Company: BP
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom, Electrical Engineering, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Blaine, Washington, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assists Process Control Engineers in identifying, evaluating, implementing, improving, and troubleshooting new and existing minor advanced controls.
  • Understand and apply company HSE and MOC practices, policies, and procedures
  • Develop and maintain safe behaviours and an awareness of the associated risks in routine activities
  • Participate in and, where appropriate, own the outcomes of Hazops and other safety reviews / audits
  • Participate in knowledge transfer with other BP facilities
  • Implement best practices as appropriate
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Assist in maintaining and supporting the Process Control Hardware and Network (Microsoft based Process Control), including (but not limited to):

- System availability
- System integrity
- System security
- Hot spare system
- VMWare Virtual Environment
- DCS displays
- DCS tag functionality
- Maintain Training Simulator
- PI Database
- Documentation

  • Assist in supporting integration of the control system, laboratory system, IT system and other third-party systems
  • Identify and implement efficient work processes
  • Perform backups and database maintenance
  • Create and maintain system documentation (procedures, backup, recovery, troubleshooting, architecture, etc.)
  • Assist in management of emergency recovery plans and procedures
  • Manage spare parts

System Monitoring:
> Logs -- system and application
> Disk space
> Machine and network performance
> Security
> Percent utilization


  • Provide DCS system support, including: monitoring, troubleshooting, maintenance recommendations, upgrade commendations, and implementation
  • DCS patches and Microsoft patches
  • Serve as a key interface to DCS vendors on hardware purchases (configuration, tracking, pricing, etc.)
  • Provide I&E and Operator training on control systems
  • Implement operator interface improvements (graphics, reports, journals, data analysis)


  • Formal qualifications constituting university degrees, examination certificates that confirm a level of educational attainment or licenses.
  • Membership of a technical or professional body that has confirmed an individual has reached a level of capability within a technical or professional field (usually but not necessarily obtained through examinations) or Formal certification that they can undertake specialist work or processes e.g. PMI.


  • Five years' experience in DCS for refining, chemical, nuclear industry or other related fields
  • Microsoft Certified Server Administrator (MCSA)
  • Cisco networking certifications (CCNA, CCENT, CCNP)
  • Coding and logic competencies or experience
  • Server and Database maintenance
  • Windows scripting
  • Experience working with Honeywell Experion and TPS hardware and software
  • Knowledge of server virtualization technologies