Sugar Land, TX

DeltaV – Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer

General Description

We are in need of a skilled control systems engineer located in Sugar Land, TX, responsible for the programming, configuration, documentation, testing, and commissioning of various control systems, especially DeltaV systems.



· B.S. in Engineering with at least 5 years of relevant work experience, or a combination of education and experience

· Extensive experience and proficiency in programming DeltaV Distributed Control Systems

· Strong knowledge of Modbus, Ethernet/IP, and OPC communications protocols

· Good understanding of control panels, panel wiring drawings, and field wiring diagrams

· Proficient in interpreting and creating P&IDs, including:

a. Ability to contribute to the development of new P&IDs

b. Ability to evaluate and analyze existing P&IDs

c. Ability to create Instrument & I/O Lists from P&IDs

· Familiarity with ISA tagging conventions


· Experience and proficiency in programming other platforms:

a. PLCs (preferably Allen-Bradley)

b. HMIs (preferably Inductive Automation Ignition, AVEVA/Wonderware System Platform, Rockwell FactoryTalk View, GE iFIX)

c. Others (Omni Flow Computer, ROC, Load Metering Devices)

· Ability to develop operational and technical manuals, including training guides, HMI manuals, and operating procedures

· Knowledgeable in Electrical Protection Relays

· Knowledgeable in Historian systems

· Knowledgeable in external notification systems (text, email, mobile app, etc.)

· Familiarity with DeviceNet and/or Profibus communications protocols


· Contributes to the development of logic diagrams, cause & effect matrices, and functional narratives

· Assists in the development and/or review of control panel design packages, field wiring diagrams, conduit & cable schedules, and associated E&I package deliverables

· Attends field verification and user requirements gathering walkdowns

· Develops DCS/PLC/HMI programming

· Conducts factory acceptance testing

· Performs field start-up and commissioning, including troubleshooting support

· Contributes to and participates in client training

· Provides after-hours support for internal/external clients as needed

· Collaborates with Senior Engineering Lead(s) and Project Manager(s) to ensure deliverable quality and adherence to budget, and provides regular progress updates

· Requires approximately 25% travel, including air travel

Core Competencies

· Safety: Applies safety policies; demonstrates commitment to safety; actively practices safety measures; attends safety meetings

· Accountability: Follows schedule and work hours as required; adheres to company check-in and check-out procedure

· Attitude: Demonstrates a positive attitude and initiative; reliable and committed; accepts direction from qualified sources

· Teamwork: Works well with colleagues; willing to cooperate and assist team members; shows respect for all team members

· Knowledge: Demonstrates technical competence required for the job; applies job requirements effectively; knowledgeable in company policies

· Quantity and Quality of Work: Meets or exceeds company standards of productivity and quality; able to handle multiple tasks

· Problem Solving and Action: Analyzes problems and takes appropriate action; exercises good judgment in decision-making

· Communication: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; effectively relays information to clients and colleagues


· Competitive salary with discretionary bonus for hours worked beyond 80 hours in a two-week pay period

· Benefit Time Off (BTO) that can be used for vacation, sick time, holiday pay, or cash payout

· Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

· 401(k) matching

· Company-funded health insurance

· Health club sponsorship

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