Linde Engineering North America Inc

Instrument & Electrical Designer

Job Location US-TX-Houston
# of Openings


The Instrument & Electrical Designer is assigned to a project by the Department Manager and approved by the Project Manager. The role on the project may be a support or lead role depending on the designers’ level of experience and immediate project needs.


The Instrument & Electrical Designer shall be responsible for, but not limited to, the following activities:

  • Model electrical cable trays, junction boxes, duct banks, electrical equipment, MCC, PDC, switch gear bldg., transformers etc.
  • Develop and modify drawings and details to support the instrumentation, electrical and controls design.
  • Make technical and graphical decisions, while maintaining compliance with the company design and drafting standards.
  • Ensure consistency of all symbology and technical information between drawing types during a project design.
  • Review technical vendor submittals for accuracy, specification compliance and installation requirements.
  • Work in a multi-discipline environment to achieve an on-time project completion while maintaining consistent and accurate documentation.
  • Assist in the development of project schedules and manpower requirements.
  • Attend project meetings and design reviews as required.
  • Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions
  • Support concept proposal development, man hour estimate & MTO as required
  • Work share projects with LEHD, LEDD, and or LEI
  • Prepare project specification for I & E


  • Two year technical certification or equivalent experience.
  • Five years of experience
  • Designer shall be knowledgeable about the relationship of information between drawing types.
  • Intermediate level AutoCAD and/or Microstation software skills.
  • Preferred experience with 3D modelling in either PDS or SmartPlant.
  • Preferred experience in SmartPlant Instrumentation (SPI).
  • Basic knowledge with regards to the sizing and locating of equipment that is found on the following drawings.
  • Single Line diagrams (collaboration with Engineer)
  • Physical layouts of cable tray, lighting, instrument location, junction box layouts including cable tray fill and lighting calculations
  • Junction box sizing, layouts and cable connection diagrams
  • Schematics and interconnection diagrams
  • Construction detail drawings
  • Lighting layouts
  • Panel schedules considering balance and loading
  • Cable, conduit and tray Schedule
  • Loop Diagrams
  • Control system architectures
  • Etc.
  • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office software, Lotus Notes and other Company and discipline specific software applications.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with superiors, colleagues, clients and vendors.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.



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