Facilities IC&E Engineer II

  • Competitive
  • United States Texas Midland
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
  • Ability to read and review P&IDs and electrical drawings. One-line diagrams, panel wiring diagram, instrument loop wiring diagrams.
  • Project management
  • Retrofitting/upgrading PLCs, DCS, F&G, and other protective systems
  • Application of instruments in hazardous locations
  • Selection and application of Pressure/Flow/Level measurement systems
  • Troubleshooting instrument loops, controls, and tuning problems
  • Low Voltage/Medium Voltage Motor control systems (contactors, smart overloads, soft starts, VFDs) and control methods/communication pathways.
  • Selection & specification of LV/MV transformers, switchgear, protective relays, motor control centers, variable speed drives, motors and power cables
  • Familiar with Networking/field communications: Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, Modbus RTU/RS-485/RS-232. MQTT, Radio and fiber optic communications, managed network switches, etc.
  • Power system and generation equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Familiar with Protective relay setting, testing, and coordination
  • Application of electrical equipment and circuits in hazardous locations
  • Troubleshooting electrical equipment and distribution problems
  • Familiar with analytics and visualization software applications such as Ignition, SEEQ and Spotfire including development of dashboards for operations troubleshooting and support
  • SCADA/DCS/PLC implementation and support
  • Demonstrated work experience in Upstream Oil & Gas Production support
  • Management of third-party engineering firms
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related engineering specialty, or equivalent professional experience Strong knowledge of discipline design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria:
  • ISA
  • National Electrical Code
  • Application of regulations and standards applicable in the U.S. (ISA84, API RP 551, NEC)
  • NETA MTS for electrical maintenance and inspection
  • Applying NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace (Arc Flash) Etc.
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as it applies to technical and business communications
1. Conduct continuous surveillance, analysis and management of instruments, medium/low voltage electrical equipment, and control systems: data analysis of to ensure that processes are running efficiently and safely.
2. Spec out instrumentation, medium/low voltage electrical and control systems, selecting appropriate instruments, sensors, medium/low voltage electrical equipment, and/or control devices for onshore facilities.
3. Oversee the installation and setup of IC&E equipment and systems ensuring they function correctly and meet safety and regulatory standards.
4. Participates in area Risk Assessment, HAZOPs, Hazard Hunts, Critical Operating Parameter Reviews.
5. Participate in incident investigations.
6. Support Opportunity management-identification of opportunities and development of scope of work for projects.
7. Ensure that instrumentation, electrical and control systems adhere to safety and environmental regulations to prevent accidents and minimize environmental impact.
8. Collect and analyze data from instrumentation, medium/low voltage electrical and control systems to optimize processes and identify areas for improvement and optimization.
9. Recommend and implement upgrades to instrumentation, electrical and/or control systems to keep them up to date with industry standards and technology.
10. SHE (Safety, Health, and Environment): Implementing and enforcing safety protocols and procedures to protect personnel, equipment, and the environment.
11. Provide operations support for changes, repairs & alterations of all plant pressure equipment leveraging off Management of Change process.
12. Work with multidisciplinary teams, including facilities engineers, machinery engineers, operations and maintenance personnel, to achieve project objectives.
13. Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and rectify instrumentation, medium/low voltage electrical equipment and control systems related issues,
14. Provide shutdown engineering support.
15. Provide brownfield upgrade/greenfield projects engineering support. Preparation / review of IC&E engineering deliverables (one-line diagrams, Cause & Effect diagrams, Controls Narrative, wiring diagrams, installation details, instrument index, cable schedule, etc) performed both internally and by Contractors and sub-contractors to ensure that work is being executed in accordance with Company specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements.

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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