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Instrumentation Design Engineers develop instruments for measuring, monitoring, and collecting data. Example resumes for this position highlight such skills as performing S-parameter characterization using network analyzer and ADS, aiding in C coding for an on-board PIC microcontroller, and conducting Python programming for remote control of test equipment via a Raspberry Pi microcontroller. A bachelor's degree in engineering is the minimum educational requirement for this field, though some employers prefer to see a master's degree on candidate's resumes.

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Instrumentation Design Engineer

Responsible for designing the analog and digital data acquisition for a scale application, purchasing all components and supervision of PCB layout. The company designs data acquisition for load cell applications used in weighing packages, vehicle loads and pharmaceutical applications. Managed two engineers.

  • Designed an isolated analog load cell (0-10V) and current (4-20mA) transmitter and a digital load cell amplifier.
  • Collaborated with customers to define specifications for integration into product design.
  • Assessed parts suppliers and recommended vendors as final choice for contracts, which resulted in both, cost savings based on initial estimates.
  • Evaluated and resolved manufacturability, cost and reliability issues leading to successful product delivery.
  • Developed a process to significantly reduce production-testing time.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MS
Engineering Management
2

Instrumentation Design Engineer

Designed and implemented scanning system, as a non-destructive testing method for composite material imaging using low power L-band (900MHz) RF energy. Designed all microwave horns, antennas and waveguides. Implemented computer codes, computer controls and designed automated positioning system; designed advanced electronic sensing hardware. A U.S. Patent was filed on this scanning test system.

  • Designed and developed electronic pressure control circuits and real-time data acquisition system for the measurement of composite materials and wood decay (Stress-Bending Test). The system has become a standard test at MFPL for material decay evaluation.
  • Designed and developed real-time data acquisition system for the measurement of dimensional stability of composite materials using linear displacement sensors. The system has become a standard test at MFPL for dimensional stability evaluation.
  • Designed and developed real-time data acquisition system for the measurement of water absorption of composite materials in a vapor-phase chamber. Implemented computer automated temperature and humidity controls, evaluated collected data, & provided analysis reports on demand.
  • Designed and implemented PC-based database for laboratory-wide inquires of periodical and publications using Rbase for DOS.
  • IT engineer responsible for computer systems in Laboratory-wide use network
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
3

Instrumentation Design Engineer

Created Installations for the flight test group in 3D models using CATIA V5.

  • Created 2D Installation Drawings for the Flight Test group.
  • Integrated New Installations into the Aircraft using LCA ENOVIA and MATRIX ONE.
  • Reviewed requirements, materials and hardware specifications to accomplish the best designs.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Mechanical Engineering
4

Instrumentation Design Engineer

Design, evaluate, and install sensors and instrumentation systems to meet test requirements

  • Provide design of instrumentation as applied to developmental test engines
  • Develop means of measuring airflow in AE3007 engine in a 2600oF environment
  • Plan hardware manufacturing rework to accommodate instrumentation integration into assembly process
  • Supervise mechanics during sensor application and lead-out
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Physics
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MBA
Management
5

Controls and Instrumentation Design Engineer

Develop custom control systems for centrifugal compressors that interface with industrial processes including but not limited to Fuel Gas, Refrigeration, Waste Water Treatment and Chemical Production.

  • Design Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's) which define key system parameters such as Set Points, Control Sequences, Flows, Pressures and Temperatures.
  • Develop Electrical Schematics, Cause and Effect Diagrams, Factory Acceptance documents, Wiring Diagrams and Instrument Lists that meet NEC, IEC and ATEX Standards, which includes hazardous/explosive environments.
  • Design fully redundant and auto switchover control systems for critical process systems.
  • Design experience with Low Voltage Signal I/O (PLC's, 4-20mA sensors, 24VDC actuators/switches/relays), High Voltage Switching Control, Intrinsically Safe Systems and Customer Networking Interface to Safety Instrumentation Systems, Distributed Control Systems and Motor Control Centers.
  • Generate bills of material per customer specification and electrical/environmental code.
  • Assist with development of Ladder Logic Programs (RSlogix).
  • Evaluate customer specifications to ensure appropriate material; documents and instrumentation are being supplied.
  • Software experience including but not limited to AutoCAD Electrical, Medusa, Microsoft Excel / Word / PowerPoint and Lotus Notes.
  • Responsible for electrical analysis related to general electrical circuits, intrinsically safe systems and motor controls.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Science Of Electronic Engineering
6

Piping & Instrumentation Design Engineer

  • Create and maintain AutoCAD drawings of all systems at the University's steam generation and chilled water production plants
  • Create and maintain a maintenance work management database used for completing all work orders performed by University Facilities Maintenance
  • Team with engineering students and a lead engineer to complete large systems design projects
  • Collaborate with plant managers and operators to create drawings that meet operation needs
  • Consult with engineering firms to validate and improve system drawings
  • Perform extensive piping and instrumentation walks downs of plant systems and subsystems
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
7

Electrical and Instrumentation Design Engineer

  • Responsible for design and development of process instrumentation for the oil and natural gas industry. Process instruments including pressure, temperature, flow and levelling instruments, control and shutdown valves.
  • Experience in design and detailed engineering of Front End Engineering Design (FEED), Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) modules. Also experience in design and development of electrical systems including distributed control systems (DCS) and process control systems (PCS).
  • Responsible for developing engineering documents including piping & instrumentation diagrams, instrument index sheets, instrument data sheets, junction box layouts, instrument loop diagrams, hook-up drawings, panel wiring diagrams, fire & gas layouts and PLC specifications.
  • Also responsible for developing electrical specifications including switch gears, transformers, UPS, cables, junction boxes, single line diagrams, cable sizing, grounding layouts, junction box mountings and construction layouts.
  • Responsible for all Engineering Change Requests and Orders.
  • Responsible for managing vendor selection and qualification activities.
  • Responsible for implementing international and local regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for managing designers and drafters to complete project deliverables.
  • Responsible for working with cross functions to improve manufacturability and implementation.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BE
Electronics And Instrumentation Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering

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