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Instrumentation Engineers design devices that capture data about the safety, efficiency, and reliability of a machine. Sample resumes for this position highlight such skills as guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems; and defining, designing, developing, monitoring, and refining the preventive/predictive maintenance process. Instrumentation Engineers must be able to show on their resumes that they hold at least a bachelor's degree in a field like engineering, engineering technology, or another math-related field.

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Instrumentation Engineer

Redesigned, tested and deployed a high precision and high accuracy temperature measurement board requiring SPI and RS-485 communications interfaces.

  • Designed, debugged, and deployed a SEPIC current source to drive a multi-chain multi-element UV LED module powered by a 6V alkaline battery.
  • Designed, debugged, and deployed a dual rail TEC Power Amplifier PCB that was integrated into a PID control system.
  • Lead and Managed the Prototyping, Manufacturing, Deployment, and Documentation of 10 successful PCBs. Two designs were subject to specific FDA requirements while two others were bound by MIL spec design parameters.
  • Tested, Configured, Debugged, and Documented a multi-million dollar Optical Focus Verification System (OFVS) for a NASA application.
  • Developed strategic partnerships with National Semiconductor and Texas Instruments enabling Optikos to become a certified partner in both instances.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Electrical Engineering
MA
Electrical Engineering
Management
2

Instrumentation Engineer Structures

Took over project management of team, overseeing five million dollar project of Aeropro based data acquisition equipment used at Boeing in the Puget Sound area. Worked with vendors on software bugs and fixes and repair of hardware.

  • Sole instrumentation engineer on the 737 Pylon Project with tight deadline to meet flight schedule. This project finished ahead of schedule and under budget.
  • Faced with tests of up to ten thousand transducer channels, developed and implemented method for transferring transducer drawing information in Excel into the data acquisition test software.
  • Supported tests on the 787, including those that found well publicized problems.
Candidate Info
57
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Chemistry
BS
Electrical Engineering Technology
Chemistry
3

Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer

Designed aircraft instrumentation and aircraft data acquisitions systems.

  • Managed and oversaw all aspects of instrumentation for Developmental Testing during set up for FAA certification.
  • Lead in problem resolution and testing and evaluation of complex electronic
  • Worked DC9 twin jets and Tri Jets DC10 and MD11.
  • Reviewed data and connected data for the FAA.
  • Collected data and completed data analysis to certify aircraft.
  • Awarded for finishing the program on time and within budget.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
4

Test/instrumentation Engineer

Tested aviation and hydraulic components for development analysis and FAA conformity per customer's specifications and/or RTCA DO-160 and MIL-STD-810 profiles.

  • Designed/Planed pneumatic and hydraulic test stands, interfaced with customers for specification clarifications, managed the testing process, and reported results.
  • Processed raw data into engineering units. This included gas and liquid flows for velocity and volume/mass measurements.
  • Supervised the fabrication of complex hydraulic / pneumatic test systems.
  • Managed all financial, purchasing, and technical aspects of a test job. This involved significant teamwork and coordination.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
5

Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

Trained and Supervised team of E&I technicians on 20MM project around calibration, function test, loop test process control system, developing drawings and documents for instruments.

  • Executed a study of Burner Management Control system, identified discrepancy, implemented requiered changes which result in improved up time for unit 3x.
  • Developed and Troubleshoot Honeywell DCS Graphics and different control points ( Regulatory Control, Array point, Discrete, Analog, PID.)
  • Designed and implemented serial interface between Burner Management Control System and Honeywell DCS.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electrical And Telecommunication Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering
6

System Engineer/sr. Electrical Instrumentation Engineer

Responsible for strategic planning, execution of liquid detergent process controls and bar soaps automation platform projects. Provided engineering expertise to design, specify, configure, and maintain DCS/PLC control systems. Prepared specifications, user requirements, basis of design for capital expenditure. Supported and coordinated shutdowns and startup activities with maintenance personnel. Troubleshot and solved recurring performance operational issues. Managed SCADA systems. Maintained local area network, servers for control systems. Supported off shift troubleshooting activities for Bars Soap and Liquid detergent plant and warehouse conveying systems. Drove process change management for liquid detergent business. Participated in quality investigations for non compliance product releases.

