Black & Veatch DCS Commissioning Engineer (Till August 2018) in United States

DCS Commissioning Engineer (Till August 2018)

Req#:31777BR

Date published:11-Jul-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:CNS

Level:005

Primary Purpose:

This role is for a site-based DCS commissioning engineer as part of EPC consortium team on a 688MW supercritical coal fired plant expansion in Duyen Hai 3.

Black & Veatch is responsible for the overall plant engineering. This includes power island detailed design and the interconnection with the adjacent power plants and substation. Black & Veatch will also provide the engineering interface between the Sumitomo subcontractors, including the interface with the civil works, boiler, turbine-generator and erection companies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The DCS Commissioning Engineer is responsible for planning and executing all DCS startup activities. He/She is also responsible for helping ensure the TFA develops and implements, and adheres to, the startup schedule, processes, and procedures. These responsibilities include the following:

• Attends and provides input to the process of construction completion turnover to startup, startup turnover to operations, and final turnover to the owner.

• Oversees and provides recommendations to priorities and activities of startup work scope.

• Reviews and comments on startup schedules and startup packages to track Startup completion and progress.

• Manages and maintains open communications and relationship with the Owner.

• Reviews and comments on startup procedures as required.

• Reviews and comments on plans and startup activities.

• Monitors and comments on daily activities effecting and involving startup.

• Participates in the monthly contractor management meetings.

• Participates in the weekly site coordination meeting and chairs as necessary.

• Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

• At least 10 years of DCS commissioning/startup experience

• Extensive experience testing, tuning, calibrating, and troubleshooting DCS and control systems for supercritical coal fired power plants

• Excellent understanding of all power plant instrumentation and controls, functions and interrelationships with all plant process

Extensive working experience with all Emerson DCS hardware, software, and tools

• Solid understanding of all current digital communication standards utilized in modern power plants

• Ability to review and understand OEM supplier drawings and information

• Specific experience of working with coal-fired power plants and with Chinese contractor would be an advantage.

• Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with multidisciplinary site, engineering staff and contracted resources.

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