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  • Job reference: RMS0094169

Senior Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer (IP) - 120896

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/11/2011
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The Company:
Large international global market leader in full service natural gas compression and a premier provider of sales, operations, maintenance, fabrication, service and equipment for oil and gas production, processing and treating applications.

The Role:
Job Description

The applicant will function as an instrumentation and control electrical engineer for ongoing compression and gas processing plants for Integrated Projects. The engineer will also be responsible for technical direction and support of these projects, both within the company and with engineering sub-contractors. The engineer shall function as a technical specialist formulating and developing engineering concepts. Work at this level requires engineering experience and knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, procedures and codes within the field of instrumentation and control engineering and design. Work is technical in nature, and relies on experience and independent judgment to perform the functions of the job position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Ensures jobs are engineered and managed properly and drawings/BOM’s are available to internal and external customers according to schedule.
Supervises and develops engineer(s) in their section
Generates comments and exceptions to technical and commercial specs.
Monitors field problems and warranty claims, assesses field recommendations on unit design, and participates in implementing efficient corrections that reduce operational problems. Assures timely engineering effort is maintained by performing project engineering functions including vendor inquiry preparation, vendor bid analysis and vendor selection.
Assists field salesman directly.
Coordinates all aspects of technical content changes during unit design/fabrication and supports project management for revised cost estimate.
Confers with manufacturing and design to prepare design modifications as required.
Performs research and analyses of data such as application engineering proposal, design specifications, drawings, industry codes and equipment/instrument manuals to determine feasibility of design or application of equipment
Complies with Company Engineering Standards
Ensures project-engineering work is completed accurately and on schedule
Development of bills of material and shop notes meeting the customer's requirements and the specific requirements of the order in compliance with accepted practices and applicable industry codes.
Coordinates with designers to develop drawings for other departments and the customer. Works with the shop to meet their assembly and shipping requirements for each unit
Provides regular updates of engineering status, drawings, BOMs
Trains and mentors other engineers
Will occasionally travel to customer locations
Attend technical training as required by the job
Participation on special projects as assigned
Perform shop walks to ensure production meets design requirements during fabrication
Works on packages with all levels of complexity, on and offshore systems using sweet or sour gas, comprehensive customer specification and are of a high profile nature
Interface with 3rd party control integration firms, including design reviews and FATs.
Generate/review/approve typical I&C project deliverables: instrument list, instrument datasheets, cause and effect diagrams, control philosophy, fire & gas detection diagrams, control loop diagrams, test plans, instrument cable schedule, etc.
Participation in HAZOP/HAZID, LOPA, SIL Analysis, etc as required by projects
Support pre-commissioning and commissioning activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Required Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, in Engineering
Eight to eleven years related experience and/or training
Knowledge of US and international electrical codes: NEC, IEC, ATEX, NFPA, ISA, API, etc.

Physical Strain
Standard requirements. Bending, squatting, climbing, stooping, twisting and reaching will all be required occasionally in this position
Sitting for long periods of time
Lifting 10 pounds maximum with occasional lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds
May be required to work at heights of up to 25 feet
Must meet all OSHA regulations and must wear all required PPE when in the shop environment.
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