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IS&T Senior Control Systems Engineer

Requisition ID:  252679

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Grade:  25-26
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes  
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 04/20/2022  
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Employee Referral Amount: $0.00 
  • Salary Range: $82,740 - $145,680 annually (determined by function, education, experience, and qualifications of the applicant)

     

 

Project Overview

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the US. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016.

 

Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

 

Position Summary

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for an experienced IS&T professional with a diverse systems background to train and fill the role of a Senior Control Systems Engineer (CSE) at the Pueblo, CO location. This IS&T position will matrix and report to the Engineering Automation Supervisor at the PCAPP project.

 

CSE reviews and coordinates documents with suppliers, other disciplines, and customers. Coordinates technical issues with Plant Operations and Engineering. Proficient with basic engineering deliverables such as drawings, specifications, and Distributed Control System (DCS) – a MS Active Directory/Cisco LAN architecture – and ability to extend this to Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) configurations. Proficient with system configurations for multiple platforms and the development of operational strategies. Proficient with process algorithm development and possesses a solid working understanding of database management systems. Able to properly interpret and apply codes & standards and customer design requirements in the preparation of Control Systems design products.

 

This is a long-term assignment. This position will operate on a DuPont shift working schedule (up to 12 hours at a time, rotating day and night shifts).

 

Responsibilities

  • Review Piping & Instrument Diagrams and Logic Diagrams for control and instrumentation software requirements
  • Prepare configuration documents to implement the software requirements, and conduct test plans to validate implemented software
  • Contributes to maintaining the project's instrument database using automated tools and has knowledge of the applicability of information to be populated in the instrument database
  • Achieves work process improvement and promotes continuous work process improvement
  • Champions nonproprietary electronic data interchange and integrate automation technology wherever practical
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills

 

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be a US citizen (Dual citizenship will be subjected to project's approval).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety) *
  • This role requires a facility-specific clearance that requires U.S. Citizenship to obtain.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). 

Level 1

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management, or related field and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in the previously mentioned disciplines. 
  • In lieu of a Bachelor of Science degree, an additional 6 years (12 total) of directly related experience may be substituted

Level 2

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management, or related field and a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience in the previously mentioned disciplines. 
  • In lieu of a Bachelor of Science degree, an additional 6 years (15 total) of directly related experience may be substituted

 

Training. Upon hire, Bechtel (PCAPP) will train the selected candidate(s) in one or more of the following systems/disciplines:

  • FANUC robot code
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (programming, configuration)
  • Distributed Control Systems operations (Siemens, Honeywell)
  • Reading Piping & Instrument Diagrams and Logic Diagrams for control and instrumentation software requirements

 

Worried that you may be displaced by the Cloud and managed/provisioned services? Worry no more! Bechtel (PCAPP) seeks multiple experienced information technology professionals willing to be trained in the challenging and rapidly evolving discipline of Distributed Control & Robotics Automation, working with state-of-the-art distributed control systems (DCS) and robotics in an operating plant.

 

PCAPP is looking for experienced information technology professionals with solid experience in one or more of the following (or related) areas to apply:

 

  • Operating systems administration (Linux/Unix, Windows, Cisco IOS, Juniper Junos, etc.)
  • Systems scripting experience (BASH, csh, Regex, PowerShell, WMI, Python, PhP, Perl, etc.)
  • Database / SQL administration, programming, or stored procedure development
  • Splunk / big data administration, complex query, and dashboard development
  • Programming or software development experience (VB, C++, C#, etc.)
  • IT Systems monitoring expertise (e.g. SNMP, WMI)
  • Ethical hacking, system/software reverse engineering skills
  • Telephony switch programming (PBX, Hybrid – IP PBX, Unified Communications, etc.)
  • Communications systems engineering (switching, routing, security, synchronous, asynchronous, serial, Ethernet multicast, etc.)
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) configuration experience

 

Ideal candidates would have experience in two or more of the above or related disciplines/systems

 

Additional traits desired in the ideal candidate:

  • Strong problem solving/analytical skills
  • Ability to learn a new scripting/programming language
  • High technical aptitude (able to grasp new systems and concepts without great difficulty)
  • Ability to read/understand logic &/or engineering diagrams and drawings
  • Above average work-ethic
  • Electro-mechanical background (professional or curiosity)
  • Solid written communication skills
  • Solid interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, including similarly skilled as well as experienced Automation Engineers, working together to achieve mission success
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building

 

Previous experience with any of the following are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Industrial Control Systems (ICS), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), such as Honeywell, Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Westinghouse
  • Robotics

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This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a UAP position requires US citizenship.

The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:

_____ None / No Program

_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

__X__ This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.    

 

This PCAPP position falls under the scope of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA). The SCA requires PCAPP to provide employees with benefits and wages no less than the amounts the Department of Labor has established for the location and classification in which the employee will be working.
 

At Bechtel, our employees enjoy a competitive total rewards package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, along with optional disability and supplemental insurance options, generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid parental leave, discretionary bonuses, and a well-designed 401K plan with matching and profit-sharing components. 

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