Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Facilities Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Edison, New Jersey, United States

Good Day!

NES Fircroft has a great new job opportunity open with an industry leading chemical manufacturing company. This would be a contract position with opportunity for fulltime employment afterwards. The position is for an Instrumentation Engineer and the role will be responsible for implementing reliability best practices, developing and optimizing preventive maintenance tasks; as well as supporting maintenance activities. Our client has a strong preference for Electrical Engineers with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical, chemical process, or power generation industries. If this sounds like a great opportunity for yourself or someone you know, please reach out to Will Goode at Additional job details can be found below.

Job Details
Location: Edison, NJ
Hours: M-F 40 hours per week.
Pay range: Negotiable based on experience
Duration: 6 months with high likelihood of being hired on permanently.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Independently practices applying engineering principles in discipline of competency.
  • Prepares highly complex specifications detailing performance requirements, specific components, design requirements, applicable design codes, and vendor drawing requirements.
  • Demonstrates a continuing consciousness of safety in daily activities, and implemented in work designed.
  • Analyzes and assists other lower level engineers with designs are needed.
  • Mentors less experienced engineers, designers and drafters.
  • Performs engineering studies to evaluate customer needs and develop alternative solutions that will be technically sound and economically feasible.
  • Visits vendor facilities to inspect equipment for compliance with requirements.
  • Visits job-sites to evaluate site, project requirements, and conditions.
  • Interfaces with other disciplines and clients.
  • Participates in sales presentations.
  • Prepares inquiry and purchase requisitions.
  • Prepares bid tabulations on complex purchases.
  • Reviews vendor drawings.
  • Develops a focus on least cost, safe design.
  • May interface with construction crews during construction phase to provide and receive input relative to accuracy of drawings, coordination of shutdowns and to expedite the timely and efficient completion of the project.
  • Supervises design personnel and other staff specialists.
  • Ensures that project schedule and budget of assigned projects are maintained.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the cost elements of project in assigned discipline.
  • Maintain and apply standards for quick budget estimates.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of progress.
  • Meets company quality assurance requirements for personal work assignments.
  • Supports field assignments as required.
  • Must be able to perform the task in the lower classifications.
Key Job Qualifications
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 10+ years in refining, petrochemical, chemical process, or power generation industries is strongly preferred
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • The successful candidate must exhibit an understanding of Management of Change (MOC) requirements, reliability processes, and maintenance workflow.
  • Basic knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) design and logic and be able to obtain a Functional Safety Practitioner certification within 2 years of date of hire
  • Strong interpersonal leadership skills are critical due to the requirement for effective communication of complex issues across the organization as well as for mentoring and consensus building.
  • The successful candidate must have strong commitment to safety, a high level of personal integrity, and dedication to conducting business in an ethical way.
Key Competencies:
  • Interpretation and application of industry codes and standards (i.e. IEEE, ISA, NEC)
  • Process instrumentation and control valves
  • Motors, motor controls, and drives
  • PLC maintenance, troubleshooting, and programming
  • Project management
  • Reliability Engineering concepts
  • Reliability data analysis techniques
  • Predictive and Preventive Maintenance concepts
  • Basic knowledge of power distribution systems
  • Ability to apply computer software tools (SAP, Microsoft Office, CAD)

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.