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Instrument and Controls Engineer

Roberts Companies has a long term contract position available for a qualified Instrument and Controls Engineer with experience in:

•Honeywell

•Aspen Tech DMC software

•Day to Day maintenance

•Refinery or manufacturing experience

•Good communication and written skills a must

Job Requirements

This position requires:

BS in Engineering Expertise in Aspen Tech DMC software specifically Refinery or manufacturing Instrument and controls experience

MS Excel, Word, Office skills

Current TWIC and RSO Card

Participation in a random drug testing program

Local Candidate desired, relocation is not included.


Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 5+ years
Starts: January 2015
Duration: Long term contract
Job Location: Rodeo, California
Opportunity Number: 381
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire van_t@robertscompanies.net

Process Safety Support Engineer

Roberts Companies is looking for an engineer who can work with the Process Safety Support Team in a high profile role.  This demanding role is a great opportunity for a engineers with experiene in the industries such as refining, Bio-tech, Quality Assurance or manufacturing. This position is a long term contract assignment that could go permanent.

Job skills needed:

Must exel in "Root Cause Analysis"  or "The 5 Why's"

Detail orientated and organized

Good with communication, both written and oral

Strong comprehension skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to "Facilitate" meentings with a group or one on one

Overall this position will demand a person dedicated to investigating and following up on open management of change (MOC) documentation.

Other skills:

BS in Engineering

Expertise in MS excel and savy on other Microsoft office programs

This position requires:

TWIC card and RSO card, valid drivers license

Participation in a random drug testing program and background check.

 

 


Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 2 - 4 years
Starts: January 2015
Duration: Long term
Job Location: Martinez, California
Opportunity Number: 378
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire van_t@robertscompanies.net

PHA/MOC Administrator

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Provide administrative and technical support to the PHA/MOC Coordinator to enhance the effectiveness of the Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Management of Change (MOC), Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR) and Inherently Safer System (ISS) programs.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key Job Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

• Validate MOCs for completeness and consistency.

• Maintain document management system, hard copy and electronic, for all MOC/PHA/ISS records, including retrieval and copying of records.

• Provide data entry into the site’s PHA/MOC database, and conduct end user training in data retrieval.

• Facilitate process hazard analyses of minor process unit changes and simple projects.

• Compile and export data to support the PHA program.

• Assist in data collection to support regulatory agency audits.

• Obtain/maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal internal and external networks, and participating in professional societies.

• Develop/maintain the MOC/PHA intranet site.

• Other tasks as assigned by the PHA/MOC Coordinator.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

• Minimum: High School Diploma or equivalent. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Must obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for ongoing unescorted access into Refinery from perimeter gates.

• Must be self motivated to gain knowledge of regulatory requirements in Process Safety Management.

• Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• High level of attention to detail.

• Must be organized, and have the ability to maintain accurate, legible records.

Experience:

• Minimum of two years administrative, safety, or technical experience in the refining, petrochemical or manufacturing industry.

Intermediate level experience using the Microsoft Office Suite, such as: Excel to create and modify spreadsheets using functions, filters and graphs to analyze data; PowerPoint to create and edit presentations; Word to create and edit documents, manuals, training material and prepare reports and tables; Visio to prepare detailed workflows; and Access for data entry.

• General knowledge of refinery units and processes preferred.

Special Skills:

• Ability to work multiple projects concurrently.

• Not required, but highly advantageous are:

Prior use of SAP (site work management system).

Prior use of PHA Pro.

Prior SharePoint webpage development.

In-depth knowledge of OSHA PSM regulation 1910.119 and Contra Costa County Industrial Safety Ordinance.

Basic ability to read and understand drawings such as Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs).


Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 2 years admin, safety, and/or technical refining
Starts: January 2015
Duration: Long term contract
Job Location: Martinez, California
Opportunity Number: 376
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire van_t@robertscompanies.net

Civil Engineering 3D Designer

~~Roberts Companies has an immediate need for a qualified 3D Civil designer to work on site at a local bay area refinery
Prior experience in 3D CAD design for industrial applications is required.
Experience with Microstation and/or Smartplant 3D preferred.
Job duties: .
o Civil Designer focused on process civil (e.g., piping foundations, equipment...)
o Smartplant 3D experience
o Bay Area or willing to relocate
o Produces 3D Civil design drawings for the petrochemical industry.
o Work with other engineering disciplines, including process, mechanical and piping, to produce a complete drawing set.
o Must adhere to client’s graphic standards and specifications

Background check and participation in a random drug testing program
Current TWIC and RSO card required


Pay Rate: $40 - $42 hour
Experience Required: 5+ years
Starts: January 2015
Duration: open
Job Location: Benicia, California
Opportunity Number: 373
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire van_t@robertscompanies.net

Electrical Engineer

Roberts Companies looking for a dynamic, self-motivated   Registered Electrical Engineer   to join our client's Northern California office. Some domestic travel is required.

