Find your perfect job.

Back to Job Search Results

Project Controls Engineer (Closed)

Date Posted: 6/11/2020

Job #1574557
Bellville, Texas
* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *

The Project Controls Engineer role is responsible to lead and coordinate assigned projects from start to finish. He/she will work with skilled trades as an expert in automation systems, understand process control, electrical engineering, and have a willingness to learn how all the pieces work together. The candidate will lead a variety of projects including new construction, system upgrades, maintenance and system troubleshooting.

  • Design, check and oversee construction of the entire electrical system for new and existing industrial plants including power, controls and grounding from cradle to grave.
  • Create, organize and maintain all electrical drawings for multiple facilities.
  • Design electrical control panels and switch gear, including all drawings, BOM's and commissioning.
  • Develop and evaluate bid/construction packages for third party and internal construction groups
  • Work with and in some cases over see other disciplines to complete projects.
  • Commission new and replacement equipment.
  • Work with Instrumentation and Maintenance Technicians to construct, troubleshoot and maintain Plant Automation control systems and software
  • Provide technical expertise in troubleshooting of Plant Operations.
  • Provide technical expertise in troubleshooting Programmable Electronic Systems (Distributed Controller Systems and Programmable Logic Control Systems)
  • Troubleshoot and configure control communication networks
  • Support technicians with calibration of all plant instrumentation including pressure transmitters, flow meters, temperature transmitters, level devices and electronic scales
  • Evaluate, Identify and Communicate opportunities for improvement.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Control Systems Engineering – a plus but not required
  • 3+ years' In-depth knowledge of the electrical and/or instrument/control craft typically gained through considerable hands-on work experience
  • 3+ years' experience designing plant wiring systems
  • Knowledge of NFPA 70 code requirements
  • Take lead on tasks that span outside of domain expertise and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work on complex problems with a systematic problem-solving approach
  • Good organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Understanding of power distribution systems and electricity
  • Take initiative on tasks with minimal guidance
  • Willingness to work on large and small projects, alone or with a team
  • Basic computer skills such as MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Experience with classified area wiring techniques a plus
  • AutoCAD and database experience a plus, but not require
  • PLC/DSC programming experience a plus but not required.
  • Travel (Required)

  • System Design: 3 years (required)
  • Automation Controls: 3 years (Required)
  • Power distribution systems and electricity: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Programmable Logic Controllers: 1 year (Preferred)