Senior Controls DCS Engineer

Posted on Sep 12, 2019 by Job Juncture

Savannah, GA 31401
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Sr. Controls/DCS Engineer

OVERVIEW

Our Coastal GA chemicals client is seeking a Senior Controls Engineer. Will provide technical support in project development and execution, maintenance troubleshooting, and installation, startup and turnaround activities on all PLC's, DCS and instruments. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop and put into place long term strategic goals for plant instrumentation replacement upgrade.

SUMMARY

Will provide technical support to operating area managers and operators as well as participate in selection of new and replacement plant instruments/software.

  • Apply reliability principles in obtaining the best solutions regarding problems with instrumentation and set up of calibration and PM schedules.
  • Use engineering theory, practices, and principles to determine root cause of equipment/instrument failures and performs performance evaluations.
  • Will analyze equipment trends, historical data, and field data to develop measurable programs which will obtain lowest life cycle cost on different classes of equipment
  • Provide training as needed as well as provide direction to resolve field related problems pertaining to control systems and equipment.
  • Writes scope of work for instrument design based on preliminary review and meetings with the project teams.
  • Prepares engineering studies and schematic design for new systems and analyzes operation of existing systems.
  • Assigns and reviews work of project teams. Checks progress of work and alerts Project Managers to change of scope.
  • Coordinates all aspects of project document completion within the facility including external professionals.
  • Prepares or reviews construction budgets based scope of project for replacement and new instruments and control logic.
  • Maintains neat and organized work area which allows efficient access to project information required by other team members.
  • Manage outside contractors and vendors in maintenance and installation of existing and new control systems.
  • Manage system back-ups and reliability of each DCS and data collection systems.

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    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred.
    • External candidates with a minimum of five years in a directly related controls position.
    • Ideal candidate will have a hands-on knowledge of control systems (DCS/PLC). Emphasis will be placed on skills related to ABB/Foxboro/Delta V control systems.
    • Applicable knowledge of instrumentation; including valves and transmitters
    • Proficiency and experience with concepts related to level, temperature, pressure and flow measurement.
    • A fundamental understanding of computer networks is desirable.
    • Technical proficiency in some software applications.
    • Strong cause-effect analytical abilities to solve problems.
    • Technical proficiency in some software applications

    Our Coastal GA chemicals client is seeking a Senior Controls Engineer. Will provide technical support in project development and execution, maintenance troubleshooting, and installation, startup and turnaround activities on all PLC's, DCS and instruments. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop and put into place long term strategic goals for plant instrumentation replacement upgrade.


    Reference: 755523799

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