The Bergaila Companies

Process Control Engineer

Posted Date 3 days ago(8/11/2022 5:10 PM)
Job ID
2022-8577
Location : City
Lake Jackson
Location : State/Province
TX

Overview

We have an immediate opening for Process Control Engineers, to be placed on long-term assignment in Lake Jackson, TX or Plaquemine, LA.

 

Our client’s portfolio of specialty chemicals, advanced materials and plastics delivers a broad range of technology- based products and solutions to high- growth sectors, including energy, water, coatings, electronics, oil and gas.

Responsibilities

•         Complete the migration to ABB code, following the Migration work process, under the direction of the PA Lead:

•         Consider safety to be the most important responsibility – both personal safety and incorporation of process safety into the control application.

•         Work with operations to understand details of how the process currently runs.

•         Complete reverse engineering work process to document details of the current legacy control program into functional specification documents (e-PCSDs).

•         Conduct reviews of e-PCSDs with operations, to ensure that the information has been captured correctly.

•         Complete the re-engineering work process to modify the control strategy for implementation in the commercial DCS.  Incorporate required control strategy modifications as agreed with operations and business leadership.

•         Conduct reviews of PCSDs with operations, to ensure that the PCSDs accurately reflect the way the new control code is to be written.

•         Complete the control application code, incorporating the finishing details into the code generated by the forward engineering tools.

•         Develop simulation code to adequately test the new control logic and train operations.

•         Develop graphics.

•         Complete checkout of the new control application in simulation.  Document checkout results in the check sheets supplied by the migration program.

•         Review simulation code with operations. 

•         Train the operations resources identified so that they can train the operators.

•         Be present for operator training as needed to manipulate simulation, answer questions, etc., in support of the operations resources who are conducting the training sessions.

•         Provide startup coverage to help troubleshoot any issues with the new application.  Be available to answer questions from operations as needed.

•        Update to the application as needed to address issues identified during startup.  Document all changes in the change log.  Provide the change log as input to the Management of Change document (MOC) that will be circulated by operations.

•         Be present during production code loads as needed, serving as the second set of eyes and supporting the plant process control focal point. 

•         Assist the MES team to identify tag names and tag paths in the new control  application as needed.

•         Provide feedback to the migration program through the PA Lead and Migration Program PA Lead SME on ways to improve the work process

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in Chemical (preferred), Electrical, Automation, or Process Control Engineering

- Experience with ABB systems. MIgration experience is a huge plus Mod V - 800xa

- Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot

- 8-15 years of relevant experience as a support engineer, in areas including maintenance and/or process control

- PLC, DCS hardware architecture and wiring experience

- Programing experience and interest, knowledge of control theory and thorough understanding of common instrumentation

- Supervisor skills a plus but not required.

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