Sr Designer/Drafter

Houston, Texas
04 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Process Industries and Drives (PD)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Process Automation
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 157397
Required Education Associates Degree or equivalent experience

Location TX - Houston
Required Travel 5%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Process Industries and Drives Division helps manufacturers measurably increase productivity and improve time-to-market with our innovative, integrated technology and services. We support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

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Job Description
Position Overview:
Design instrumentation and analytical equipment systems for petrochemical/refining industry applications.

The designer supports the analytical system integration project business by the creation of detailed drawings and development/requisition of the project Bill of Material. The designer will provide support to project management, engineering, materials personnel, and craftsman throughout the phases of all projects assigned. This position will report to the System Integration Engineering Manager within the Analytical Products & Solutions Business Segment, Process Automation Business Unit, Process Industries & Drives Division.

The designer is responsible for the planned financial performance, delivery reliability, and customer satisfaction for all projects assigned.

Designer responsibilities for a typical project include:
•Work directly with the project engineer to determine the proper analytical system integration solution for the application.
•Assist in the evaluation / selection of equipment to ensure the solution offered meets requirements of the customer specifications.
•Create detailed drawings for shelters or racks including the following drawing types: plan views, elevations, electrical power / signal / communication wiring diagrams, utility piping and tubing schematics, sample conditioning system flow schematics, detailed sample probe drawings, alarm system (relay or PLC) detailed wiring diagrams, and fabrication drawings.
•Develop the project Bill of Material.
•Create material requisitions for purchase of equipment.
•Support craftsman during the production phase of the project.
•Finalize design documentation to represent "as built" condition. Review equipment placement, power / signal wiring terminations, piping / tubing routing & connections, part numbers for Bill of Material.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
It is preferred for the candidate to have AS Degree in Engineering Design or Technology or BS Degree in Engineering Technology.

It is preferred for the candidate to have worked with a manufacturer of analytical equipment or analyzer system integrator for 5+ years.

It is preferred for the candidate to have the following general system design knowledge:
•Understanding of electrical equipment including: panel boards, transformers, circuit breakers, lighting, receptacles, disconnect switches.
•Ability to calculate transformer size and balance phases.
•Ability to specify panel boards and size circuit breakers / conductors for each user that is to be powered.
•Working knowledge of relay logic and PLCs for alarm system applications.

It is preferred for the candidate to have the following industry specific knowledge:
•Working knowledge of analytical systems integration including analyzer shelters and sample conditioning systems.
•Working knowledge of codes / standards: NEC, IEC, API, NFPA
•Understanding of hazardous area classifications.
•Experience with NEMA 7 electrical equipment for hazardous areas.
•Knowledge of analyzers including: Gas Chromatographs, UV/IR Continuous Gas Analyzers, Paramagnetic Continuous Gas Analyzers, FTNIR, CEMS, pH & conductivity, TOC, Zirconium Oxide / Catalytic Bead stack analyzers.

Additional knowledge of other software including: SAP, ChemCAD, Visual Basic is a plus.
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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