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Control Systems Engineer

Company: Motiva
Location: Port Arthur
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview: The Control Systems Engineer (CSE) provides technical support to ensure reliable operations of control systems at the Port Arthur Manufacturing Complex (PAMC). The CSE ensures that control systems performance meets customer and Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) requirements and that systems design meets corporate and industry guidelines. Responsibilities: Monitor control systems performance trends and develop plans to improve equipment reliability in production areaControl Systems (CS) focal point providing or coordinating technical assurance of control systems for assigned area of responsibilitySupport maintenance and inspectors in analyzing complex problems escalated by the maintenance work processProvides guidance on control systems maintenance effectiveness to help continuously improve correct scope definition and quality of executionEnsures full compliance with HSSE and Technical Standards / Procedures for new and changes to automation and control designsReviews performance of control systems designed to mitigate risks identified from risk management studies (Process Hazards Analysis, PHA)Technical Assurance Coordinator (TAC) for Management of Change (MOC) associated with Control SystemsCoordinate updates of Process Safety Management (PSM) documentation as necessary (SIS documentation)Lead or Participate in technical and safety reviews (e.g. PHA) to ensure HSSE compliance and technical integrity in designParticipate and lead CS incident investigations to evaluate root causes and propose design or work process improvementsDevelop Opportunity Proposals and concept designs for additions or modifications to control systemsDevelop or review operating procedures for plant control systems equipment as requiredProvide timely input to Turnaround (T/A) planning, documents, scope of work and plans for execution. Provide active support during T/A shutdown, execution and start up activitiesAct as focal point to ensure proper operational awareness and technical assurance from Project Engineering and other technical groups working in production areaEnsure control systems comply with applicable corporate, safety and environmental standards (Motiva standards, industry standards, State and Federal regulations, etc.)Confirm instrument equipment is installed in accordance with Motiva standards, industry standards and National Electric CodeServe in control systems duty roster as scheduledParticipate in Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) analysis and helps to establish alarms and limits for equipment through Ensure Safe Production work processProactively identify improvement opportunities via technical monitoring processes in alignment with HSSE, reliability and cost improvement goals to develop and implement solutions to control systems problems outside of normal maintenance work processAssess and identify training needs for new control equipmentExperience & Education Required: Bachelor's degree or higher education in Chemical or Electrical Engineering3+ years of related controls and instrumentation experienceExperience & Education Preferred: Skilled in base layer control and instrumentation (HART, Foundation Fieldbus, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers, etc.)Knowledge of Safety Instrumented SystemsSkilled in control algorithm implementation for Honeywell LCN & Experion PKS DCS platforms, PLC applications and miscellaneous control hardwareExperience with Delta V DCS and/or SISKnowledge of Triconex Safety SystemsKnowledge of Bently-Nevada Systems machine monitoring systemsKnowledge of Advanced Control Algorithms (DMC, Advanced Level Control, etc.)Knowledge of relevant industry standardsPhysical Requirements: Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including occasional climbing of stairs and laddersAbility to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (respirator, hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, heeled boots, and hearing protection)Other Requirements: Must have legal authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the requirement of a work visaMust currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) cardMust support and comply with the company's drug free work environment, which will include random drug screeningsMust support and comply with the company's harassment free workplace environment policyMust support and comply with the company's safety policies and initiativesMust support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policiesAs part of the pre-employment process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks. New hires must have received their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before starting employment. The "final dose" is the final dose, as recommended by the manufacturer, of a vaccine that has been authorized by the FDA for use in the United States, including vaccines that have been approved pursuant to an Emergency Use Authorization. You have been "fully vaccinated" when it has been at least two weeks since you received the final dose. An attestation certifying that you have received your final dose or are fully vaccinated will be provided and required as part of the pre-employment process after receipt of a conditional offer of employment, and will be a condition of employment. Motiva is an equal opportunity employer and will make any required accommodations under applicable law for individuals with disabilities or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination. Contact your recruiter if you would like to request an accommodation.

Keywords: Motiva, Port Arthur , Control Systems Engineer, Other , Port Arthur, Texas

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