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Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer


Working within the manufacturing organization – the Electrical/Instrumentation Engineer has primary responsibility for instrumentation/reliability/performance for the site.   This position will be the subject matter expert related to all electrical and instrumentation process equipment on site.  The E&I Engineer position requires a combination of office work and field work.  Accessibility during off-hours is required.


Types of Equipment:

  • Flow Meters
  • Levels
  • pH measurement – in process
  • Control Valves / Loops 
  • Electrical Motor Control Centers
  • Electrical Switch Gear  
  • Distributed Control Systems



This Position Reports To

  •  Maintenance Leader


Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities

The following are not intended to represent all job responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Monitor/trend, identify and develop solutions to E&I equipment issues (accuracy, high downtime, high maintenance cost &/or high quantity of repetitive failures);
  • Provide second-level E&I troubleshooting support for tactical maintenance repairs;
  • Generate management of change documentation for solutions to E&I equipment problems that deviate from original design;
  • Maintain instrument specs and area E&I Drawings;
  • Perform incident investigations and participate in unit or area safety teams;
  • Provide technical support to production group with instrument and process issues;
  • Work closely with production and maintenance personnel, corporate engineering, and construction contractors on projects. 
  • Oversight of interlock/safety circuit program;
  • Technical input and support for Process Safety Management;
  • Some on-call time periods may be incurred;
  • Technical site lead on DCS hardware. Assist in managing the long -term reliability efforts for the plant process control systems;
  • Develop scope for projecting required engineering support 

Required Skills

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferred.   Extensive relevant maintenance experience in Industrial setting may substitute.
  • Experience:  5 to 7 years’ experience in industrial operations focusing on theoretical and working knowledge of instrument and electrical equipment.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, SAP
  • Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze, write, and interpret common operational, mechanical, regulatory, and technical documents. Ability to effectively communicate and listen with diverse work group. Ability to effectively communicate in the English language.
  • Math Skills Effective communication skills both oral and written in dealing directly with management, peers, and entire workforce.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to communicate those same conclusions in both written and oral format. Ability to understand and solve complex problems. Ability to make decisions based on fact and reason rather than emotion.
  • Special Demands: Ability to lead and participate in an Emergency Response Team compliant with all federal, state, and company rules and regulations.
  • Physical Ability: Employee must pass respirator fit testing conducted by Clearon’s Medical Department and capable of donning personal protective equipment required to protect employee from work hazards. Employee must be able to be an active participant in chemical plant emergency response.
  • Other:  Confident, rounded thinking. Is self-aware. Is resilient, optimistic and open to change. Has an Adult:Adult, collaborative approach to others. A self-starter, motivated and able to positively motivate others. Focused and target-driven with a positive, can-do attitude.


Work Environment

Employee must be able to review and adhere to Safety and Health Considerations for the given areas regarding process hazards and employee safety.


Clearon Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V