Sr. Process Controls & Instrumentation Engineer



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

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



Job Description

Responsibilities include:

* Developing process controls execution strategies in conjunction with overall project development team

* Participate in P&ID development and Operability and Hazard Reviews

* Create, check or approve specifications of process control equipment including control valves, relief valves, flow measurement devices, process instrumentation, analytical systems, and DCS, PLC, and SCADA systems

* Identify and manage process controls technical risk items

* Manage a teams schedule, budget, and quality which can include a local in-house design team, geographically remote engineering and design center, or an outside engineering EPC

* Review SIL assessments and author SIL verification

* Participate in Control System Design reviews

* Responsible for Cyber Security aspects of their scope of supply

* Participate in Factory Acceptance Testing of Process Automation equipment (DCS, Analyzers, PDC)

* Production and maintenance of instrument summaries

* Participate in plant commissioning, BPCS / SIS validations, SAT, and startups.

* Manage deliverables and report to project management about progress.

* May participate in preparing cost estimates for valves, instrumentation, analytical equipment, DCS equipment, SIS equipment and labor


* Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering

* Ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of the design and implementation of control and instrumentation systems for process plants; provide and discuss examples

* Experience developing BPCS / SIS architectures, control applications, and hardware specifications using Siemens PCS7; additional experience with other controls platforms is a plus

* Must be able to demonstrate technical competence, leadership skills, communicate effectively

* Instrumentation specification authoring in Smart-Plant Instrumentation toolset

* Must be able to lead and direct the work of junior engineers assigned to projects

* Must be a strong team player with a willingness to accept responsibility

* Must be able to problem-solve and utilize critical thinking to develop solutions to challenges

* Self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills enabling you to work well within a multi-disciplinary design team located in multiple geographies and to liaise directly with suppliers and clients

* Travel is required, both domestic and international

* Travel will include trips to plant sites, equipment fabricators, outside engineering firms, and customer locations (estimated at 30%)

* Relevant practical site commissioning experience while not essential would be of benefit