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Principal Engineering Specialist - I&C (17267)

Location: North Houston

Salary: $117,000 - $165,000/annum

Type: Full-time

Contract type: DirectHire

Job reference: 17267

Posted Thursday, March 16, 2023

The HT Group currently looking for Principal Engineering Specialist - Instrumentation and Controls who have experience in commercial construction for a multi-billion-dollar semiconductor expansion north of Austin. These are full-time direct-hire positions. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to work with one of the premier brands in technology and the semiconductor industry today!

Job Duties:

  • Develop and review process control scheme and strategy on P&ID's
  • Review specifications and data sheets for instruments, control valves and analyzers
  • Define and program Distributed Control System (DCS) and Emergency Shutdown System (ESD)
  • Review Process Control Narratives, Cause & Effect Diagrams and Shutdown Logic Diagrams
  • Review Machinery Monitoring System (MMS), SCADA, and Fire and Gas Detection System
  • Review detailed design in the installation and wiring of instruments and process control systems
  • Review technical requisitions
  • Review and evaluate vendor technical proposals
  • Plan and coordinate activities on an assigned proposals and projects
  • Supervise and check the work of junior engineers on the above tasks
  • Mentor and coach junior engineers


  • Typically requires ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Downstream, EPC Experience a must
  • Pre-FEED, FEED experience a must
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with above instrumentation and control equipment specifications and system design tasks
  • Ability to lead an Instrumentation & Controls Engineering and Design team
  • Familiar with codes and standards in NEC, IEC, API and NFPA
  • Professional or Chartered Engineer preferred



Contact information

Lori Lankford