Process Controls Engineer


Augusta, GA

Industry: Chemicals


5 - 7 years

Posted 374 days ago

  by    Greg Downs

Great opportunity to join the Engineering Team with global chemical client in Augusta, GA. As the Chemical Plant Controls Engineer, you will resolve problems and complete projects aimed at optimizing existing control schemes, reducing manufacturing cost, improving quality, increasing safety, and assisting in design of new facilities.


--- B.S. in ElectricalEngineering with 5+ years Controls Engineeringexperience in chemical, petrochem, refinery, pulp & paper or related process industry plants. Must have plant level experience of PLC, DCS controls systems.

--- US Citizen or Permanent Resident (green card) is required.

--- Continuous Improvement experience.

--- Extensive knowledge of PLCs and DCS - Honeywell, Emerson, Siemens, etc.


--- Monitor and maintain the Site Distributed Control System and Safety System performance.

--- Evaluate BPCS and SIS layers of protect taken from LOPA and develop safety requirement specifications to support layer of protection requirements.

--- Evaluate existing controls/safety functions and unit operations to improve operating efficiency and rate, product quality, on-stream factor and economy.

--- Develop and make recommendations for new control designs and/or modifications for areas to ensure maximum operating efficiency, return on investment, and meet safety standards.

--- Promotes and contributes to successful implementation of projects by providing accurate, timely and thorough design input and specifications/design review by facilitating close coordination and communications with area personnel.

--- Provide construction and commissioning support of instruments and control systems for capital projects.

--- Provide support to Operations on operating problems and to Maintenance Engineering on equipment performance and controls problems.

--- Provide technical support for all the site operator training simulators. Promotes and actively participates in Behavioral Safety Process and Environmental Stewardship activities.

--- Interacts daily with Operators and Shift Supervisors to learn and share knowledge of the plant operations and to meld “reality” with “theoretical.”

--- Represent the Site for any instrument or controls guidance and seminars to support the Corporate Maintenance and Reliability Committees.

$99K - $143K