Process Control Engineer



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USD80000.00-130000 per year

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Manpower Engineering ,


Job Description

Manage DCS Projects using DCS engineering expertise and appropriate resources to ensure work is completed safely, in a cost effective manner, within budget and schedule, and to required standards. Manages the maintenance of standards, procedures & relevant documentation relating to the plant. Ensure the maintenance, storage, and distribution of DCS critical drawings are properly controlled. Provides expert knowledge, advice and direction to management and co-workers on configurable control systems. Develops & maintains the design, modification, security & reliability of all configurable process control systems and communication systems used to operate production facilities. The position will also support the project team by taking a lead role in Engineering during the FEED study, detailed engineering phase and continuing on through plant commissioning and start-up. Ensures all assigned DCS Projects are managed such that the safety, quality, cost, and schedule targets are achieved. Ensures the assigned projects are implemented in accordance with Project Standards and the Management of Change process. Manages the assigned DCS Project work list to meet customer requirements. Ensures all scopes of work for assigned DCS Projcovering detailed design, preparation of purchase specs and preparation of construction packages are accurate, sufficient and clear. Ensures appropriate hazard and risk reviews are conducted for assigned DCS related projects and all issues identified are actioned. Coordinates commissioning of assigned DCS Projects w Opers. Manages the & awards contracts in conjunction with the Purchasing team for detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages and construction. Ensures all DCS drawings & documentation are controlled according to procedures and standards. Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the design, construction, and start-up phases of the project including configuration of DCS, ESD & PLC software, implementing complex loops, and leading loop checks and control system simulations. Responsible for setting up the alarm management system, sequence of events recording system and the DCS trending packages. Provides control system tuning and troubleshooting services to the Operations group.Develops and maintains systems to guarantee the security of all system software and develop and test recovery plans to restore systems in the event of failure or disaster. Develops and maintains maintenance plans to ensure the systems hardware and software are operating with optimal efficiency and reliability. Conducts investigations for all system failures and identify the system modifications, upgrades, or changes required to prevent these. Provides technical advice and assistance to the I&E Supervisor and I&E Technicians and the Operations Department on configurable control systems. Develops operating budgets for designated areas and propose capital budget items as required. Maintains key relationships with system vendors to ensure specialist services are available when required. Maintains an up-to-date alarm philosophy based on current configuration.

BS EE or ChE. Strong PLC & DCS exp. Experience as a Systems/DCS Engineer. Strong diagnostic/fault finding skills. Excellent computer skills. Knowledge of standards & procedures & industry best practice. Experience in the petrochemical industry.