Senior Control Systems Engineer

Jacobs - Metairie, LA3.9

Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes. Lead responsibility for technical direction of a group of engineers or functions as a technical specialist formulating and developing advanced engineering concepts, techniques, and standards. Develops solutions to complex problems that require a high degree of innovation and ingenuity.

Knowledge resource for the instrumentation, control systems and process automation field
Support P&ID development; help maintain the P&ID's through the course of each project phase
Support development of the Instrument Index and I/0 List; help maintain the Instrument Index and I/0 List through the course of each project phase
Support development of material / labor TIC cost estimates
Support development of engineering / design effort hour estimates
Develop instrumentation and control systems engineering / design scope of work documents for project
Coordinate with process engineers to obtain process data for use in specifying tagged field instruments
Coordinate with HVC workshare office to ensure work packages are being prepared in compliance with home office requirements
Provide technical direction for selection of items to be specified or purchased, ensure compliance with client requirements and standards, check specifications and requisition packages prepared by others
Prepare engineering calculations, specifications and requisition packages for inquiry and purchase
Prepare technical bid evaluations and make recommendations for purchase
Interface with suppliers to ensure compliance with specifications
Review vendor data to assure specifications and project requirements are met
Review long lead requisition package deliveries for compliance with schedule critical path
Develop instrumentation and control systems construction scope of work documents


Recognized Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in engineering or technical field from an accredited college or University required
10+ years' of experience designing offshore production facilities required
Current knowledge of EPC work processes as well as familiarity with the various project phases and the scope/deliverables required
Knowledge of the application, specification and installation of tagged field instruments required
Thorough understanding of P&ID symbology and presentation techniques required
Experience in engineering and/or construction work process required
Excellent oral and written communication skills required
Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) required
Experience in various phases of vendor selection and technical negotiation is preferred
Experience in inspection and testing of instrumentation items preferred
Experience in instrument installation requirements preferred
Registered P.E. License preferred
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