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Instrument & Electrical Designer at Kent PLC

Instrument & Electrical Designer

Kent PLC Matagorda, TX Full-Time
About the job: 

Kent is looking for an Instrument & Electrical Designer.  This position will support our projects in Matagorda, TX, and reports to our I&C Design Supervisor.

This position requires knowledge of electrical and instrumentation design and is responsible for the technical accuracy and quality of Electrical and Instrument drawings.

You will have the ability to work with our high value engineering office and communicate clear and concise guidance as required.

Your responsibilities:  
  • Prepare accurate and complete drawings using practical design knowledge.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines and assist lead engineer and/or designer to ensure effective quality product.
  • Conduct field investigations when needed, produce field reports with detailed sketches.
  • Keep up to date on new design processes, modeling, drafting techniques, and IMS and standards.
  • Develop and recommend improvements in design standards to lower cost and improve work quality and facilitate maintenance.
  • Investigate and resolve unusual design and field engineering problems by devising new approaches or applying existing criteria in novel ways.
  • Ensure that effective methods and design/engineering techniques are used.
  • Resolve project issues and problems.
  • Provide technical guidance to co-workers.
  • Contribute to a team environment by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and supportive manner.
  • Ensure alignment between all disciplines that are involved with 3D CAD to prepare for model reviews and issue deliverables.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • External working relations (External to KENT) Client interface as needed per project requirements.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience: 

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Technical college graduation with 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in refinery, midstream, petrochemical, or other heavy industries.
  • In depth knowledge of computer applications for engineering design.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes in technology.
  • Ability to integrate new technologies into daily work processes.
  • Experience working with other disciplines understanding their interface requirements.
  • Experience with design and/or construction of plants desirable.
  • In depth knowledge of Instrumentation standards, methods, and practices.
  • Proficient in the following software: AutoCAD, Intools, 3D CAD (Bentley required), Smart plant 3D and PDS or PDMS is a plus.
  • Familiar with PIP Standards.
  • Working knowledge of NEC, IEC, ISA & IEEE design complying with industry standards.
  • Experience in Navisworks, Ability to generate 3D models is a must.

Skills Requirement:

  • Basic design and construction knowledge required.
  • Must have a positive work ethic and have good problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to work with the team in developing improved work processes for the department.


Recommended Skills

  • 3d Model
  • Adaptability
  • Auto Cad
  • Construction
  • Drawing
  • Engineering Design Process
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Job ID: 2708