Instrumentation Designer
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Description

Title: Instrumentation Designer
Location: Allentown, PA 18195
Pay Rate: $55/hr - $65/hr depending on experience
Hours: Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm; overtime if needed
Length: assignment is for 6-12 months with the possibility with extension or conversion to full-time depending on performance and business needs

Work Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 hours/day. I could be flexible if candidate was part-time but minimum 30 hours/week would be required

Top 3 requirement are:

1) Experience with MicroStation V7-V8
2) Experience with SmartPlant 3D
3) Experience with 24V/120V schematics for power, control, and shutdown circuits

You will be a member of a Global Engineering organization. The Global Engineering organization provides functional engineering support to Product Lines for both Product development and proposal development work. You will be responsible for designing/drafting/ checking, BOM’s, change management, part specification, drawing revision records, compliance to the Company's standards, standard design creation and reuse, and document control. You will gather information from multiple sources including other disciplines, vendors, engineers, reference drawings and catalogs to produce complete functional, accurate and constructible design packages. In addition, this role includes developing detailed job plans and Standards to aide in day-to-day activities.

Excellent communication and leadership skills along with knowledge of Instrumentation Design and the National Electrical Code are required to excel in this position.

Principal Accountabilities:

• Create and design a complete construction/build package meeting the requirements of a project scope document using P&ID, I/O list, and shut down table.

Such packages may include:

• Instrument Locations.
• Control room, Analyzer, and Loading building layout and design.
• Single lines diagrams.
• Cable sizing for instrumentation and low voltage wiring.
• Cable tray layout and sizing for instrumentation and low voltage wiring.
• Field inspection of plant sites and equipment.
• 24VDC schematics for power, control and shutdown circuits. 120VAC schematics for power and control.
• DCS panel, PLC panel, junction box, and control layout and schematics.
• Design of communication systems using, fiber optic cables, profibus and/or Ethernet.
• AC and DC interconnects as well as conduit and cable schedules.
• Instrument loop diagrams.
• Safe installation of vendor supplied systems.
• Travel to field locations and provide technical services for activities related to construction, equipment installation or plant modifications.
• Ensure inherent process safety is adhered to on all projects.
• Execute projects safely, within the budget and on schedule.
• Ensure all projects meet the operability needs of the customer.
• Work together with Instrument Designers in various regions.  

Qualifications / Requirements:

This is a technical position and requires basic knowledge of electricity. You will need a working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NFPA 70), National Electric Safety Code (NFPA 70E), NEMA standards, and some IEC symbology.

• Associate degree in Instrument or Electrical Design from an accredited University or Trade School or equivalent work experience.

• 10+ years’ experience in the industrial Electrical and/or Instrumentation design field.

• approximately 10% travel to facilities and other sites.

• Computer/CAD skills which include:

• Microsoft Office

• MicroStation, MicroStationV7-V8, MicroStation Reprographics, AutoCAD and/or equivalent software

• SmartPlant 3D or equivalent 3D software

• Analytical experience is a plus.

• Knowledge of Electrically Classified Areas is a plus.

• Manufacturing plant operations, maintenance, and construction knowledge a plus.

• Have high ethical standards - unwilling to compromise on worker safety and regulatory compliance requirements.

• Highly motivated individual that can work productively in a self-directed manner with minimum supervision.

• Able to adapt to and thrive in a fluid environment where priorities and directions may change regularly.

• Open to continuous improvement with a passion for continual development and learning.

• The ideal candidate must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of the organization.

• Possess strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Allentown, PA
  • Job Type: Design
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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