CDI Engineering Solutions is seeking an Electrical Engineer to work at our team site in Nederland, TX.  The duration of the assignment 6+ Month (Contract Opportunity)

Job Summary: Provide daily support to Operations and Maintenance which includes leading control and instrument activities, ensuring hardware and software platforms are operating without fault at high reliability levels, supporting operations during troubleshooting, upset or emergencies, and improving instruments and controls.  Provide for specification, design, purchase, installation and commissioning of instrumentation, control systems, SIS system for projects to maintain, or improve refinery safety, profitability, efficiency and reliability.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates or revises loop, field junction box, marshalling and process instrument drawings.
  • Provides orifice calculations/specifications, valve sizing/specifications, and miscellaneous instrument specifications for Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering. 
  • Supports equipment maintenance of Foxboro DCS, Modicon PLC, and Triconex PLC, and supports logic functions of Modicon and Triconex.
  • Troubleshoots instrument problems for Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering. 
  • Checks P&ID’s for correct instrumentation and conformance to Valero standards for changes management and project work. 
  • Attends project review meeting for reviewing process and instrument diagrams (P&ID’s). 
  • Plans and supervises the work of instrumentation engineering and construction contractors. 
  • Designs, implements, and maintains Safety Instrumental Systems.  Evaluates and implements new instrument technologies.
  • Develops five-year plan for instrument upgrade projects. 
  • Provides training and develops training plans for I&E Technicians. 

Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret company policies, regulatory guidelines, and other work-related documentation.
  • Ability to abide by confidentiality requirements when working with sensitive information, results, and communications.
  • Skill in providing thorough, efficient, and effective customer service to individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal methods.
  • Ability to accomplish work within required timelines, including short, long, and emergency time frames.
  • Ability to cross-train in other department duties to ensure efficient coverage department responsibilities.
  • Ability to work with others to accomplish challenging assignments.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple assignments to ensure completion of tasks within stated time requirements.
  • Basic skill using Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Word and Excel).


  •   Bachelors of Science degree or higher degree in Electrical Engineering required.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

CDI Engineering Solutions is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer.


Type: Contract

Reference ID: 5226