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Instrumentation & Controls Designer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 6/9/2022
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Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking an Instrumentation & Controls Designer on behalf of our client. They are a leading provider of systems and services for stack emissions monitoring and process monitoring applications at power plants, refineries, chemical plants and other industries throughout the country based in the Pittsburgh area.
 As an Instrumentation & Controls Designer, you will:
  • Design, specify and assist the Engineering team to complete integrated instrumentation & control system drawings and corresponding bill of materials
  • Detail the instrument and control systems include analyzers, sample conditioning systems, general instrumentation layouts, shelter layouts, electrical power distribution and control systems
  • Develop the drawing packages utilizing AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical
  • Communicate closely with Engineering, Procurement and Production to develop packages that meet or exceed customer expectations while meeting customer schedules
  • Bring knowledge from past experience on design methods and solutions for solving the customer application requirements 
  • Periodically work directly with customers on designs and changes with potential travel to customer sites as required
  • Provide support in the creation of technical documentation, system manuals and customer requested documentation
  • Participate in ongoing training & development activity

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree, Associate degree or strong relevant experience in a technical field
  • At least three (3) years of experience designing and specifying complete instrumentation and control system packages is required
  • High level proficiency in AutoCAD required - AutoCAD Electrical, Inventor and Vault a plus
  • Require strong electrical, pneumatic and mechanical component knowledge
  • Solid electrical background with understanding of controls (PLC's, HMI, automation) and electrical power distribution (including hazardous area) is preferred
  • Experience with sample system Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and instrument fittings, valves and electrical components is required
  • Familiarity with various instrument platforms from common manufacturers (Teledyne, Thermo Fisher, ABB, etc.) a major plus
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and ability to interact on a technical level
  • Ability to work with peers in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven top performer in past jobs
  • Proven Team Player that is humble, hungry and people-smart
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Comfortable interacting with customers when required
  • Ability to travel up to 15%
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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