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Process Controls Engineer

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Location: Houston, United States
Duration: Permanent
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POSITION TITLE: Process Controls Engineer

LOCATION: We are a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, a specialty chemicals company is looking to hire a Process Controls Engineer on a direct hire basis based in Houston, TX.


  • Applies principles, knowledge and practices of process controls for timely identification, analysis and resolution of process controls related issues to ensure safe, reliable and cost efficient plant operations
  • Develop appropriate systems for plant/process controls maintenance, monitoring, and optimization
  • Develop control systems projects within all degrees of complexity, ensuring compliance and adherence to accepted industry best practices
  • Initiate, develop, and implement strategies for applying new and/or enhancements to existing technologies to improve operating efficiency
  • Provide technical support to Engineering, Maintenance, Operations, Inspection, Process and Project personnel regarding selection, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and long-term reliability of plant equipment
  • Review and recommend changes to the plant complex loops, cause and effect matrix, alarm list, etc. to improve plant reliability and protect plant assets
  • Troubleshoots equipment related/efficiency problems
  • Identify projects, supported with written justification, for inclusion in capital expenditure budgets


  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years of in plant experience at a downstream refinery or chemicals plant
  • Experience in programming and maintenance of Distributed Control Systems (DCS), safety shutdown systems and Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems

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