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DCS Programmer - DeltaV

Date: Jul 1, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 19719 

Job Category: Engineering; Instrumentation & Controls 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Hatch is seeking a DeltaV Programming Engineer in Houston, TX with experience in metals, mining and/or infrastructure projects. The DeltaV Programming Engineer will be a lead programmer for projects involving DeltaV configuration. The successful candidate will develop DCS automation requirement specifications and functional descriptions using industry best practices. In addition, the candidate will be required to configure the DeltaV database, HMI and develop the required programming logic in ladder logic, function block diagram and/or Sequential function charts. The successful candidates must have DeltaV relevant skills primarily in building class-based control modules in DeltaV, indepth knowledge on DeltaV function blocks and data structures, DeltaV Tune with Insight, and familiar with the use of PID, Cascade and ratio control. The candidate must be familiar with the latest DeltaV electronic marshalling architecture options (CHARMS) as well as the latest virtualization technologies. The candidate must be able to independently use DeltaV operate and the control studio to execute projects from start to commissioning, familiar with Factory acceptance testing and have experience in developing and executing testing for configured code products in a plant environment.


Knowledge/Skill/Ability Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited College or University;
  • At least 5 years of DeltaV experience is mandatory;
  • Candidate must have a passion for process control, automation and computer systems;
  • Must be well versed in current statutory regulations, industry standards and recommended practices and a practical sense in applying such references; DCS and PLC control system hardware and architecture;
  • Plant site instrumentation, control systems, control valves, and communications;
  • Practical instrumentation system reliability, maintenance and repair standards;
  • Understanding of Electrical hazardous area classifications and specification of plant site equipment;
  • Experience with digital communications and fieldbus technologies, networking and hardware;
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas is a plus;
  • Excellent planning and execution drive to deliver results and meet quality, cost and schedule targets.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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