5-10 yrs of experience of electrical engineering and project management

 

 Job Description: 

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

- Electrical engineering studies and design

- Supervising other electrical engineers, designers and CAD staff on projects

- Job site investigation and construction observation

- Preparation of reports and designs including calculations and specifications

- Supervision of drawing preparation on his/her projects

- Coordination with other disciplines and subconsultants

- Communication directly with clients in support of project sales efforts (presentations, proposal preparation, etc.) as well as project execution

- Submit for and obtain governing agencies approvals through various permitting procedures

- Serve as Project Manager on selected projects

- Prepare construction cost estimating and project scheduling

- Work with minimal supervision

   JOB QUALIFICATIONS  : 

- Minimum BSEE from an accredited university or college

- California Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer (PE) preferred

- 5 - 10 yrs Project Management or Project Engineering experience

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- LEED Accreditation desired

- Excellent computer skills (EE analysis programs, Microsoft Office programs, AutoCAD and Revit)

- Experience primarily in industries which include industrial manufacturing, Life Sciences (biopharm/biotech), Aerospace, higher education and government including military.

- Experience and strong working knowledge in Power Generation, Renewable energy, Energy Efficient Design practices, Single Line Diagrams, Power Distribution, UPS, Emergency Power, Lighting, Controls, Title 24, IEEE, Current Building Codes, Low, medium and high voltage experience.

 

 


Pay Rate:
Experience Required: 5 to 10yrs
Starts: ASAP
Duration: Contract to Hire
Job Location: San Ramon, CA
Opportunity Number: 371
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Lupe Caldwell caldwell_l@robertscompanies.net

Piping Engineer

Roberts Companies is looking for a  Piping Engineer  for our client located in Martinez, CA. This is a Contract Assignment.   Candidate   MUST have refinery experience .

 Duties: 

The Piping Engineer shall exercise professional judgment by way of regular participation in the development of piping designs, drawings and documents for assigned projects.

The Piping Engineer is professionally responsible for the mechanical integrity of all piping designed on the projects that he/she is assigned.

The Piping Engineer is involved in the piping flexibility Analysis, P&IDs and Line Lists, Material specification and Piping Design.

 

 Qualifications: 

- B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

- 5yrs minimum experience as a piping engineer.

- Working knowledge of piping codes and standards.

- Professional Engineer Preferred.

-  MUST have refinery experience. 

 

 


Pay Rate:
Experience Required: 5+
Starts: ASAP
Duration: Contract Assignment
Job Location: Martinez, CA
Opportunity Number: 368
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Lupe Caldwell caldwell_l@robertscompanies.net

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Roberts Companies is looking for a   Sr. Electrical Engineer   for our client in the Bay Area. This is a contract to position.

 Responsibilities: 

• Provide leadership, technical expertise and business perspective in all areas related to the electrical systems.

• Responsible for electrical systems design, specifications, installation, testing and start up.

• Responsible for maintenance support and reliability of existing electrical equipment.

• Participate in electrical reliability network, industry technical societies, and support engineering standards maintenance and development.

• Assist with maintenance planning and execution of major equipment repairs as needed.

• Manage and coordinate capital projects associated with upgrades and expansions

• Supervise and coordinate work of contractors including liaison with vendors

• Work with outside Power agencies

 

 Qualifications / Requirements: 

• BSEE

• 7+ yrs. experience in the refinery, petrochemical or manufacturing industry

• 3+ yrs experience in the Power distribution systems

• Previous experience with Plant Startups

• IEEE Membership

• PE (preferred)

• Proficient with MS Office, WORD, EXCEL, SAP

• Great organizational skills

• Ability to meet deadlines within budget

• Work with minimal supervision

• Knowledge of industrial safe work practices and standards (IEEE, ANSI, NEMA, ISA and API)

- Current TWIC Card Holder or ability to qualify for a TWIC Card

 

 


Pay Rate:
Experience Required: 5+
Starts: ASAP
Duration: Direct Hire
Job Location: Bay Area
Opportunity Number: 356
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Lupe Caldwell caldwell_l@robertscompanies.net

Advanced Process Controls Engineer

Roberts Companies is looking for an     Advanced   Process Controls Engineer   for our client in the Bay Area. This is a contract to hire position.

This position will provide technical expertise for regulatory control, Advanced Regulatory Control (ARC), Advanced Process Control (APC) and logic and Safety Instrumented System (SIS). Including process step testing, process model building, developing inferential models, control configuration/programming, preparing functional specifications, documentation, DCS administration, etc.

