Job Description

Job description

Senior Instrumentation and Controls Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Controls and Instrumentation Engineer to join our team. We support innovative sectors of economy and have a niche market position helping to scale new technologies. We are looking for someone with a solid chemical, electrical or computer engineering background and 5 to 10 years of relevant process automation experience.

The successful candidate will act as a project lead supervising, and contributing to, all aspects of controls system design, instrument specification, programming, purchasing, installation and start-up. You will work closely with fellow team members to create and deliver a successful project.

Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemical, electrical or computer engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in process automation.
  • The ability to deal with challenges thrown up by complex engineering projects and have the people and time management skills to overcome them.
  • The practical knowledge of design and requirements engineering from a systems and process model based viewpoint; an understanding of the relation between system design and system architecture.
  • The ability to understand the concepts and state-of-the-art technology on a range of manufacturing techniques employed by manufacturing engineering clients across a number of sectors from Battery to life science.
  • Ability to perform as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining project commitments.
  • Solid written, organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with multiple and changing priorities while maintaining strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to interpret P&ID’s, electrical schematics, loop drawings and general equipment arrangement drawings.
  • Understanding of DCS/PLC physical layer and control hardware
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD software.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Products. (Excel, Word, Access, Project

Required Job Tasks:

  • Project lead with oversight of all Controls and Instrumentation components.
  • Creation of overall system design based on client requirements.
  • Specification of control system equipment and materials.
  • Instrumentation specification support.
  • Review control panel design.
  • Generate scopes of work and procure vendor bids for assigned projects or proposals.
  • Review vendor submittals for compliance with project requirements and specifications.
  • Lead and/or execute pre-FAT/FAT on OEM or customer supplied equipment.
  • Lead and/or execute site startup activities (loop checks/commissioning).
  • Generate and manage loop check/commissioning documentation.
  • Generate and manage project punch lists to completion.
  • Troubleshoot traditional analog and discrete signals as well as other communication types (HART, , Profibus, DeviceNet, AS-I, Ethernet I/P, Modbus).
  • Use a multimeter to support control loop testing and/or troubleshooting of wiring and connectivity issues.
  • Utilize DCS/PLC platform software to support troubleshooting
  • Enforce quality control.
  • DCS/PLC programming preferred, but not required.
  • Understanding of hazardous area and intrinsic safety design

We offer an excellent work environment combined with a strong benefits package. Some regional travel required during project start up phase.

Application Instructions

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