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Process Engineer

Company: Aavalar Consulting
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title : Process Control and Instrument Engineer Work Location : Allentown, PA area Work environment : Office Building Who does this position report to ? Sr. Manager of Engineering and Technology Why is this position open ? Company is growing Overview : The Process Control and Instrument Engineer is responsible for overall execution of Process Controls and Instrument engineering activity during project execution, construction and ongoing plant operations. Candidate may also interact with the customer's representatives on a periodic basis along with developing a positive, productive working relationships with vendors and Company Operating and Maintenance team. Travel will be necessary to build and maintain relationships with company personnel and customer representatives. Support will also be needed during system checkout and commissioning that will require dedicated focus remotely or at job site location. Responsibilities : Prepare detailed specification for SCADA system on all projects Interface extensively will all control system suppliers (SCADA as well as skid-based controls provided by equipment suppliers) to ensure system furnished is acceptable and meets company needs Review all vendor supplied control system drawings and functional descriptions (SCADA and skid-based controllers) Ensure that SCADA I/O layout and overall architecture supports reliability strategy Define control strategies on the Process and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) based on supplier's design and overall project needs Interface with Electrical Engineering to ensure electrical design supports plant reliability and ensure wiring design addresses all control system requirements (terminal layout, communications network, AC/DC segregation etc.) Coordinate with SCADA system supplier to develop all required reporting, trending and data histories. Lead Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of control systems either at control system supplier's location or fabricator shop to ensure correct functionality, HMI display layout and detailed information (tag numbers, I/O layout, ranges, units, descriptors etc.) Ensure cyber security requirements are aligned with industry standards for remote access and control along with "cloud" data storage. Specify UPS requirements for control system Write specifications (instrument data sheets) for all project instrumentation not supplied with equipment packages Prepare instrument installation details for all instrumentation not already installed by an equipment supplier Based on process conditions, work with flow element supplier to optimize flow meter selection and sizing. Prepare specification based on review and recommendations Review and approve transmitter calibration records Establish Vendor Data Requirements (VDR's) and review all supplier instrumentation Documents Support project specific P&ID development ensuring all controls and instrument issues are properly reflected Support commissioning and startup of new facilities Provide operator training on SCADA system and HMI as required Support ongoing plant operations through troubleshooting of control system, SCADA, HMI and instrumentation issues Develop or contribute to development of, engineering work processes and operating Procedures Provide technical support and input to sales, business development and new technology development Required Skills : Minimum 5 years work experience in an industrial process controls engineering or operations role Working/" hands-on" knowledge of PLC's, SCADA systems and HMI software Strong verbal and written communication skills along with ability to effectively interface with customers and vendors. Travel up to 20% of time with extended time at site possible during staging, commissioning and startup. Education : BS degree in engineering preferred. Work experience concentrated on process control and instrument engineering. Work Hours and Schedule : Standard Business Hours Is there travel involved ? Travel up to 20% of time with extended time at site possible during staging, commissioning, and startup. Dress code : Business Casual Target Start Date : ASAPAavalar Consulting is a trusted technology staffing partner that helps technology leaders connect with and deploy in-demand, skilled IT and Engineering professionals at client sites across the Mid-Atlantic region. Since 1999, Aavalar Consulting has built an award-winning reputation with over one hundred of the most innovative Fortune 500 and mid-market companies to deliver substantial value through a broad set of technology consulting and IT staffing services that include: Staff Augmentation, Interim Technology Executives, and Search and Recruitment for IT and Engineering.Job Type: Full-timePay: $90,000.00 - $130,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceExperience level: 10 years 11+ years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 yearsSchedule: Monday to FridayWork setting: In-personAbility to commute/relocate: Allentown, PA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: PLC: 5 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Aavalar Consulting, Allentown , Process Engineer, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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