Job Title: Process Control Engineer

 

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: The process control engineer is responsible for maintenance of existing process control code, improvement of the existing code, and development of new process control code.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Experience with Allen Bradley Control logix DCS system and its programming
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of the Allen Bradley Control logix DCS system
  • Calibration, maintenance and repair of field smart instruments, control valves and analyzers
  • Develop preventive and scheduled maintenance program for control systems and field instruments
  • Familiar with different communication protocols like Ethernet TCP/IP, Modbus TCP, Modbus RTU, Control net, Device net etc.
  • Demonstrated experienced in hands-on support of operations, technical and maintenance work teams
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety in an operating plant environment
  • Application of area classifications and interlocks to protect plant safety and protect property damage
  • Familiar with current statutory regulations, industry standards and recommended practices
  • Develop and provide support for basic process control applications using application engineering skills such as point building, loop tuning and identification of process dynamics
  • Maintain and modify existing process control applications and operator interfaces
  • Identify and develop new control schemes to increase process safety, operability and profitability
  • Provide process control support during project development, installation and startup
  • Technology planning and development of engineering standards and work processes to ensure ROI on projects and maximize reliability and maintainability
  • Act as the technical lead for internal and/or external teams to implement process control related projects of varying size and complexity
  • Process automation expert in multiple areas/plants, particularly in problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Display an expert level of understanding of plant operations, maintenance and engineering principles as they relate to the facility
  • Participate in PHA's, PSSR's, incident investigations and unit troubleshooting
  • Familiar with commercial aspects of control system upgrades and service contracts
  • Familiar with government agencies such as OSHA and be familiar with regulations at an intermediate level
  • Complete all safety and environmental training required
  • Display expert knowledge of process control principles and use them to assess/support area/plant automation performance

QUALIFICATIONS: 

BSEE, Electrical Technology or related BS degree

>5 years industry experience as a process control engineer preferably in a chemical plant with continuous processes.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrated experience with regulatory and advanced controls of manufacturing processes
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, accuracy, effectiveness and strong communication skills
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills
  • Knowledge of the following computing systems/tools highly desirable:

    - RSLogix 5000 Professional

    - RSLogix Emulate 5000

    - RSNetWorx for ControlNet

    - RSNetWorx for DeviceNet

    - VPN/Enet Configuration            

    - RSLinx Enterprise Software

    - RSLinx Classic Gateway

    - FactoryTalkView SE

    - FactoryTalk View Studio            

    - FactoryTalk AssetCentre

    - FactoryTalk AssetCentre Calibration

    - FactoryTalk AssetCentre Dstr

    - FactoryTalk AssetCentre Process

    - FactoryTalk AssetCentre Server

    - FactoryTalk Historian DataLink

    - FactoryTalk Historian Site Server

    - Work with VMware virtual environments

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Interpersonal Skills which allow effective interface and positive working relationships across all roles and functions

 

Please send resumes to recruiting@k2pure.com.