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Siemens Instrument/Electrical/Controls Engineer in Houston, Texas


Water is a critical element in offshore, onshore, upstream and downstream activities within the oil and gas industry. Siemens Water Solutions addresses water and wastewater needs of the industry with a portfolio that includes physical and chemical separation, biological treatment, and complex hydrothermal technologies. We are looking for professional, talented individuals to help us address the needs of our oil and gas industry customers, now and in the future.

Responsible for the engineering and design of internally and externally manufactured equipment for the oil and gas industry. The Engineer works with a project team to deliver equipment to projects in accordance with project specifications, schedules, and budgets. Accuracy, completeness, efficiency and timeliness in are highly emphasized.


  • Specification review, scope and Request For Quotationpackage preparation, technical review of quotations, preparing vendor andbudget recommendations.

  • Preparation of Purchase Order Requests and Releases ToManufacturing

  • Review of vendor submittals against project requirements

  • Preparation of deliverables for transmittal to customers

  • Coordination with other engineering disciplines contributingto the project.

  • Review of customer comments and coordination or thosecomments with the project team and vendors.

  • Performance or assistance in performance of project checkoutwork, potentially including customer-witnessed tests.

  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized foremployment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employersponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the UnitedStates.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, andExperience

  • Bachelor’s in Instrument/Electrical/ControlsEngineering or equivalent experience

  • Minimumof 5 years of experience to the related field.

  • Selectprocess measurement instrumentation appropriate for all applications identifiedon project P&ID’s.

  • Knowledge of how the variousmeasurement technologies work and their constraints.

  • Selectprocess final control elements appropriate for all applications identified onproject P&ID’s.

  • Experienceinterfacing with clients and vendors.

  • Experiencemanaging and providing oversite to 3 rd Party engineering and designresources

  • Abilityto travel domestically and internationally

PreferredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience within the watertreatment and oil and gas industry.

  • Familiar with the high specindustrial market.

  • Knowledge of techniques and/or material selections toaddress corrosion concerns

  • Familiarity with product offerings of the major processinstrumentation manufacturers

  • Knowledge of control valve type/style selection appropriatefor use on various fluids

  • Knowledge of control valve sizing methods and calculations

  • Familiarity with product offerings of the major controlvalve manufacturers

  • Develop/maintain documentation pertinent to processmeasurement instrumentation and final control elements

  • Ability to understand requirements of any of variouspossible customer- supplied data forms or records and to find and enter therequired information

  • Define control functions to be performed by the processcontrol system in a presentation enough for another party to correctlyprogram/configure the control system for the application.

  • Develop logic diagrams to present the required controlfunctions and / or write a narrative description of the required controlfunctions.

  • Select process control (PLC and other) equipment appropriateto perform all control functions required by the processes involved in theproject.

  • Familiarity with product offerings of the major processcontrol equipment (PLC) manufacturers.

  • Ability to develop application programs to perform allrequired control functions for the processes involved in the project isconsidered a plus.

  • Experience in development of process control programming,using all available program languages, working on Rockwell Automation orSiemens platforms

  • Ability to develop graphic operator interface applicationsto permit any necessary operator interaction with the control application.

Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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