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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:27:48 -0400
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Praxair, Inc.
Sr. Advanced Control Systems Engineer
Houston, TX

Praxair is a Fortune 250 company with products and technology that serve
more than 20 different industries. We're one of the world's largest
industrial gases businesses and you see our products and services at work
every day , often without realizing it.

Job Description:
Use process and systems knowledge to work with global operations and
operations engineering support groups to provide support for existing
operating plants in troubleshooting and fixing primary control problems.
Configure and tune different PID control schemes such as single loop,
multi-loop, cascade controls, over-ride controls, etc. Build interfaces
for supervisory control system (such as MPC). Lead alarm management
projects for new and existing HYCO plants. Mentor field technicians and
provide support to local plant technicians and site management. Provide
systems support for Operator Training Simulators (OTS). Provide systems
and computer networking support for centralized monitoring and operations
support center. Develop KPIs for monitoring health of primary control
systems. Develop standards for primary level control configuration in
DCS/PLC systems for Hydrogen and CO (HYCO) plants. Use Asset Management
System (AMS) to commission and support plants. Work with global
engineering department to commission and support primary control systems
for new HYCO plants. Must have or be able to develop a deep understanding
and appreciation of the underlying HYCO manufacturing process. Must be
able to understand the different features of DCS systems and come up with
innovative schemes that will further improve the operations in terms of
safety, reliability and efficiency. This position requires ability to
conceptualize and execute comprehensive technical assignments with a high
degree of ownership. This position will offer the individual many
opportunities to grow his/her technical knowledge through applications of
the latest DCS, PLC and Safety Instrumented System technologies.
Praxair is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V
Bachelor's or Masterís degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering, or a
related field plus five or more years of experience in the development,
design and implementation of process control, alarm management and asset
management systems (AMS). He/she must have practical application
experience with Emerson Delta V DCS and knowledge of Safety Instrumented
System application within chemical or refining industries. Prior
experience with Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC is a plus. Should possess
excellent people skills with the ability to influence people at global
level in order to adopt new technology and maintain consistent standards.
This position requires domestic/international travel. The candidate should
have long term interest in the field of process control, system/equipment
automation, and control system technology as part of fast growing,
industry wide hydrogen business.

If you want to become a part of an extraordinary team, please visit our
website job number 1300398