Control Systems Engineer
Dyno Nobel
Cheyenne, WY

About $87,000 - $130,000 a year

Job Brief

Consistent monitoring and maintenance of the Control systems to ensure continued reliable operation.

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Engineering and Reliability Manager, you will be the expert in monitoring and maintenance of the control systems to ensure continued reliable operation. This person will manage the Instrument Control Specialist. Other duties will include:

System Hardware
Firmware updates
Lifecycle and legacy plans
System critical spares management
Replacing and rebuilding servers, workstations and networking hardware as the equipment is superseded and vendor support is longer available
System Software
Base operating system version upgrades, service packs, patches and fixes
Virus protection pattern files.
Application Software
Network security and user management
Maintaining configuration object libraries
Implementing changes to align with process plant equipment modifications and upgrades and to accommodate process improvement initiatives
Alarm Management
Alarm attributes
Alarm HMI
Communication protocol
Record logging systems
Analysis software, frequency, and procedures
Maintain the plant within a safe operating envelope
Recognize and act to avoid hazardous situations
Identify deviations from desired operating conditions that could lead to financial loss
Understand complex process conditions
Control Loop Tuning
Development of control loop functional specification.
Draft control strategy documented by some means such as a SAMA diagram and or logic block diagrams.
Marked up P&ID detailing the control loop documented.
Datasheets for all associated DCS I/O documented.
A design review meeting or HAZOP should be conducted.
Commissioning plan and final documentation should be signed off and issued to the commissioning team.
As-built PID register which contains the settings, descriptions, tuning methodology for each loop, etc.
Control System Loop Performance Management
Advanced Process Control (APC)
System Security and User Access
Regular updates to virus databases
Regular updates to virus protection software

What We’re Looking For:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering.
Comparable work experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
Qualifications in Emerson DeltaV
Minimum 5-6 years’ experience working in a similar environment.
Requires knowledge of computer technology including network equipment, communication protocols and infrastructure, operating systems, specialist application software.
In addition to the traditional plant application control and infrastructure systems.
Strong math skills.
Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player

What We Offer:
Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days
Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available
Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service
Generous tuition reimbursement program
Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises

Women are encouraged to apply.