Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Loving, New Mexico, United States


Main Functions:

  • Installs and maintains electrical and instrument equipment in compliance with all rules and practices.
  • Tests and repairs electrical and instrumentation systems utilized by production equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality.
  • Evaluates electrical systems and instruments to establish plans for repair.
  • Documents and verifies problems and actions taken.
Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, updates, and oversees all activities within his or her areas of responsibility according to the laws, regulations, standards, specifications, and procedures.
  • Special emphasis must be placed on health, safety, and the environment.
  • Supports and encourages team effort between operations, engineering, and projects groups.
  • Provides input and reviews the control specifications and work practices.
  • Is responsible and accountable for electrical and control systems.
  • Has the knowledge to apply and follow work permits.
  • Ensures the quality and timely completion of work scheduled.
  • Develops personal and team technical skills (for example, new regulations, equipment, methods, and others).
  • Attends and instructs (as needed) technical meetings, to keep instrument and electrical technicians informed of the latest specifications, codes, procedures, and technology.
  • Develops and maintains open communications on electrical and control issues with co-workers.
  • Supports work prioritization to maximize effectiveness and to complement the efforts of other work groups.
  • Provides technical support to other technicians for maintenance and troubleshooting on company's instrument and electrical systems.
  • Is able to generate management of change requests on electrical and control-related equipment and installation and can follow up with installation inspections.
  • Constructs, monitors, and inspects new installations for their consistency with the mission and recommend upgrades as necessary.
  • Acts as a stand-in for the Instrument and Electrical Lead position as needed.
Skills and Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree preferably enhanced by related technical school courses.
  • A minimum of 10 years of maintaining electrical systems and Instruments and Controls in processing plant or offshore production plant
General Technical Skills:

  • Is familiar with regulations applicable to the operations of oil and gas facilities, company specific systems, related manuals, and procedures.
Specific Technical Skills:

  • Meets the safety, administrative, and technical training requirements associated with this position
  • Computing skills
Attitudes and Behavior:

  • Safety orientated
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational and reporting skills
  • Attention to details
  • Good troubleshooting and analyzing skills


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting 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.