Instrumentation and Electrical Engineer

$97,000 - $145,000 yearly
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  • Sidney, MT, USA
  • Jan 11, 2022
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Job Profile Summary

Performs duties related to gas processing plant and gathering, instrument and electrical design, operations, construction estimates, and/or design coordination of construction projects and programmable logic controller (PLC) programming.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Direct, perform, and/or approve engineering activities relative to design of company processing plant and gathering pipelines including but not limited to:
    • Gas processing plants, gathering systems and appurtenances
    • Measurement and regulation facilities
    • Compressor stations
    • Dehydration plants
    • Construction plans and implementation
    • Material/equipment specifications and selection
  • Analyze and evaluate various plant systems and make recommendations for improvements related to capacity, operating costs, and system operation
  • Perform calculations related to project, investment, and operational cost estimates; determining electrical requirements and enhancements; and conducting studies relative to process control
  • Coordinate projects among departments, producers, and contractors including but not limited to:
    • Bid proposals and contracts
    • Operational problems
    • Material specifications and selection
    • Construction and/or relocation projects
    • Communications systems
  • Provide technical and/or engineering assistance to management, employees, governmental/regulatory personnel, contractors, producers, manufacturers, and others on matters including but not limited to:
    • Meter and regulator settings
    • Equipment/system design
    • Motor/electrical designs
    • Plant PID controls and small liquid pipeline supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA)
    • Policies and procedures
  • Research, analyze, prepare, and/or approve information including but not limited to:
    • Engineering studies
    • Governmental rules, regulations, codes, and standards
    • Pipeline system analyses and recommendations
    • Bid proposals
    • Construction contracts
    • Cost estimates
    • Material specifications/selections


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with major in electrical/electronics preferred PLUS job-related experience as follows:

Work Experience

  • Experience with and thorough knowledge of processing plants and related facilities design, construction, operation, and maintenance projects
  • Experience with electrical failure and control system analysis and thorough knowledge of industry standards and governmental regulations
  • Experience in use and function of PLC and control system applications such as AB, GE, Fanue, Fisher ROC, Westinghouse, WonderWare, Fisher Delta V, etc.
  • Experience and training related to:
    • Gas processing/gathering pipeline operations
    • Company/governmental operating and safety procedures
    • Interpersonal/communication skills
    • Electrical instrument failure investigations
    • Programming PLC’s and other instruments
  • Experience identifying, researching, evaluating, and prioritizing operational problems or specific situations and determining appropriate action/response
  • Experience examining, testing, and evaluating new products, materials, and techniques
  • Experience researching and preparing project material and design specifications, contracts, agreements, budgets, engineering studies, and various reports, forms, and correspondence
  • Experience developing information and making presentations to groups and individuals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to: apply math, algebraic formulas, and statistical methods
  • Ability to: read and understand governmental regulations, references, journals, construction plans, blueprints, contracts, manuals, reports, specifications, and correspondence and use that knowledge to develop and complete projects
  • Ability to: interact, negotiate, advise, and communicate effectively
  • Ability to: supervise, direct, and/or delegate work assignments; knowledge of personnel policies and procedures
  • Ability to: communicate and/or exchange information; conduct oral presentations
  • Ability to: operate tools and equipment required

Licenses and Certifications

  • None required

Strength Factor Rating - Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Strength Factor Description - Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Standing: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Occasionally)
  • Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)
  • Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Constantly)
  • Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Occasionally)
  • Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Occasionally)
  • Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Occasionally)
  • Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Occasionally)
  • Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Occasionally)
  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Occasionally)
  • Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Occasionally)
  • Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Occasionally)
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Occasionally)
  • Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Occasionally)
  • Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Constantly)
  • Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)
  • Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas/information by means of the spoken word (Frequently)
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Frequently)
  • Tasting/Smelling: (Occasionally)
  • Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)
  • Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Frequently)
  • Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Frequently)
  • Vision: Color - The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)

Working Conditions/Environment

  • Employee is subject to inside environmental conditions

Working Conditions

  • Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Constantly)
  • Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)
  • CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)


  • Travel to other locations and job sites required


  • Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver's license