Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: $85 per hour
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Instrumentation & Controls Engineer


Location: Houston/Louisiana

Duration: 3+ year contract assignment

Rate: $85-$100 per hour


This position is to support Mega Projects as part of the Engineering & Project Management team in the Petrochemical industry. This role will be accountable for all I&C technical engineering deliverables, supporting capital efficiency programs, supporting studies & options while implementing Environmental, Safety, & Security (EHSS) standards as it pertains to process design throughout the life of the project.

The ideal candidate will have combined exposure to field and office work related to Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning. Modularization experience is highly preferred.

Engineering will be done in Houston, and then the job will transition to Louisiana for construction and commissioning.


  • Meet and communicate with EPC contractor
  • Interdisciplinary communication within Owner project team.
  • Review electrical specifications, data sheets and other design documents; provide written comments to EPC Contractor within given time frame
  • Review inspection test plans related to electrical equipment.
  • Review and participate in Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) & Site Acceptance Test. 
  • Knowledge of commissioning and start-up; site checks and first operation.
  • Evaluates vendors' bids and drawings to assure compliance with specifications.
  • Communicates equipment design to the EPC vendor and other design disciplines.
  • Reviews and approves design drawings for assigned segment of the project.
  • Participates in the preparation of electrical equipment lists.
  • Monitors subcontracted technical services' activities.
  • Supervises and directs the activities of other personnel in his team.
  • Provides input to estimates, proposals, scheduling, manpower planning, etc.

  • B.S. in Engineering.
  • 10+ years' of instrumentation & controls experience
  • Full project lifecycle experience is preferred.
  • Experience as an Owner engineer, on site or as part of project team is required.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Louisiana for the construction & commissioning phase of the project.


Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.