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Senior Control Systems Engineer

Requisition ID:  234458

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Grade:  25-26
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes  
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 05/18/2021  
  • Salary Range: $82,740 to $145,680 annually, (determined by 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 U.S. 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 a Senior Control Systems Engineer at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the Automation Supervisor at the PCAPP project. Senior Controls Systems Engineer reviews and coordinates documents with suppliers, other disciplines and customers. Coordinates technical issues with Startup & Commissioning and provides assistance to Construction in the field. Proficient with basic engineering deliverables such as drawings, specifications, and Distributed Control System (DCS)/ Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) configurations. Proficient with the development of Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI) and the development of Control Strategies. Proficient with process control algorithms and proficient with DCS/PLC database programs. Knowledgeable of major regulations and industry codes and standards applicable to instrumentation and controls. Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements in the preparation of Control Systems design products.

This is a long-term assignment and this position will operate on a DuPont shift based 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:

  • BS degree in one of the following: Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Computer or Electro-Mech Engineering from an accredited institution with at least 9 years of relevant engineering experience
    • Level One: In lieu of a degree, must have 12 years of relevant experience.
    • Level Two: In lieu of a degree, must have 15 years of relevant experience.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety) *
  • Must be able to obtain an EIT or PE Certification within 12 months of hire

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be physically fit and able to work safely at a construction site
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) configurations experience along with experience integrating PLCs into a DCS system
  • Must be able to obtain a DODI 8570.01-M IAT I, or III certification within 6 months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming experience in both Honeywell, HMI, OPC programming, and Rockwell RS 5000 logic Version 18 and under
  • ISA 84 Safety Systems design experience
  •  This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and 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 CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

 

 

 

 



 

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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