Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Sugar Land, Texas, United States

My client is currently seeking two Senior Functional Safety Engineers in Sugarland, TX. 

Job Experience:
10+ years in safety systems / control systems engineering and applications consulting experience.

Key Attributes:
The successful candidate will demonstrate a high degree of technical knowledge and competency with safety systems engineering and specifications development. Must demonstrate the ability to work to a high standard of professionalism within a team environment.

Core Competencies:
  • Technical Competencies - Must be highly experienced in all aspects of safety lifecycle management, including development of PHA/LOPAs, identification of hazards, allocation of safeguards, allocation of Independent Protection Layers (IPLs), Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS), logic narrative development, and SIL Calculations.  In addition, experience with development of test and validation procedures is required.  Knowledge of PLC/SIS programming and panel design, as well as integration of PLC/SIS to DCS and other auxiliary PLCs.  Ability to lead efforts with commissioning/cutovers, loop checks, logic validation/testing, and provide start up assistance/troubleshooting.  Knowledge of SRS document generation using at least one or more of the following Safety Lifecycle Management software packages:  exSILentia V3/V4, SILSolver, aeShield, or Safety Lifecycle Manager (SLM).
  • Project Assignment -  Assigned project is 1 to 3 year duration in Houston, Texas client offices.
  • Safety  -  Responsible for maintaining compliance with safety policies and procedures.
  • Client Contact -  Insure that regular client contact is maintained and that client concerns and input are understood and addressed.  Ability to help client, along with client team members such as engineers and operators, develop project needs in order to help define design that meets requirements and functionality.
  • Morale & Teamwork -  Consistently work to a high standard of professionalism within a team environment.  Ability to lead project team members and motivate to achieve project goals.
  • Training - Ensure all necessary trainings and certifications are kept up to date and valid.  Provide recommendations for training and staff development for Sugar Land staff.
  • Quality -  Ensure that effective Company and Client QA/QC processes are followed.

Core Qualities:
  • Safety: Is proactive in all safety matters, displays an enthusiasm for safety and leads team by example.
  • Attitude: Exhibits a positive attitude, shows initiative and accepts direction from qualified sources; demonstrates dependability, commitment and involvement to projects.
  • Teamwork:  Interacts well and cooperates with co-workers on the team; assists team members and shows respect for all team members.

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.