Instrument Engineer (DCS/PLC Engineer)

Posted over 1 year ago by MSELECT
Location Sulaimaniya, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Construction

MSELECT is looking to hire an Instrument Engineer (DCS/PLC Engineer) for a major local holding company in Sulaimaniyah, 3-4 years of engineering project experience working on DCS and PLC systems/ subsystems.

Job purpose

To be responsible for the oversight and operation of the DCS/SCADA system within the plant functionality including expansions or enhancements to the system.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as the senior contributor in controls and data management on the plant operating systems.
  • Support the monitoring and control though the automated controls systems
  • Identify and mitigate risks identified in the control systems through use of risk identification tools
  • Provide guidance and recommendations for automated controls aspect of new projects and improvements to existing systems.
  • Work on configuration and software programming of PLC and DCS system.
  • Define requirements and oversee contractor execution of controls and automation projects
  • Ensure proper hardware and software controls for backup and disaster recovery
  • Undertake similar or related work as directed by Senior Management 

Education and Skills required:

  • A degree in mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • 3-4+ years of engineering project experience working on DCS and PLC systems/ subsystems
  • Experience with software change control in regulated environment
  • Experience with processes for documentation and validation Working knowledge in:
  1. DCS configuration and implementation
  2. PLC / SCADA systems
  3. Network troubleshooting
  • Skills required
  1. MS Office
  2. Excellent analytical skills
  3. Good reporting skills
  4. Good problem solving skills
  5. Good communication skills


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