Linde Engineering North America Inc

  • Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Instrumentation & Controls Engineer will be part of a multi-discipline project team and is responsible for Instrumentation & Controls with regard to all engineering and design aspects for project execution. Instrumentation & Controls Engineer shall be responsible for all engineering phases, i.e. proposal, basic, detail, construction and commissioning.


    The Instrumentation & Controls Engineer shall be responsible for the following activities but not limited to:

    • Responsible for the design and development of instrumentation systems for petrochemical and oil & gas industry.
    • Preparation of technical specifications for Field Instruments like Pressure, Flow, Level, Temperature, Valves, Analyzers, Metering skids etc.
    • Review & approve various instrumentation construction engineering documents like Installation hook ups, Cable schedules, Material take off (MTO) in compliance with recognized industry Code and safety standards, various client specifications.
    • Provide technical support, i.e. inquiry, technical bid evaluation and recommendations, Purchase specifications, Vendor drawing review, Inspection procurement for instrumentation & controls relevant items.
    • Ensure that local best practice design is applied during all project phases for competitive and cost-effective procurement and construction
    • Prepare various Instrumentation engineering documents like Instrument Index, Logics etc.
    • Prepare instrumentation calculations for control valves, flow orifices, and relief valves as required.
    • Assist in the technical development of assigned project P&IDs.
    • Maintain high level of professionalism in all aspects while performing with work.
    • Coordinate and/or participate in internal and external design reviews
    • Provide technical support for inspection and test, construction, commissioning etc.
    • Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.


    • BS/MS in Instrumentation / Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 6 ~ 8 years of relevant experience in process plant engineering and design in EPC company.
    • Professional Engineer (P.E.) Certificate of Registration is desirable
    • ISA84 / TÜV Safety Instrumented System expert certification is desirable
    • Selection of appropriate type of I & C field Instruments for a given application in chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas industry
    • Ability to work in a multicultural environment, exposure to project execution in global work share teams as well as international vendors
    • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
    • Understanding of workflow within an EPC engineering company environment.
    • Working knowledge of relevant API, ASME, NEC, NFPA, ISA and other industry standards
    • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office software, Lotus Notes, Outlook and other Company and discipline specific software applications such as SPI (Smart Plant Instrumentation)
    • Familiarity with 3D CAD tools (PDS, Smart 3D) & 2D CAE tools (AutoCad, Microstation, Smart Sketches)
    • Possess a positive attitude, supports change & able to apply new ways of working within set timelines.


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