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SENIOR PROCESS CONTROLS and INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEER

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Houston, TX
  • Posted: September 20, 2019
  • Full-Time

26951BRReq No.:26951BRJob Description and Qualifications:At Air Products we've been helping our customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable for more than 70 years. With our atmospheric, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment and technologies, we supply creative solutions to energy, environmental and emerging markets around the world.
We are currently recruiting for a Sr Process Control and Instrumentation Engineer to join our America team based in Houston.
The GEMTE Americas Process Controls Engineering team provides engineering and commissioning support for new Cryogenic Air Separation Plants and Process Gases (Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide, Helium Liquefaction, Nitrogen and Helium rejection units). The Engineering Team serves a diverse market including petrochemical, steel, gasification and electronics. We are a regional team who work closely with colleagues in our United Kingdom, India, and China engineering offices. We also provide support to the Americas Operations team and after sales support in upgrading/modifying, revalidation and maintaining existing plant assets.
As a Sr Process Control and Instrumentation Engineer, you will:

+ Develop process controls execution strategies in conjunction with overall project development team during the bid phase
+ Responsible for controls cost estimates for valves, instrumentation, analytical equipment, DCS equipment, SIS equipment and labor
+ Participation in P&ID development and Operability and Hazard Reviews
+ Author, check or approve specifications of process control equipment including control valves, relief valves, flow measurement devices, process instrumentation, analytical systems, and DCS, PLC, and SCADA systems
+ Identify and manage process controls technical risk items
+ Detailed engineering support will be required, which could include supporting an in-house design team or supporting an outside engineering design firm
+ Review SIL assessments and author SIL verifications
+ Participate in Control System Design reviews
+ Participate in Factory Acceptance Testing of Process Automation equipment (DCS, Analyzers, PDC)
+ Production and maintenance of instrument summaries
As a Sr Process Control and Instrumentation Engineer, you will have:

+ A Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering with at least 15 years of applicable work experience
+ Able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the design and implementation of control and instrumentation systems for process plants
+ Experience developing control applications and hardware specifications with Siemens PCS7
+ Additional experience with other controls platforms is a plus
+ Must be able to demonstrate technical competence, leadership skills, communicate effectively
+ Instrumentation specification authoring in Smart-Plant Instrumentation toolset
+ Must be able to lead and direct the work of junior engineers assigned to projects
+ Must be a strong team player with a willingness to accept responsibility
+ Have good problem-solving abilities, be ambitious, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills enabling you to work well within a multi-disciplinary design team located in multiple geographies and to liaise directly with suppliers and clients
+ Travel is required, both domestic and international
+ Travel will include trips to plant sites, equipment fabricators, outside engineering firms, and customer locations (estimated at 30%)
+ Relevant practical site commissioning experience while not essential would be of benefit
We need dedicated and driven people who are committed to getting it right with a never-ending desire to learn, improve and contribute. In return we offer a culture of respect, challenge and innovation - with excellent opportunities for growth and development. If that sounds interesting, then come and discover, care, accomplish and thrive at Air Products.
Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans.
To learn more, visit About Air Products.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.
Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.
Job Title:SENIOR PROCESS CONTROLS and INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEEREmployment Type:North America - Exempt Employment Status:Full TimeType of Relocation Benefits Provided:DomesticLocation:US-TX-HoustonCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Global Engineering

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