Average Annual Salary
What do I&E Technicians do?
The overall function of the I&E Engineer position is engineering design of electrical, instrumentation and process control systems with a primary focus on electrical systems.
Your responsibilities may include:
- Providing "in-house" engineering design, construction support, and startup assistance for electrical, instrumentation, and process control systems on capital projects.
- Providing oversight and guidance for contract I&E engineering.
- Managing capital I&E costs and associated overhead and operating expenses.
- Providing engineering and cost estimates for potential capital projects.
- Assisting the I&E Planner & Reliability Resource in developing and maintaining an effective maintenance program for electrical, instrumentation, and control systems.
- Acting as technical resource on electrical systems for I&E crafts and engineers from other disciplines.
- Participating in the development and maintenance of corporate I&E standards, and driving compliance.
- Assisting in the development of I&E strategic plans and the refinery capital long range plan.
What are companies looking for specifically?
- Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
- 3 or more years of experience in Instrument & Electrical Engineer
- Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
- 5 or more years of experience in an I&E engineering related field
- Direct experience in refining and/or chemical industry
- Direct experience in power distributions systems
- Knowledge of API, ISA, IEEE standards, and refining I&E engineering practices
- Knowledge and experience with PLC, DCS, and foundation fieldbus systems
- Knowledge of process controls and control systems
- Knowledge of safety instrumented systems
- Strong oral/written communication skills and the ability to interact and work in a team environment
- Computer proficient including applications for word processing, spreadsheets, databases and SAP
*Compiled from information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as an industry average