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Cognizant Systems Engineer

Company: NESC Staffing
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:The successful candidate(s) will be expected to perform the following duties of this position in the areas of communication systems, but are not necessarily limited to:Cognizant System Engineering--- Maintain overall cognizance of the system and be responsible for system engineering support for operations and maintenance.--- Perform equipment equivalency evaluations for the replacement of obsolete parts.--- Understand system design and operation, including conformance to environmental Resource and Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA), safety, and health requirements.--- Understand and follows processes:o Maintenance Managemento Work Controlo Change Controlo Document Controlo Drawing Controlo Conduct of Operationso Agent Safetyo Limiting Conditions of Operations (LCOs)--- Procurement, replacement, and related quality assurance requirements.--- Working knowledge of the plant's operation.--- Vendor recommendations, manuals, and any product warnings.--- Coordinate closely with other technical disciplines in planning and executing work as an integrated team.--- Generate material requisitions for procurement of configured plant equipment and components.--- Perform submittal reviews on vendor-supplied configured plant equipment and components.--- Resolve technical issues related to discipline and discuss them with third parties (customers, suppliers, and regulators).--- Perform field walk-downs.--- Coordinate resolutions of technical issues within the engineering discipline, with other engineering disciplines, and with operations, maintenance, and work planners.--- Ensure that system configuration is being managed effectively.--- Answering system(s) Nonconformance Reports.--- Supporting permit modifications by attending any meetings and providing field walk-downs, as required, with State of Colorado representatives.Operations and Maintenance Support--- Review daily operational and maintenance logs, assists to resolve issues and provides support.--- Review and recommends improvements to standing operating procedures and facility/system-related procedures.--- Communicate system-specific maintenance as well as manufacturer and vendor recommendations and any product warnings.--- Provide technical support to Operations, which includes:--- Providing technical advice to ensure their understanding of the need for operational requirements.--- Supporting personnel technical training.--- Supporting operational readiness reviews and other testing activities.--- Maintain technical knowledge of the process, equipment, and operations for assigned systems and ensure configuration control is maintained.--- Work with operations and Maintenance to troubleshoot alarms, abnormal readings, abnormal trends, and other anomalies or failures of equipment to support operational requirements.--- Review reading sheets and historical data for assigned systems to identify abnormalities or trends that could indicate a degradation of the operational level of the system.Provide Technical Direction to Maintenance and Work Control--- Developing and reviewing purchase requisitions for replacement and spare parts.--- Assisting in planning critical, unusual, or major maintenance activities.--- Developing preventative maintenance and job plans.--- Recommending changes in maintenance procedures based upon engineering evaluations of the trends.--- Conducting investigations during upset conditions.--- Preparing contract scope of work, which includes:--- Attending pre-bid meetings and job-site visits, answering bidder questions, locating additional documentation needed to substantiate and answer bidder questions.--- Interfacing with the subcontractor, attending in-progress review meetings, and providing additional information to the subcontractor, as required.--- Performing final walk downs.--- Coordinating with Operations, Maintenance, and the contractor on scheduling installation activities.Certification Requirements--- Complete required training and maintain qualifications associated with assignments.--- The basic CSE qualification level includes prerequisite education and experience, training, familiarization with the PCAPP design, permitting and operational plans, and knowledge of processes and procedures applicable to CSE duties. Required reading is an important part of this qualification program and numerous required readings must be completed before satisfying the job requirements. The reading topics may not all be the same for all CSE qualification packages and are at the discretion of the Engineering Manager.--- In addition to the basic CSE qualification level, PCAPP CSEs will be assigned one or more PCAPP systems for a specific qualification. For system-specific requirements, the CSE must demonstrate detailed system-specific knowledge including key technical requirements, design basis information, and system interfaces, and demonstrate an understanding of specific Safety and Regulatory assumptions/implications for the operation of the system. A final evaluation will be done by oral interview assessment, system walk-down, or a combination of the two.--- A CSE is fully qualified for his/her system when he/she has obtained the basic and system-specific qualifications.Basic Qualifications:--- BA/BS degree in a communication-related discipline, from an accredited college or university with at least 3 years of relevant work experience; or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 9 years of relevant work experience.--- Relevant experience includes but is not limited to, P&IDs, Electrical and logic drawings, knowledge and skill in Radio and fire protection systems, and automation/information technology for plant operations in large industrial, utility, or process plants.--- Demonstrated strong technical leadership skills.--- Skill in oral and written communication.--- This role requires a facility-specific clearance that requires U.S. Citizenship to obtain.--- Must be a US Citizen.--- Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety).Minimum Qualifications:--- Knowledge of industry, and regulatory guides, codes, and standards and demonstrated expertise in system management.--- Experience with various industrial communications systems.--- Familiar with typical communications system physical architecture configuration, e.g., power requirements, grounding, shielding, redundancy, and environmental limitations.--- Familiar with FCC Communications protocols, regulations, and procedures.--- Knowledge and experience in Public Address, Intercom, Closed Circuit TV, Two-Way communications systems, and full duplex wireless radio systems.--- Support troubleshooting of communications, public address, sound, closed circuit TV (CCTV) and security equipment and systems.Preferred Qualifications:--- Experience with leading multidiscipline troubleshooting teams and identifying causes of failure.--- Demonstrated strong technical leadership skills.--- Experience with various communications equipment such as RF wired and wireless systems components.--- Familiarity with communications systems and a variety of industrial communication devices (e.g., routers, modems, radios, and wireless devices).--- Recommend changes in system components, software, operating or installation specifications to improve system availability and reliability.--- Support the diagnosis and repairs of communications electronic and public address systems.--- Develop system performance metrics and system health reports to describe and illustrate the system's operating characteristics, performance, issues, and deviations from design specifications and functional limitations.--- Recommend and support communications testing to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions.--- Experience with computer-based test equipment (e.g., RF signal level meters, multimeters, cable testers, handheld applications, etc.).--- Experienced in public address system configuration, speakers, decode equipment, and amplifier systems.--- Experienced in communications systems antennae, feedline, and transmitter requirements.--- Experience in government-based project execution (e.g., DOE, DOD, etc.).-SNHThis project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which govern persons performing work under the Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a UAP position requires US citizenship.

Keywords: NESC Staffing, Pueblo , Cognizant Systems Engineer, Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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