• Posted on: Jan 20, 2023
  • Location: Tomball, TX
  • Job ID: 73895fec
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Posted on: Jan 20, 2023
  • Location: Tomball, TX
  • Job ID: 73895fec
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering

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An established and reputable systems integration firm needs a Sr. Project Engineer.  This role will be responsible for leading mid-scale projects to ensure milestones are met, providing technical input, and responsible for making sure specification requirements inputs and design outputs align. This position requires PLC/HMI programming, AutoCAD skills, troubleshooting, design/implementation/document control solutions for instrument control systems.

Why work here?:

  • Thriving business for nearly 45 years in the Houston area!
  • Low travel – mostly within the state of Texas
  • Great benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, paid personal leave
  • Simple IRA-based retirement plan with matching

Essential Duties

  •  Participate in project planning, estimating, scheduling, staffing, procurement and execution of project scope of work
  • Accountable for schedule, budget and quality deliveries for all assigned projects
  • Design/draft of control/instrumentation systems consisting of mechanical system layouts, electrical control schematics, bill of materials, sequence of operations, panel layouts to meet the intent of the project plans, specifications and contract documents
  • Perform PLC and HMI programming
  • Prepare all required submittals and Manuals. Responsible for ordering required materials and equipment
  • Create and validate Bills of Material (BOM’s). Track status of Materials & production process. Release Drawings through Document Control for customer review, analyze design changes with customers and technical sales representatives
  • Track incoming material status and identify each production order location in the production cycle
  • Provide technical input to help identify and solve project risks that may affect overall project plans and schedules
  • Manage the project management of change (MOC) process
  • Track Instrument and Control design efforts against budgets and expected progress
  • Responsible for FAT Test of Control panel hardware/software and on-site start-up
  • Authorize product released by QA/QC department for shipment as the final gate-check on quality, functionality, entirety, documentation and safety of the final product
  • Maintain and manage project history log and status updates
  • Other duties, as assigned, within ability and responsibility level of the job

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • This role will primarily involve sitting at a computer desk for multiple hours at a time
  • Work in Jobsite field environment. Lifting, carrying, squatting, and climbing ladders

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office, production, and manufacturing shop environment
  • Periodic daily and/or overnight travel in the field may be required  – approximately 10%
  • Field environment; construction, water, and wastewater treatment plants
  • Safety equipment required; hard hats, boots, safety vests, and eye protective gear
  • May be required to work overtime as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Minimum of 7+ years of related experience
  • Competency with industrial automation controls (PLC’s), sensors, instrumentation and programming is required

Special Skills, Knowledge, or Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software especially MS Project, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Proficient in Computer-Aided Design (AutoCAD) is desired
  • Knowledge and experience using various hardware/software products and services employed for process control system such as (Rockwell, Intellution, CTC Parker, Wonderware, GE), familiar with PLC hardware and programming software (Allen Bradley, Modicon/Square D, Siemens, or GE Fanuc)
  • Familiar with low voltage MCCs, VFDs, 1-ph and 3-ph motors, and control
  • Panel design experience a plus
  • Knowledge of North American & International Codes & Standards (NEC, IEC, UL 508A) is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly motivated, organized, and team player
  • Understanding of contractual language, a plus
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Candidate must have a Texas valid drivers’ license and insurance
  • Texas Professional Engineer License – Control System or Electrical is a plus

OTHER

  • Candidate requires a good driving record, drug testing, and clear background check
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