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Instrument Engineers manage, design, and install the machines or control systems that are used in highly technical fields. Resumes in this field showcase such responsibilities as implementing new valves and instrument indexes to prevent cost loss, helping to create standard VDRL and TR to improve efficiency, and reducing the cost of certain instruments by negotiating long-term contracts with vendors. Sample resumes indicate that Instrument Engineers hold degrees in areas like electrical engineering and electronics technology.

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Senior Instrument Engineer

Coordinated contractors, contract engineers, and was for responsible for plant wide 80 million dollar Air Emissions Project.

  • Accomplished several projects using both PLC's (ladder logic) and DCS systems (Honeywell TDC 3000).
  • Managed automation Part of $15 million dollar Colestid tablet and reactor project.
  • Designed and started-up with validation of hormone replacement process.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
2

Instrument Engineer

Lead engineer for Instrumentation and Control Systems for Oil &Gas, Refinery, Petrochemical, and Chemical Projects. Worked on several project per week and ensure compliance with industry codes and standards as well company polices and procedures.

  • Implemented new valves & instrument index to prevent cost loss
  • Helped create standard VDRL & TR to improve efficiency
  • Reduced cost of certain instrument by negotiating long term contracts with vendors.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Industrial Engineering
3

Lead Instrument Engineer

Responsible for instrument commissioning and start-up of super critical turbine.

  • Managed instrument loop check of 287 systems nearly 100,000 points.
  • Finished ahead of schedule while understaffed for entire project duration.
  • Provided support and documentation resulting in the client saving one half million dollars.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Instrumentation
BS
Construction Management
4

Senior Electrical / Instrument Engineer

Supervised and worked on installations and commissioning activities for Bailey INFI 90 DCS, Modicon PLCs and all other field instruments and electrical equipments including Motors & Switch gears, AC/DC drives, and power distribution and cabling.

  • Configured, tuned and provided modifications/changes to CAD on Bailey INFI 90 DCS.
  • Provided P & ID development, instrumentation specification, project management and cost estimation and purchasing and evaluation of vendors.
  • Responsible for upgrades. Coordinated with Plant Operations and Production Team.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Engineering
5

Radio Science and Frequency Instrument Engineer

Processed Ultra Stable Oscillator data to compare actual and projected stability of the instrument. Documented flight hardware deliverables and executed flight hardware testing needed to sign off flight project instruments before installation.

  • Determined and verified ground instrument configuration for Radio Science experiments.
  • Provided flight hardware deliverables test support and reporting.
  • Generated Stability Test Procedures, Requirements Documents, and Error Correction Records for Ka-Band Exciter, Deep Space Transponder, and Traveling Wave Tube Amplifier (flight hardware deliverables).
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering
6

Instrument Engineer / Senior Estimator

Represented various clients such as DuPont, Valero, Merck Corp., Siegfried Chemical, Tanco, and others

  • Instrumental in preparing authorization, appropriation, and order of magnitude level estimates
  • Reviewed and prepared estimates, which include ICARUS suite of tools, layout drawings, P&I diagrams, general arrangement drawings, specifications, and scope of work
  • Conducted site visits as required to determine accessibility, tie-in requirements, and working conditions
  • Initiated the development of contracting strategies as well as the required project scopes of work suitable for various levels of estimating
  • Played a vital role in evaluating bid packages and providing other construction support
  • Displayed unsurpassed leadership and competencies on multi-discipline projects toward completion of projects within time and budget constraints
  • Carried out electrical engineering on a variety of projects including UPS replacement
  • Diligently managed instrument engineering on a variety of projects including furnace controls, DCS conversions and general process instrumentation
  • Executed discipline design and engineering hour estimates for electrical and instrument improvements
  • Wrote project scopes; marked and approved all electrical and instrument drawings; established and maintained installation details and standards
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BS
Math
Engineering Review
Project Management
7

Instrument Engineer & Material Balance Engineer

Developed maintenance budgets, SAS programs, flow meter specifications, spreadsheets, and Lotus macros. Supervised instrument technicians.

  • Prepared material balance and financial reports.
  • Generated instrument procurement specifications. Performed scheduling, system startup, documentation, and training.
  • Provided justification and technical support for capital and expense projects.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MA
Business Administration
8

Senior Instrument Engineer

Managed Instrument & Control Design section of the plant's Engineering Dept.

  • Design, and directed design, of Instrument and Control systems for most plant projects. This included management of both in-house and outside engineering groups.
  • Provided debugging, calibration and tuning support of all new systems. This involved both analog and digital controls including PLC's and DCS's.
  • I&C Consultant for R&D group. Designed controls of new lab and pilot plant facilities plus the upgrading of existing ones.
  • Worked with plant Operations personnel to modify and improve existing process control systems of manufacturing facilities plus the development of new ones.
  • Responsible for the I&C phase, by outside engineering firms, of large plant projects plus management of outside engineers contracted for other plant projects.
  • Worked with construction personnel and provided support of all assigned control systems installations plus provided commissioning of these systems.
  • Developed and maintained the plant's I&C section of the ISO 9000 quality control system. This included the generation of all calibration procedures.
  • Trained and developed new engineers on process control design, installation, commissioning & maintenance support. This included personal instruction, guidance and outside technical training.
  • Provided technical support for group's Engineers, technicians and I&C maintenance personnel.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
Electrical Engineering
9

Instrument Engineer

An 8 Million Dollar Drilling project with [company name]

  • In charge of Instruments specifications and involved with the electrical design of Cementing and Liquid Additives package.
  • Taking lead in dealing with more than 10 suppliers on lead time, purchase and delivery of components needed in the field.
  • Managing over 100 documents and data requested by the clients.
  • Introduced new tool to lean the process of generating unique customized documentations.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Information Communications
10

Instrument Engineer

  • Communicated and collaborated with multidisciplinary senior engineers and hardware designers on current R&D projects.
  • Performed testing protocols on system components and prototypes, including stress-testing and unique operating
  • Utilized problem solving skills and engineering resources to create solutions to equipment design flaws.
  • Used OrCAD software to layout and document schematics for senior Electrical Engineering review. Created and programmed mathematical modeling software using MATLAB suite.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering

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