Senior Control Systems Engineer

Bechtel Corporation

Tullahoma, TN 37388

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

# Requisition ID: _255825_

# Requisition Posting End Date:

**Project Overview:**

This is a multi-year large EPC project to design & build multiple facilities for the US Air Force to enhance their test capability. The project is considered ‘greenfield’ and includes the design of a new test facilities that will require designs for supporting utility systems such as high-pressure air (HPA), cooling water, electrical power (high, medium (4kv) and low voltage), switchgear, substation, ductwork, piping and vacuum/exhauster capacity tied into major test facility infrastructure already in place. In addition, the facility may include a scrubber system for emissions mitigation, heat exchangers (plate and tube type). The supporting utilities will be designed to maintain independence to the existing plant infrastructure and services. The main test facilities will have high-speed data acquisition systems. Major equipment will include large vacuum compressors, high-pressure air compressors and large high-pressure cooling pumps with associated control valves. The project potentially includes major building and foundation (civil works) design and construction. Project kick-off is underway with execution planned through 2026.

An exciting career opportunity exists for an Instrumentation, Data and Controls (ID&C) Engineer responsible for providing design engineering, development, implementation, and upgrade services associated with deploying automated control systems in new aerospace test facilities.

# Position Summary:

A mid to senior-level Controls Engineer is required on this Short Term Assignment for Greenfield project with primary responsibility for designing and overseeing installation and testing which may include:

+ Motion control systems for precision positioning of aircraft models in wind tunnels.

+ Plant control systems to ensure delivery of specified test conditions.

+ Facility and process control systems to measure and sustain test conditions.

+ Controls Engineers will apply control theory, electronics, and software skills to develop system requirements, specifications, and designs to perform those functions, while assisting in system installation and deployment.

# Responsibilities:

**Specific duties for this position include:**

+ Development of system requirements.

+ Automated Control System design, development, and installation oversight.

+ System design, including concept sketches and layouts.

+ Automated Control and Human Machine Interface (HMI) design.

+ Preparation of specifications and design calculations.

+ Preparing designs, drawings, and data such as logic diagrams, sequential function charts, and control narratives.

+ Preparation of engineering studies and reports.

+ Preparation of material quantity estimates.

+ Uses engineering computer-aided design/engineering (CAD/CAE) tools.

+ Interface with other related disciplines such as mechanical and electrical to ensure thorough understanding and implementation of requirements.

+ Vendor correspondence.

+ Ownership of discipline project schedules.

+ Review design documents of equipment manufacturers or subcontractors.

+ It is a condition of employment to wear company-issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.

+ Perform other related duties as required.

# Qualifications and Skills

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ **Level 1:** Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering curriculum from an accredited college or university and 6 years of relevant experience.

+ **Level 2:** Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering curriculum from an accredited college or university and 9 years of relevant experience.

+ Experience in the design of facility control systems.

+ Experience with instrumentation specification and selection.

+ Good oral and written communication skills.

+ Current US Citizenship required.

# Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience reviewing subcontractor submittals for compliance with design requirements.

+ Holds an active secret security clearance or has held a prior security clearance.

+ Experience with designs using Programmable Logic Controllers.

+ Experience in control system communication design and protocols.

+ Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and making good progress toward being capable of passing the Professional Engineer (PE) exam for state registration.


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