Instrumentation Engineer (2 openings) - Baton Rouge, Louisiana United States - 22245

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Job #: 22245
Title: Instrumentation Engineer (2 openings)
Job Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Must be a Green Card Holder or US Citizen
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Instrumentation Engineer - Major Energy Company with strong benefits. Company is looking for 2 Instrumentation Engineers - 1 would be for the Refinery and 1 would be on the Chemical Plant side at PolyOlefins Plant.  A MSEE is a plus.


Job Role Summary

The Instrumentation Engineer is responsible for specification, design and maintenance of the instrumentation for all plant operations, including field installations and associated control devices in local and remote locations. This individual will be responsible for developing maintenance and reliability strategies related to this instrumentation and for providing guidance to internal customers to maintain the reliability of this instrumentation. Located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


Job Role Responsibilities:

·       Provides technical support for the maintenance, operation, and troubleshooting of the plant's instrumentation systems and equipment, including low voltage electrical systems and protective instrument systems. Investigates instrumentation equipment failures, determine root causes of failures, and recommends actions to enhance the system and equipment reliability

·       Develops instrumentation/low voltage electrical equipment specifications and associated reliability improvements/upgrade plans for that equipment.

·       Provides technical support for front-end development, cost estimation, design, construction, and startup for projects and change packages.

·       Assists in the development of maintenance and operating procedures for instrumentation equipment

·       Serves as a technical resource to maintenance technicians, project developers, and less experienced instrument engineers

·       Maintains dialog with instrument networks/linkages with other plants and central engineering resources.

·       Understands, interprets, and applies Company's Downstream instrument practices

·       Has a working knowledge of industry standards and regulations (e.g. ISA, NEC, IEEE)

·       Has knowledge of electrical area classifications and is familiar with acceptable methods of satisfying the requirements of equipment installations in hazardous areas


Job Role Requirements:

BS/MS Electrical engineering degree


Preferred Qualifications:

·       Good technical writing skills

·       Knowledge of Triconex Controls Systems

·       Basic knowledge API guidelines for instrumentation

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

·       Knowledge of Modicon, Siemens, HIMA and/or other PLCs

·       Knowledge of INtools a plus

A minimum of 5 years of experience preferred

Must be strong technically and a good communicator.  Project experience a plus

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree