SIS Engineer

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: HJ4286334425 Compensation: $150000-170000 / year

Job Description

Title: Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) Engineer 

Location: Lockport, IL 

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Duties:
  • Assist Maintenance department in the upkeep and troubleshooting of installed SIS (documentation updates, test procedures and support, troubleshooting, critical work reviews, MOCs, bypassing, recommending spare parts, turnaround scope development and execution support).
  • Plan and track completion of all SIS testing in accordance with the proof test intervals defined in the SRS, including periodic online testing and offline testing of equipment during outages and turnarounds.
  • Participate in investigations and review of SIS events including failures, demands, and spurious trips.
  • Track and analyze the reliability of the SIS through a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) program and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Subject Matter Expert for SIS and instrumentation during HAZOPs, i.e. analysis of Independent Protection Layers (IPLs) and HAZOP recommendations
  • Lead and participate in Functional Safety Assessments (FSAs) as a competent SIS engineer, for both new and existing SIS.
  • Update and maintain SIS documentation including Safety Requirements Specification (SRS), datasheets, I&E drawings, FSAs, LOPAs, SRS, FATs, validation and proof tests, etc. 
  • Participate in audits related to SIS, including Mechanical Integrity, PSM, and insurance risk.
  • Engineer small expense-ruled SIS efforts including design, MOC, construction support, and PSI documentation updates. Author Engineering Work Requests (EWRs) for larger capital efforts.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering 
  • 5 years of experience with industrial instrumentation
  • 3 years of experience in the process industry 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Kellie Miller

Kellie Miller is a dedicated Technical Recruiter specializing in the Commercial Division. With a commendable 6-year career in recruitment, Kellie's passion for building meaningful connections with candidates sets her apart in the talent acquisition landscape.

As a Technical Recruiter in the Commercial Division, Kellie's understanding of industry intricacies empowers her to expertly connect candidates with positions that align with their experiences, skills, and aspirations. Her commitment to assessing qualifications and understanding each candidate's unique journeys and goals makes her a trusted partner in their career endeavors.

What Kellie enjoys most about her role is the art of connecting with people. She derives immense satisfaction from building relationships with candidates, delving into their experiences, exploring their skill sets, and uncovering their aspirations. Her genuine interest in each candidate's professional journey is the cornerstone of her approach.

Kellie's advice to job seekers reflects her dedication to thorough preparation. She encourages candidates to invest time in comprehensive research before applying or interviewing. This includes understanding the company, digging into the specifics of the role they're applying for, and critically assessing their skills and experiences. Kellie believes that such preparation allows candidates to showcase their qualifications effectively and demonstrates their genuine interest in the position.

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