SIS - Instrument Engineer (Chemical plants) - Houston, Texas United States - 17781

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Job #: 17781
Title: SIS - Instrument Engineer (Chemical plants)
Job Location: Houston, Texas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Great opportunity to join the global chemical leader to champion and direct the plant level Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) reliability engineering initiative. Houston client offers excellent
salary, bonus, and relocation package!


--- Develop, implement, and manage the site SIS program to improve the instrumentation/ systems reliability and resolves recurring problems.
--- Revise existing or develop new functional testing procedures in compliance with the plant site, corporate (TES) and ISA84/ IEC61511 standards.
--- Provide technical assistance and facilitation of SIS training for site personnel.
--- Ensure optimum preventive/ predictive programs are in place and effective.
--- Develop and implement an SIS instrument database.
--- Ensure all SIS instruments are accurately reflected in SAP.
--- Problem solving and troubleshooting SIS instrument issues.
--- Review and input work scopes for preventative and predictive SIS maintenance programs.
--- Facilitate system changes.
--- Assist process engineering in developing SIS project scopes.
--- Support Capital Projects related to SIS Systems.
--- Lead or participate in the incident investigations and root cause analysis process to develop action items to prevent recurrences.
--- Assist with the Management of Change (MOC) / Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) action items.
--- Identify and implement predictive maintenance practices for SIS equipment including corrective repairs through coordination of outside vendors.
--- Assure and maintain spare parts program.
--- Manage and develop the technical capabilities site’s SIS Technician.



--- Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering.
--- 10 years in chemical or refining manufacturing SIS instrumentation and/or Shut Down systems.
--- 10 years in engineering, design and maintenance of SIS systems including instrument and electrical drawings and specifications.
--- Hands on expertise in troubleshooting instrumentation and electrical systems and offering hardware or software improvements to current systems.
--- Comprehensive understanding of SIS functional safety, process technology and chemical manufacturing site instrumentation.
--- Sound knowledge of the RAGAGEP and ISA84/IEC61511 standards, National Electrical Code, intrinsically safe design principles and Process Safety Management (PSM) processes.
--- Prefer Certification as Functional Safety Practitioner (CFSP), SIS Fundamentals Specialist (CSFS), or Functional Safety Engineer (CFSE).
--- Must be able to work legally, without visa support in the US.
--- Travel up to 10%