Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer

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Job Field: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Location: Bishop, TX, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1900383

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

RSC Instrumentation & Electrical Discipline Engineer (1900383) – Bishop, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to collaborate with our Texas/ West Regional Service Center to develop scopes and provide general support in several key areas.

This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your experience working on projects as an I/E Engineering Lead, knowledge of networking and interaction between DCS, SCADA, PIMS, and IS systems, and working knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS). You will also display your results orientation, strong implementation and communication skills (written and verbal), and ability to influence others to achieve results in the absence of a direct reporting relationship. In addition, you will have the opportunity to share your knowledge of industrial electrical distribution, arc flash evaluations, area classification, and National Electric Code and industry best practices.

This role will require travel up to 25% of the time.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success

Leveraging your educational background, your technical professional experience in electrical, automation and controls, and basic familiarity with purchasing, accounting and construction practices related to I&EC, you will manage I&EC design functions for capital and maintenance projects including the development of the detailed design documentation necessary for complete definition and execution of the IE&C scope. Your solid understanding of electrical and instrument equipment and plant manufacturing processes will be a valued asset as you manage and deliver the required detailed design drawings, specifications and documents to assure the proper work definition and results are achieved. Your strong commitment to workplace safety will be essential as you drive compliance with all environmental, safety and health (EHS) requirements.
  • Relying your prior background in managing site instrumentation and automation documentation, you will be accountable for assuring the oversight for management of the ProjectWise drawing system, InTools instrumentation database, AutoCad software, and SIS systems documentation.
  • Through your strong technical competencies and experience in process safety, you will play a key role in engineering design and EHS reviews for capital projects, as well as provide overall management of the site’s Process Safety Information (PSI) for IE&C documentation.
  • Utilizing your years of experience in manufacturing/process engineering in a chemical plant, you will deliver troubleshooting support and recommendations to operations and maintenance on equipment repair/reliability, including emergency work reviews.
  • Your ability to work in a diverse team environment will be essential as you work closely with mechanics, operators, engineers, management, and global teams to solve problems and address systemic issues related to equipment reliability.
  • Your robust problem-solving ability will serve you well as you systematically troubleshoot issues related to IE&C components and develop suitable solutions.
  • Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

    Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

    The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

    BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

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