Control System Engineer

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Job Summary
This Position fills a key dual role providing local expertise in the support of both Foxboro and Honeywell distributed Control Systems including maintenance, day to day troubleshooting, and upgrades of DCS systems in use at the Beaumont Facilities. Position will also provide local support to operations, projects, third party vendor contractors, and end users. Candidate must have a fluid understanding of Honeywell TDC/Experion and Foxboro IA/EVO series hardware and software applications and how these systems affect daily operations.

Primary Job Functions

  • Maintain an understanding of the security and controls documents and the relationship to ExxonMobil Process Control Systems
  • Ensure that monthly and quarterly reports are recorded and documented
  • Provide day to day troubleshooting and support for local and business level applications used at the site
  • Respond to system outages in a timely manner
  • Execute ongoing systems checks, maintenance activities, and data backups
  • Assist System engineers with upgrades, enhancements, or initiatives involving equipment and/or systems relating to the industrial control system environment
  • Provide documentation / reference material
  • Maintain cabinet drawings and reference documentation for all DCS systems
  • Steward all aspects of additions, changes, upgrades, decommissions, or replacements
  • Oversee any third parties providing local or remote support for site specific applications
  • Provide expertise for process and execution (keystroke level) related questions for locally used applications
  • Install / upgrade / troubleshoot: window servers, workstations, application, TCP/IP, and Cisco network equipment
  • Support / troubleshoot / configure / administer Windows Active Directory Domain services and infrastructure
  • Support 24 hour-a-day, 365 day-per-year area operations
  • The successful candidate must be available for 24/7 on-call, after-hours and weekend support

Expected Level of Proficiency

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering or related Science discipline
  • Relevant work experience in a Refining or Downstream Chemicals manufacturing/operating plant environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot Honeywell TDC 2000/3000/Experion and Foxboro IA/EVO series 100/200 Hardware and Software
  • Process control knowledge and/or experience including: I/O instrumentation and continuous control systems (DCS)
  • High Degree of Windows Client Server and Networking skills required
  • Strong analytical thinking skills and the ability to be flexible, manage multiple priorities, and work well within a team environment
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds, walk on uneven surfaces, work in tight equipment room cabinets, work outdoors, climb stairs and ladders and work in areas with low lighting

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

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