Project Control Systems Engineer

Convent, Louisiana, United States

CDI Engineering Solutions is seeking a Project Control Systems Engineer to work at our Team site in Convent, LA. 


  • Role may involve leading or supporting special technical studies in the operating units and providing supplemental instrumentation engineering support for project pre-scouting activities.
  • Candidate will be supporting projects, provide control systems engineering/instrumentation support, and project coordination for the conceptual design, detail design, execution, and startup support of capital projects.
  • Candidate must have a functional working knowledge of control systems applications and hardware, digital systems, process operation and theory, operational goals, instrumentation, ESP (ensure safe production) variables, constraints, key quality specifications for feeds and products, impact on the environment, and major economic variables and how they impact site profitability.
  • Control systems include: Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), General & Specialty Instrumentation, Online Analyzers, Process Computers & Scanning hardware, Process Data Historian, Data Visualization & Trending Tools, Alarm Management Tools, and Information Systems.

Qualifications, Skills and Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of Engineering experience.
  • Must have a BS or MS in Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in a manufacturing or technical support environment; project execution experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Honeywell DCS (TDC3000, Experion); Triconex and PLC configuration experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of safety reviews (PHA, HEMP, LOPA, SIFPro); participation a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of base level control and instrumentation (pneumatic, electronic, DCS, etc.), including control algorithm implementation and loop tuning.
  • Knowledge of corporate policies and industry standards.
  • Effective Communication Skills (Oral/Written).
  • Able to work with diverse groups.
  • 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 Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer.

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 5213