Burns & McDonnell Assistant Instrument & Controls Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemical (Houston) in Houston, Texas
The Assistant Instrument & Controls (I&C) Engineer will assist design teams to create world class designs for grassroots and revamp/brown field refining and chemical projects. The Assistant I&C Engineer will assist with the design team throughout the Engineering/design, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) process, adapting I&C plans according to assigned budget, schedule, engineering/design standards, and client requirements. The Assistant I&C Engineer will assist in providing deliverables for Front End Planning (FEP) and detailed design phases and support construction phase.
Assist in preparing instrumentation engineering/design deliverables, including Instrument Index, Instrument Data Sheets, Instrument Installation Details, Instrument Location Plans, Wiring Diagrams, and Loop Diagrams.
Assist with preparing control systems (DCS and/or PLC) and Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) Data Sheets.
Assist with preparing controls design deliverables, including Input/Output (I/O) list, Process Control Narratives, Graphic Sketches, Cause & Effect Diagrams, Alarm Rationalization, and manage third party control system suppliers to comply with the control system design requirements, including participating in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT).
Assist with preparing I&C purchase specifications, review bids, make technical recommendations and manage the overall purchase, review of I&C packages, and review of vendor documentation.
Assist with working closely with the Process Engineering for development of P&ID's.
Assist with performing process measurements such as temperature, pressure, flow, level, analyzers, and control valves.
Utilize various technologies in selecting the appropriate I&C application.
Assist with performing preliminary sizing calculations for instruments such as orifice plates, controls valves, relief valves, and thermowells.
Assist with developing level sketches in conjunction with multiple departments.
Apply knowledge of commonly used I&C engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the engineering services industry.
Responsible for compliance with company and project site safety policies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Complies with all policies and standards.
Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam required.
Previous internship and/or related experience preferred.
Basic knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
Basic computer skills include AutoCAD, MicroStation, 2D and 3D rendering programs and other analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Must have or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).
Engineers in Training-EIT Certification required.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community preferred.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.
Job Instrumentation & Controls Engineering
Primary Location US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 234261 Job Hire Type New Grad