Senior Process Control Engineer


Plaquemine, LA
Full Time


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Job Details

Job Title: senior Controls Systems Engineer
Location: Geismar LA

  • Ensures all assigned controls projects are managed such that the safety, quality, cost, and schedule targets are achieved.
  • Ensures the assigned changes are implemented with the plant Management of Change (MOC) process.
  • Manages the assigned Controls Project worklist to meet customer requirements.
  • Ensures all scopes of work for assigned controls Projects covering detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages are accurate, sufficient, and clear.
  • Provides expertise and specialist controls engineering knowledge.
  • Develops technical memos and provides technical advice and assistance as required to the project or process groups to allow the development of detailed engineering scopes of work and designs.
  • Ensures appropriate hazard and risk reviews are conducted for assigned controls related projects and all issues identified are actioned.
  • Coordinates commissioning of assigned controls Projects with Operations.
  • Manages the assigned tender and awards contracts in conjunction with the Purchasing team for detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages and construction.
  • Ensures all controls drawings and documentation are controlled according to the Geismar procedures and standards.
  • Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the design, construction and start-up phases of the project including configuration of DCS, ESD and PLC software, implementing advanced process control, leading loop checks and control system simulations.
  • Responsible for setting up the alarm management system, sequence of events recording system and the controls trending packages.
  • Develops and verifies QA/QC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages.
  • Provides technical assistance and leads the investigation and correction of incidents related to the control systems.
  • Provides control system tuning and troubleshooting services to Operations and Maintenance.
  • Assists with plant instrumentation issues including AMS, loop tuning and basic instrument calibration.
  • Upholds controls technical excellence for the USA operations.
  • Takes part in turnaround management and knowledge management, relevant to control systems.
  • Sets and maintains standards for selection of configurable process control systems and the design, installation and maintenance of the software and documentation.
  • Develops and maintains systems to guarantee the security of all system software. Develops and tests recovery plans to restore systems in the event of failure or disaster.
  • Develops and maintains maintenance plans to ensure the systems hardware and software are operating with optimal efficiency and reliability.
  • Conducts investigations for all system failures and identifies the system modifications, upgrades or changes required to prevent these.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance to the I/E Supervisor, I/E Technicians, and the Operations Department on configurable control systems.
  • Directs the Operations Department in the development of operational procedures relating to configurable systems.
  • Maintains an overview of current and future technology trends making recommendations for system enhancements or replacements which are financially justifiable.

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field; OR equivalent work experience/combined education.
  • 10+ years of experience as a Controls Systems Engineer within the Petrochemical industry. Preferred majority of experience spent on manufacturing site.
  • Strong PLC, SIS and DCS experience

  • Paid vacation & Holidays
  • 401 K
  • 9/80 work schedule
  • Relocation provided
  • Full benefits

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