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Controls Engineer in West Bountiful, UT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

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Job Title: Controls Engineer
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Duration: Direct, full time (Relocation package avaialble)
Pay range: $90-120KYR DOE
Job Summary:
The SIS Controls Engineer conducts SIS engineering duties for a Controls Engineering discipline and functions as a technical specialist, formulating and developing advanced engineering concepts, to support the requirements of the plant Instrumented safety systems and PLC's.
Job Responsibilities:
Technical resource for the control systems and process automation field specifically related to SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems) Functional Safety (ANSI/ISA-84 and IEC 61511)
Set and maintain plant policy on safety instrumented system design standards (aligned with corporate standards) and documentation standards, including burner management systems (Client) and unit safety systems.
Review existing and new SIS to ensure compliance with company and industry standards
Responsibility for the development and coordination of instrument and shutdown system reliability improvement efforts (Lifecycle Management), processes and systems, such as Defect elimination, Event Code Metrics, Predictive/Preventive Maintenance Plans, Criticality Analysis, SIS and associated metrics Develop and maintain criticality ranking for new/upgraded SIS deployment for the site.
Provide review assistance of SIS Functional Safety scope of work documents – Description of Operation, Cause and Effect Diagram, and Testing procedures.
Collect and review key performance indicator (KPI) on SIS/Client performance.
Provides discipline specific engineering assistance, direction and development assistance to colleagues Solves technical problems related to projects and troubleshoots and updates report data for business unit(s)Upgrades, designs, configures, maintains and monitors related equipment and performance Develops project scopes, budgets and AFE's for approval and ensures projects meet budget as well as refinery and OSHA standards.
Update the Refinery Risk Management Program (RMP) as needed May be required to do some or all of the following:
Design plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products
Conduct research to develop new and improved product manufacturing processes
Determine most effective arrangement of operations
Implement processing methods and controls to meet quality standards in the most cost efficient manner Investigate and resolve work-in-process problems
Job Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline is required.
A minimum of five years of progressive work experience in controls system (PLC, DCS, Industrial Networks).
Strong understanding of basic refinery processes and the elements of process safety is required in this position.
Emphasis on controls engineering is required in this position.
SIS hardware inspection, FAT, SAT, loop checks, start-up and commissioning
Experience required in 1 or more of these systems:
Client Experion
Client Safety manager
Client TDC
Allen Bradley Studio 5000 and Logix 500
Modicon Unity
Bejier HMI Programming
Preferred Experience
Refinery or petrochemical industry experience preferred. Some or all of FCC, CCR, Alky, Sulfur unit, Delayed Coking, Lubes Processing and hydrotreating experience.  5+ years of experience working SIS/controls projects in the oil & gas, refinery or petrochemical industries
Broad knowledge of the SIS Functional Safety field including ANSI/ISA-84 and IEC 61508 / 61511; as well as the application, specification and installation of Safety Instrumented Systems
Work Environment:
Office and plant based with up to 10% travel required.
Subject to varying weather conditions and required to work in all temperatures, including outdoors.

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