Lead Control Systems Engineer

Job Title: Lead Control Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: League City, United States
Salary: $140000 - $170000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Medical Benefits, PTO, Life, etc
Start Date: 2019-05-20
Reference: BH-108672
Contact Name: Mishu Ullah
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2019 22:33

Job Description

Position – Lead Control Systems Engineer
Job Type – Permanent, Full-Time
Job Location – Houston, TX 

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil, Gas and Chemicals Industry. Our client, a Leading Global Chemical Manufacturer, is seeking a Lead Control Systems Engineer to support a high value greenfield, chemicals project for a permanent position to be based in Houston, TX area.


The incumbent is the Control Specialist and technical authority on the project. The jobholder will be responsible for a wide range of activities throughout front end loading, detailed engineering and construction of the overall project.  The post holder will be the Control System specialist and/or technical authority on the project.

Technical Skills
  • Process control engineering experience including implementing and maintaining regulatory control and/or multi-variable control strategies on DCS preferred
  • Advanced Process Control experience preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of the application, specification, and installation of tagged field instruments
  • Thorough understanding of P&ID symbology and presentation techniques required
  • Experience in the following helpful:
  • Inspection and testing of instrumentation items
  • Instrument installation requirements
  • Safety and quality management systems
  • Chemical operations, maintenance operations, and associated regulations
  • Solid understanding of unit operations
  • Excellent budgeting and cost control skills
  • Exceptional understanding of project development process
  • Ability to serve as Electrical Lead Subject Matter Expert for FEL 2 a plus
  Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Control Systems or Chemical Engineering, advanced degree a plus
  • A minimum 15 years’ experience in engineering and significant project management experience within the chemical industry.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience managing engineering and/or technical support personnel
  • Experience in successfully delivering major capital projects and negotiating the associated contracts
  • Some experience in managing EPC Technical Teams a plus
Behavioral Skills
  • Possesses and displays leadership attributes while demonstrating a self-directed and results oriented attitude
  • Excellent communication skills (upward, lateral, and downward)
  • Effective organization and management of work teams
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Judge many complex tasks simultaneously, while still identifying the critical issues
  • Team builder, problem solver, and change agent