Koch Ag & Energy Solutions is looking for an Instrument Project Engineer for Dodge City KS. The successful candidate will support the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the company's fleet of fertilizer plants and terminals in all aspects of instrumentation and electrical. The key focus for the organization is to develop and sustain capability in the fleet. A priority for this role is driving instrument project engineering activity including design, procurement, installation, commissioning, and the resulting documentation sets that flow into maintenance and operations to ensure long term instrument integrity and reliability.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes: 

  • Performs discovery work needed to identify instrument and electrical details for projects
  • Writes data sheets and specifications, works with vendors to procure instruments
  • Develops scope of work, schedule, and cost for instrument related scopes for all projects including small expense projects and large capital projects
  • Participates in all phase gate discussions
  • Develops all design deliverables or oversees development of same for instruments on projects including loop sheets, wiring diagrams, installation and hook up details, location plans, spec sheets, O&M manuals, PM plans and reliability plans, cable and cable tray schedules, instrument lists and indices, wiring schedules and cable lists, etc.
  • Ensures all design deliverables are meeting compliance with Koch standards and with all compliance requirements
  • Delivers all MI related documentation required to get the project instruments into the PM program and the Instrument process safety information system (SPI INTOOLS)
  • Supports the MOC process associated with the project as part of the SEROM Team
  • Participates in the project meetings, safety meetings, and other plant support related meetings that help define and drive project outcomes
  • Provides instrument expertise as needed for design, application, installation, checkout, operations, troubleshooting, and commissioning issues for instrumentation on projects
  • Helps develop instrumentation capability across the fleet through training, mentoring, and providing feedback; as well as facilitating knowledge sharing across the fleet

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of instrumentation experience or Military Equivalent
  • Experience with industry regulations and standards pertinent to instrumentation, such as OSHA and ISA
  • Demonstrated ability to work with plant technicians, engineers, leaders, corporate senior staff and vendors
  • Demonstrates ability to work with humility
  • High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements

  • Unassisted physical mobility around a plant Ability to climb stairs, ladders and work at heights of approximately 25-100 ft

What Will Put You Ahead:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional instrument experience responsible for design, construction, reliability, maintenance, engineering
  • Engineering experience
  • Management of instrument related software programs 
  • Experience in the fertilizer industry (NH3, Urea, UAN and Nitric Acid) or similar fields
  • Military Equivalent experience with DCS/SIS hardware such as cabling and conduit, marshalling, junction boxes, I/O cards, and cabinet design
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, or related technical field