Principal Instrumentation Engineer (Automation) CCJV

August 13, 2019
Houston, TX
Job Type


Job Overview:

McDermott has an opening for aPrincipal I&C Engineer dealing with Control Systems. Position includes,among other things, an up-to-date working knowledge of Control Systems (DCS,SIS and FGS) and relevant Industry Codes and Standards along with thedevelopment of basis of design documents such as I/O lists, alarm and tripsummaries, complex loop descriptions and cause & effect matrices. Will also assist with training other engineers by providing instruction on newtechnologies and/or a specialization.


  • General Description includes complex Instrumentation & Control Systems engineering design, analysis and development of an assigned scope of work in a MCDERMOTT project and/or specific complex deliverables such as DCS, SIS and FGS systems.
  • Conceptual studies, cost and planning studies, layouts, design calculations, specification development and supervising vendor packages
  • Able to communicate complex technical solutions and concepts to other engineers and non-engineers.
  • Assists with training other engineers by providing instruction on new technologies and/or a specialization.
  • Maintains and promotes a focus on McDermotts end- product whether engineering, fabrication or construction.
  • Ensures effective communications among other engineering disciplines.
  • Must have served as the Lead Automation Engineer (DCS, SIS and FGS) on at least one (1) mid to large scale project ($500 Million )
  • Must have experience managing an I&C Team
  • Must have experience with multiple office project execution (MOPEX)
  • Must have recent knowledge of Control Systems (DCS, SIS, FGS, etc), and Field Instrumentation
  • Ensures effective management of change.
  • Assumes responsibility for cost, schedule, and quantity and budget control.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in engineering
  • Minimum 10 years experience in LNG/Gas Process/Refinery and/or petrochemical industries
  • Experience with detailed instrumentation & control systems engineering experience in lead roles and/or specialization.
  • Lead Automation Engineer on mid to large scale project
  • DCS/PLC codes and standards both domestic and international.
  • Must have broad technical knowledge of the detail design engineering process and all types of control instrumentations.
  • SmartPlant Instrumentation (SPI), InstruCalc,MS Office Suite

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSEE or BSME degree and P.E. certificate of registration

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier,fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutionsto the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trustedMcDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technologysolutionsfrom the wellhead to the storage tankto transport and transform oiland gas into the products the world needs today.

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