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Company: Yokogawa Corporation of America
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Every high-technology product from Yokogawa has to fulfill three basic criteria: Quality, Innovation, and Foresight. We are one of the world leaders in industrial automation and process optimization, information systems and industrial services. We develop, engineer, implement and maintain technology that requires highly trained, and skilled professionals to maintain and further develop our quality processes. To execute our mission to become the leading Controls Solution Provider in North America, we are seeking an I&C Engineer.


  • Develop conceptual and detailed designs and verify implementation of core Yokogawa Systems products, including DCS, SIS and Information Management Systems. This includes the generation of system Bill of Materials and Purchase Requisitions for system hardware, software and buyout materials. Equipment may need to be evaluated for compatibility.
  • Design, implementation, testing and integration of Yokogawa and vendor sub-systems including PLC packaged systems, SCADA systems, Intelligent Motor Control Relays, CCTV, Gas Chromatographs and Data Historians.
  • Calculate CPU and Network loads for the DCS and SIS.
  • Calculate Heat Dissipation and Power Consumption for various types of cabinet and consoles.
  • Develop cabinet designs for various systems, including but not limited to DCS, SIS, Server / Networking and Marshalling.
  • Develop Control Room / Rack Room designs, including console furniture designs with integrated switch, annunciator and display panels.
  • Plan and execute the migration of control systems in both "on-line" (hot cutover) and "off-line" process plant scenarios. Project Execution Activities
    • Provide feedback to the Project Manager or Team Lead as to the status of work in progress, on a regular basis. Immediately inform the Project Manager or Team Lead and resolve issues that may impact quality, schedule, or cost.
    • Understands and follows all Yokogawa procedures and Work Instructions that pertain to the position and work assignments. Identifies and implements methods to improve quality and efficiency through standardization and reuse.
    • Answer technical questions raised by or through the account manager as needed to support sales pursuits. Able to determine appropriate options that can be proposed solutions.
    • Develop and conduct informal or formal customer training, either at the customer's site or in a Yokogawa office.
    • Development and review of control and safety system estimates and proposals.
    • Committed to providing uncompromising quality.
    • Review design inputs for accuracy and completeness.
    • Performs all work safely, contributes to improving safety in the workplace, and if/when supervising others, is responsible for their safety and the development of their safe work behaviors. SECONDARY TASKS

      Field Instrumentation / Electrical
      • Develop construction packages consisting of P&ID's, electrical schematics & location plans, instrument specification sheets (ISA S-20's); instrument loop drawings, installation details, location plans and level sketches.
      • Develop design specifications and loop narratives.
      • Responsible for cable selection, routing and junction box design.
      • Support Hazop analysis and generate survey reports.
      • Participate in Front End Engineering Design (FEED) activities, including site surveys and constructability studies.
      • Commission and troubleshoot conventional IO, HART and Fieldbus Instrument loops.
      • Develop Instrument Indexes and IO Point assignments. Fieldbus / HART
        • Design, implement, test and commission Foundation Fieldbus / HART networks, including segment designs, segment loading, cabling solutions and field instrument selection.
        • Commission and diagnose Fieldbus and HART network issues. Remote Instrument Enclosures (RIE)
          • Supervise and review designs of all aspects of a Remote Instrument Enclosure, including Structural Design, UPS, HVAC, Grounding, Fire & Gas systems, Lighting, Electrical Utilities, Cable selection and routing, and Marshalling Panel design. DIMENSION

            DCS & SIS
            • Proficient with the hardware and software components of two or more Yokogawa systems (DCS or SIS). Able to integrate multiple Yokogawa systems and a variety of non-Yokogawa systems, such as information management systems, supervisory systems, and standard sub-systems. Software Tools and Project Documentation
              • Extensive experience using Microsoft products including the Windows operating systems, Excel, Access, Project, and Visio.
              • Experienced in developing and integrating Visual Basic applications with both Microsoft Excel and Access.
              • Proficient with InTools database design, implementation and electronic data exchange.
              • Experienced in specification writing for hardware and software systems, including design specifications, testing and commissioning documents. Project Team Execution
                • Able to multi-task and coordinate large project teams based on priorities set by the project schedule(s).
                • Strong organizational and planning skills.
                • Proficient with methods of Change Management and Custody Control.
                • Must work well in a dynamic team environment.
                • Experienced in supervising local and global engineering teams.
                • Experienced in working directly with end users and Engineering & Procurement Companies (EPC's).
                • Willing to travel for job assignments. Approximately 20%, depending upon project requirements.
                • Promotes customer confidence in Yokogawa's products and capabilities. Field Instrumentation / Electrical
                  • Familiar with US, International Electrical Codes, API standards, ISA standards, NFPA standards.
                  • Practical knowledge of precision mechanics and international industry standard electrical codes like ISO, NEC. Fieldbus / HART
                    • Familiar with the Fieldbus and HART Communication Protocol.
                    • Familiar with the hardware and application software for CS3000 and Plant Resource Manager (PRM).
                    • Familiar with the hardware and software tools available for Fieldbus Design, Implementation, Testing and Diagnostics (Oscilloscope, Meters, FBT-3 and FBT-6). SPECIFICATIONS

                      • B.S. degree in engineering physics, math, or equivalent experience.
                      • 10+ years experience in the process control industry.
                      • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
                      • Solid technical team leadership skills.

                        e are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

                        Applicants for employment for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Yokogawa.

                        Yokogawa values a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive culture. We will actively recruit, develop, and promote people from a variety of backgrounds who differ in terms of experience, knowledge, thinking styles, perspective, cultural background, and socioeconomic status. We will not discriminate based on race, skin color, age, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, belief, political opinion, nationality, ethnicity, place of origin, disability, family relations or any other circumstances. Yokogawa values differences and enables everyone to belong, contribute, succeed, and demonstrate their full potential.

Keywords: Yokogawa Corporation of America, Sugar Land , CONTROLS SYSTEMS/AUTOMATION ENGINEER, Professions , Sugar Land, Texas

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