Corteva | USA, Pittsburg,
How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!
- Responsible for FEL deliverables required to supply a quality process design package to the production design team.
- Leads the Instrumentation Function on projects.
- Applies applicable design criteria, design tools, best practices, and established work processes when creating the documentation required for the selection, purchase, and installation of instrumentation in new or existing process plants.
- Plan, forecast, and provide instrument manpower requirements for a project.
- Track and report progress on status of instrumentation portion for the project.
- Responsible for the accuracy, completeness and quality of all aspects of instrumentation on the project.
- Participate in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) application and implementation.
- Leverages solutions and resources to support manufacturing sites, contracting sites, and R&D activities.
- Acts as a representative of the business overseeing EPC’s in ensuring technical accuracy in project execution in all phases, including physical progress and engineering hours reporting.
- Interface with and participate on teams with manufacturing personnel, maintenance personnel, other engineering design disciplines, vendors, contractors, and suppliers as needed.
- Work with Process Engineers and Manufacturing Representatives to review and validate instrument process data; Perform field verification, field measurements, field engineering, construction support.
- Creation of cost estimates and man-hour estimates; project cost control; and creation of design schedules and reconciliation with other disciplines.
- Author of scopes of work. Author of Instrument specifications, including sizing and selecting appropriate instrument technology solution for each application.
- Review and annotate piping and instrumentation diagrams and instrument location plans
- Evaluate and qualify new Instrument vendors for acceptance as suppliers for Corteva.
- Design leader for multiple designers and engineers.
- All aspects of design including but not limited to: Application of Codes, Standards, and Regulations, Layers Of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Instrument Index responsibilities, CAD drawing creation and checking, Process Hazards Analysis (PHA).
- Participation in vendor acceptance tests and site commissioning efforts.
- Pressure, temperature, flow, and level transmitters.
- Machine Safety/Safety Instrumented Systems and their use in PHA and LOPAs.
- DCS (Distributed Control Systems); PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers).
- Burner Management Systems and their use in PHA and LOPAs.
- Alarm Management and its use in PHA and LOPAs
What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?
- BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field.
- 5-10 years of experience in the Chemical Process or related industries with the working knowledge of electrical equipment as well as their failure analysis and repair procedures.
- Knowledge of related plant operational practices such as Process Safety Management and Mechanical Integrity / Quality Assurance.
- Experience working as a lead or sub lead on a multi-location team.
- Excellent time management skills and the ability to plan, prioritize, and implement multiple concurrent projects or activities.
- Demonstrated ability to be proactive, self-motivated, and able to function independent of supervision.
- Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to evaluate existing instrumentation and utilize engineering design processes to improve their accuracy, reliability, and calibration needs.
- LOPA (Layers of Protection Analysis) certified.