leak detection support as needed.
  • Reviews field equipment and operations and provides recommendations to improve leak detection capabilities.
  • Prepares cost estimates, budgets and supplies an oversight of changes.
  • Evaluates Leak Detection and Simulation technologies and stay current on industry trends and regulations.
  • Develops technologies to improve leak detection performance.
  • Provides Controller and Operator training.
  • Performs additional projects as required.
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior Engineers on team.

PI Administration:

  • Install, configure, and maintain the Aveva OSISOFT PI System infrastructure, including PI Data Archive, PI Asset Framework, PI Vision, and PI Integrators.
  • Implement and enforce governance for PI System
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement enhancements and optimizations to the PI System architecture.
  • Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and proactively identify areas for improvement to ensure system reliability and uptime.
  • Develop and implement data backup, recovery, and disaster recovery strategies to protect critical business data.
  • Manage security and access controls to ensure data integrity and compliance.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to end-users, addressing system-related inquiries and resolving technical issues.
  • Collaborate with IT teams to integrate the PI System with other enterprise systems and applications.
  • Stay up to date with the latest Aveva OSISOFT PI System advancements, best practices, and industry trends to drive continuous improvement.
  • Develop, implement, and support Condition Based Monitoring solutions to automate and optimize the prediction, prevention, and notification of unplanned and unwanted events. This will increase productivity by reducing the required effort and duration of event investigations. These solutions will incorporate technologies like PI Asset Framework (Analytics, Event Frame), PI Notification, PI System Explorer, Custom Data References (.Net, Python, C#), SQL Databases, etc.
  • Facilitate customer interactions to provide solutions using the OSIsoft PI system or any other tool that interfaces with PI systems (SCADA, Spotfire, Seeq, Power BI, etc.).
  • Develop user graphics/displays, event frames, and analytics.
  • Manage third-party data transfers and integrations.
  • While this job description aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the role, it may not detail every task or responsibility required.



Identifies, initiates, and adapts to organizational changes that foster enhanced effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and ultimately business results.


Sees connection points across the organization and partners effectively with others to achieve common goals.


Selects a course of action to reduce risk and uncertainty and create optimal outcomes.


Drives to achieve challenging performance objectives.


Builds trust, fosters openness, and provides support. As the manager of a team, selects and motivates a strong team.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


It's an exciting time to join Delek. We're on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent - those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve.

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job - we want to help you build a career.

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today.

Welcome to Delek US Holdings

More Information on Delek US
Delek US operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Brentwood, TN. Delek US was founded in 2001. It has 1322 total employees. To see all 10 open jobs at Delek US, click here.
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