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Controls Engineer  Morgantown, WV  Posted: 7/22/2021
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently looking for a Controls Engineer on behalf of our client, a local power plant. The Controls Engineer reports to the Compliance Manager and is responsible for all Plant Controls Engineering duties required for our client. The Controls Engineer will be involved in but not limited to System and Plant Tuning, Control Schemes and related instrumentation, Graphic interface and implementation, Historical Data and Reporting, System Expansion and Upgrades, Problem identification and resolution, and Plant Control and Integrity. This person will use engineering principals to provide technical support for our client's facility.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
*Promote Plant Lifecycle Services, Start-up and Commissioning, of the Plant Control systems
*Read and interpret Blueprints, Technical drawings, Schematics, and Computer-generated reports
*Work with other Management, Engineers, and Plant Personnel to design, review, and implement control system expansion and upgrades as required
*Confers with other Engineers, Management, and Plant Personnel to develop, revise, and implement operating, maintenance, and other procedures
*Confers with other Engineers and Personnel to resolve malfunctions, review control system performance, implement repairs and improvements, and review operating characteristics of the plant control systems
*Review and Specify Systems, Components, Modifications, and Performance of each
*Provide assistance, technical information, and direction to client's personnel
*Provide feedback to other personnel regarding system failures, problem resolution, and lessons learned
*Diagnose faulty operations, maintenance, and process procedures and implement corrections
*Conduct tests that analyses Design, Feasibility, Operation, and Performance of control systems components, and equipment 
*Coordinate regular periodic plant audits to ensure that proper regulatory plans are in place and updated as needed
*Develop projects and evaluate proposals for material supply and execution
*Execute projects to maintain budget and schedule compliance
*Responsible for participation in the following station programs / activities
*Root Cause Analysis- Participate in / lead investigations to identify casual factors and implement corrective actions
*Asset360 Issue evaluation- Monitor identified reliability and performance issues; work with station and B&V personnel to determine cause and resolution.
*Support outages- Participate in the planning and execution of outages to ensure scope, schedule, and budget are maintained
*Participate in Alarm Management program to reduce and maintain alarming to industry acceptable standards
*Maintain backlog of assigned Work Orders
*Evaluate ideas on Management of Change suggestions and improvements
*Ensure work activities comply with all applicable OSHA safety regulations and policies
*Create Work Orders and Purchase Requisitions as applicable
*Support Longview Power business development activities as required
*Comply with the obligations of all permits including Federal, State, and Local regulations
*Perform all other related duties as assigned
*Anticipates and accepts changes in the organization and adapts to meet the new requirements
*Willing to accept accountability for own decisions, performance, and behavior

Job Requirements


Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills):
*A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering / Electronics or equivalent experience
*A minimum of ten (10) years’ DCS and Controls experience in steam and electric power plant operations
*Extensive experience in the use of personal computers and numerous software applications such as Excel, Word, MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, etc.
*Strong problem-solving skills
*Experience in the following software applications required
*Emerson Ovation, OSIsoft PI
*Experience in the following software applications beneficial
*Maximo, RSLogix, Siemens T3000, Foxboro, DeltaV, MoD icon, Telemecanique   
*Ability to productively work independently and as an overall integral team member
*Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to effectively organize and facilitate process teams to implement facility improvements
*Ability to handle quick changing situations under stress and to work extended hours on short notice when required
*Successfully complete a background check, including a drug/alcohol test. 
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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