• Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #129043

Job Title: Senior Instrument & Controls Engineer
Address: Houston, TX (Energy Corridor)
Duration:  Direct Hire

Position Overview:

  • Position requires a Senior Instrumentation and Controls Engineer with a minimum of 8 years of experience in an EPC environment focused upon delivery of I/C design packages for medium to very large projects. Experience performing as an instrument and controls lead is required
  • Field experience including startup and commissioning support is required. Experience in a petrochemical or refining environment is a plus

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Instrumentation and Controls Engineer provides subject matter expertise within the organization for all instrument and control items
  • Serves as subject matter expert on FATs and SATs for packaged equipment, skid units, E-houses, analyzers, and control panels.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in model, design, maintenance and operability reviews.
  • Supervisory or Lead responsibility over a group of engineers and designers providing technical direction primarily at a project level. Projects will be located in North America, and may be green or brown field. Supervised personnel may be located at the same office location, or remotely in other time zones. Supervised personnel may also not be direct employees. The Senior instrument and controls Engineer needs then to coordinate and support design activities between disciplines and also locations to ensure a correct and comprehensive design package.
  • Demonstrates through actions an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • Reviews, approves and produces deliverables as required to fulfill project needs either as an individual contributor or as part of a team of I/C engineers and designers, dependent upon project size and scope. Project I/C deliverables will include but are not limited to:
    • P&IDs, instrument indexes, I/O lists, loop drawings, junction box drawings, control panel drawings, data sheets, control valve and meter sizing, control philosophy documents, C&E matrices, technical specifications, etc.
  • Serves as primary contact for client, design team, third-party, and construction contractor communications related to instrument and controls design and implementation.
  • Possess superior oral and written communication skills, and remote collaboration is essential due to the international coordination required for this work.
  • Ensures compliance with specifications and codes for US and Canadian installations, and works as an engineer for the discipline as required. Performs duties of responsible engineer over engineering work under supervision, including sealing of contract documents when required.
  • Reviews and comments on packaged equipment and vessel design drawing packages developed by third-party suppliers. Provides a direct interface with third-party suppliers as required.
  • Provides technical expertise to team in determining the implementation of multiple packaged equipment skids into a comprehensive facility design.
  • Checks drawings, specifications, and calculations produced by design team, suppliers, and equipment / skid unit providers.
  • Assists Procurement with RFQ and RFP packages to procure controls equipment as required for each project. Provides technical input into vendor review and selection process including participation in shop audits.
  • Provides estimates for the instrument and controls engineering, design, hardware, and support as required for proposal packages.
  • Provides input and updates to fulfill project scheduling and budget control needs.

Education:

  • Position requires at least a Bachelor’s of Science degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • Other Science degrees may be considered based upon work experience in the instrument and controls field.

Required Certifications & Memberships:

  • Must have Louisiana PE
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