Linde Engineering North America Inc Instrumentation & Controls Engineer in Houston, Texas

The Instrumentation & Controls Engineer will be part of a multi-discipline project team and is responsible for Instrumentation & Controls with regard to all engineering and design aspects for project execution. Instrumentation & Controls Engineer shall be responsible for all engineering phases, i.e. proposal, basic, detail, construction and commissioning.

The Instrumentation & Controls Engineer shall be responsible for the following activities but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the design and development of instrumentation systems for petrochemical and oil & gas industry.

  • Preparation of technical specifications for Field Instruments like Pressure, Flow, Level, Temperature, Valves, Analyzers, Metering skids etc.

  • Review & approve various instrumentation construction engineering documents like Installation hook ups, Cable schedules, Material take off (MTO) in compliance with recognized industry Code and safety standards, various client specifications.

  • Provide technical support, i.e. inquiry, technical bid evaluation and recommendations, Purchase specifications, Vendor drawing review, Inspection procurement for instrumentation & controls relevant items.

  • Ensure that local best practice design is applied during all project phases for competitive and cost-effective procurement and construction

  • Prepare various Instrumentation engineering documents like Instrument Index, Logics etc.

  • Prepare instrumentation calculations for control valves, flow orifices, and relief valves as required.

  • Prepare instrumentation calculations for Intrinsically Safe system, Safety Integrated System etc.

  • Assist in the technical development of assigned project P&IDs.

  • Coordinate and/or participate in internal and external design reviews

  • Provide technical support for inspection and test, construction, commissioning etc.

  • Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.

  • BS/MS in Instrumentation / Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 6 8 years of relevant experience in process plant engineering and design in EPC company.

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) Certificate of Registration is desirable

  • ISA84 / TÜV Safety Instrumented System expert certification

  • is desirable

  • Selection of appropriate type of I & C field Instruments for a given application in chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas industry

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment, exposure to project execution in global work share teams as well as international vendors

  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.

  • Understanding of workflow within an EPC engineering company environment.

  • Working knowledge of relevant API, ASME, NEC, NFPA, ISA and other industry standards

  • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office software, Lotus Notes, Outlook and other Company and discipline specific software applications such as SPI (Smart Plant Instrumentation)

  • Familiarity with 3D CAD tools (PDS, Smart 3D) & 2D CAE tools (AutoCad, Microstation, Smart Sketches)

  • Possess a positive attitude, supports change & able to apply new ways of working within set timelines.

External Company Name: Linde Engineering North America, Inc.

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