Senior Automation Engineer (Honeywell)

Location: Long Beach, CA

Engineer, Control Systems

Long Beach, CA, US
Salary Range:$90,000.00 To 140,000.00 Annually
Employee owned company with profit sharing and an average 8 year employee retention rate. Our company provides top-quality services for the Refining, Gas & Oil, Pipeline, Renewable, Chemical, and Biopharm Industries.

Position Summary:

The Control System Engineer is responsible for leading, delivering, developing, and implementing control system projects. The Engineer will design and specify DCS/Logic Solver PLC components and networking requirements, develop functional narratives and system specifications, and create related documents. They will also participate in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for control system-related issues.

Education:

A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience is required. Registration as a Professional Engineer is desired, but not required.

Key Attributes:

  • Participates in the engineering/designing process and selects overall control systems for projects of varying sizes.
  • Is responsible for engineering, designing, and selecting control systems in their entirety.
  • Should possess the ability to scope and detail the subject system philosophy for large projects.
  • Implements company standards, procedures, and tools.
  • Must understand and apply all client and safety policies.


Core Competencies:

  • Takes technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments.
  • Performs specialized technical work, which may involve developing systems engineering, distributed and/or computer controls of processes.
  • Establishes basic design and specifications for control systems and associated instrumentation.
  • Implements control concepts as required.
  • Keeps the Project Leads/Manager informed of scope changes and design deviations.
  • Participates in overall control system design work, including installation drawings and details, loop drawings, logic diagrams, and vendor drawings.
  • DCS:
    1. DCS graphics, database, and configuration (preferably Honeywell)
    2. Familiarity with P&IDs, Logic Diagrams, Cause / Effect matrices, and Functional Narratives
    3. Test procedure development
    4. Cutovers/loop checks
    5. Startup assistance/troubleshooting
    6. Operations/maintenance training
  • PLC / HMI Programming:
    1. PLC programming (preferably Allen Bradley CLX and PLC5)
    2. HMI programming (preferably PanelView and RSView)
    3. Familiarity with P&IDs, Logic Diagrams, Cause / Effect matrices, and Functional Narratives
    4. Test procedure development
    5. Cutovers/loop checks
    6. Startup assistance/troubleshooting
    7. Operations/maintenance training
  • Safety System Logic Solvers
    1. Logic Solver programming (preferably Triconex Platform)
    2. Logic Validation Software programming (preferably Schneider Safety Validator)
    3. Familiarity with P&ID’s, Logic Diagrams, Cause / Effect matrices, and Functional Narratives
    4. Test procedure development
    5. Cutovers/loop checks
    6. Startup assistance/troubleshooting
    7. Operations/maintenance training

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with a discretionary bonus potential
  • Benefit Time Off (BTO) that can be used as paid vacation, sick time, holiday funding, or as cash-out
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) & 401(k) plan for retirement 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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