DCS Engineer Job Description

DCS Engineer Job Description

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DCS engineer provides technical leadership for migrating customers from competitor DCS and PLC systems to Honeywell DCS (Experion PKS) and PLC (ControlEdge PLC) systems.

DCS Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Development of process models to evaluate and develop control schemes will be required
The engineer must be able to effectively communicate with customers, and team members to recommend potential quality and efficiency improvements, share technical knowledge and report technical problems
Ensures that required prerequisites
Participate in the research experiments as needed
Participate Engineering reveiw activity for the projects periodically to identify gaps to decide the corrective actions to ensure On time delivery
Define the Applicable standards (Design documents/Drawing Templates/Application development including Graphics/DCS
Strong technical computer background
Ensure required prerequisites
Actively contributes in the pre-engineering phase of a project
Review and influence customer specifications to assure compliance and/or noted exceptions for development of equipment and

DCS Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for DCS Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CCNA, PI, OSI, EIT, SWCF

Education for DCS Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the DCS engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Technical, Education, Science, Mathematics, Graduate, Mechanical Engineering

Skills for DCS Engineer

Desired skills for DCS engineer include:

DCS/PLC HW structure
Logic & Graphics of Third Party DCS/PLC
MS-Access & MS-Excel
Power Plant Process
Third Party Communication Protocols
Energy Automation
Wiring diagram
Current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software / tools
ABB masterdrive and motors
But not mandatory

Desired experience for DCS engineer includes:

Have previous experience working on automation projects in power and/or water plants would be a PLUS
Ability to work with pressure and frequent/long time business travels, domestic or international, developing or under-developed region
Minimum bachelor degree in engineering or 10 years of experience in a related field
Experience and ability to lead teams to design and implement customized complex and/or standard engineering solutions, typically undertaking all aspects of a large project
A four year degree from an accredited university in Industrial Engineering or related field
Minimum 10 year’s experience in application/engineering / Services for Distributed Control Systems

DCS Engineer Examples

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DCS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a DCS engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for DCS engineer
  • Meeting & exceeding territory financial objectives required in support of the PSS MEA business plan
  • Collaborating with and supporting sales representatives in the region
  • Perform above duties with attention to safety in both work practices and design
  • Embedded Software development in C in regard to SPICE process
  • Requirements analysis on system and software level
  • Requirements analysis on hardware/ system level
  • Definition and creation of electronic concepts and circuitry
  • Verification of concepts by using simulation tools and dedicated tests
  • Control and management of building developed circuitry
  • Supervision of serial production and project management
Qualifications for DCS engineer
  • Candidate must be able to manage multiple projects
  • Must be proficient with all MS Office applications
  • Must be able to work and think independently
  • RDBMS/SQL (Oracle preferred)
  • Python, MongoDB, Java/Swing or AngularJS are a plus
  • BS or MS in a related engineering field
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DCS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a DCS engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for DCS engineer
  • Coordination with external teams and internal team management
  • Maintaining hardware and software for distributed control systems and safety instrumented systems
  • Configuring distributed control systems and safety instrumented systems to achieve automation objectives
  • Providing system management for distributed control systems and safety instrumented systems
  • Monitoring and maintaining performance of regulatory and advanced controls
  • Assisting control engineers in development, implementation, and maintenance of new advanced control strategies
  • Assisting project group with instrumentation and control engineering activities on capital projects
  • Assisting Reliability Improvement group in developing and maintaining an effective maintenance program for control systems
  • Assisting with design, construction support/supervision and startup assistance for instrumentation and control systems on capital projects
  • Supervising and coordinate contractors performing work on control and safety systems
Qualifications for DCS engineer
  • Demonstrates and applies comprehensive knowledge in field of specialization to the successful completion of complex assignments
  • Communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience in the field of Automation
  • Preferred education BSEE, BSME or BSCE
  • Other DCS or software programing experience
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, presentation) in order to clearly communicate complex issues with persons of various backgrounds (in particular, those not familiar with the technical subject being addressed) and to provide explanations and clarify information to enable proper interpretation and evaluation of complex specifications, performance characteristics or other technical data
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DCS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of DCS engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for DCS engineer
  • Provide technical support for Project Implementation teams
  • Drive consistency and share best practices across the operating fleet by utilizing Technical Standards
  • Lead a team of DCS startup engineers and technicians
  • Develops, rReviews and comments on startup schedules and startup packages to track Startup completion and progress
  • Lead meetings and maintains open communications and relationship with the partners and owners on DCS startup issues
  • Assists in development, rReviews and comments on startup procedures as required
  • Assist in advance planning and preparation, rReviews and comments on plans and startup activities
  • Coordinate technical loads of new software releases (when applicable)
  • Analyse hardware capacity (when applicable)
  • C++, Unix, Oracle and MongoDB experience
Qualifications for DCS engineer
  • Very good team spirit and Team Player
  • Supports the development of other engineers
  • Functions as a member of project teams providing technical input to the team in electrical, instrumentation or systems applications
  • Maintains regular and frequent contacts with his/her counterparts in Engineering when presenting and reviewing progress, data and establishing future project direction
  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably in Electronics, Instrumentation or Automation
  • At least 8 years' experience in the Process Automation industry
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DCS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a DCS engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for DCS engineer
  • Some knowledge and (ideally) experience in Agile methodologies (Kanban/Scrum) although it’s not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team spirit, multicultural approach, communication skills, analytical and conceptual thinking skills and customer focus
  • Company bonus
  • Flexible / home working opportunities
  • A friendly & supportive team environment
  • Advance the vison of world-class development and production facilities by addressing long-term control systems needs and gaps
  • Apply expertise to designing and implementing changes to the pilot and production plant control systems in support rapidly evolving business and market needs
  • Lead the prompt resolution of control system performance issues through the application of strong critical thinking skills
  • Drive continuous improvement in the control system infrastructure including project activity to renew and evolve the DCS platforms
  • Oversee reliability maintenance of DCS hardware and software
Qualifications for DCS engineer
  • Sales experience in the oil & gas and/or petrochemical industry
  • The ability to self-manage and work autonomously
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of P&ID’s
  • Proficient in process control logic
  • Proficient understanding of instrument loop diagrams, elementary diagrams, general electrical control wiring diagrams
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DCS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a DCS engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for DCS engineer
  • Demonstrate a superior sense of urgency and a strong commitment to achieving outstanding results
  • Exhibit a high degree of effectiveness working both independently and in a team structure
  • Maintain an exceptional focus on EH&S performance in all activities
  • Providing technical service and support to customers, including planned maintenance activities on site
  • Undertake technical investigations in response to customer requirements
  • Provide phone support for DeltaV customers
  • Work on larger DeltaV implementation projects as required
  • Maintain appropriate documentation for all service or project related tasks and submit in a timely manner
  • Customer site work may require periods of 1-2 weeks onshore and 3-4 weeks offshore away from home
  • Develop and support Web User Interfaces using modern responsive technologies such as javascript, jquery, Angular 2, HTML5, etc for migrating existing desktop applications to enterprise or cloud platforms
Qualifications for DCS engineer
  • Experience in 2-D Auto-CAD is preferred
  • Experience in power utility and/or heavy industry is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven I&C experience
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of software/system testing experience
  • Must an active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience preparing test procedures and conducting test procedures execution

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