Commissioning / Area Test Engineer

Commissioning · Salt Lake City, Utah
Department Commissioning
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Come be a part of an Elite team and work side-by-side with some of the best in the industry. Our diverse and international background allows our multi-faceted team to work on some of the biggest industrial facilities in the U.S., and around the world. At Reliable Controls Corporation you will gain hands-on experience and learn new innovative techniques that will strengthen your engineer skills.

The Commissioning Engineer/Area Test Engineer is a hands-on subject matter expert that excels at early discovery of design, procurement, installation and pre-commissioning testing and is a methodical troubleshooter and master problem solver. Ensures a documented testing process, making sure all work-packages are fully completed and documented. They provide leadership to the commissioning technicians, vendors and craft personnel. Must fully understand the process and have the experience to quickly identify unsafe conditions and act accordingly. The Commissioning Engineer/Area Test Engineer is knowledgeable with the following major disciplines: Process, Electrical, Instrumentation, Control Systems, Mechanical, Piping and Engineering Documentation.

Job Title

Area Test Engineer

Reports To

Director of Projects

Job Summary

The Area Test Engineer provides electrical, mechanical and instrumentation support for industrial projects such as processing plants, gas compression facilities, and mine processing facilities. The primary focus of this position is field work associated with pre-operational testing, commissioning, and start-up of an industrial facility. This individual will work in a team-oriented environment under demanding and challenging conditions associated with critical project deadlines and heavy workloads. The Area Test Engineer requires diverse electrical, mechanical and instrumentation expertise and experience in maintenance and operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creates and executes fit-for-purpose processes to ensure installation and functionality of every piece of equipment and instrumentation for all systems and sub-systems.
  • Responsible for various engineering or technical assignments.
  • Performs instrument calibration and testing and is responsible for accuracy.
  • Performs testing, troubleshooting and repair of electrical controls, panels, instrumentation, power distribution systems, and control system networks.
  • Performs inspection and verification activities associated with the Company’s work packages.
  • Expert understanding of electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and relay ladder logic.
  • Compliance and enforcement of company, safety, environmental, governmental policies and regulations as they apply.
  • Hands on support for commissioning/start-up activities.

How You Will Make An Impact In This Role:

  • Demonstrated commitment to safety.
  • Ability to calibrate various instruments.
  • Knowledge of NEC, ISA, NFPA, API and UL.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, P&ID, and other drawings.
  • Understanding of analog instrumentation loops.
  • Understanding of PLC ladder logic, digital and sequential logic programming methods, and process related closed-loop control systems.
  • Excellent communication skills; including technical writing, daily reporting, presentations, etc.
  • Professional demeanor, self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Will follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the function of the job under general supervision.

Work Conditions

  • Working on-site in heavy industrial environments mostly but not limited to mining and gas industries. These environments may have the following conditions: Extreme temperature conditions, both hot and cold; in and/or around moisture; on slippery and/or uneven surfaces, in confined spaces; and at heights.
  • Hours of operation and employee schedules vary based off each project and may require irregular or extended hour and travel for project completion.
  • Up to 80% travel, including both domestic and international travel.
  • Will require frequent standing, occasional bending, squatting, climbing, twisting, balancing and reaching.
  • Will have exposure to noise, vibrations, well-treating chemicals, glycol, methanol, gasoline, natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons.
  • Will follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the function of the job under minimal supervision.

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Trade certification or Associates degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in electrical and instrumentation (calibration, testing, verification, etc.).
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in commissioning and start-up of industrial plants
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.

Our Competitive Benefits Package:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k with company matching
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Travel Perks (airline mileage accrual, hotel points, etc)

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  • Location
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience