Lead EngineerRequisition ID: (18009706)Primary Location: United States-Texas-HoustonJob Function: EngineeringJob Posting Date: Jun 4, 2019, 9:17:14 PMTechnical responsibility for I&E engineering on grass-roots and control system upgrade projectsWork on a project team with other professionalsWork with new product technologies such as DeltaV, DeltaV SIS, FOUNDATION fieldbus, AMSDevelop control system definition & architectureDevelop instrumentation specifications; control valve applications & specs; on/off valve applications & specs; transmitter applications & specsPerform instrument sizing calculation for instrument selection and develop installation standardsDesign and develop specifications for power & grounding for field instrumentsUse instrument index tools and perform database entryUnderstand bus technologies (FOUDATION fieldbus, ProfibusDP, DeviceNet, AS-i bus) and develop specifications and design associated power supplies, power conditioning, isolators, bricks, terminations, surge protection, etc.Lead and perform field walk-down of P&IDs and loop sheets and motor schematics; markup P&IDs for revisions; participate in P&ID reviews with client process engineers & operators; markup and edit loop sheets and motor schematicsEstimate I&E efforts for control system and instrumentation projectsDesign Intrinsically Safe systems/circuits for active or passive IS barriers; specify and select IS barriersDesign or consult on FOUNDATION fieldbus segments and devices; develop design specificationsDevelop or supervise development of construction bid packagesSupervise installation of field instrumentsManage scope and meet project schedulesLead other engineers in I&E effortsWork on team to plan and execute SAT, commissioning, and start-up or hot-cutover at customer plant sitesParticipate in SAT, commissioning, and start-up or hot cutover of instruments in the fieldCompetenciesTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Decision Quality: Making good timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.Resourcefulness: Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.Directs Work: Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.Ensures Accountability: Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.Drives results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectivesCommunicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.Instills Trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.Requirements:BS Engineering,12 + years of I&E work associated with instrumentation and control systems/DCS/PLCs for projectsExcellent technical knowledge of instrumentation and control systems in plantsMust have field experience, can work in plant environmentsField walk-down experience in Refinery and Petrochemical plantsExperience implementing projects with Refining and Petrochemical companiesField experience with instrumentation including transmitters, analyzers, control valves, on-off valvesMust be comfortable working with end users or EPCsExperience in delivering FEED studiesExperience implementing both grass-roots and control system upgrade projectsExperience executing both Fixed Price and Reimbursable projectsExcellent verbal & written communications skillsProven ability to work effectively in a team environmentAbility to build and sustain customer relationshipsAbility to organize work, with good attention to detailMust convey a professional image with customersMust be comfortable in plant sites, and possess the ability to negotiate staircases, ladders, scaffolding, catwalks, and recognize various refinery/chemical plant hazardsChemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering degree preferred.Ability to develop proposals and quote projectsExperience in control system modernization projectsExperience in hot cutover planning and commissioningExperience in startup of refining/chemical/pharmaceutical projects.Experience engineering multi-discipline automation projects.Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.Experience and ability to design and implement complex and/or standard engineering solutions, (i.e. Engineering, Construction, Infrastructure, Database Configuration) to successful completion and within budgeted time and cost constraints.Proficiency in personal computer desktop applications including word processors, spreadsheets, presentation packages, databases, and other specialized applications.Knowledge of Microsoft networking and/or Cisco networks.Ability to travel to client locations up to 50% of the time.Application ProcessPlease apply through
We are seeking a customer-focused Lead Level Engineer professional for our Houston, TX office to successfully support industrial control system projects by applying instrumentation and electrical knowledge and implementation methodology while creating designs, documents and custom applications.Requires application of mature knowledge in planning and conducting work, and coordination of difficult and responsible assignments. Assigned problems make it necessary to modify established guidelines, devise new approaches, apply existing criteria in new manners and draw conclusions from comparative situations.
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