Engineering Expert (Expert) - Project Engineering - E& - Luling - job 1891100


Date: 05/14/2022

City: Luling, Louisiana

Employment type: Contractor

Functional Safety Responsibilities:

  • Obtain a good understanding of the Legacy Monsanto Interlock Guidelines and Bayer Functional Safety Procedures

  • Work with Functional Safety Project Manager to prioritize and implement projects to support Bayer migration and PHA efforts.

  • Support Safety Requirement Specification (SRS) development for each Process Area / Plant

  • Plant Wide/Program Initiatives

  • Provide a basis for utilization of instruments/valves based on Bayer Functional Safety procedures

  • Provide prior Use Justification assessments

  • Utilize SIL rated components

  • Develop or append Luling's "Prior Use" or grandfathering list

  • Determine if we can use as is vs having to purchase new/different components

  • Perform evaluation to continue using existing equipment or change to different components.

Project Engineering:

  • Lead electrical design aspects of company projects.

  • Manage and execute project related activities associated with field modifications including scope development and cost estimates. This includes:

  • Ensure MOC created for all changes

  • Writing AR's

  • Updating/rewriting test procedures (good time to make procedures consistent across the site)

  • Redlining loop and schematic drawings

  • Updating instrument specification sheets

  • Communicate contractor support needs to E & I Construction coordinator.

  • Verify finalized PHA action item list vs updated interlock list.

  • Develop equipment schedules and material takeoffs; prepare requests for bids

  • Prepare construction and equipment specifications, including means and methods.

  • Perform field QA/QC to ensure construction work is performed in accordance with design specification

  • Assist in equipment commissioning and startup, and operational troubleshooting as necessary.

  • coordination and management of material vendors, subcontractors, and company staff. Maintain and report on a project budget and schedule to meet project expectations.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Luling Site Functional Safety Specialist

  • Bayer Engineering and Technology Process and Plant Safety Group

  • Luling Site Process Safety Technical Team

  • Luling Asset Integrity and Reliability Lead

  • E&I Maintenance Engineering


  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum 8 years engineering experience

  • Prefer at least 5 years experience in chemical / petrochemical industry setting or similar

  • Preferred experience and practical knowledge with International Electrotechnical Commission Standard IEC 61508

  • Knowledge in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), Safety Integrity Level (SIL), Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS).

  • Familiarity with industrial electrical theories, engineering codes, standards, and Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP)

Critical Competences/Skills:

  • Strong written and communications skills

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.

  • Lead multi-functional teams

  • Strong safety ethic and mindset

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Our client expects its colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Colleagues are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Our client defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, colleagues are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.

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