Automation/I&C Engineer

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None
Job Description:

Do you want to be a part of history and help make the world a little bit safer? Join us at BGCAPP (Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant) where we will design, build, systemize, test, operate and close the plant whose mission is the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) in Richmond, KY. The 15,000 acre depot stores mustard and nerve agent in rockets and projectiles. Our design concept for the pilot plant maximizes the use of existing technology from other successful chemical demilitarization facilities as well as First of a Kind (FOAK) technology. Parsons is currently seeking a Automation/I&C Engineer to fill the following positions:

Ready to be part of a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community?

Parsons is seeking an engineer with Instrumentation & Control (I&C) expertise in our Richmond, KY office to perform complex design assignments that will apply engineering techniques similar to those found in chemical process or utility plants. The successful candidate will work with engineers to develop, program, and test software on a Distributed Control System. Candidate will be required to follow applicable configuration control procedures.

Responsibilities:
Independently develops and/or supervises the creation of engineering products that meet customer quality requirements. This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, providing technical direction, and reporting the work status.
Typical products may include detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.
Provides support for other engineering activities as required.
May supervise one or more subordinates and provide input regarding performance.
May be assigned to a project or organizational team, or as a lead engineer for a specific discipline on a small to intermediate size project.
Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower level Engineers working on the same project.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
  • 4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 5-8 years of related work experience.
  • 5+ years of utility or chemical plant related I&C engineering experience.
  • Competent in developing, analyzing, and modifying complex Foxboro/Invensys/Schneider Electric Distributed Control System (DCS) logic, and related Human Machine Interface (HMI) software.
  • Proficiency with logic diagrams
  • Familiarity with instrumentation summaries, I/O summaries, alarm summaries, wiring schedules, instrumentation data sheets, and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID).
  • Experience with distributed control systems (DCS), including architecture and wiring.
  • Experience reviewing equipment vendor drawings to ensure they meet project specifications is a plus.
  • Experience with PLCs is a plus.

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

BGCAPP is subject to the Army Regulations (AR 50-6 Chemical Surety and AR 190-59 Chemical Agent Security Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship and the ability to successfully complete a National Agency Check with Local Credit Check. (NACLC).

BGCAPP is a Drug Free Workplace. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment.

This position may also require use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and personnel must pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test.

Lifting/Carrying: Occasionally, up to 50 lbs. Climbing: Occasionally. Bending/Kneeling: Occasionally. Sitting: Infrequent. Walking/Standing: Frequently. Hearing: Able to hear audible alarms. Vision: Able to see/read/understand warning lights/signs.

Ability to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) site access is required. Access requirements include completion of a local records check and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) check.

BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule including weekends and holidays. Ability to work a flexible schedule may be required.

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