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Instrument Engineer

Instrument Engineer

Lead design and specification of new instrumentation; assists inspection and testing.

Supports the Engineering Team in the execution of Capital Expenditure Projects

Supports Maintenance with communication with OEMs, including developing and

maintaining various customer service agreements.

Uses sound engineering practices, plant standards and specifications, ensuring that

documentation for the Instrumentation Systems are maintained properly. Responsible for

the development of documentation standards including updates to the maintenance,

reliability and unit operating manuals.

Participates in the Management of Change process.

Participates in HazOps, HazIDs, and Risk Assessments as required.

Develops Key Performance Indicators (KPI) with the emphasis on monitoring and analysis

for Instrumentation systems for increased efficiency and reduced downtime between

scheduled PMs and planned outages.

Provides technical support, troubleshooting, and provide assistance in planning and

coordinating work for the Maintenance Department. Works with maintenance and

production on reliability issues when they occur; have vision and ability to create quality

solutions for any problems.

Responsible for analyzing work order repairs and failure data, pulling data for continuous

improvement activities, meeting improvement milestones, developing performance

trends, and monitoring for improvement.

Responsible for conducting RCFA on equipment failures to eliminate or mitigate

consequences.

Serves as a subject matter expert on Instrumentation Systems engineering issues (not

limited to risk engineering, system integrity and applicability to specifications,

philosophies and standards) and assist the support groups (Instrumentation & Control

Systems Maintenance Supervision and Technicians). Understand and interpret codes,

standards and regulations that are equipment related.

Develops proposals for plant improvements including design basis and preliminary

estimates and budgets for capital projects.

Develops working relationships with other department personnel within the plant in

order to seek out opportunities that will add value to each job completed.

Responsible for evaluating the work flow process, identification of critical spares, spare

parts storage and preservation requirements for Instrumentation Systems.

Accountable for ensuring the safety, security, health and environmental incidents are

prevented through frequent job observations and assessments. Responsible for

developing or collecting information in support of permit requirements as assigned.

Minimum Experience Required:

7 years of experience with Instrumentation Systems in a process industry setting in engineering or operations, depending on type of experience.

Recent experience with LNG is preferred, however, NGL, cryogenic / natural gas processing, petrochemical, or other hydrocarbon processing experience will be considered

Knowledge of Honeywell EPKS Distributed Control Systems Knowledge of natural gas & LNG Quality and Quantity Measurement Systems

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Description

Lead design and specification of new instrumentation; assists inspection and testing.

Supports the Engineering Team in the execution of Capital Expenditure Projects

Supports Maintenance with communication with OEMs, including developing and

maintaining various customer service agreements.

Uses sound engineering practices, plant standards and specifications, ensuring that

documentation for the Instrumentation Systems are maintained properly. Responsible for

the development of documentation standards including updates to the maintenance,

reliability and unit operating manuals.

Participates in the Management of Change process.

Participates in HazOps, HazIDs, and Risk Assessments as required.

Develops Key Performance Indicators (KPI) with the emphasis on monitoring and analysis

for Instrumentation systems for increased efficiency and reduced downtime between

scheduled PMs and planned outages.

Provides technical support, troubleshooting, and provide assistance in planning and

coordinating work for the Maintenance Department. Works with maintenance and

production on reliability issues when they occur; have vision and ability to create quality

solutions for any problems.

Responsible for analyzing work order repairs and failure data, pulling data for continuous

improvement activities, meeting improvement milestones, developing performance

trends, and monitoring for improvement.

Responsible for conducting RCFA on equipment failures to eliminate or mitigate

consequences.

Serves as a subject matter expert on Instrumentation Systems engineering issues (not

limited to risk engineering, system integrity and applicability to specifications,

philosophies and standards) and assist the support groups (Instrumentation & Control

Systems Maintenance Supervision and Technicians). Understand and interpret codes,

standards and regulations that are equipment related.

Develops proposals for plant improvements including design basis and preliminary

estimates and budgets for capital projects.

Develops working relationships with other department personnel within the plant in

order to seek out opportunities that will add value to each job completed.

Responsible for evaluating the work flow process, identification of critical spares, spare

parts storage and preservation requirements for Instrumentation Systems.

Accountable for ensuring the safety, security, health and environmental incidents are

prevented through frequent job observations and assessments. Responsible for

developing or collecting information in support of permit requirements as assigned.

Minimum Experience Required:

7 years of experience with Instrumentation Systems in a process industry setting in engineering or operations, depending on type of experience.

Recent experience with LNG is preferred, however, NGL, cryogenic / natural gas processing, petrochemical, or other hydrocarbon processing experience will be considered

Knowledge of Honeywell EPKS Distributed Control Systems Knowledge of natural gas & LNG Quality and Quantity Measurement Systems

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