Sr I & C Engineer

Houston, United States

Job Reference 1190500

Location Houston, United States

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 19, 2023

Airswift has been tasked by one of its major clients to look for a Senior Process Controls and Instrumentation Engineer to work a long-term contract in Allentown Pennsylvania, or our offices in Buffalo, NY or Houston, TX.

  • Develop process controls execution strategies in conjunction with overall project development team (both locally and with remote engineering centers)
  • Participation in P&ID development and Operability and Hazard Reviews
  • Author, 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 detailed design controls team (instruments and control systems), which can include a local in-house design team, remote in-house design team, or an outside engineering EPC or design firm.
  • Review SIL assessments and author SIL verifications
  • 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, validations, 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
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering with at least 15 years of applicable work experience
  • Able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the design and implementation of control and instrumentation systems for process plants
  • 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
  • Have good problem-solving abilities, be ambitious, 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

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