Manufacturing

Instrument Engineer

Direct Hire

 

Summary:
The Instrumentation & Controls Engineer will report to the Project Manager/Director and will take responsibility for all engineering activities within their given brief. The ideal candidate is expected to pro-actively oversee external engineering design teams as part of  owner’s engineering team.  Throughout the design process the I&C Engineer will review designs for accuracy and efficiency in order to construct a safe and economical facility.  A broad knowledge across all aspects of instrumentation and controls engineering designs for industrial manufacturing facilities is required. 

We are seeking a talented, motivated, and top performer to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the project team in management, supervision, and oversight of contracted engineering design teams, equipment suppliers, material suppliers, and construction contractors pertinent to his/her engineering discipline expertise.
  • Provide guidance and recommendations applicable to his/her engineering discipline expertise to  technical engineering and construction teams during project planning, execution, and delivery.
  • Review and approve control systems equipment technical specifications including DCS, SIS, and PLC systems.
  • Review and approve instrumentation technical datasheets.
  • Review supplier bid proposals for completeness and compliance with RFP documentation.
  • Review and approval of project design criteria, material specifications, engineering designs, and construction details.
  • Review control room and rack room layouts/arrangements for efficiency and code compliance.
  • Review of equipment supplier engineering and shop fabrication drawings.
  • Review construction contractor RFP’s and bid proposals.
  • Facilitate and manage supplier requests for information (RFI) responses.
  • Interface with  management, business, and engineering teams to resolve project related issues.
  • Coordinate and work with project stakeholders across multiple organizations to reduce risk and enable maximum value delivery for 
  • As needed, arrange, and attend meetings, including recording, writing, and issuing of minutes.
  • Provide field support as needed for project engineering and construction teams.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred.  Candidates with other related engineering degrees will be considered.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience as a instrumentation and controls engineer in an industrial manufacturing design or operating environment.
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) is a plus
  • Knowledge and design execution experience in controls philosophy, interlocks, system integration, process and instrumentation diagrams, wiring schematics, instrument loop sheets, marshalling panels, field junction boxes, and hazardous area classification.
  • Well-versed in current US electrical design codes and standards (NFPA, NEC, NESC, IBC, IFC, IECC, etc.) relative to occupied buildings, structures, and industrial manufacturing facilities.
  • Experience in full project life-cycle execution (i.e. planning to launch)
  • Knowledge of industry best practices
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

Core Competencies:

  • High-level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Proactive self-starter with an 'owner's mindset'; requires minimal direct supervision
  • Consistently delivers quality work on time, with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong level of decision-making skills and accountability
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and creative problem-solving skills
  • High degree of time management
  • Exceptional oral communication, writing and editing skills with an ability to communicate clearly, concisely, confidently, and professionally within all levels of the company
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and discretion with respect sensitive information

     

     

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