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Controls Engineer

Company: Zeeco, Inc
Location: Stamford
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The Controls Engineer will be responsible for the Controls associated with to safe operation of Boiler burners, Flares and flare ignition systems, Thermal Oxidisers, Process Burners, Vapour and Flare Gas Recovery projects. This will require the development of PLC based control systems and the selection of instrumentation to meet specific requirements of the end user and the products.
Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Review project file and confirm C&I scope of supply based on customer specifications and sales quotation.
  • Design of control panels including the drafting (AutoCAD) of PLC control panels and the related engineering documents such as general arrangement drawings, wiring schematics and connection diagrams.
  • Selection and preparation of the full bill of materials (BOM) of the control panels
  • Development of the control logic and programming of Rockwell Automation/ Siemens/ HIMA/ Honeywell PLC systems including safety/redundant systems for Burner Management and Boiler control systems.
  • Full simulation testing of the PLC code including factory acceptance testing (FAT)
  • Development of HMI and PC based SCADA systems.
  • Prepare cause and effect diagrams.
  • Prepare I/O lists, logic diagrams and control narratives.
  • Prepare junction box drawings.
  • Provide the cost estimate of the controls and instrumentation items to sales department including PLC based control systems, control valves, actuated valves, transmitters, flow meters and gauges etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. Some of these duties may include: -Quotation/sales support, Field/sales trips, on site commissioning support and overseas meetings.

    Knowledge & Experience

    • Relevant Degree (Instrumentation /Electrical/ Electronic Engineering) or HND and suitable experience
    • Experience of PLC Systems (Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Honeywell, HIMA
    • Familiar with different communication systems between PLC's and DCS systems such as Modbus, RTU, TCP/IP, Profibus and Profinet.
    • PLC Programming and HMI/SCADA experience.
    • Familiar with the control panel building and hardwired relay and timer-based logic.
    • Experience of using Electrical AutoCAD desirable
    • Ability complete instrument data sheets
    • Conversant with P&IDs.

      • Knowledge of: Safety systems for controls, European Safety Standards, Safety Integrity Level (SIL), IEC 61508 and 61511.
      • Knowledge of Hazardous area standards (ATEX), Knowledge of the combustion industry and applicable EN and NFPA standards) desirable
      • Proficient user of Microsoft Office products


        • Confident decision maker
        • Self-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic
        • Able to promote the company's image and products
        • Excellent team player
        • Willing to share expertise and knowledge

          Additional requirements:

          • Must live within 1-hour commute to the office and be able to drive.
          • Must be willing to travel worldwide.


            • Knowledge of the Oil & Gas Industry


Keywords: Zeeco, Inc, Stamford , Controls Engineer, Engineering , Stamford, Connecticut

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