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Control Systems Engineer

  • Location

    Stafford, Texas

  • Sector:

    Control & Instrumentation, Electrical Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Preston Bridges

  • Contact email:

    Preston.Bridges@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    146133_1530193955

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-05

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    #

Control Systems Engineer

Job Experience:

12+ years.

Education:

B.S. Engineering or related technological field or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Certifications:

Registration as Professional Engineer is desirable.

General Description: Manages or applies extensive technical expertise in the coordination of multiple, complex, non-routine projects involving the planning, design, reconfiguration and alteration of control systems. Applies industry wide technical knowledge in development of new approaches to control systems design and engineering.

Key Attributes:

  1. Must demonstrate the ability to scope and detail the subject system philosophy for large size projects.
  2. Designs control systems considering personnel and equipment safety, operating ease and capital equipment costs.
  3. Responsible for the engineering, design and selection of the overall control systems.
  4. Develops and recommends estimates, budgets, schedules and assists with manpower staffing requirements for project construction.
  5. Must demonstrate the ability to interface with all client personnel and assist with direction of staff and CAD resources.
  6. Implements company standards, procedures, and tools.
  7. Provides guidance, assistance, and direction to other engineers.
  8. Must understand and apply all client and safety policies.

Technical Capabilities:

  1. Has full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating assignments.
  2. Performs specialized technical work which may involve development of systems engineering, distributive and/or computer controls of processes.
  3. Establishes basic design and specifications for control systems and associated instrumentation.
  4. Develops new control concepts as required.
  5. Keeps the Project Manager informed of changes to scope and deviations from contract; Submits trend reports for change orders.
  6. Has responsibility for all control system design work, such as installation drawings and details, loops drawings, logic diagrams, and vendor drawings.
  7. Maintains close technical coordination with vendors and visits vendor shops if needed to exchange ideas and witness Factory Acceptance Tests.
  8. DCS:
    • DCS graphics, database and configuration (Honeywell and Delta V preferred, plus others)
    • Familiarity with P&ID's, Logic Diagrams, Cause / Effect matrices, and Functional Narratives
    • Test procedure development
    • Cutovers/loop checks
    • Startup assistance/trouble shooting
    • Operations/maintenance training

  1. PLC / HMI Programming:
    • PLC programming (Allen Bradley CLX and PLC5 preferred, plus others)
    • HMI programming (PanelView and RSView preferred, plus others)
    • Familiarity with P&ID's, Logic Diagrams, Cause / Effect matrices, and Functional Narratives
    • Test procedure development
    • Cutovers/loop checks
    • Startup assistance/trouble shooting
    • Operations/maintenance training

Core Competencies:

  1. Safety: Is proactive in all safety matters, displays an enthusiasm for safety.
  2. Attitude: Exhibits a positive attitude, shows initiative and accepts direction from qualified sources; demonstrates dependability and commitment to company projects.
  3. Teamwork: Interacts well and cooperates with coworkers on the team, shows respect for all team members.
  4. Quality: Work meets or exceeds the company quality standard; ability to multi-task.
  5. Knowledge: Displays the ability to perform the challenging technical skills required for the project.
    Communication: Effectively and respectfully communicates on all levels, both written and oral, with all client, vendor and company staff.
  6. Problem Solving Skills: Analyzes problems and reaches acceptable and workable solutions
  7. Decision Making: Displays the willingness and judgment to make decisions; takes action upon decisions made with good judgment
  8. Leadership Skills: Displays the ability to teach, motivate and direct team members to accomplish certain objectives; is effective in conflict resolution.