Mar 13, 2018

Instrument Technologist

  • Franklin Paterson
  • Houston, TX, USA
Contractor Engineering

Job Description

Houston , TX , United States 

Provide instrument designs support for routine daily operation of process units. Prepare instrumentation work scopes cost estimates schedules material specs sketches construction work packages and other required documentation. 
- Troubleshoot instrumentation problems and issues develop alternatives  and propose and implement solutions for long term reliability. 
- Answer technical inquiries  make technical recommendations improve design tools  and develop design procedures and provide training. 
- Carry out studies to improve plant safety reliability and economics. 
- Provide design analysis and evaluation of instrumentation portion of major capital projects. 
- Manage  design and execute instrument-related capital projects. 
- Document and manage information related to instrumentation systems and equipment.
 - Ensure all work is preformed in accordance with applicable Environmental Health Safety and Building codes as required by Federal  State Local and regulations.
- Some travel may be required for this position.
- Knowledge of field instruments and controls including sensors transmitters final elements  process control systems communication protocols and writing methods. 
- Ability to specify purchase install commission and troubleshoot field instrumentation
- Ability to design control loops; including selection and sizing of flowmeters  control valves and other field instrumentation. 
- Able to read understand and develop drawings including schematics and connection diagrams
 - Ability to develop design standards procedures and training materials. 
 - Must come from Petro Chemical (continuous) or Petroleum Refining Industry
- Minimum of five (5) years experience in industrial instrumentation systems design. 
- Experience with design and installation of analyzers and their sample systems. 
- Understanding of refinery/chemical processes and equipment and the interaction between refinery units. 
- Experience with turnaround planning and capital project work. 
- Experience with instrument design database software is highly desirable.
 - Ability to lead and manage overall design and construction of projects including management of project team to best utilize labor. 
- Ability to use estimating tools and cost control measures to budget and monitor approved funds. 
- Able to monitor projects and workloads to meet deadlines and schedules.

•  EDUCATION: BS Degree in Engineering

•  JOB DURATION: This job is full time.



Engineering, Environmental and Geological Engineering

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