The Bergaila Companies

Safety Instrument Systems (SIS) Specialist

Posted Date 1 day ago(1/26/2023 5:17 PM)
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We have an opening for a Safety Instrument Systems (SIS) Specialist to work in the La Porte or Houston, TX area.



Our Client is a turnkey capable, system independent integrator offering complete engineering services.  With approximately 900 employees, our Client has successfully and safely executed hundreds of projects world-wide and strives to provide the highest quality services by consistently applying their technical expertise, principle, processes and values to address our client’s differing needs.


Our Client seeks team-oriented professionals who have knowledge in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), configuration, graphics, logic programming, and safety lifecycle activities of plant control systems.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Safety Instrumented System Specialist performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:


 - Responsible for design, specification, selection and services relating to safety

 - Candidate will plan, budget, organize and control an important segment of a typical safety systems project.

 - Lead the development of safety lifecycle deliverables e.g., Safety Requirements Specification, SIL Verification Calculations, Safety Lifecycle Plans, GAP Analysis, Validation Procedures, etc.

 - Responsible for configuration of SIS/BMS/FGS.

 - Serves as project technical advisor for items related to ANSI/ISA-84 or IEC-61511.

 - Communicate progress to project manager for inclusion into reports to customers.

 - Responsible for quality of the safety system portion of the of the project

 - Maximum 20% travel




The Safety Instrumented Systems Specialist requirements include, but are not limited to, the following:

 - BS in Engineering field required. PE in Control Systems preferable

 - TUV, CFSE/CFSP or equivalent highly desired

 - 5+ years of control system engineering experience

 - Demonstrated experience in technical execution on both FEL/FEED and EPC projects in the chemical and petrochemical industry

 - Proficient in Safety Instrumented Systems and possess the related functional safety lifecycle management knowledge.

 - Familiarity with SIL calculation software e.g., exSILentia, SIL Solver, or equivalent

 - Experience configuring one or more SISs e.g., Triconex (preferred), FSC, Safety Manager, DeltaV SIS, ProSafe, HIMA, etc.

 - Knowledge of Microsoft software projects


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