Assistant Instrument & Controls Engineer - Global Facilities (Kansas City Office)
Company: Burns & McDonnell
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 28, 2023
The Assistant Instrument & Controls (I&C) Engineer will assist design teams to create world class designs for grassroots and revamp/brown field refining and chemical projects. The Assistant I&C Engineer will assist with the design team throughout the Engineering/design, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) process, adapting I&C plans according to assigned budget, schedule, engineering/design standards, and client requirements. The Assistant I&C Engineer will assist in providing deliverables for Front End Planning (FEP) and detailed design phases and support construction phase.
Assist in preparing instrumentation engineering/design deliverables, including Instrument Index, Instrument Data Sheets, Instrument Installation Details, Instrument Location Plans, Wiring Diagrams, and Loop Diagrams.
Assist with preparing control systems (DCS and/or PLC) and Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) Data Sheets.
Assist with preparing controls design deliverables, including Input/Output (I/O) list, Process Control Narratives, Graphic Sketches, Cause & Effect Diagrams, Alarm Rationalization, and manage third party control system suppliers to comply with the control system design requirements, including participating in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT).
Assist with preparing I&C purchase specifications, review bids, make technical recommendations and manage the overall purchase, review of I&C packages, and review of vendor documentation.
Assist with working closely with the Process Engineering for development of P&ID's.
Assist with performing process measurements such as temperature, pressure, flow, level, analyzers, and control valves.
Utilize various technologies in selecting the appropriate I&C application.
Assist with performing preliminary sizing calculations for instruments such as orifice plates, controls valves, relief valves, and thermowells.
Assist with developing level sketches in conjunction with multiple departments.
Apply knowledge of commonly used I&C engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the engineering services industry.
Responsible for compliance with company and project site safety policies.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Basic knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Basic computer skills include AutoCAD, MicroStation, 2D and 3D rendering programs and other analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.
Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
Must have or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).
Job Instrumentation & Controls Engineering
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 231728 Job Hire Type New Grad
Keywords: Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City , Assistant Instrument & Controls Engineer - Global Facilities (Kansas City Office), Engineering , Kansas City, Kansas
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