Instrumentation Engineer

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $110,000 - $130,000 per year
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Instrumentation Engineer

Permanent position: Instrumentation / Electrical Engineering position with a chemical manufacturing client located in the Houston, TX area. This position will support multiple refining and chemical manufacturing sites throughout the United States in Instrument / Safety Integrity Level assurance and to develop short-term and long-term instrument asset management strategies. Relocation is available for qualified candidates. Position is bonus eligible and great benefits.

Responsibilities for the Instrumentation Engineer
  • Support the implementation of Safety Integrity Level programs with identification, design, installation standards, reliability & maintenance programs and documentation
  • Set performance standards for instrument asset management programs and assist sites in crafting improvement programs to meet the standards
  • Lead, drive and assure that site Critical Equipment Lists are up to date, maintained and documentation kept in accordance with Site procedures, PSM and ISA requirements
  • Support Site troubleshooting activities, challenges resolution/corrective actions to prevent re-occurrences and deliver continuous improvement
  • Support projects through all stages of development; accepted good engineering design practices, FAT/SAT and Commissioning
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements for the Instrumentation Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering
  • Approximately 15 or more years experience in an Instrumentation or I/E Engineering position in Petrochemical/Manufacturing Plant environments
  • Plant level experience and understanding of P&IDs, PFDs, instrumentation loop drawings, and logic controller terminology, and Industry Standards
  • Formal training in Safety Instrumented Systems preferred with understanding of IEC 61511, ANSI/ISA 84.00.01-2004 (IEC 61511), API RP 14C and 556, NFPA 85 requirements
  • Knowledge of programmable electronic safety systems logic solvers and their associated application programming
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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