Instrument/Controls System Project Engineer

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Borger, Texas, USA

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Our client, a major oil and gas company is seeking a Instrument/Controls System Project Engineer to work within their facilities located in Borger, TX. This will be for a long term contract.

Job Description for an Instrument/Controls System Project Engineer


The Instrument and Controls Engineer may be responsible for:

  • Function as project engineer on instrumentation and capital projects and large maintenance projects.
  • Taking lead role on Instrumentation and controls capital projects including PLC design, programming, and implementation.
  • Help identify areas where instrumentation/controls can improve plant operations and profitability.
  • Developing capital and expense budget requirements related to instrumentation system upgrades, PM/PdM programs, repairs, expansions, etc.
  • Serving as a technical resource to properly identify new and existing equipment specifications and proper operating parameters/ranges for instrumentation equipment.
  • Overseeing application and interpretation of National Electric Code and other applicable city, state, federal codes and standards (e.g. NPRA, NFPA, API, ISA).
  • Interact with Engineering and Construction contractors, both on-site and off-site.
  • Leverage the application of instrumentation safety standards, mechanical integrity, design and maintenance.
  • Using documentation systems and processes that maintain accurate instrumentation information and drawings.
  • Support criticality assessments of the plant's instrumentation equipment.

Basic Required Qualifications.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States, at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must possess a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering.
  • Must have three or more years of instrumentation and automation experience and three or more years of direct experience in a refinery, chemical and/or manufacturing industry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of SPI (InTools) database and specifications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of 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 and work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiar with the following control systems:

  • Honeywell: TDC3000 (Primary Install base), TDC2000, Experion C300, OneWireless
  • Safety Systems: Triconex Tristation 1131 and MSW, HIMA
  • Allen Bradley Control/ Compact Logic, GE Bently Nevada, Foxboro, Modicon, Siemens

Familiar with the following instruments/ instrument types:

  • Analyzers - ABB, Siemens, COSA
    • GC, CEMS, Sulfur/BTU, laser-based, etc.
  • Flow - Honeywell, Emerson, GE, MicroMotion, Yokogawa
    • Orifice plate sizing, ultrasonic flow meter, Vortex, V-cones, etc.
  • Level - Fisher, Honeywell, Texas Nuclear, Yokogawa, Vega
    • DP level, guided-wave/ open-wave, etc.
  • Temperature- Daily Thermetrics, Honeywell, Rosemount, Sandelius
    • This includes thermowell/thermocouple design
  • Pressure- Ashcroft, Honeywell, Rosemount
  • Valves- Fisher, Masoneilan, Vanessa
    • Valve sizing
  • Vibration- GE

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity with a global oil and gas company please apply to this advert with your up to date resume.