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Senior Project Engineer in Tulsa, OK at REG

Date Posted: 11/17/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tulsa, OK
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2017

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:

At the direction of the Director, Senior Project Engineer is primarily responsible for defining applicable company standards and directing and supervising the work relating to project development including the instrumentation and control system.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Responsible for oversight of the preparation of instrument data sheets, instrument lists and control valve specifications/datasheets. Responsible for specification of the Basic Process Control Systems and Safety Instrumented Systems for company and licensee projects 
  • Prepare requests for proposals (RFP) and request for quotations (RFQ) for services and equipment, respectively. Prepares bid tabs and clarifies bids technically and commercially. Expedites procured items and ensures that inspection has been conducted on the equipment and/or service.
  • Recommends standards for control system equipment to be used by the company.
  • Provides technical support to the Process Engineers in their application of control systems technologies.  Consults with other engineering department personnel in the evaluation and selection of specific control equipment.
  • Evaluates engineering drawings for proposed chemical process plants and develops specifications for instruments and other control system equipment for use in the process. Communicates instrument and control system specifications to vendors and licensees and evaluates bids to provide desired hardware.  Assists in the negotiation of costs for specified equipment.
  • Participate in design review meetings and directs design partners and technology partners in facility requirements.
  • Provide technical advice to contractors and vendors to help resolve instrumentation and control system problems.
  • Prepare and present technical reports to support the evaluations and recommendations.
  • Select and supervise contract engineers in preparing instrumentation and control systems.  Evaluate preliminary designs, and process design packages. 
  • Directs the activities of technical teams supporting the commissioning, start-up, and operation of pilot and commercial plant facilities. 
  • Provide technical support on measures and control systems to plant personnel.
  • Make technical presentations plant personnel.
  • Review technical contract terms for purchase orders and contracts.
  • Approve process payments to vendors and contractors.
  • Establish and build long term relationships with vendors, contractors and company management.
  • Have a working knowledge of applicable industry standards such as NFPA, NEC, ISA and others.

Perform other duties as assigned


JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field is required.  Licensing as a Professional Engineer is preferred.

Experience Required:  Ten or more years designing control systems in the chemical or petrochemical engineering industry with specific experience in process measurement, control valves and systems and three to five years supervisory experience is required.

Skills Required

  • Analytical skill to analyze, interpret, and design complex instrumentation and control systems.
  • Written and oral communication skills to provide complex communications to senior management, external licensees and vendors. 
  • Supervisory skills to manage a small professional staff.
  • Must have the ability to operate a computer and commercial (MS Office) and technical software.
  • Computer programming skills to design, document, and implement complex software systems.

Working Relationships/Contacts:

  • Internal contacts with when designing and implementing control systems.  Contacts with senior management to report on the status of projects.
  • External contracts engineers and contractors to discuss and install new control systems.  Contacts with vendors to evaluate and investigate new control system technology.  Contact with licensees of products to provide technical support.