Instrumentation Designer

Hopewell, Virginia
03 Oct 2016
26 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview:

Under direct supervision, perform a variety of instrument electrical design for project executions. Support procurement, construction and commissioning phases of projects with activities including assisting with preparation of labor/material estimates and design packages. Work typically performed in office and field.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Must personally set a good example with all rules and regulations to achieve 100% universal compliance with HS&E (Health, Safety & Environmental) Procedures/Regulations.
  • Aid in ensuring the employees follow CB&I's safety policies/procedures.
  • Participate in safety audits or surveillances.
  • Strong understanding of P&IDs and PFD's.
  • Create and review power distribution, switchgear, MCC, motor schematics, cabling, and conduit size.
  • Create and review instrument installation drawings such as but not limited to pressure, flow, temperature, pH, control valves, level and DCS.
  • Understand loop diagrams, interlock and control logic diagrams.
  • Review and integrate vendor schematic and drawings into site-based designs.
  • Perform system walk downs for projects and as builds.
  • Reform redlines of current plant drawings.
  • Systems walk downs to identify deficiencies and ensure compliance to design and customer requirements.
  • Verification to applicable engineering codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure construction practices as required are in compliance with operations/execution with federal, state, local and plant codes/policies.
  • Assume responsibility for cost, schedule, and quantity and budget control.
  • Review process package and prepare equipment/material specifications sheets to order items. Review with vendor to confirm capability and delivery to meet project objectives.
Basic Qualifications:
  • General understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) / Material to Order (MTO) needs to incorporate types and quantities of detailed MTO/BOM.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation controls and DCS system design.
  • Knowledgeable of current National Electrical Code (NFPA-70) and other relevant NFPA standards, including application to installation needs.
  • 2-5 years of AutoCAD or equivalent Certification of its use.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel).
  • High School Diploma.
  • Basic understanding of Industrial facilities.
  • Basic awareness of Safety programs and PPE requirements while performing field research.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills with personnel of all levels (Craft through Executive).
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an industrial manufacturing facility (chemical, pulp/paper, refinery, etc.).
  • Visa sponsorship is not offered for this position. Due to governmental restrictions, US Citizenship is required.
Desired/Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3D Computer Aided Drafting and Design experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel)
  • Associates Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering.
  • 5 years actual field installation of E&I equipment, devices, raceways.
Company Overview:

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality.