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Regional Process Controls Engineer in Chester, PA at PQ Corporation

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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    Chester, PA
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Job Description

A high level of understanding of three phase systems and how they are used for power distribution in chemical plants.

Problem-solving ability with electrical distribution systems, VDS’s and transformers.

Strong analytical and problem-solving ability with Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's). Comfortable programming in the full range of A/B PLC products, including RSView, RSLogic, WinView, WinLogic, and other comparable MMI and ladder logic programs.

Able to troubleshoot higher level problems with plant instruments and transmitters.  Sufficiently knowledgeable to make recommendations for improved instrumentation.

Ability to troubleshoot equipment links between the PLC and Motor Control Centers (MCC's).

Ability to independently manage work requests from numerous plant sites, prioritize and provide first class customer service.

Ability to provide written operating procedures as required, as well as monthly update reports on project progress.

Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interface with various plant sites.

Familiar with Ethernet, DeviceNet, Hart and other plant control system networks. 

Thorough knowledge of chemical plant instrumentation.  Plant experiences as a controls engineer or instrument technician.  Electrical aptitude. 

Will involve approximately 40-50% of travel to PQ plants across the United States. 

Job Requirements

Education: B.S. in Electronics Technology.  Chemical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering preferred.  Non-degreed candidates with at least (10) yeas of industrial control system experience will be considered. 

Experience: 10-15 years of experience in electrical distribution systems, PLC-based process controls, and process instrumentation.

Plant experience as site electrical engineer, controls engineer or instrumentation specialist.

Ability to work independently and set the standard for electrical installations.

Ability to manage engineering contractors and electricians and assure quality work that meets PQ's requirements.

Able to make effective verbal and written presentations to audiences ranging from hourly maintenance staff to senior management.

Ability to troubleshoot equipment links between the PLC and Motor Control Centers (MCC’s).

Ability to assist in developing project requirements, scopes of work and budget estimates.

Ability to interpret applicable regulatory codes.

Ability to lead a group of electrical and controls engineers and technicians, as well as directing activities from remote activities. 





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