 

 Responsibilities: 

• Perform engineering studies reviewing/administering contractor proposals and other task as assigned.

• Develop and implement new control configuration on existing systems.

• Support the Project and Process Engineering in review of process control and safety

systems design, including PHA, P&ID review and MOC process/procedures.

• Work with OPS Dept. to ensure reliability of process operation and control through daily monitoring of APC performance, alarm logs and system performance.

 

 Qualifications/Requirements: 

• 5+yrs of Process Engineering experience

• BS Degree in Engineering (Chemical Preferred)

• Experience with Aspen DMCPlus, SmartStep, AspenIQ, AspenWatch, CAPE and Honeywell TPS/Experion • Proficient with MS OFFICE

• Experience working in a Refinery or Industrial environment

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills

• Current TWIC Card holder or ability to qualify for a TWIC Card


Pay Rate:
Experience Required: 5+
Starts: ASAP
Duration: contract to hire
Job Location: Bay Area
Opportunity Number: 355
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Lupe Caldwell caldwell_l@robertscompanies.net

Sr Process Engineer

Roberts Companies is looking for a   Sr. Process Engineer   for our client in the Bay Area.

 

 Job Description and Responsibilities: 

The Process engineer will provide process technical expertise and services.

  • Prepare, maintain and check process safety information including P&IDs and equipment data sheets.
  • Prepare detailed process design packages for proposed changes and projects, (heat and material balances, PFDs).
  •  Prepare process specifications for equipment and material
  • Identify and develop Process improvements and ensure the ideas are incorporated in the expense and capital plans
  • Troubleshoot Process Operations
  • Participate as a Unit Technical expert on project teams.
  • Provide technical content for operating procedures.
  • Participate in and lead Process Safety Management (PSM) activities, i.e., MOS, PHA’s and LOPA.
  • Participate in and lead strategic project development initiatives.

 

 Requirements: 

  • BS in Engineering - Chemical (Preferred)
  • 5+yrs experience in refining or industrial environment
  • Experience with refining and industrial environment, i.e., ability to work around chemicals, heights, convinced spaces, outside, and weekends or holidays.
  • Familiar with towers, exchangers, etc.,
  • Have a TWIC Card or ability to qualify for one.
  • Proficient in MS Office, SAP
  • Experience with Process Flowsheet simulation software such as HySys, AspenPlus or Proll
  • Experience in Leadership and mentoring.
  • Understand Process equipment design practices including control valves, relief valves, piping, pumps, heat exchangers, reactors, etc.

Pay Rate:
Experience Required: 5+
Starts: ASAP
Duration: Direct Hire
Job Location: Bay Area
Opportunity Number: 354
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Lupe Caldwell caldwell_l@robertscompanies.net

Fire Alarm Technician

Roberts Companies is constantly looking for experienced Service Technicians with fire detection/fire suppression systems background in the Bay area.

This is a direct hire position with a family owned company that has been in business for over 30 years. The right candidate must live in the area.

No relocation will be paid. This is a great opportunity for long term employment.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

The Service Technician's primary responsibility is to provide customers with knowledgeable, responsive, professional, and courteous service. The Technician will perform service inspections and trouble-shoot fire detection and fire suppression systems as required. .

Qualifications: AA in Electronics or equivalent work experience. At least two years current experience with commercial fire detection/fire suppression systems required. EST or Fenwal experience is a plus. Do not apply without this qualification.

• Should be a self-starter and team player with a good attitude.

• Should be able to read and understand blue prints/system drawings.

• Should have good troubleshooting skills and have ability to identify code and nonconformance issues.

• Should be self-motivated and work with minimum supervision.

• Should be able to make decisions under pressure and work within time deadlines.

• Should maintain Company and Service Department standards to ensure customer satisfaction.

• Needs have a neat and professional appearance.

• Must write legibly.

• Must communicate well with others and have good common sense. Responsibilities

• Come in to the main office weekly or as needed to receive paperwork, schedule, and parts.

• Be at the job site on time when scheduled and be flexible - schedule changes regularly.

• Maintain proper inventory in truck.

• Ensures company-owned test equipment is in proper working order. Returns equipment in need of repair and calibration to the office in a timely manner.

• Perform inspections on various detection and suppression systems.

• Trouble shoot detection and suppression systems as needed in order to ensure they are operable.

• See the job through until the end to ensure the system is operable and customer satisfaction.

• Work independently or with others as a team to complete all tasks.

• Fill out daily accurate and detailed paperwork regarding all work performed.

• Participates in On Call Assignments.


Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 2+ years
Starts: January 2015
Duration: Direct Hire
Job Location: Pleasanton, California
Opportunity Number: 270
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire van_t@robertscompanies.net

Fire Alarm Technician Sacramento Area

Roberts Companies is constantly looking for experienced Service Technicians with fire detection/fire suppression systems background. NICET certification a plus.

This is a direct hire position with a benefit package.

No relocation will be paid. This is a great opportunity for long term employment.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

The Service Technician's primary responsibility is to provide customers with knowledgeable, responsive, professional, and courteous service. The Technician will perform service inspections and trouble-shoot fire detection and fire suppression systems as required. .

Qualifications: AA in Electronics or equivalent work experience. At least two years current experience with commercial fire detection/fire suppression systems required. EST or Fenwal experience is a plus. Do not apply without this qualification.

• Should be a self-starter and team player with a good attitude.

• Should be able to read and understand blue prints/system drawings.

• Should have good troubleshooting skills and have ability to identify code and nonconformance issues.

• Should be self-motivated and work with minimum supervision.

• Should be able to make decisions under pressure and work within time deadlines.

• Should maintain Company and Service Department standards to ensure customer satisfaction.

• Needs have a neat and professional appearance.

• Must write legibly.

• Must communicate well with others and have good common sense. Responsibilities

• Come in to the main office weekly or as needed to receive paperwork, schedule, and parts.

• Be at the job site on time when scheduled and be flexible - schedule changes regularly.

• Maintain proper inventory in truck.

• Ensures company-owned test equipment is in proper working order. Returns equipment in need of repair and calibration to the office in a timely manner.

• Perform inspections on various detection and suppression systems.

• Trouble shoot detection and suppression systems as needed in order to ensure they are operable.

• See the job through until the end to ensure the system is operable and customer satisfaction.

• Work independently or with others as a team to complete all tasks.

• Fill out daily accurate and detailed paperwork regarding all work performed.

• Participates in On Call Assignments.


Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 2+ years
Starts: January 2015
Duration: Direct Hire (2 positions available)
Job Location: Sacramento, California
Opportunity Number: 255
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire van_t@robertscompanies.net

Sr. I/E Design/Drafter - Refinery

 Roberts Companies is looking for a Sr   Instrument and Electrical Designer with Refinery or industrial experience.  This position long term contract position that can realistically go on for years. Local candidates or permanent relocation a must.  No relocation paid.

Job responsiblilies:

  • Responsible for developing I/E (Instrument & Electrical) projects, working alongside engineers and other design leads, both instrument & electrical and other disciplines
  • Responsible for the design, detail, and drafting of instrumentation and process controls of Engineering P&ID’s, installation details, as-built loops and wiring diagrams, Panel Design, etc.
  • Work under supervision by Instrumentation, Electrical, and Project Managers, along with Design Service Department Heads.
  • Lead and/or attend project meetings, working with both clients, contractors, and outside Engineering Contracting Companies.
  • Give accurate schedule, cost, and man-hour estimates for project proposals. Track costs and progress on current projects.

 Required skills :

  • 10-20 years of experience working within a refinery environment
  • Electrical, Instrument and controls discipline background
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel and MS Project
  • Database maintenance program EDOC’s desirable Expertise in the following area:
  • Document and verification walk downs of piping and instrumentation of P&ID’s, loop & logic diagrams, and Electrical schematics and connections diagrams.
  • Working knowledge in designing conduit and cable, cable tray sizing, electrical equipment within the refinery, plant layout
  • Instrument and controls diagrams, loops and wiring, (low voltage up to 480)
  • Understanding and use of the NEC, IEEE, and other codes and standards

TWIC and RSO card required

Required particapation in a random drug testing program


Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 10-20 years
Starts: ASAP
Duration: long term contract
Job Location: Martinez, CA
Opportunity Number: 253
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire van_t@robertscompanies.net

Inst & Controls Engineer

Roberts is looking for a solid PLC candidate with interest in learning new technologies.

"PI" software experience is required.

Our clients requirements for industrial control and information systems applications including control system design, hardware and software selection, drawings, "PI", PLC and HMI programming, network configuration and system start-up.

Job Requirements: Candidate must have BS in Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Science/Computer Engineering Four (4) yrs experience in PLC and SCADA based industrial control Ability to creatively and independently identify problems and propose solutions Dedication and self-motivation The technical skills required for this position include demonstrable proficiency with the following: PLC Programming HMI Screen and Database Development System Commissioning and Troubleshooting


Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 2 yrs programming
Starts: January 2015
Duration: Direct Hire
Job Location: Benicia, California
Opportunity Number: 25
Posted On: 12/12/2014
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire van_t@robertscompanies.net


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