Senior Controls Engineer

Post Date

Jan 05, 2024


Baton Rouge,

ZIP/Postal Code

Jun 22, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Engineering (Non IT)

Req #


Pay Rate

$120k - $180k (estimate)

Job Description

Insight Global is looking for a technical account manager to work in a hybrid setting in Baton Rouge or New Orleans, LA. As a technical account manager, you will participate in Automation Engineering projects for the design and implementation of automation systems for oil & gas and process industry projects. You will engage in all phases of automation projects, front-end engineering through detailed design, procurement, configuration, implementation, startup, and commissioning in areas such as DCS Configuration, SCADA, HMI, SIS/FGS PLC programming and interfacing, architecture and networking, and specification development. You will attend and support site surveys, Factory Acceptance Test (FAT's), Site Acceptance Test (SAT's) and commissioning activities for delivered systems. You will review, comment, and provide input on the project schedule and project cost estimate. You will support procurement with vendors lists development, requisition development, technical bid tabulations and clarifications, purchase recommendations, monitor progress and maintain communications with vendors as required. You will also be responsible for Engineering Team Lead duties, including team staffing support, team member professional development (Goal Planning, Career Development, Competency Assessments, Salary Determination), Recruiting, day-to-day Employee Issue Management, and fostering team spirit and enthusiasm (Team Building). You will support office management needs (supplies, maintenance, security, IT, etc.) as required. You will be expected to travel to customer locations for project implementation (25%).

Required Skills & Experience

· Bachelor's Degree

· 10- and 15-years' Automation experience.

· Experience with an operating company, systems vendor, or engineering services provider for the onshore or offshore oil & gas and/or energy industry, is preferred.

· At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) hardware, network architecture, integration, configuration and programming, industrial protocols, HMI Graphics and databases, and SCADA System configuration and installations.

o Hands-on experience with at least one of the following Honeywell Experion/TDC DCS or FSC/SM, DeltaV DCS/SIS, Yokogawa CENTUM DCS/ProSafe, or ABB 800XA.

o Demonstrated proficient knowledge of the principles of relational databases, application interfaces, and Human Machine Interface design and implementation.

· Strong background and direct experience with multiple systems platforms, operating systems and the interactions between systems, system hardware and architecture.

· Proficient knowledge of P&IDs and instrumentation/control equipment.

· Knowledge of MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Access, MS Teams, etc.).

Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively with coworkers, clients, and vendors.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

· Bachelors in one of the following disciplines: Chemical Engineering, Electrical, Computers/Systems, or Mechatronics.

· Experience with PLC platforms (Allen Bradley PLC, Siemens or Triconex, etc.) is a plus.

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.