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Instrumentation & Controls Engineer (Design Group)

Company: Barry Wehmiller Design Group
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Job Description:

About Us:

Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world’s leading companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other market sectors. Our nearly 1,500 technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology and other consulting services.


Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.


Job Description:

Seeking an experienced (5+ Year) Instrument and Controls Engineer who is a highly motivated to join our team in Bellingham, WA.  The successful candidate must have experience in executing projects for the Refining, Gas Transmission, Advanced Tech or Renewable Energy industries with the highest level of quality, cost effectiveness, and a focus on safety.  The successful candidate will work with other licensed engineers and experienced designers to develop instrument specifications and PLC, SCADA, and DCS based control systems for industrial facilities. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work with other engineering disciplines, sometimes across multiple offices.


  • Instrumentation and control system engineering design for industrial, manufacturing, and utilities projects.
  • Specifications including calculations for flow meters, analyzers, transmitters, and other field instruments; must have an understanding of area classification and standard wiring practices.
  • Perform control system studies including troubleshooting existing control systems, new system conceptual design and control system retrofits.
  • Develop controls/instrumentation engineering documentation including detailed instrument specifications and selection, logic diagrams, loop sheets, instrument lists, I/O lists, and instrumentation plan drawings.
  • Responsible for supervising and coordinating instrumentation/controls engineering/design efforts on multi-discipline engineering projects.
  • Field support including on-site design, technical support, commissioning, and construction management.
  • Provide project management for projects that are primarily instrumentation/controls in nature.
  • Provide training and mentoring of junior level instrumentation/controls engineers and designers.
  • Ability to working safely in a restricted refinery location.
  • Proven ability to meet client deadlines.


  • 5+ years’ experience in the engineering design of industrial control systems including instrumentation, control logic, PLC, SCADA and DCS based control systems, and control systems documentation.
  • Experience in SPI / InTools in preferred.
  • Safety Integrated System experience is preferred. Certificate 2 ISA/IEC 61511 SIL Specialist is a preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in cost estimating (engineering and capital costs), proposal development, marketing, and business development efforts for I&C projects is preferred.
  • Experience supervising engineers, designers, and drafters as part of a control system design team.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% to work at project sites, collaborate with design professionals in other offices, for training and other purposes.
  • Professional license or the ability to obtain a professional license preferred.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a TWIC card.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited school required.


At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ?

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.


Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.



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