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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
 
Qualifications:
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 www.praxair.com/careers job number 1300398