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Instrument Electrical Engineer Job


Beaumont, TX, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Manufacturing Engineering / Management
Posting Date:  Mar 31, 2021

Arkema Inc. is actively recruiting for an Instrument & Electrical Engineer to support our Beaumont facility. This position reports directly to the Reliability Engineering & Projects Manager. The Beaumont Plant is located in Southeast Texas about 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and is about one hour drive east of Houston. Our facility is responsible for the production of methyl mercaptan, ethyl mercaptan, dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and methylmercaptoproprionaldehyde (MMP).


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Provide technical support as it pertains to DCS and PLC System Administration – Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Projects.
  • Provide support for Instrument and Electrical Engineering Project Design and Construction.
  • Capital project management for Instrument, Analyzer, Communication systems, Security systems, Local PLC systems, Utility Instrument systems (such as Firewater, Deluge, Product/Raw Material Storage etc.).
  • Support day-to-day technical troubleshooting efforts to Production, Maintenance and Reliability as needed.
  • Ensures that the instrument scope is well defined and meets the business needs in a cost-effective manner.
  • Apply knowledge of industry standards for instrumentation and applicable engineering codes.
  • Ability to work with all levels organization.
  • Mentors and trains Operators on our DCS supporting controls systems.
  • Provide technical support to training, safety and day-to-day troubleshooting efforts.
  • Participate in project commissioning and startup activities, including assisting in tuning of control loops.


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering required. 
  • 3+ years’ experience preferred. 
  • Instrumentation project engineering design experience preferred. 
  • Familiarity with project management, electronics, logic design, computer programming, chemistry and fluid mechanic.
  • Understanding of the function of many types of instruments/sensors/online analytic equipment in process plants.
  • Understanding of third party devices and setup interfacing with DCS (PLC, microcomputers, etc.).
  • High attention to detail and work ethic.
  • Ability to deliver in multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrates initiative, personal drive and accountability.

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