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Lead-Instrumentation & Controls Engineer in Houston, TX at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 8 year(s)
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Job Description

JobID: 368542

A world leader in industrial plant construction, engineering and planning is looking to add a Lead Instrumentation & Controls Engineer to their Houston, TX office. This pioneer in the development of customized process solutions services customers in more than 100 countries and is known for world renowned breakthrough innovation. For anyone interested in taking their career to the next professional level by working for an unparalleled global front runner, this is the time to apply.


The Lead – Instrumentation & Controls Engineer shall be responsible for the following main activities but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the design and development of instrumentation systems for industrial facilities. This includes the specification of industrial instrumentation including the material to support installation.
  • Develop / review & approve instrumentation installation drawings, data sheets and specifications, in full compliance with recognized industry standards, safety standards, and various client specifications.
  • Assist in the technical development of assigned project P&IDs.
  • Assist in the development of project schedules and manpower requirements.
  • Review and checking of technical vendor submittals for installation requirements.
  • Prepare instrumentation calculations for control valves, flow orifices, and relief valves as required.
  • Provide support to procurement of instrumentation & controls relevant items.
  • Preparation of technical specifications, inquiry, technical bid evaluation and recommendations, Purchase specifications etc.
  • Ensure that all codes & standards, statutory requirements and client specifications are fully implemented.
  • Ensure that local best practice design is applied during all project phases for competitive and cost-effective procurement and construction.
  • Ensure that project technical requirements are properly incorporated in the equipment specifications during both proposals & projects.
  • Maintain high level of professionalism in all aspects of the work performed by the members of his technical group.
  • Support proposal activities and provide cost (equipment cost & man-hours) estimates.
  • Monitor and control, to the exedn possible, the equipment badge (equipment cost & man-hours)
  • Coordinate and/or participate in internal and external design reviews.
  • Provide technical support for inspection and test, construction, commissioning.
  • Learn and abide by the Client’s Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.


  • BS/BA in Instrumentation / Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 8 or more years’ relevant experience in process plant engineering and design in EPC company.
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) Certificate of Registration is desirable
  • Selection of appropriate type of I & C equipment for a given application in chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas industry
  • Effective conflict management skills, both technically and interpersonal.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment, exposure to project execution in global work share teams as well as international machine vendors
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills including background in problem solving techniques such as Six Sigma or Lean.
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
  • Understanding of workflow within an engineering company environment.
  • Deep knowledge of relevant API, ASME, NEC, NFPA and other industry standards
  • Working knowledge of ISA Standards and International Codes.
  • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office software, Lotus Notes and other Company and discipline specific software applications such as SPI (Smart Plant Instrumentation).
  • Familiarity with 3D CAD tools (PDS, Smart 3D) & CAE tools

Please email resume to Allen Mudalel