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EI Test Procedure Writer

PORT NECHES, Texas, United States

Job Summary:

I/E Test Procedure Writer at Port Neches, Texas facility, a dynamic individual to work as a Instrument and Electrical test procedure writer. In role, you will be critical in the success of the providing accurate, clear and concise test procedures for I&E equipment used in instrumented independent protection layers (IPLs). Test procedures are denoted as Client I&E Mechanical Integrity Procedures (MIPs) at the PNO facility. You will communicate with various levels of the organization mainly the safety instrumented system (SIS) team staff, process safety management team, area process control engineers, I&E maintenance and project engineering staff to provide test procedures. Client Port Neches Operations (PNO) requires test procedures for approximately 1000 PSM critical instrumented lPLs installed within 17 operating units.

Instrumented lPLs include are functions that achieve functional safety in regards to hazardous event including SIS, distributive control system (DCS) loops, local control loops and emergency shutdowns and alarms.

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

I&E Background

  • Strong instrument background within industrial facilities in order to generate test procedures.
  • Experience with PLC configuration so that one understands PLC logic in a manner to generate test procedures.
  • Familiarity with chemical plant distributive control system (DCS) so that test procedures are generated. Communicate with process control engineers in regards with testing complex control loops.

Test Procedures

  • Generate I&E testing procedures for instrumented lPLs from information provided in logic narratives, ladder logic, function blocks, cause and effect diagrams, P&IDs and I&E drawings.
  • Check test procedures for accuracy when provided in bulk from engineering support on large projects.
  • Update test procedures as required for management of change (MOC) projects to maintain operating units

PSM Specific

  • Good knowledge of how instrumented IPLs are applied to process hazard scenarios.
  • Awareness of importance of instrumented systems used in independent protection layers (IPLs).
  • Understand SIS and instrument and electrical design (I&E) documents to use in creating or modifying test procedures.
  • Participates in the Process Safety Engineering Team to effectively manage the Facility’s SIS safety life cycle phases in regards to functional testing.

General

  • Good computer skills proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. o   Good communication skills.
  • Follows instructions, performing duties and assignments.
  • Assists other employees in accomplishment of Huntsman company goals.
  • Participates in Environmental, Health and Safety initiatives as set forth by the company.
  • Minimum of 5 years of design experience within industry.
  • Strong Instrument background within industrial facility.
  • Experience with PLC configuration so that one understands PLC logic in a manner to generate test procedures.
  • Familiarity with chemical plant distributive control system (DCS) so that test procedures are generated. Communicate with process control engineers in regards with testing complex control loops.
  • Good knowledge of how instrumented IPLs are applied to process hazard scenarios.
  • Communication and Organizational skills.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge with InTools.

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 4983