Company is seeking a Controls and Instrumentation Engineer to support multiple operations in the US and Canada. The C&I Engineer will travel frequently including cross-border travel in North America.
The Controls & Instrumentation Engineer is fully remote and can be located in one of the following states: Washington, Montana, Utah, Nevada, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Company offers excellent benefits in a flexible and remote work environment.
The Controls and Instrumentation engineer (C&I engineer) is responsible for designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining systems and equipment used to monitor and control machinery and processes. The C&I engineer ensures these systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently, and safely. The C&I engineer will develop or demonstrate knowledge in the areas of: stone crushing, sizing, grinding and drying, lime calcination, combustion and pyro-processing, materials handling, sampling, testing, and quality control. The role is multidisciplinary; working closely with colleagues across several functions, such as process engineering, plant operations, project engineering and information systems (IS).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work safely and ensure appropriate safeguards are in place to mitigate hazards and prevent incidents
- Design, develop, and test new control systems as well as maintain and modify existing systems
- Provide program development, testing, and support for expert control systems (ECS), programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI), and process networks
- Collaborate with design engineers, plant engineers, IS and other internal staff
- Participate in the development and implementation of automation standards; liaise with consultants, contractors, and suppliers to ensure compliance
- Analyze data and present findings in clear written reports
- Learn plant operations and existing systems (control, network, data management, etc.)
- Perform and provide guidance on instrument calibration, control loop tuning, and advanced control system optimization
- Degree in control and instrumentation engineering or other engineering curriculum with controls and instrumentation experience
- Minimum 5 years in industrial experience related to processing and control systems
- Demonstrated skills in specific control disciplines such as:
- advanced process control (APC)
- multiple-input & multiple-output (MIMO) with model predictive control (MPC)
- distributed control systems (DCS)
- programmable logic controllers (PLC)
- supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
- Background in Process Engineering is an asset
- Creative problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
- Ability to travel is required, including international travel