Instrumentation Engineer

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Position: Instrumentation Engineer

Primary location Orange (TX, USA), Texas, United States of America

Schedule: Full time

Date Posted: Tue, 05 Oct 2021

Job Number: R2017196

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Dow currently has an opening for an Instrumentation Engineer at its Sabine River Operations location, located in Orange, Texas.

The Instrumentation Engineer acts as a technical resource for capital and improvement projects. These projects include: (1) implementing Dow’s most effective technology, (2) incremental process technology improvements and (3) solutions new to Dow’s businesses. The Instrumentation Engineer is fully qualified and proficient in the application of design engineering fundamentals and independently applies this knowledge. The individual is also expected to provide technical expertise as a part of related global networks. The individual must be able to work with minimal supervision and be self-directed.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Lead specialized Instrumentation Design Engineering activities for capital and expense projects.
    • Provide cost estimates and preliminary engineering design work for the development and preparation of projects.
    • Design, specify and procure instrument/electrical components and systems for projects.
    • Provide detailed instrument/electrical engineering design and contractor supervision to ensure that capital and expense projects are completed accurately and efficiently.
  • Provide technical support to operations and maintenance departments on instrumentation, electrical and control systems.
  • Direct and monitor activities of engineering and construction contractors for progress and quality to ensure compliance to Dow standards.
  • Participate in the input and inter-discipline design document development such as P&IDs, PFDs, ISO’s etc.
  • Assist in loop verification for instrumentation included in the construction packages.
  • Perform technical review of Management of Change for instrument and electrical systems

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good organizational skills and ability to simultaneously lead several projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills coupled with a strong technical background.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and effectively sell ideas to all job levels

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience (i.e. engineering, manufacturing, fabrication or related)
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Note: This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

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