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Sr. Process Control Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH131918
  • Location: USA, Texas, Houston
  • Sector: Control Systems, Onshore, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 27/09/2018
This vacancy has now expired.
Key Responsibilities include:

  • Technology Planning and Development of Engineering Standards and Work Processes to ensure ROI on Projects and maximize Reliability and Maintainability.
  • Be the Technical Leader for internal and/or external teams to implement Projects of varying size and complexity.
  • Process automation expert in multiple areas/plants, particularly in problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Display an expert level of understanding of plant operations, maintenance and engineering principles as they relate to the facility.
  • Participate in PHA's, PSSR's, incident investigations and unit troubleshooting.
  • Familiar with commercial aspects of control system upgrades and service contracts.
  • Familiar with government agencies such as ERCOT, FERC, TCEQ, DHL, and OSHA and be familiar with regulations at an intermediate level.
  • Complete all safety and environmental training required.
  • Display expert knowledge of process control principles and use them to assess/support area/plant automation performance.
  • Display expert knowledge of the process control system and provide backup to process automation specialists in maintaining and upgrading the system.
  • Have strong understanding of process control performance on company profitability and be able to communicate that message across all parts of the organization.
  • Complete project scopes to hand off to capital for estimating. This includes P&ID markup, PFD development, writing the process description.
  • Initiate AFEs and lead follow-through on driving that AFE to completion.
  • Knowledge of entire plant trains and impacts of proposed changes on other areas of the plant.

Required Experience/Education:

  • 10+ years in chemical, petrochemical or other process industries related to process automation.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Extensive DCS (or BPCS) experience/proficiency is required.
  • Configuration and graphics experience with any of the following: Foxboro, Delta V, Yokogawa, Triconix, and/or Honeywell
  • Experience in Control Design of chemical process units.
  • Experience in PHA and LOPA. Understanding of the Safety Lifecycle as it relates to Safety Integrated Systems (SIS).
  • Able to design and implement basic and advanced control schemes as well as complex sequence logic.
  • Process experience in petrochemical plant or refinery
  • Project technical leadership experience; as a subject matter expert and/or lead engineer.

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office