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Burns & McDonnell Staff Instrument & Controls Engineer - Energy (Multiple Locations) in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

An Instrumentation and Controls Engineer is responsible for developing Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Engineering design packages and calculations in support of maintenance or capital projects. Specific duties include the following:

  • Manage multiple contracts including control systems (DCS/PLC), Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS), and instrument contracts.

  • Design and provide instrumentation design deliverables, including Instrument List, Instrument Construction Specifications, Instrument Installation Details, and Instrument Location Plans.

  • Design control system logic & configuration, graphic interfaces, and I/O lists.

  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Perform work which involves conventional engineering practices but may involve a variety of complex features.

  • Verify and perform all design calculations and coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.

  • Coordinate I/O to determine partitioning of the DCS hardware.

  • Develop specifications and site study for design of systems and provide P&ID design including instrumentation and related mechanical design.

  • Evaluate technical bids.

  • Manage vendor contracts.

  • Review and approve vendor drawings.

  • Plan and lead Factory Acceptance Tests, control wiring design, and logic design.

  • Provide technical support during commissioning at site.

  • Coordinate and manage all vendor IO and instrument lists.

  • Perform quality reviews of project submittals.

In performing these job duties, among others, an Instrumentation and Controls Engineer plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Performs work which involves conventional engineering practices but may involve a variety of complex features. Requires general knowledge in specialty areas and familiarity with basic principles and practices in related specialties. May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.

This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Must have the ability to multi-task and have excellent time management and organizational skills.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering from accredited program.

  • Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience).

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.

  • Previous consulting experience and Professional Engineering license preferred.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Instrumentation & Controls Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 202020

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