Control Systems Engineer

BH-263435
  • $140000 per annum
  • United States California Long Beach
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
My client is currently seeking a Control Systems Engineer for their Long Beach office! This is a direct hire position. 

Position Summary:
The Control System Engineer is responsible for the technical leadership, delivery, development, and implementation of control system projects. CSE is to apply engineering principles to design and specify DCS/Logic Solver PLC components and networking requirements, develop functional narratives and system specifications, and other related documents. CSE is expected to participate in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for control system-related issues. 

Requirements:
3-7 years’ experience required.

Education: 
BS in Engineering or related technical field or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
Registration as a Professional Engineer is desired.

Key Attributes:
  • Participates in the engineering/designing and selecting the overall control systems for small to large size projects.
  • Responsible for engineering, designing, and selecting the overall control systems.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to scope and detail the subject system philosophy for large sized projects.
  • Implements company standards, procedures, and tools.
  • Must understand and apply all client and safety policies. 
 Core Competencies:
  • Has technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments.
  • Performs specialized technical work, which may involve the development of systems engineering, distributive and/or computer controls of processes. 
  • Establishes basic design and specifications for control systems and associated instrumentation.
  • Implement control concepts as required.
  • Keeps the Project Leads/Manager informed of scope changes and design deviations.
  • Participate in overall control system design work, including installation drawings and details, loops drawings, logic diagrams, and vendor drawings. 
  • DCS:
    1. DCS graphics, database, and configuration (Honeywell preferred, plus others)
    2. Familiarity with P&IDs, Logic Diagrams, Cause / Effect matrices, and Functional Narratives
    3. Test procedure development
    4. Cutovers/loop checks
    5. Startup assistance/troubleshooting
    6. Operations/maintenance training 
  • PLC / HMI Programming:
    1. PLC programming (Allen Bradley CLX and PLC5 preferred, plus others)
    2. HMI programming (PanelView and RSView preferred, plus others)
    3. Familiarity with P&IDs, Logic Diagrams, Cause / Effect matrices, and Functional Narratives
    4. Test procedure development
    5. Cutovers/loop checks
    6. Startup assistance/troubleshooting
    7. Operations/maintenance training
  • Safety System Logic Solvers
    1. Logic Solver programming (Triconex Platform preferred, plus others)
    2. Logic Validation Software programming (Schneider Safety Validator preferred, plus others)
    3. Familiarity with P&ID’s, Logic Diagrams, Cause / Effect matrices, and Functional Narratives
    4. Test procedure development
    5. Cutovers/loop checks
    6. Startup assistance/troubleshooting
    7. Operations/maintenance training
 Core Qualities:
  • Safety Is proactive in all safety matters and displays an enthusiasm for safety.
  • Attitude: Exhibits a positive attitude, shows initiative and accepts direction from qualified sources; demonstrates dependability, commitment and involvement to company projects.
  • Teamwork:  Interacts well and cooperates with co-workers on the team; assists team members and shows respect for all team members.
  • Quality:  Work meets or exceeds the company’s quality standard; ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge: Displays the ability to perform the technical skills required for the project
  • Problem Solving: Analyzes problems and reaches acceptable and workable solutions
  • Communication: Effectively and respectfully communicate on all levels, both written and oral, with both clients and company personnel.
  • Decision Making: Displays the willingness and judgment to make decisions; takes action upon decisions made with good judgment.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary with a discretionary bonus potential 
  • Benefit Time Off (BTO) that can be used as paid vacation, sick time, holiday funding, or as cash-out 
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) & 401(k) plan for retirement with employer match
  • Company funded health and dental insurance with low employee cost sharing
  • Wellness & Vision subsidy 
  • Company paid short term and long-term disability coverage


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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