Control Systems / Instrumentation Engineer, Oil & Gas

Stantec   •  

Bakersfield, CA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 66 days ago

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As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work?—?and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing?—?and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

The role of Control Systems/Instrumentation Engineer is to work on smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Electrical Engineer. The Engineer should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer certain electrical power and lighting systems or products for a project. A Control Systems/Instrumentation Engineer will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations, and field work.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating.

  • Assists Senior Engineers with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule.

  • May lead the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents.

  • Performs and oversees the performance of calculations using company standard software, and proprietary manufacturer software.

  • Works on multiple projects.

  • Experienced in developing and preparing:

  • Process Flow Diagrams – Process Flow Diagram, assist Process/Mechanical Engineers

  • Piping and Instrument Diagrams, assist Process/Mechanical Engineers

  • Support field process evaluations

  • Control Narratives

  • Cause & Effect Charts

  • SAFE Charts

  • Specification and design of SIS systems

  • Instrumentation studies – i.e. Choice of level, flow and analytical elements/transmitters

  • Instrument Specifications and Data Sheets (Process sensors, transmitters, valves, actuators, positioners, discrete sensors, analytical instruments)

  • Automation/Control System Architecture drawings

  • Specifying Programmable Logic Controllers and/or Distributed Computer Control Systems

  • Support client Hazard and Operability Analysis and Process Hazard Analysis evaluations

  • Support client purchasing cycle with specification and bid document development

  • Instrument List / PLC I/O List

  • Assist design personnel with:

  • Instrument Location plans

  • PLC Panel layouts

  • I/O Wiring Diagrams

  • Wiring Schematics (VFD’s, instruments, signal conditioners, MCR/ESD, etc.)

  • Quality Assurance Reviews

  • Interface with electrical engineers to develop:

  • One-line diagrams

  • Electrical area classification drawings

  • Instrumentation and controls conduit and cable schedules

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Knowledge and application of National Electrical Code and other applicable industry codes and standards as they apply to control system specification and design.

  • General understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Strong knowledge of control systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Thorough understanding of control systems engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.

  • Presentation skills are a plus.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, ETAP Visual, Dialux.

  • Must have good driving record and valid Driver's License.

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position will require the successful passing of a drug screen.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering. Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 5-10 years of experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Req ID: 1800024I