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Instrument Engineer

Company: NEXHR
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

  • Define project scope for instrumentation and objectives on proposals
  • Support conceptual design for production plants of air separation, CO2, O2, N2 and
  • Propose required instrumentation to optimize plant
  • Develop P&I drawings, data sheets, and specifications
  • Follow recognized industry standards, safety standards, and various client specifications
  • Coordinate the basic and detail engineering
  • Responsible for preparing detail specification for contractor biding, hiring, construction, erection, and
  • Coordinate the final data book, manuals, and
  • Coordinate and participate in plant construction, commissioning, and start-up.
  • Monitor project progress and KPIs, reporting any deviation and proposing corrective actions as
  • Participate in HAZOPs and P&ID reviews
    Principal Responsibilities:
    • Works with other instrumentation engineers in the design, specification, selection, erection, commissioning and troubleshooting of instrumentation.
    • Day to day troubleshooting and basic oversight of the numerous outsource vendors that support the client in the design, specification, selection, erection, commissioning, and troubleshooting
    • This position is expected to be a team member supporting active projects, including: Ability to select and specify instrumentation
    • Provide detailed drawing review and feedback to equipment OEM's
    • Critical supplier design audits of instrumentation and control systems
    • Ability to follow project from specification process, through design and manufacture, construction and installation, commissioning, and resolution of field issues
    • Develop, plan, and implement QA/QC plans related to instrument loop testing
    • Ability to bring knowledge and experience from plant operating environment to improve best practices
    • Support the client with operational issues of equipment and provide assistance in plant commissioning and troubleshooting.
    • Support and execute projects in multiple geographies as the business requires Work with contract resources to support our various projects
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the clients E & I standards
      • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering
      • 3 - 5 years relevant experience Engineering and troubleshooting instrument and control systems Knowledge of controls and protection systems
      • Experience with Industrial Gases or petrochemical projects is a plus
      • Experience with industrial gas equipment such as compressors, blowers, heaters, and motors; experience with project management related methodologies, including cost control, planning, and scheduling, as well as quality control, and assessments.
      • Participation in the development and evaluation of complex engineering projects; and proficiency with Autocad software
      • Must be willing to travel extensively (25-40% of time) or as business requires
      • Ability and interest to stay up to date with industrial practice
      • Ability to work comfortably as a team member and an independent contributor Ability to think through technical issues while working independently and remotely Execution of improvement projects (re-rates, upgrades, etc.)
      • Train plant personal on important aspects of E & I systems. Develop a working knowledge of risks
      • Ability to support, develop, and maintain relationships with outside specialist consultants / engineering firms Knowledge of relevant industry standards

Keywords: NEXHR, Houston , Instrument Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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