Instrumentation and Control Engineer

San Jose, California, United States

Job Reference 1194640

Location San Jose, California, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 25, 2023

Airswift is looking for an I&C Engineer to work on a 12-month contract for a major Engineering company in San Jose, CA.
  • Vocational degree with a focus on Instrumentation and Controls application from an industry-recognized technical institute.
  • Minimum 4 Years of experience working with Instrumentation and Control
  • Working knowledge and experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC).
  • Working knowledge of PLC programming and control applications.
  • Working knowledge and experience working with HMI Programming and screen development.
  • Working knowledge of the symbols and standard practices used in Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) with ISA Instrumentation Symbols and Identification tags.
  • Considerable knowledge and experience with analog, digital, and relay field wiring and troubleshooting of devices and PLC hardware.
  • Understanding of the concepts and principles of electronic and pneumatic process controls.
  • Knowledge and understanding with the ability to specify instrumentation, valves, electronic pressure, level, temperature, PID controllers, and other "smart" transmitters.
  • Knowledge of the principles of operations, terminology, safety considerations and applications for common analytical instruments.
  • Ability to keep records, manage multiple demanding project schedules, prepare accurate reports, and demonstrate communication skills, interpret varied instrumentation and engineering diagrams, specifications, and schematics.
  • Ability to maintain harmonious relations with other employees and vendors.

Ideally, you’ll also have:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT)
  • 3+ years: PLC programming experience
  • 5+ years: HMI programming experience
  • Preference provided to knowledgeable applicants with Allen Bradley and Emerson (GE) PLCs.
  • Preference provided to knowledgeable applicants with GE Cimplicity and/or Ignition SCADA systems including HMI programming and other object-oriented systems.
  • Understanding of industrial network design and components such as VLan, subnet and Virtual Machine (VMs).
  • Have an understanding in the design of industrial control panels.
  • Experience with creating and understanding of Sequence of Operations (SOO) documents
  • AutoCAD, latest version
  • Knowledge of SQL Server
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Suite including MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook.
  • Experience in Semi-conductor industrial or general industrial facilities
  • Experience in various aspects of industrial automation, instrumentation, electrical power and building automation system design
  • Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas
  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
  • Passion for buildings and construction
Comments/Special Instructions
Candidates must be local and expect to work onsite a minimum of once per week and can increase based on work demand.

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