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Sr. Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Columbus, NY 43235

Posted: 09/11/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 577860 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client is seeking an Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) System Design Engineer to join their Resilience Water team in Columbus OH or Detroit, MI.  This is an exciting opportunity for an I&C System Design Engineer, preferably with consulting engineering experience, to join the team and lead projects with a variety of I&C, automation system design, and SCADA integration.

They are focused on attracting, retaining and developing people who share their passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return they offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few.

Role description:
In this role, you will be responsible for I&C and SCADA design and implementation services for industrial & municipal water and wastewater treatment, conveyance systems, and facilities.
Role accountabilities:
  • Provide engineering and design services to produce design & construction documents for projects.
  • Coordinate with process, mechanical, and electrical engineers assigned to the project and prepare technical memorandums and develop design criteria, SCADA system architecture, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), SCADA network diagrams, process control functional narratives, control schematics, panel layout diagrams, and interconnection diagrams.
  • Assist Project Managers with project planning, scope of work development, budgeting, cost estimating, and project scheduling tasks.
  • Conduct factory testing, site acceptance testing, field checkout, and I&C and SCADA system startups.
  • Utilize technical experience and expertise in the execution of I&C and SCADA projects from inception to successful startup and turnover.
  • Program process control logic in PLCs and configure graphical HMI for SCADA system on a variety of platforms.
  • Configure historical data and generate reports on a variety of platforms.
  • Develop written specifications for implementing I&C and SCADA projects.
  • Travel to client sites and other office locations, as needed.
  • Short-term travel in the region for project meetings, site visits, etc.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical, Chemical, Environmental Engineering, or a closely related field of study
  • 5+ years of I&C, automation, and SCADA system design and implementation experience in water/wastewater market or similar industry.
Key Skills and Attributes:
  • Basic proficiency in Autocad or Revit
  • Ability to self-direct and work on multiple assignments at once while meeting project deliverable dates and completing other task-driven assignments
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as excellent teamwork skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, MS Project, and Outlook)
  • Advanced knowledge in applying instrumentation and controls to process and electromechanical equipment and developing SCADA networks.
  • Knowledge of designing and developing fiber optic cable networks for SCADA systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of radio and cellular telemetry networks.
  • Basic knowledge of IT and industrial networks.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience developing bid and construction documents
  • Experience in HMI/PLC platforms configuration
  • Experience in IT and industrial networks
  • PLC/HMI programming, configuration & startup experience

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