Engineer-Process Control

3-8 years
6 days ago
Job Description

Job Description


The Instrumentation Engineer is a key member of a project execution team and is responsible for driving the work process for generation of all Instrumentation design, engineering and procurement on the project. The Instrumentation Engineer would carry out the role of lead engineer on a project with guidance and support from a more experienced Principal Controls & Instrumentation Design engineer. They possess an understanding of design, execution and implementation of Instrumentation systems across Air Products plants and products.
The Engineer is expected to review and comply with the project execution strategy, instrumentation budgets for materials and man-hours and to track and report project progress and ensuring that the project schedule is maintained.


The Engineer is also responsible for supporting Design, Engineering / commissioning / operations team /design of all controls, instrumentation and DCS at Air products plants globally, and also offer advice and guidance to AP engineering partners Instrument teams, enabling the delivery of safe, fit for purpose Instrument designs to an agreed schedule to meet a pre agreed construction budget.


  • The plants will range between small mid-size and large, cryogenic Air Separation and Hydrogen/Carbon Monoxide. These plants may be owned by Air Products as part of their Global Operating Group or may be turnkey sales to third party customers
  • The primary purpose is the delivery of a safe, fit for operation control system design and implementation to an agreed schedule and budget
  • Responsible for review of corresponding vendor documents
  • A Control System (DCS / SIS) principal engineer acts as the technical interface between AP project execution and commissioning teams.
  • Providing support to other AP engineering centers as desires.


  • Controls Engineering

    .The Engineer will act as lead engineer on small to medium projects supported with a more experience engineer.
    .Organising work to meet deadlines dictated by project schedules. Brief his/her supervisor at any time on the status of equipment on the projects.
    .Liaise with other engineering disciplines to agree operational and interface details on all project packages and equipment. Taking the initiative in resolving interface problems.
    .Liaise with vendors and resolve technical issues without exposing Air Products to claim for additional costs.
    .Control the man-hours and equipment costs incurred on projects that are his/her responsibility, anticipate manpower requirements and highlighting scope and design variations in accordance with Air Products procedures.
    .Travel globally for periods of time to conducts inspections, DCS configuration checkouts, supervise construction contracts or loop check commissioning of Measurement & Control systems.


  • An Engineering Degree (or equivalent) with 3-8 Years experience in a relevant industry of which at least three years should have involved control and instrument design

  • Excellent written and spoken English and strong communication skills

  • Experience comparable with the grade in a relevant industry preferably will have involved LASU (Large Air Separation Unit) design.

  • Start-up, commissioning or plant operating experience an advantage

  • Cryogenic Air Separation and Flammable gas plant experience preferred

  • Must be familiar with an engineering organisation, the function of each discipline and how they interact and the function of the various support groups globally.

  • Experience of SPI (Smart Plant Instrumentation) software and associated modules, also CV and Orifice plate sizing utilising industry standard software

  • Experience of Analysers and their associated tubing configuration and installations and also Process & Pneumatic tubing

  • Experience of specifying instrumentation items.

  • Knowledge and experience of plant layouts and model review meetings and software

  • Experience and knowledge to effectively communicate issues and ideas effectively to GEM




Process & Pneumatic tubing
Orifice plate sizing

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is an American international corporation whose principal business is selling gases and chemicals for industrial uses. Air Products' headquarters is in Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania.