Electrical Engineer - Instrumentation and Controls

Stantec   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Technology


15+ years

Posted 37 days ago

Opportunity Description

Representing the I&C discipline, the candidate Senior Engineer will work independently on projects and lead a team of engineers and/or designers while serving as a Discipline Lead for larger or more complex projects. The candidate Senior Engineer is expected to be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer ICA systems for a project. A Senior Engineer will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations, field work and application of mature knowledge to complex engineering and logistical problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for large projects of varying complexity.

  • Evaluates, selects, specifies, and design engineers all ICA systems or products for a project including DCS / PLC / SCADA process automation systems, historian systems and data management systems

  • Engages in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, schematics, and details

  • Leads project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or representatives of the client, external consultant, contractor, subcontractor, and vendors

  • Participates in client project requirement meetings

  • Conducts discipline specific value analysis and basic cost estimating

  • Develops and manages the discipline project scope, budget, staffing, and schedule

  • Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications, drawings and other construction documents.

  • Participates in project constructability reviews

  • Conducts quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) on projects of responsible charge and projects of peers

  • Assists in the development of new standards and specifications for the I&C group

  • Assists with the development of proposals for smaller, less complex projects

  • Oversees and manages multiple projects

  • Serves as Engineer of Record

  • Maintains knowledge of I&C water industry trends for project application

  • Prepare planning reports, field reports, engineering studies and technical memorandums

  • Conduct field reviews of designs under construction and prepare construction review documentation

  • Participate in commissioning activities and provide direction to the commissioning team

  • Prepare detailed process control descriptions for use by the system integrator

  • Actively participate in marketing efforts including strategy planning, development of presentation material and client-facing presentation participation.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Expert level knowledge, interpretation, and application of industry standards and codes including NEC, ISA, NFPA, ANSI, etc.

  • Proven ability and documented experience in the design of PLC- and DCS-based process control and automation systems, SCADA systems, and data management systems for Water/Wastewater and or Oil/Gas facilities

  • Expert understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and

  • specifications

  • Expert level knowledge of ICA system design, implementation and operation - means and methods

  • Ability to lead one or more teams – with disparately located team members - through all phases of project document production

  • Sufficiently knowledgeable and experienced to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness

  • Sufficiently skilled in time and resource management to meet project budget and schedule

  • Participates and collaborates in project team setting; capable and willing to engage in creative and critical thought sharing

  • Advanced understanding of I&C engineering concepts and ability to effectively and professionally communicate ideas to others – both verbally and in written word.

  • Strong presentation and interview skills

  • Skilled user of Microsoft Office Suite products; general understating of CAD systems (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, etc.)

  • Thorough understanding of control system network design and application of cybersecurity practices

  • Proficient in the application of industrial fieldbus technology

  • Proficient in the design of ICA systems for hazardous areas and to support safety systems

  • Sufficiently experienced to conduct factory testing and field testing / commissioning of ICA systems

  • PLC- and DCS-based control system programming will be considered an asset

  • SCADA system and database programming will be considered an asset

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters’ degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering.

  • PE license or ability to obtain PE license within one year.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience as a control system engineer

Req ID: 180002FI