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Senior Instrument and Control Engineer I Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Senior Instrument and Control Engineer I

Matrix PDM Engineering, Inc. - Columbus, OH

Posted: 4/9/2021 - Expires: 7/8/2021

Job ID: 226098880


Job Description

DescriptionJob Summary

The Senior Instrument and Control (I&C) Engineer I is responsible for performing expert level estimating, design, and analysis work as directed to support various projects. The Senior I&C Engineer I will be part of a project team from inception through construction completion.

Essential Functions

Actively supports the Company's commitment to safety and its "Core Values."

Represents the Company at all times with high moral standards while adhering to the Company's "Code of Business Conduct and Ethics."

Applies broad knowledge of principles and practices in a specific practice area.

Independently evaluates, selects and adapts standard techniques, procedures and criteria.

Acquires general knowledge of principles, and practices of related fields, and ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

Works on multiple projects of moderate size or portions of major projects.

Designs and conducts experiments and analysis and interprets data.

Formulates and solves problems.

Coordinates tasks with engineers, designers and administrative staff.

Plans and coordinates detailed aspects of engineering work.

Prepares scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments.

Assists with proposals to provide professional services or obtain funding for engineering projects or programs.

Receives general direction on key objectives.

Receives guidance when necessary on unconventional or complex problems, direction on modified techniques, and new approaches on assignments with conflicting criteria.

Interacts with PM, client, customers, officials, contractors and others.

Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments

Serves as discipline lead on projects, and manages the discipline work to achieve schedule, budget, scope, and quality objectives.

Routinely prepares progress and status updates for discipline work.

Leads the design of facility I&C architecture.

Solicits and reviews bids for all manner of I&C equipment and services for industrial facility FEED and EPC stages.

Leads the design of industrial facility control system hardware. Prepares I&C documents such as lists, reports, specifications, test documents, and datasheets.

Utilizes and updates template specifications and documents to prepare deliverables.

Communicates regularly with department manager on resource demand projections.

Manages the preparation of and checks entire I&C drawing and specification packages for the construction of large industrial facilities.

Specifies process instrumentation such as pressure, temperature, flow, and level elements and transmitters, as well as control, shutdown, and relief valves.

Specify or perform industrial automation software development including PLC, HMI, DCS, and historian systems.

May conduct project site startup activities including process control loop checkout and troubleshooting, network performance testing and troubleshooting, and acceptance testing.

Performs other related duties, as directed.


BS in Engineering required; MS degree preferred.

Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is desirable.

6+ years related engineering experience.

Deep understanding of PFD's and P&ID's.

Proficiency in ISA standards.

Experience working with geographically distributed project teams.

Demonstrable success in the detailed design of industrial process facility I&C system architectures, control systems, control panels, networks, software, and field wiring is required.

Significant experience commissioning process control systems is preferred.

Demonstrable success in estimating, specifying, and procuring process instrumentation; such experience in the Petrochemical or Energy industry is strongly preferred.

Experience preparing instrument datasheets and installation details for PSVs, control valves, ESD / shutoff valves, regulators, process analyzer packages, fire and gas detectors, Coriolis and other styles of flowmeters, meter skid and prover packages, tank level gauges, and pressure and temperature measurement instruments is preferred.

Experience inspecting the installation of instruments is preferred.

Experience working within a computer aided engineering (CAE) platform is preferred.

Experience preparing FEED study deliverables and cost estimates is preferred.

Familiarity with project management software such as MS Project or Primavera is desirable.

Demonstrates strong organizational skills and ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously under time sensitive deadlines.

Exhibits excellent listening, oral and written skills; ability to prepare and make project related presentations to clients is desirable.

Overtime and travel may be required.


EEO/M/F/Disability/Vets/Affirmative Action Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic or category.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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