Senior Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) Engineer


$80K — $120K *


More than 4w ago


8 - 10 years of experience

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Job Description

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture.

Our team is seeking an energetic Senior Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) Engineer for our multidisciplinary Process Infrastructure and Design team based in Phoenix, Arizona or Salt Lake City, Utah on a full-time basis. The team you will join will offer interesting diversity of global clients and projects in Environmental Infrastructure facilities, renewable energy, surface and underground mine infrastructure including dewatering, material handling, fuel and lube, maintenance shops, and pumping stations, industrial facilities, landfills and contaminated soil sites.

Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact with an established engineering consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm, technical contributions, and a great culture to allow for growth in your career? Do you have the desire to learn and the drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity.

Location: Depending on candidate preference, this individual can work in our Phoenix AZ, or Salt Lake City, UT offices. It is preferred to join the Phoenix Arizona office.

Your Impact

• Development a variety of I&C design documents such as: design drawings, technical specifications and design basis calculations with a high level of competence and minimal oversight.

• Work efficiently to assure that project schedules and budgets are met.

• Work independently and collaborate in cross-discipline team to meet project goals.

• Compliance with Codes and Standards, governing regulations, industry practices, and internal procedures.

• Develop and perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and technical specifications.

• Mentor junior team members in technical excellence and career growth.

• Review of instrument and control systems vendor drawings and interface with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines, detailers/designers.

• Participate in the development and design review of piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).

• Prepare and review control deliverables such as Control Narratives, Cause and Effect diagrams, System Architecture Diagrams, Instrument Location Layouts, Installation Details, Wiring & Interconnection Diagrams, PLC Layouts, and Loop Drawings.

• Prepare and review I&C lists such as equipment list, IO list, I/O assignment, Instrument Index, Serial Interface list, cable list, etc.

• Perform instrument sizing calculations and selection.

• Preparing and reviewing Instrumentation Datasheets for instruments and valves.

• Provide configuration of and develop programming for controls equipment, including PLCs, HMIs, DCS Systems, etc.

• Participate in client and project review meetings.

• Prepare technical bid evaluation and attend FAT.

• Collaboration with project management/engineering discipline to develop project budgets, schedule, prepare scoping documents, design criteria and list of project deliverables.

• Promote engineering professionalism and maintain positive relationships internally and externally.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (or related field) from ABET accredited program.

• 7 - 10+ years of relevant experience

• Advanced knowledge of Instrumentation and Controls Engineering is essential.

• Advanced knowledge of applicable design standards governing corresponding design work, such as API, NFPA, ISA, PIP, IEC, IEEE, ISO, NACE, NESC.

• Strong written and verbal communication and people management skills.

• Excellent computer skills such as MS Word, Excel and Projects.

• Maintain and update personal knowledge of current industry trends and technology.

• Demonstrate advanced ability to work with others in supplying information and seeking assistance as necessary.

• A team player attitude and be able to work with multiple projects.

• Must pass background check

Preferred Qualifications:

• Professional Engineer (PE) registration in Arizona, or the ability to secure this registration within twelve (12) months of hire is a plus

• Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (or related field) from ABET accredited program

• An up-to-date NCEES record

• Design-Build project execution experience

• Experience with mining, oil and gas, water treatment, and municipal facilities projects

• AutoCAD, Revit, or other design program competence


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 10%
  • Job Status: Regular
  • Employee Type: Full
  • Primary Location: PHOENIX - E WASHINGTON ST
  • All locations: US-AZ-Phoenix, US-UT-Salt Lake City

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.

WSP is a Canadian engineering consulting firm that provides services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. It has approximately 54,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, and various environmental experts. WSP has offices in more than 40 countries and territories around the world.
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