  • Designed and implemented electrical control systems (PLC based, integrated servo controls) and developed control software for 6 soap packing lines. Installed the first servo-based line-shaft high speed packaging lines resulted in doubling of daily throughput of bar soap department. (Allen Bradley PLC5/30 (5 per line), and Panelviews)
  • Collaborated with machinery design contractors to design, install, start-up 4 packaging lines in liquid packing department. (Allen-Bradley PLC5/25 (5 per lines) and panelview).
  • Installed Intellution Fix SCADA for sulfonation plant, OSI PI data historian for DEFI processes.
  • Completed modernization of soap manufacturing process control system (3000+ I/O distributed control system) (Fisher-Provox DCS).
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
BS
Electrical Engineering
Network
7

Control and Instrumentation Engineer

Designed and implemented electronic circuits for signal conditioning, data acquisition and control functions.

  • Involved in the functional tests, loop tests, calibration of the field instruments and analyzed the failures related to instrumentation systems and components and recommends corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Maintained computer controlled processes such as communications, network cards, wiring, software and hardware system of PLC and made changes in the programming when required.
  • Repaired and maintained of instruments according the manufacturers specifications.
  • Performed troubleshoot on PLC control systems.
  • Identify, evaluate and develop new methods for applying significant new technologies to support the company's strategic goals.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electronics Engineering
8

Jr. Instrumentation Engineer

  • Managed (on schedule and under budget) two electrical technicians, two Army test pilots, and two Agusta-Bell test pilots during the completion of the Helicopter Ice Spraying System project
  • Designed pulse code modulation data-logging systems to gather flight testing information
  • Performed electrical loads analyses to ensure safety margins were maintained after Army aircraft modification
  • Prepared cost estimates for instrumentation installations, ground testing, and flight testing
  • Created documentation and user's guide for C-MIGITS (GPS enabled inertial measurement unit)
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Technical Communication
9

Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer

Performed maintenance budgeting for five production plants including forecasting and monthly expenditure tracking and reporting, estimated 2011 maintenance expenditures $13.7MM

  • Served as the site Instrumentation and Controls Peer Group leader and chosen as the ride-through hurricane-crew I&E representative, 2010
  • Managed low voltage (480V and below) switchgear, UPS, and motor controller maintenance, and inspection
  • Oversaw and coordinated activities of contracted Distributed Control System (DCS) experts, and four full-time indirect-report I&E Technicians
  • Performed as the plant maintenance, reliability, and capital projects I&E lead, including: PM/PdM administrator, RCFA programs, BA analysis, Kaizen team member, and MOC coordinator
  • Performed obsolescence planning and budgeting for Invensys Foxboro IA and Honeywell TDC3000 DCS'
  • Engineer of Record for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) program management and overall compliance in-line with IEC 61511 Functional Safety maintenance, design, and testing
  • Team lead for DCS operational interface improvements including alarm management, symbol library creation, training, implementation, and rollout of High Performance Graphics
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
BA
Letters Arts And Sciences
BS
Electro-mechanical Engineering Technology
10

Instrumentation Engineer

Developed and integrated instrumentation engineering solutions including custom telecommunication receiving systems, data collection systems, and data analysis software. Coordinated with project managers, customers, and internal personnel to develop solutions to scheduling conflicts, design requirements, and design problems and applied instrumentation engineering solutions using radio frequency measurement equipment, such as spectrum analyzers, signal generators, oscilloscopes, amplifiers, filters, and engineering software programs. Integrated instrumentation solutions into projects and trained employees on radio frequency instrumentation equipment theory and utilization techniques.

  • Developed internal website featuring instrumentation capabilities, equipment, and white papers. The website is currently utilized as part of the organization's marketing campaigns and sales presentations to effectively highlight instrumentation capabilities.
  • Recommended and implemented Microsoft Project software for project, scheduling, and resource tracking. Also incorporated a website where customers can request instrumentation equipment and support. The new technologies, vastly improved project coordination and readiness and subsequently increased customer satisfaction.
  • Projects requested software and customized equipment for project support. Developed programs with LabVIEW and MATLAB and designed customized engineering solutions for projects for data collection. Additional customers have requested the software and it has improved production and project management.
  • Member of a team responsible for the purchase of direction finding equipment from foreign entities. Developed the requirements and obtained financial approval from congress to purchase the equipment. The equipment increased competitive edge and resulted in additional projects.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electronic Engineering Technology
MA
Project Management

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