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Instrument Engineer

Company: Recon Management Services
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

ReCon Management Services, Inc. is seeking a qualified Instrument Engineer for an opportunity at a local industry location in Southwest Lousiana.

FLSA Status: Exempt
Summary of Description:

Develop and oversee the engineering and design efforts for construction drawings / packages for projects.

Instrument Engineer Duties:

Assist in the definition of project work scopes for engineering requirements, including package deliverable requirements.
Concisely describing the project requirements by means of engineering sketches and verbal instructions to the design staff. Presenting this work to the design personnel in an organized form suitable for design by the available personnel.
Coordinating and organizing work with other disciplines. Maintaining good working relationships between disciplines.
Checking drawing packages for completeness and accuracy.
Performing calculations required for their discipline. The ability to check calculations of other engineers for completeness, code compliance and accuracy.
Equipment Specifications and Vendor interaction.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Instrument Engineer Education and Experience
Bachelor of Science Degree in a related technical field from an accredited university with at least five (5) years of experience in petrochemical, chemical, offshore, pipeline or utility industries; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

License Requirements

Valid Driver's License as per State law or requirement
Professional Engineer Intern with professional registration preferred

Specific Skills:

Knowledge of discipline design codes and other industry standard discipline related regulatory codes expected.
AutoCAD knowledge with 2 years minimum experience preferred.
Process Safety Management/Process Hazard Analysis
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook or similar software with preference on spreadsheets, data base and word processing.
Familiar with discipline specific compute applications (i.e., ETAP, STAAD, CEASAR, etc.)

Physical Requirements:

Ability to walk up to one mile on industrial plant and construction sites outdoors at any time of the year.
Ability to work in protective clothing which may elevate body temperatures by several degrees Fahrenheit for periods of up to 15 minutes without a break.
Ability to use multi-level stair towers and rung ladders unassisted.
Ability to hear safety alarms and signals while wearing hearing protection.
Ability to sit at desk and operate computer for extended periods of time.
Ability to stand, use hands and fingers, grip, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk and hear.
Ability to see with visual acuity and distinguish between colors.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle and have a valid driver's license.
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. on a regular basis is required and at times lifting up to 25 lbs. may be required

Instrument Engineer Client Specific Information:

Provide technical support to maintenance to increase field instrumentation & control valve availability, improve process safety and reduce maintenance costs.
Complete failure analyses of instrumentation & control valve systems to determine root causes for failures and recommend improvements to eliminate future failures.
Champion reliability of instrumentation & control valve systems through promoting training, presentations and other activities to keep awareness high.
Establish guidelines for and monitor the performance of the preventive maintenance programs for instrumentation & control valve systems.
Provide technical assistance for instrumentation & control valve systems on unit turnarounds and on equipment start-ups.
Provide maintenance department input on instrumentation & control valve systems for capital projects.
Identify and implement improvement ideas to improve operational performance, increase availability and reduce costs.
Experience with plant automation and process control systems, PLC's, machinery protection systems, process analyzers and process instrumentation.


Keywords: Recon Management Services, Lake Charles , Instrument Engineer, Engineering , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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