Instrument & Electrical Engineer I

Westlake, United States

Job Reference 1190622

Location Westlake, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 21, 2023

Responsible for designing and implementing process instrumentation and control systems from initial conception through field installation. In addition, specifies, procures, and configures Programmable Logic Controllers, Digital Control Systems and field hardware such as transmitters, controllers, pneumatic and electronic transmission system.

  • Developing strategic plans for implementing/upgrading instrumentation and control systems
  • Identifying areas where instrumentation/controls can improve plant operations and profitability
  • Functioning as project engineer on instrumentation and control system capital projects and large maintenance projects
  • Supporting criticality assessments of the plant's instrumentation equipment
  • Designing Refinery Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) design and maintenance
  • 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

  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must have 1 or more years of instrumentation and controls experience
  • Proficient in the specification, troubleshooting, maintenance and overhaul of process control values
  • Knowledge of the distributed control systems such as Honeywell DCS hardware and 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

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