Senior E & I Control Systems Engineer

Company Info

Name: DNV GL

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Job Details

Location: Katy, TX

Job Type: Full-time

Min Education: BA/BS Undergraduate

Min Experience: 5 years

Required Travel: 50%

Date Posted: 05/12/2015


Company & Business Area Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 16,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


We assist our customers within the maritime industry to manage their risks in all phases of a ship's life, through ship classification and a range of technical business risk, environmental and competency-related services.

  Local Unit & Position Description

DNV Maritime is responsible for the maintenance of Class and Statutory compliance for ships and mobile offshore units (production, drilling, and support; semi-submersible, jack-up, and ship-shaped) operating in the Gulf of Mexico and worldwide.
Regional Approval & Technology Center in North America is the main Classification Approval Center for the Division Americas and the hub for engineering resources in various disciplines supporting the Region. The Approval Center in Katy, TX is looking for an Electrical, Instrumentation and Control System Engineer/Surveyor to join our team in the Houston/Katy Approval Center.



 Design Review as well as Manufacturing and Offshore Survey of Electrical, Instrumentation and Control systems. These systems include, but are not limited to:
 Power Generation and Power Distribution (i.e. Generators, Switchboards, MCC, AC and DC Motors, Cable, Power System Analysis, Hazardous Areas)
 Power Electronics (i.e. UPS, SCR and VFD Systems)
 Marine Systems (i.e. Vessel Management Systems, Ballast Control, Windlass Control, Dynamic Positioning, Thruster Assisted Mooring)
 Safety Systems (i.e. Fire and Gas Monitoring & Control, PSD, ESD Systems)
 Communications (i.e. PAGA, RF and Microwave Based Systems, Digital Network Protocols and Serial links, GMDSS, Navigation)
 Drilling Equipment (i.e. E&I subsystems for Mud pumps, Drawworks, Topdrives, Pipe Handling, Well Control, Tensioner, Mud Processing and related systems, )
 Drilling Control (i.e., Integrated Drilling Control Systems and related Instrumentation and Control Systems and Sub-Systems)
 Project management 
 Customer service management
 Participation in Risk Management projects (HAZID / HAZOP / FMECA workshops), as well as Technology Qualification projects
 Help support market initiatives and further development of DNV services
 Participation in key standard’s committees (e.g., API, ISO) & support further development of DNV Rules/Standards/RPs



  Position Qualifications

• BS Electrical/Electronics Engineering from a recognized university
• Minimum five (5) years experience in the Marine / Oil & Gas Industry
• Familiarity with all applicable standards, codes and regulations
• General knowledge of Instrumentation
• Minimum five (5) years experience with E&I systems in Hazardous Areas
• Ability to travel , approx. 50%
• Field Work and Offshore Surveying Required

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