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Instrumentation & Controls Sr. Designer (CHI 18172) in Oak Brook, IL at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Sr. Instrumentation & Controls Designer
Position Description:
The Sr. Designer creates and establishes complex designs consistent with good practices, client requirements and conformance to Codes & Standards.  Sr. Designers apply standard drafting techniques to generate and interpret drawings in support of assigned projects and provide guidance and leadership to drafters and designers to ensure that all established Company and client design standards and practices are followed.
Essential Functions:
  • Experienced in the design and development of instrument installation packages, installation details, location plans, control wiring and loop diagrams, instrument cable schedule, electrical raceway schedules and tubing supports.
  • Familiar with piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) and capable of providing input to P&IDs with regard to instrumentation tagging and connections.
  • Other familiarity with physical fiber optic network design, I/O requirements for DCS and PLC systems, and proficiency in the review of vendor drawing submittals.
  • Generates design and detail drawings including orthographics, plans/sections, and isometrics to support Discipline Leads.
  • Manages and maintains the Project Documentation.
  • Serves as Discipline Lead for select single-discipline projects by estimating work hours, developing scope of work, making staffing recommendations, and maintaining quality processes.
  • Interacts with other departments and suppliers to obtain pertinent information.  
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 10+ years design experience
  • Associate Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent
  • Proficient in computer software AutoCAD 2D, Plant3D, and MicroStation is required; knowledge of BIM / Revit is a plus.
  • Field experience in support of construction and startup / commissioning is preferred.
  • Proficient in standard drafting techniques.
  • Working knowledge of Codes and Standards
  • Working knowledge of ISA reference documents and guides
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products  
Physical Demands:
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • Frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workload’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • The job may be performed at the Client’s production facility or industrial/construction job site and could last for extended periods of time.
  • In some cases, the site working environment may include outside conditions and exposure to high temperatures.
  • May require extended overnight travel to another client location/facility or the home office.
  • Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
  • When working outside Middough’s office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required.
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.