The person in this position will provide instrumentation and control engineering as a member of multidisciplinary teams working on projects for industrial processing facilities, fuels facilities, power plants, and mining facilities. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, electrical, and control requirements into comprehensive systems. Responsibilities involve design and analysis, preparation of plans and specifications, conceptual studies, field installation, and cost estimating.
Detailed design work will include developing process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), control valve sizing, instrument selection, instrument data sheets, instrument installation details, logic descriptions, logic diagrams, control system integration (either DCS or PLC), and schematic and wiring diagrams. Candidates should have a working knowledge of preparation all of these deliverables.
Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering with academic coursework focused on process control systems
10 or more years of related work experience working at a consulting engineering or industrial organization in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
Working knowledge of codes, standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the project assignments described above
Computer skills and familiarity with AutoCAD, MS Excel, and MS Word
Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship from Barr, now or in the future
Knowledge of and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, natural gas compressor stations, mining and/or minerals processing, pulp and paper, chemical production, or municipal facilities
Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within one year
Demonstrated project organization and management skills
Strong client-relationship and business-development skills
A hybrid work arrangement may be considered for this position. A hybrid work arrangement refers to splitting time worked between a Barr office and a home office. This position can be based out of Barr's Grand Rapids or Ann Arbor, Michigan, offices.
NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working in facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.
Open positions at Barr Engineering do not have application deadlines. Barr Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.