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Senior Process Controls Instrumentation Engineer

Company: Manpower Engineering
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Our Key client in the Production of Gases and Chemicals Industry is seeking Sr. Process Controls & Instrumentation Engineers to join their team. The Engineering Team serves a diverse market including petrochemicals, steel, gasification, and electronics. We are a regional team who works closely with colleagues in our United Kingdom, India, and China engineering offices. We also provide support to the Americas Operations team and after-sales support in upgrading/modifying, revalidation, and maintaining existing plant assets. -
Job Title: Sr. Process Controls & Instrumentation Engineer - Project Lead -
Location: Buffalo, NY -
Pay: $175,000. -
Sign-Bonus: $5,000-$10,000 -
Key Responsibilities: -

  • Developing process controls execution strategies in conjunction with overall project development team. - -
  • Participate in P&ID development and Operability and Hazard Reviews. - -
  • Create, check or approve specifications of process control equipment including control valves, relief valves, flow measurement devices, process instrumentation, analytical systems, and DCS, PLC, and SCADA systems. - -
  • Identify and manage process controls technical risk items. - -
  • Manage a teams schedule, budget, and quality which can include a local in-house design team, geographically remote engineering and design center, or an outside engineering EPC. - -
  • Review SIL assessments and author SIL verification. - -
  • Participate in Control System Design reviews. - -
  • Responsible for Cyber Security aspects of their scope of supply. - -
  • Participate in Factory Acceptance Testing of Process Automation equipment (DCS, Analyzers, PDC). - -
  • Production and maintenance of instrument summaries. - -
  • Participate in plant commissioning, BPCS / SIS validations, SAT, and startups. - -
  • Manage deliverables and report to project management about progress. - -
  • May participate in preparing cost estimates for valves, instrumentation, analytical equipment, DCS equipment, SIS equipment and labor. - Requirements: -
    • Bachelor's degree in chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering. - -
    • At least 8 years of applicable work experience. - -
    • Ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of the design and implementation of control and instrumentation systems for process plants; provide and discuss examples. - -
    • Experience developing BPCS / SIS architectures, control applications, and hardware specifications using Siemens PCS7; additional experience with other controls platforms is a plus. - -
    • Must be able to demonstrate technical competence, leadership skills, and communicate effectively. - -
    • Instrumentation specification authoring in Smart-Plant Instrumentation toolset. - -
    • Must be able to lead and direct the work of junior engineers assigned to projects. - -
    • Must be a strong team player with a willingness to accept responsibility. - -
    • Must be able to problem-solve and utilize critical thinking to develop solutions to challenges. - -
    • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills enabling you to work well within a multi-disciplinary design team located in multiple geographies and to liaise directly with suppliers and clients. - -
    • Travel is required, both domestic and international. - -
    • Travel will include trips to plant sites, equipment fabricators, outside engineering firms, and customer locations (estimated at 30%). - -
    • Relevant practical site commissioning experience, while not essential, would be of benefit. - -
    • This person should be dedicated and driven. - Our desire is to bring a professional to the team who is committed to excellence with a never-ending desire to learn, improve and contribute. - Why should you choose us? - - -
      • Medical/Dental/Vision/FSA/HSA - -
      • 401(K) - 5% company match with immediate vesting - -
      • Life Ins/Disability/AD&D - -
      • PTO - 3 weeks/year, start of 3rd year an additional week of PTO - -
      • Tuition Reimbursement - $5,250 first year, 2nd year increases to $15K for approved courses/degree programs - -
      • Holidays - 8 scheduled holidays, 4 Floating Holidays - -
      • Company Bonus based on company performance against established goals - -
      • Employee Perks - company discounts to various vendors based on locations. - - If this is a role that interests you and you'd like to learn more or if you know someone interested in this type of engineering role, feel free to share this information, click apply now and a recruiter will be in touch with you to discuss this great opportunity. We look forward to speaking with you!

Keywords: Manpower Engineering, Buffalo , Senior Process Controls Instrumentation Engineer, Engineering , Buffalo, New York

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