Senior Safety Instrumented System Engineer 5 - Military veterans preferred

2019-08-07
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Aiken
South Carolina
United States

United States of America - South Carolina, Aiken

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Safety Instrumented System (SIS) Engineer to be based in our Aiken, SC office. This person shall possess strong technical and leadership skills with the ability to provide guidance and support to SIS Engineers related technical issues that influence effective solutions for our customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Approve design engineering documentation related to SIS, analysis or review tasks.

  • Support SIS Engineers in their interface with customers at all levels from quotation to final design and test activities.

  • Conduct technical work group meetings to discuss SIS related issues.

  • Oversee and approve the work of SIS Engineers for validation of experimental investigations and provides guidance in analyzing engineering problems, approves proposed solutions and alternatives, and provides recommendations.

  • Ensure compliance with ISA-84 / IEC 61511, and other functional safety standards as required:

  • Provide guidance on SIS related documents.

  • Provide SIS leadership on technical and procedural issues affecting customers.

  • Approve status reports and non-conformances for the SIS Engineers.

  • Provide guidance for the quality and effectiveness of independent protection layer (IPL) solutions throughout the lifecycle.

  • Provide guidance and approves reports from SIS Engineers for identifying proper installations of SIS systems.

  • Is responsible for training and mentoring SIS Engineers.

  • Assure proper participation of SIS Engineers in major PHA/HazOp studies.

  • Approve Safety Requirement Specification (SRS) and document content.

  • Provide guidance for proper proof-test documents for end-to-end testing or partial-stroke testing.

  • Approve IPL rationalization studies or gap analysis.

  • Coordinate and works closely with SIS Team Lead on logistics, financial, and program management.

  • Support SIS Team Lead as a liaison with customers at all levels from quotation of work to final design and test activities for SIS Systems.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a background and pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program and 10+ years of experience (preferred Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, or Nuclear Engineering degree)

  • Provide support, guidance, and approves SIL calculations

  • 10+ years design/field experience on SIS Systems (Instrumentation and Controls)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, EXCEL, Power Point, Project)

  • Professional presentation skills

  • Candidate must be able to travel on business as needed. (25-50% Travel)

  • Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess strong leadership skills for guiding SIS Engineers

  • Thorough understanding of functional safety and safety integrity level (SIL) concepts

  • Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE)

  • Significant plant experience dealing with SIS

  • Expert knowledge and understanding of process plant equipment and processes

  • Expert knowledge in instrumentation and controls (SIS, and SIS PLC programming & configuration experience)

  • FAT, SAT and commissioning experience

  • Proof-Test knowledge

  • Perform IPL rationalization studies.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 209072BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.