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Principal Engineer

Kingsport, TN 37660

Posted: 03/15/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 23-00288

Job Description

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working as an engineer for one of our elite DoD clients. 
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to estimate, design, implement, and commission chemical modernization projects for the manufacturing facility.
  • Design and support all aspects of a control system (PLC, HMI, DCS, VFD, etc), including hardware, network, and software configuration.
  • Ensure work done is consistent with control systems standards and procedures, including participating as part of team as required to test and checkout system I/O, interlocks (safety and process) and automated control strategies that are part of the control system.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with safety regulations and quality standards, including completing all required safety training on time.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the customers supported Be able to manage, prioritize, and support multiple projects at the same time.
Skills Required:
  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs and Electrical Drawings.
  • Ability to read, interpret and/or write documentation needed to program a complete control system (Functional Specification, Control Narrative, I/O List, etc).
  • Experience working on as part of a team design, implementation, troubleshooting, and commissioning PLC/HMI applications with products such as Siemens PCS7 and/or Rockwell / Allen-Bradley for process or automation systems.
  • Knowledgeable in industrial network architectures, topologies, cyber security, servers, software validation and simulation.
Experience Required:
  • Experience working with Vendor Skids and integrating them into complex manufacturing/ chemical processes.
  • Experience with variable speed drives, positioners, actuators, valves, and instrumentation used for chemical or industrial plant production processes.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Historian databases including Factory Talk Historian or Siemens Process Historian/ Information Server.
  • Experience with a variety of control system communication protocols including Ethernet, Profibus, Profinet, Modbus TCP, and HART.
  • Experience with Variable Frequency Drives, including Siemens, Rockwell, and Client.
Education Required:
  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Controls System Engineering/ Computer Science and 2+ years of applicable experience. 
  • Health Insurance
  • 401k
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Meet Your Recruiter

Shandi Quillao

Joining HEPCO in July 2022, Shandi enjoys her role as a recruiter, where she can learn more about the candidate and develop a good rapport with them during the pre-screening period. During this process, she appreciates the chance to learn more about the particulars of various jobs her candidates are qualified for. In addition, Shandi enjoys cooking her favorite meals and trying out new recipes in her free time.  

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