Job Detail: Sr. I & E Engineer

Job Order #12495

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
11/8/2022 Sr. I & E Engineer Baton Rouge - Louisiana Engineering


Walker Elliott is partnering with its client to locate a Sr. Instrumentation and Electrical Engineer to be responsible for providing design, programming, and support for the plant's reliability group. Colleagues will be in I&E, QA, and reliability.
The position will be in the Baton Rouge area.
  • Support the E/I Maintenance group with assessment, implementation, and project management of facility E/I needs
  • Conduct and support failure analyses on affected electrical, instrument, analyzer, and controls equipment
  • Generate new and/or update equipment specifications for electrical, instrument, analyzer, and controls equipment based on results of failure analysis
  • Develop and/or modify settings, logic diagrams, loop sheets, specification sheets, power schematics, one-lines diagrams, etc. for electrical, instrument, analyzer, and controls equipment
  • Gather and interpret event reports from electricals relays, instrument diagnostics, DCS, SIS systems, or other software to ascertain the initiating event of related equipment failures
  • Review and approve electrical, instrument, analyzer, and controls equipment design, technology, and installation specifications for projects generated by the Capital Improvement (Engineering) Department to ensure best practices are implemented
  • Involvement in Reliability/PSM/Mechanical Integrity leadership focusing primarily on an instrument and electrical equipment criticality, reliability centered maintenance implementation, and predictive maintenance program management
  • Develop and implement site predictive and preventative maintenance procedures for electrical, instrument, analyzer, and controls equipment
  • Review results of predictive and preventative maintenance, commissioning, QA/QC, and acceptance testing of electrical, instrument, analyzer, and controls equipment
  • Maintain SRS specifications, SIL ratings, and other PSM critical process safety information associated with plant instrumentation or electrical infrastructure
  • Represent the site on the Electrical and/or SIS Site Stakeholder Teams
  • Provide technical assistance to the I&E Maintenance Technicians on certain specialized electrical, instrument, analyzer, and controls equipment applications and equipment when necessary. (e.g. diagnosing variable frequency drive issues)
  • Sponsor, draft, route, and drive to completion Management of Change (MOC's)
  • Develop I&E Engineering Packages to support Maintenance Projects, Bad Actors, and Continuous Improvement efforts for non-capital related projects
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • P.E. License is preferred but not required
  • 3+ years of experience in an electrical and instrumentation related role, preferably in a chemical manufacturing facility
  • Familiarity with the 14 Elements of Process Safety Management
  • Exposure to a variety of electrical, instrument, analyzer, and control equipment (this role will interface with all 4)
  • Demonstrated capability to lead and support I&E projects
  • Experience with chemical plant design, process equipment, and utilities
  • Mastery of basic electrical theory and general knowledge of instrumentation and analytical technology as it applies to specifying and using equipment
  • Knowledge of a variety of test equipment and methods employed for testing and troubleshooting electrical, instrumentation, analyzer, and controls equipment
  • A valid driver's license with a driving record that meets company standards and its insurers
  • Ability to obtain TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) as issued by TSA (Transportation Security Administration)
  • Ability to effectively communicate, orally (face to face and by telephone) and in writing, in English with coworkers, contractors, government officials, and Senior Management
  • Ability to read and understand written material (in English), including use and understanding of basic numerical calculations, safety rules, and operations instructional guides and procedures manuals
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and resolve conflicts and problems
  • Able to organize and prioritize multiple projects and adjust as needed
  • Ability to accept direction and work effectively & cooperatively with other people
  • Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills with both company and contract employees
  • Goal orientated attitude, self-motivated, and able to work independently
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods
  • Willingness to work in protected areas at heights
  • Ability to work over water (dock)
  • Ability to hear and smell for deficiencies or hazards
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed and required
  • Availability to respond to call-out as assigned
  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor, keep required work schedule, focus on attention to details, and follow work rules
  • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow workers and demonstrate adherence to established safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to withstand moderate noise levels

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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