Sr. Instrumentation Engineer - Oil & Gas
Company: EDG
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Professional, Engineering, Energy
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 6/23/2017

The Sr. Instrumentation Engineer will coordinate with project discipline leaders and other disciplines to insure the integrated design deliverables meet project requirements. This will include reviewing and understanding client provided specifications and all applicable codes and standards.



• Review and application of Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s); 
• Review and development of P&ID instrumentation; 
• Preparation of Control System Philosophy and Narrative documents; 
• Preparation of instrument data sheets utilizing SPI (INtools); 
• Preparation and review of equipment, material, and package system specifications; 
• Perform instrumentation cable sizing calculations and selection; 
• Sizing of primary elements, control valves and relief devices; 
• Preparation and review of test and commissioning procedures; 
• Work with the instrumentation design team in preparing and coordinating construction drawings depicting wiring, tray layouts, process connections, and supports; 
• Review and checking of design drawings and vendor packages; 
• Review of fabrication, construction and installation details; 
• Utilize SPI(INtools) for preparation of design, bid and construction packages 
• Provide engineering specifications and support to procurement of equipment, skidded packages, control systems and buildings; 
• Participate in cost estimate tasks such as developing Material Take Off (MTO); 
• Calculations for and sizing of primary elements, control valves and relief devices 
• Participate in pre-commissioning, and commissioning activities; 
• Participate in factory acceptance testing of packaged equipment and systems; 
• International and domestic travel may be required. 


EDG Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to a drug free workplace.



• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering required; 
• P.E. license strongly preferred, with the ability to attain P.E. within 12 months required; 
• 10 years’ experience with the design and implementation of instrumentation and controls systems for offshore oil and gas industry, onshore gas processing, hydrocarbon storage and transportation, chemical manufacturing or refining; 
• 10 years’ experience in using and updating P&ID’s in the development of project instrumentation; 
• Advanced knowledge in P&ID, Control Philosphy and Control Logic development; 
• Experience performing basic and advanced calculations for instrumentation including control valves, relief valves, flowmeters, level instruments, and pressure and temperature instruments required; 
• Must be familiar with control and safety systems such as Allen Bradley/Rockwell, Yokogawa, ABB, Siemens, or Honeywell; 
• Experience applying SPI(INtools) in design and engineering required; 
• Experience with preparing instrument indexes, I/O lists, etc. required; 
• Experience working in hazard analysis teams (HAZOP, HAZAN, HAZID) preferred; 
• Experience in the use and application of IEC 61511 for Safety Systems preferred; 
• Knowledge and experience with appropriate portions of ANSI/NEMA/NFPA/API/UL/ISA/IEEE/IEC codes and standards; 
• Ability to work within project centered multi-discipline teams; 
• Demonstrated experience managing multiple work scopes; 
• Advance technical writing skills with the ability to effectively verbalize technical information; 
• Basic Microsoft Office skills with proficiency in Excel required; 
• May require the ability to work overtime and the ability to travel to offsite locations (may require multi-day trips); 
• Ability to interact with staff at all levels. 

Experience in an Electrical Engineering role including electrical design with regard to power generation, distribution, protection and related controls systems is a strong plus. 

Houston , TX
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