Controls / Instrument Engineer - Product Development

Exterran Energy Solutions L P   •  

Broken Arrow, OK

Industry: Energy / Oil & Gas


5 - 7 years

Posted 422 days ago

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Engineer displays skills in specific control disciplines such as advanced process control (APC), distributed control systems (DCS), programmable logic controllers (PLC).  Ability to properly specify different types of instrumentation for different O&G applications.  


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ability to read process flow diagrams, C&Es, and related project documentation.
  • Familiar with NFPA, NEC, UL and ISA codes
  • Size and specify instruments properly for instrumentation. Obtains and evaluates vendor quotations for all required instrumentation providing guidance on selection for products
  • Proficient in programing/configuring Allen Bradley ControlLogics PLCs. FT-View and Wonderware In-Touch HMI systems.
  • Familiar with Industrial Ethernet and control specific networking philosophies
  • Assists electrical designers in their efforts to generate control system drawing packages for projects. These drawings include Control and I/O diagrams, instrument and control cable schedules, instrument loop diagrams, junction box wiring diagrams, control panel layout and wiring diagrams.
  • May have to help periodically with work with manufacturing and field personnel in performing shop and on site field check outs and commissioning of installed instrument and electrical systems, including the calibration and/or configuration of field instrument devices as required.
  • Ensures equipment, materials, and the installation shall be in compliance with company’s standards and guidelines.
  • Assists the applications, estimating and proposals department by working up cost estimates for electrical equipment and labor man hours on project budgets.
  • Generate data sheets/specifications for instrumentation equipment including control valves, relief valves, flow measurement, level, pressure, temperature measurement devices, power supply systems, distribution panels, control panels, control stations, etc.
  • The person must be familiar with control concepts for major equipment used by the company such as motor driven compressors and pumps, turbo expanders, air coolers, and fired process heaters.
  • Participate and contribute to a team effort, exchanging ideas and recommending improvements. Produces milestone dates, reports, and presentations on progress using Microsoft Office, Projects, and Power Point software.

Required Education/Experience:


·         Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in engineering or related technical field from a four-year college or university or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

·         5+ years experience in programming control systems for O&G facilities


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.