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I&E Controls Engineer

Company: Wood
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking an Instrumentation & Controls Engineer in Houston, Texas. The candidate will work collaboratively as a sub-contractor within a Wood client office and apply extensive and comprehensive knowledge of I&C engineering principles and practices to the organization's products and services. This role is highly involved in development of construction scopes and documentation for new, upgraded, and changed facilities in the basin. The projects the position are accountable for are inclusive of new power connections, power design, controls design, and associated equipment specification and ordering with our Global Supply Chain groups. This person will focus on providing l&E and controls support on a wide variety of projects within the Bakken asset. This position may also need to provide some wider facilities engineering or project management support on a number of trials and projects for the consent decree team.

Local candidates preferred. Travel to North Dakota will be involved and sites are safety sensitive.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work independently and guide less experienced team members
  • Environmental awareness is also very important. Must be team minded and have the ability to shift gears / priorities as needed as other initiatives arise.
  • Practical operations/design experience in multiple unconventional basin
  • Knowledge of power system design and troubleshooting, MCC design and local distribution experience
  • Provide I&C input to process P&ID
  • Knowledge of RTU design, programming, and troubleshooting, ROC and PLC experience
  • Ability to spec out and review instrumentation and control system equipment for onshore resource play facilities
  • Ability to read P&ID and understanding of process conditions being designed for
  • Understanding of onshore Resource play facilities and associated control systems
  • Prepare and review control deliverables such as Control Narrative, Cause and Effect diagram, Control system architecture, loop drawings
  • Prepare and review instrument lists such as equipment list, IO list, I/O assignment, Instrument Index, Serial Interface list, cable list, etc.
  • Prepare and Review Communication systems deliverables such as Network Diagrams and Specifications
  • Squad check other discipline documents, such as SLDs, ISOs, etc.
  • Provide input to mechanical packages
  • Provide technical support in FAT
  • Prepare and review Instrumentation Data-sheets for ON/OFF valve, control valve, flowmeter, densitometers, transmitters, pressure safety valve, Motor operated valves, Hydraulic power units, etc.
  • Perform Instrument sizing calculations
  • Prepare and review RFQ, approving vendor document
  • Review Instrument Location plan
  • Develop and maintain positive, sustainable client relationships
  • Coordinate and work with project team members
  • Prepares proposals, contract design drawings and calculations, contract information (CI) sheets, specifications and other engineering documentation using standards and/or new methods as required
  • Prepares technical specifications for purchased equipment
  • Coordinate and interface with equipment suppliers
  • Prepare technical evaluations of supplier's proposals
  • Assure that all work on assigned projects is timely, accurate and high quality
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management
  • Organize, plans, and coordinate own work
  • Preparation of equipment specification and data sheets;
  • Plan, manage and coordinate the I&C engineering activities

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent engineer degree required
    • Familiarity with Emerson ROC , Emerson FB3000, PLCs and other RTU - Control systems Familiar with radio and cellular communication systems
    • Up SCADA / Wonder Ware experience
    • Project management skills including budget management
    • Ideal candidate will be self-motivated and a team player. Will also have integrity, a strong safety focus, and be a contributor to Client's safety culture
    • Environmental awareness is also very important. Must be team minded and have the ability to shift gears/ priorities as needed as other initiatives arise.
    • 5-7 years' experience specifically in onshore US oil and gas facility design and operation-emphasizing I&E and controls experience
    • Up SCADA / Wonder ware experience
    • Registration as a Professional Engineer will be considered an asset
    • Excellent written and oral skills
    • Ability to work and communicate effectively with customers and vendors
    • Working knowledge of PDMS, Bently open plant, Microstation V8 and other 3D software
    • Applied knowledge (engineering, design and implementation) of Profinet, Profibus, and Industrial Ethernet networks
    • This position does not have relocation assistance or living allowances attached to it. You must live within reasonable commuting distance or be willing to work at your own expense
    • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

      Company Overview

      Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

      Diversity Statement

      We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Houston , I&E Controls Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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