Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer
General Job Description
Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer has full accountability to deliver business objectives and critical tasks as defined in Core PD for capital projects in electrical engineering and instrumentation area.
Serves as the contact point to provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to the sites, implementation of Corteva engineering standards, conduct electrical audits, design inputs and reviews etc.
Seeds, Crop Protection, and FS&RE Capital Project support, FEL, PD oversight as well as commissioning and startup support.
Regional plant/site electrical/instrument site support (operations/maintenance assistance) – this involves networking with site electrical personnel and includes electrical RCIs, maintenance procedures etc.
Regional Electrical Safety Lead – this involves organizing and hosting regional electrical safety meetings, participating on the Corporate Electrical Safety Team
Regional Electrical Safety Audits – responsible for site 2nd party audits in the region. Participate in person or in conjunction with EHS&S as needed.
Responsible for AP implementation of new electrical safety standard. This will require training at all sites in the region, and this role will train/coordinate as needed.
Hazardous Area Classification Regional Electrical SME. Responsible for participation and sign off of HAC drawings in the region.
Attend bi-monthly meetings and assist with implementation of new HAC global standard, including regional training requirements, and template development.
Coordinate SIS requirements for the sites in the region.
Participate in the global electrical and instrument technical networks and monthly meetings.
Responsible for arc-flash and other electrical models/power studies in the region using ETAP or SKM modeling software.
Ownership and support of improvement initiatives. Global engineering standards development, review and implementation.
Qualifications and Experience
5 to 10 years’ experience in Electrical and Instrument Project Engineering, Design, Commissioning, and Startup.
B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Knowledge of the global Corteva work processes: Project Management, Improvement Work Process, Operate Plant and related work processes.
Have a thorough understanding of the technology to effectively answer detailed questions during design engineering and construction.
Ability to interface with existing operations for projects in existing assets to understand local requirements and preferences.
Expected to use troubleshooting abilities to evaluate complex issues and then develop effective corrective actions.
Able to collaborate with a broad range of functions and work groups to ensure a successful outcome is delivered (e.g. R&D, Process Safety, EH&S, Process Engineering, Design Engineering, SMEs, Operations).
Use influence and reputation inside and outside the project team to get things done
Identifies and minimizes potential risks associated with opportunities.
Identifies the costs and benefits associated with opportunities and plans ahead to avoid or minimize cost and maximize benefits.
Communicates ideas about future application of projects beyond current scope.
Actively works to establish strong team relationships that help improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Listens to and considers other perspectives, needs, concerns, and input when addressing critical issues.
Knowledge of work process tools used in project design such as process flowsheets, P&ID’s, process hazard analysis tools, area classification drawings, scheduling tools, equipment specification database, SAP, etc.
Ability to work with operations and maintenance partners to define and plan how project activities (demolition, construction, commissioning, startup) will be coordinated with ongoing plant activities (production schedules, turnarounds, maintenance, other projects).
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