The Instrument Control Systems Project Engineer selected for this opportunity is responsible for the design and implementation of process instrumentation and control systems from initial conception through field installation. The Instrument Control Systems Project Engineer is also responsible for designs that provide the most reliable and cost-effective instrument and control systems. In addition, the Instrumentation Control Systems Project Engineer provides consulting services to process designers in developing process design specifications, develops operating and training manuals for mechanical and process personnel, and participates in training operating personnel. This position is classified as MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT, and is renewed on a 12 month annual basis.
Responsibilities for the Instrument & Control Systems Project Engineer include:
Writes purchase and construction specifications and writes and performs Factory Acceptance Tests.
Uses vendor software programs for sizing safety and control valves.
Specifies, procures, and configures Programmable Logic Controllers, Digital Control Systems and field hardware such as transmitters, controllers, pneumatic and electronic transmission system.
Utilizes American Petroleum Institute (API) Standards, Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA) Standards, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), standards and practices to perform the above functions.
Developing strategic plans for implementing/upgrading instrumentation and control systems.
Taking lead role on Instrumentation and controls capital projects including PLCs.
Identifying areas where instrumentation/controls can improve plant operations and profitability.
Developing capital and expense budget requirements related to instrumentation system upgrades, PM/PdM programs, repairs, expansions, etc.
Owns and leverages the application of instrumentation safety standards, mechanical integrity, design and maintenance.
Functioning as project engineer on instrumentation and control system capital projects and large maintenance projects. Using documentation systems and processes that maintain accurate instrumentation equipment and control system information and drawings.
Supporting criticality assessments of the plant's instrumentation equipment.
Designing Refinery Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) design and maintenance. Also perform Safety Integrity Level (SIL) analysis and engineering upgrades of safety instrumented systems.
Serving as a technical resource to properly identify new and existing equipment specifications and proper operating parameters/ranges for instrumentation equipment.
Overseeing application and interpretation of National Electric Code and other applicable city, state, federal codes and standards (e.g. NPRA, NFPA, API, ISA).
Performing audits of instrumentation installations and process control loops including failure analysis inspections. Interact with Engineering and Construction contractors, both on-site and off-site.
Qualifications for the Instrument & Controls Project Engineer:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering.
3 or more years of instrumentation and controls experience.
3 or more years of direct experience in a refinery, chemical and/or manufacturing industry.
Demonstrated knowledge and use of SPI (InTools) database and specifications.
Proficient in the specification, troubleshooting, maintenance and overhaul of process control values.
Demonstrated knowledge of the distributed control systems such as Honeywell DCS hardware.
Demonstrated knowledge of PLC's.
Proficient in MS office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Projects).
Must be willing and able to perform, comply with the following:
Wear Nomex fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear, and eye protection).
Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven).
Climb up to 200 feet in height.
Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos.
This position will offer medical, dental, vision benefits, in addition to 401K. CLIENT WILL NOT OFFER PER DIEM AT THIS TIME.
This position is a MULTI-YEAR contract engagement renewed on a 12 month annual basis, and currently has 100+ projects at refining site.
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