Process Control Engineer (4 openings)

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San Francisco, CA
$95,000 - $125,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Sep 26, 2018
Job ID
The Project Engineer is responsible for the development and implementation of control strategies and design to customer application specifications. This position requires an advanced understanding of Emerson products for hardware/software with an in-depth knowledge of advanced programming language and the ability to successfully work in a team environment.

  • Ensures that  customer's system design and control application requirements are satisfied in a manner that will produce good financial outcomes
  • Requires a knowledge of specialized control systems (i.e. boiler, batch, continuous, feedforward/feedback, cascade, theory of control, validated applications)
  • The Systems Engineer will have the ability to design and develop, configure, and implement a control strategy and application from P&ID instrument drawings or detailed functional specifications
  • Works with the Project Manager and Project Coordinator, prepares and implements plans & schedules for automation work including: procurement, fabrication, configuration, plant site installation, system commissioning, and startup of Emerson or other control systems.
  • Works on-site during system installations
  • Works with sub-contractors
  • Application, configuration and graphic DCS systems skills
  • Requires knowledge of configuration and applications level software; as part of control system development or system commissioning
  • Designs, implements or modifies control strategies to fit process application
  • Control loop and system application tuning for optimum plant performance
  • Ideal candidates have an in-depth knowledge of field I/O devices, such as pressure, flow, temperature transmitters, motor starters, variable speed drives
  • Provides support assistance to other Projects and Automation Solutions group staff
  • Assists sales team regarding existing or future customer needs that may result in additional equipment, services, or engineering sales 
  • Ideal candidate will have previous experience in biotech or personalized medicine applications (small molecule experience a plus)
  • Occasional travel to support startup and other customer site services
  • Take classes and pass exams required to achieve and maintain Emerson certifications
  • Sets an excellent example of professionalism and skill for others on the Projects and Automated Solutions team
  • Team attitude
  • Occasional heavy lifting of up to 30 pounds may be required
  • Ideal candidate will have excellent customer communication skills (written & oral)
  • Four-year degree in engineering or 5 years industry experience
  • Knowledge of specialized control systems processes (i.e. boiler control, batch, continuous, validated applications)
  • Implementation skills for DeltaV, Wireless HART, and AMS Device Manager a plus
  • Process control, system design and configuration of control strategy in biotech or personalized medicine, including troubleshooting, system startup and commissioning services