Current Job Openings

Instrument and Controls Engineer

Location: Borger, Texas
Start Date: May 2022
Duration: 1+ year contract  
Pay rate: $55-59 hr.

The I&C Area Engineer will be providing technical support to operations and maintenance in their assigned area on the refinery's instrumentation and controls (I&C) assets.  The I&C Engineer will also be managing maintenance projects and support small capital projects as needed. This position requires a proven problem solver and equipment owner serving as a technical resource for the instrument and controls infrastructure.

  • Participating and promoting all aspects of refinery safety programs.
  • Visibly demonstrating commitment to the workplace safety and health of employees and contractors through personal engagement and sound decisions.
  • Initiating/Managing and/or evaluating management of changes (MOC).
  • Reviewing and/or developing Instrument design packages for projects.
  • Providing routine maintenance engineering and troubleshooting support for instrumentation and analyzers. The instrument asset base includes field measurement sensors, transmitters, analyzers, control valves and automated on/off valves.
  • Provide turnaround support for assigned area, developing engineering and design packages, reviewing/approving specifications and supporting field construction through commissioning and startup.
  • Consistently designing and implementing solutions for bad actors and continuous improvement to drive reliability and asset improvements.
  • Supporting documentation systems and processes that maintain accurate I&C equipment information and drawings.
  • Performing and/or participating in Criticality Analysis for instrumentation and maintaining the criticality ranking for this equipment.
  • Identifying equipment problems and recommending appropriate measures to control, manage and correct issues.
  • Recommending material upgrades or changes as the situation and conditions warrant.
  • Participating in Process Hazards Analyses for refinery process units.
  • Designing, recommending, and implementing new equipment solutions where justified.
  • Serving as a technical resource to properly identify new and existing equipment specifications and proper operating parameters/ranges for I&C equipment.
  • Utilizing Life Cycle Cost and Risk Analysis processes to assist with repair vs. replace decisions and infrastructure project needs.
  • Developing capital and expense budget requirements related to I&C system upgrades, PM programs, repairs, expansions, etc.
  • Participating in lifecycle management and improvement for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS).
  • Leading and/or participating on Root Cause Analysis teams to investigating significant reliability and/or safety related events associated with instrumentation and controls failures.
  • Evaluating and recommending improvements to spares inventory and storage solutions.
  • Participating in knowledge share with other sites within the company by serving as a member in the instrumentation network.
  • Effectively communicating and engaging with other functional groups at all levels from craft persons and operators to refinery leadership.

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited program
  • 7+years in I&C engineering experience
  • Valid Driver's license and TWIC Card 
  • Working knowledge of IEC, ISA, and API codes and standards
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work extended shifts and respond to after-hours call outs
  • Accepts ownership, is accountable and delivers on commitments
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Preferred Requirements:
  • 12+ years of instrumentation experience within an industrial environment
  • Experience maintaining instrument systems and analyzers
  • Working knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems.
  • Professional Engineering License. 

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