Instrumentation & Controls Engineer in Pueblo, CO at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/19/2022

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Job Description

JobID: 387661

Instrumentation & Controls Engineer 

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016.

Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

Role Overview
Senior Control Systems Engineer at the Pueblo, CO location.
This position will report to the Automation Supervisor/Lead for the PCAPP Static Detonation Chamber (SDC) project. The purpose of this position is to provide Automation support needed for safe, compliant operations of the SDCs. Senior Controls Systems Engineer reviews and coordinates documents with suppliers, other disciplines, and customers. Coordinates technical issues with Startup & Commissioning and provides assistance to Construction in the field. Proficient with basic engineering deliverables such as drawings, specifications, and Distributed Control System (DCS)/ Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) configurations. Proficient with the development of Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI) and the development of Control Strategies. Proficient with process control algorithms and proficient with Siemens Control Systems, WinCC, and other DCS/PLC database programs. Knowledgeable of major regulations and industry codes and standards applicable to instrumentation and controls. Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements in the preparation of Control Systems design products.

This is a long-term assignment. This position will operate on a DuPont shift based working schedule (up to 12 hours at a time, rotating day and night shifts).

Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Review Piping & Instrument Diagrams and Logic Diagrams for control and instrumentation software requirements
• Prepare configuration documents to implement the software requirements, and conduct test plans to validate implemented software
• Contributes to maintaining the project’s instrument database using automated tools and has knowledge of the applicability of information to be populated in the instrument database
• Achieves work process improvement and promotes continuous work process improvement
• Champions nonproprietary electronic data interchange and integrate automation technology wherever practical
• Demonstrates leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills


Basic Qualifications:
• BS degree in one of the following: Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Computer or Electro-Mech engineering from an accredited institution with at least 9 years of relevant engineering experience
• In lieu of a degree, must possess at least 25 years of relevant engineering experience
• Must be a US citizen (Dual citizenship will be subjected to project’s approval).
• Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety) *
• Must be able to obtain an EIT or PE Certification within 12 months of hire

Minimum Qualifications:
• Must be physically fit and able to work safely at a construction site
• Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) configurations experience along with experience integrating PLCs into a DCS system
• Working knowledge of VISIO CADD and/or PDS 2D
• Must be able to obtain a DODI 8570.01-M IAT I, or III certification within 6 months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Programming experience in Siemens control systems, WinCC, OPC programming, and Rockwell RS 5000 logic Version 18 and under.
• ISA 84 Safety Systems design experience
• Experience with Agent Monitoring, Electronic Security and operations Closed-Circuit TV (CCTV) systems

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