Process Controls Engineer



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USD80000.00-120000 per year

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Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

This position will preferably be based in Texas City, TX but consideration will be given to other locations. will work on industrial process control systems changes driven by capital projects, standard methodologies, plant production initiatives and reliability improvement efforts. The individual will work closely with regional controls engineers in the HyCO group, area managers, site supervisors and operating staff. S/he would be expected to gain working knowledge of the process control systems used at HyCO facilities at various locations in the general Houston, TX area. Travel is mostly local but may be required to travel to other Company locations in North America; the incumbent should expect to travel about 5% of the time out of region.

Principal responsibilities:

The primary role of this position is to support control system troubleshooting and upset investigations. In addition, this role identifies, implements and supports improvement projects related to the DCS & SIS systems. This position will have responsibility for providing process control systems engineering support for our hydrogen producing facilities located in around the Houston area. This position will be responsible for the long-term planning and support of the control systems under their care with respect to programming, preventive maintenance and migration. Emphasis placed on safety, teamwork and proficiency toward challenging work. Tasks will include implementing changes to the control logic, HMI, database, documentation of these changes and direct operator support. The individual would also align with local I&E technicians, providing support and be involved with instrument related maintenance tasks. Role requires contribution to the improvement and optimization of existing assets, addressing instrumentation/automation system obsolescence issues and meeting organizational goals for safety, reliability, cyber security, cost reduction contributions.


B.S. in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology with relevant 5 or more years of control systems experience (Associate's Degree or equivalent military training and a minimum of 10 years of controls systems experience will also be considered).

Be self-motivated and have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

This individual must be capable of working in a team environment with shared responsibilities.

Desired Skills:

Hands-on knowledge of control systems (DCS/PLC). Emphasis will be placed on skills related to ABB S+, Siemens (Moore) APACS, Siemens PCS7 and Honeywell control systems.

Knowledge of field instrumentation, including valves and transmitters

Proficiency and experience with concepts related to level, temperature, pressure and flow measurement.

Knowledge of computer networks as relates to Industrial Control Systems.

General knowledge of Cyber Security implementation as relates to Industrial Control Systems.

General knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems as applicable to Mechanical Integrity.

Process knowledge relating to HyCO plant operations.

Effective Communicator, be able to present complex problems to a varied audience in a concise and accurate manner across the organization, including customers, vendors, management and site personnel