Instrumentation and Controls Engineer
GE Power & Water - Bellevue, WA

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1556363

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.In this role of Instrumentation and Controls Engineer, you will be responsible for development of control system philosophy, selection of instrumentation, and programming of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), PC-Based Human-Machine-Interface stations, SCADA or other control systems for water treatment equipment. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities
  • Perform design and develop documents including Control Logic Diagrams, Shutdown Keys, Loop Diagrams, Instrument Indices, Setpoint Lists, DCS and PLC Design, Instrument Location and Installation Design
  • Develop control system architecture for PLC and HMI systems and select appropriate hardware (develop panel layouts)
  • Develop the I&C portion of P&ID’s. Attend P&ID review and Hazop meetings with internal teams and customers
  • Size and specify instrumentation such as control valves, temperature transmitters, flow meters, gauges (generate instrument datasheets via spreadsheet and database manipulation)
  • Interface with suppliers for preliminary costing, component selection, and submittal document review
  • Interface with customers regarding I&C designs and submitted design documents
  • Understand and assess client problems and determine appropriate means of solution
  • Perform control system factory acceptance tests with Clients and client-designated representatives
  • Troubleshoot control system control problems; Implement software and hardware solutions to resolve problems (troubleshooting may occur in the field or from remote terminals), perform field loop checks, commission and start up control system in the field

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology (or a High School diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience specifying and applying instrumentation and control equipment in power plants, chemical process facilities, petroleum refineries or wastewater treatment plants)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience commissioning DCS, PLC or SCADA Control Systems ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 40% of the time domestically and internationally as required
  • Ability and willingness to support work at remote construction sites
  • Ability and willingness to access equipment via ladders & stairs
  • Ability and willingness to lift 30 lbs as required
  • Ability and willingness to wear and use Personal Protective Equipment as required

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as Programmable Logic Controller programmer
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience design and commissioning Foundation Field Bus or Hart Protocol Networks
  • Training in Lock-Out / Tag-Out procedures preferred Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. GE Energy is one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy as well as with renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and alternative fuels. www.ge-energy.com GE Infrastructure, Water & Process Technologies, a unit of General Electric Company, an industry leader in solving the world's most pressing water reuse, industrial, irrigation, municipal, and drinking water needs. Through desalination, advanced membrane, separation solutions, and water reuse and wastewater management and process technologies, GE delivers added value to its customers. GE Water & Process Technologies - RCC Thermal Products is an industry leader in Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) systems using a wide variety of water treatment processes. GEWPT- RCC Thermal Products has expertise in wastewater evaporation and crystallization solutions, serving clients worldwide and in industries such as power generation, petroleum production, alternative fuels, and environmental remediation. GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. The United States has regulations that govern the hiring of current or former U.S. Government employees. If you currently work for (or have in the past) the U.S. Government (in any capacity), you may have certain responsibilities under these regulations and certain restrictions may apply to your potential employment with GE. Therefore, if you are contacted by GE regarding a position of employment, and you have worked for the U.S. Government at any time, please immediately inform the GE representative of this fact. Located just 15 minutes outside of Seattle, the beautiful city of Bellevue has over 110,000 residents and is a major center of transportation and other activity. With 3 school districts ranking in the Top 50 US Public Schools by Newsweek in 2008, and being rated one of the 25 safest cities in America, it's a great place to live. Learn more about our city & the Seattle area!
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