Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineer - Intermediate

Vancouver, British Columbia
09 May 2019
08 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Instrumentation and Control Systems group is a dynamic team in which engineering, design, and leadership skills are combined to effectively support our clients. In addition to a solid education focusing on engineering, a strong set of personal competencies is a prerequisite for success. Being a team player and having an ability to interact effectively with client organizations, others disciplines, vendors and contractors in our taskforce is essential.
The engineer is responsible for Instrumentation and Control Systems engineering and design development of projects primarily in the mineral processing industry.
The engineer will work in a multi-discipline project environment interfacing with other discipline engineers and team members, clients, other consulting firms, and vendors.
The engineer may act as a project lead engineer and will be responsible for the project's discipline engineers and designers.

Job Description:
• Instrumentation and control systems engineering execution including supervision, planning, organization, and interfacing of vendor systems and equipment
• Engineering design and deliverables for project phases including conceptual design, prefeasibility, feasibility, front-end design engineering and detailed engineering
• Development of P&ID's, instrument index, datasheets and specifications, block layout diagrams, cable schedules, panel layouts, instrument location details, loop and wiring diagrams, installation details, control interfacing of electrical MCC's, inter-discipline reviews, vendor package interfacing, plant control system design, and communications infrastructure
• Instrument and control systems specifications in accordance with client requirements and project design requirements
• Procurement packages and technical evaluations
• Construction installation scopes of work
• Participation in HAZOP reviews
• Participation in factory acceptance testing (FAT) and site acceptance testing (SAT)
• Site construction, engineering, and commissioning support.
• Document redlining and turnover packages
• Preparation of schedules, estimates, and manpower forecasts
• Change management
• Communication and alignment with clients, vendors, and other disciplines.
• Supervision and mentoring of junior and intermediate level engineers and designers
• Promotion and support of value improvement initiatives and continuous performance improvement objectives

Basic Job Requirements:
• Engineering degree or diploma specializing in industrial instrumentation or control / automation.
• 8-10 years experience in an EPC or EPCM environment
• Mineral processing, mining, and/or SX/EW plant experience
• Supervisory experience preferred
• Strong knowledge of instrumentation and control systems technology and design
• Knowledge of control system DCS and PLC hardware
• Understanding of codes and governing regulations and industry practices
• Understand and support other disciplines' tasks and deliverables
• Competent in English and possess good written and oral communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Willingness to travel
• Preference will be given to P.Eng professional registration

Preferred Qualifications:
• Advanced knowledge of discipline codes and standards, commercial availability and cost of materials
• Practical field experience
• Intermediate computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, e-mail, spreadsheet and electronic presentation programs

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