Instrumentation and Electrical Designer

Location: Sugar Land, TX

Senior Instrument and Electrical Designer

Our organization, a leader in Automation and Engineering, delivers top-notch services for a range of industries including Refining, Gas & Oil, Pipeline, Renewable, Chemical, and Biopharm. With over 25 years of experience in Engineering, Procurement and Construction, and a strong focus on Lifesciences Engineering and Compliance Consulting, we are dedicated to meeting our clients’ needs. As a result, much of our business comes from repeat clients. With a commitment to employee ownership, we offer excellent opportunities for career growth.

We are currently seeking a Senior Designer to join our team at our Sugar Land, TX office.

Job Requirements:

- Minimum of 10 years of experience in Instrument & Control System Design for Oil and Gas Refineries and Chemical Plants. Proficiency in 2D AUTOCAD, EXCEL – MicroStation, CADWORX, BlueBeam, ACCESS is desired.

Key Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively in a team and adhere to all client and Company Safety Policies.


  • Proven ability in design, time management, coordination of design teams, quality control, and providing technical direction.
  • Proficiency in detail design technical knowledge including P&ID review, interlock schematics/motor schematics revision, wiring diagram creation, loop diagram demonstration, and I/O loading. Experience in creating Junction Boxes, Marshalling Panels, and DCS/PLC Cabinets with BOM.
  • Capability in creating Instrument Installation Details and generating supporting material take-offs for estimates. Ability to create conduit and cable tray drawings, including support details and sizing calculations based on applicable codes and client standards.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Electrical low voltage applications, such as power supply to instruments, instrument power panels, and grounding/bonding per NEC standards.
  • Proven experience in field surveying and hot/cold cutover planning/execution. Self-motivated with excellent client interface skills and ability to take accountability for work product deliverables with limited direction.
  • Fiber experience and general knowledge required.

Core Competencies:

  • Safety: Actively engages in safety practices and demonstrates enthusiasm for safety measures.
  • Attitude: Exhibits a positive attitude, shows initiative, and is receptive to guidance from qualified sources.
  • Teamwork: Works well with co-workers, fosters cooperation, and provides assistance to team members.
  • Quality: Consistently meets or exceeds company standards for quality work.
  • Knowledge: Demonstrates the necessary technical skills for the project.
  • Problem Solving: Independently analyzes technical problems and recommends practical solutions.
  • Communication: Communicates effectively and respectfully with all team members.
  • Decision Making: Takes appropriate action based on sound judgment.


  • Competitive salary with potential for discretionary bonus
  • Benefit Time Off (BTO) that can be utilized as paid vacation, sick time, holiday funding, or as cash-out
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) & 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Company-funded health and dental insurance with low employee cost sharing
  • Wellness & Vision subsidy
  • Company-paid short-term and long-term disability coverage

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