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Instrument Engineer

Company: Messer North America, Inc.
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Purpose of the position:

  • Define project scope for instrumentation and objectives on proposals

  • Support conceptual design for production plants of air separation, CO2, O2, N2 and

  • Propose required instrumentation to optimize plant

  • Develop P&I drawings, data sheets, and specifications

  • Follow recognized industry standards, safety standards, and various client specifications

  • Coordinate the basic and detail engineering

  • Responsible for preparing detail specification for contractor biding, hiring, construction, erection, and

  • Coordinate the final data book, manuals, and

  • Coordinate and participate in plant construction, commissioning, and start-up.

  • Monitor project progress and KPIs, reporting any deviation and proposing corrective actions as

  • Participate in HAZOPs and P&ID reviews

    Principal Responsibilities:

    • Works with other instrumentation engineers in the design, specification, selection, erection, commissioning and troubleshooting of instrumentation.

    • Day to day troubleshooting and basic oversight of the numerous outsource vendors that support Messer Americas in the design, specification, selection, erection, commissioning, and troubleshooting

    • This position is expected to be a team member supporting active projects, including: Ability to select and specify instrumentation

    • Provide detailed drawing review and feedback to equipment OEM's

    • Critical supplier design audits of instrumentation and control systems

    • Ability to follow project from specification process, through design and manufacture, construction and installation, commissioning, and resolution of field issues

    • Develop, plan, and implement QA/QC plans related to instrument loop testing

    • Ability to bring knowledge and experience from plant operating environment to improve best practices

    • Support Messer Americas with operational issues of equipment and provide assistance in plant commissioning and troubleshooting.

    • Support and execute projects in multiple geographies as the business requires Work with contract resources to support our various projects

    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Messer Group E & I standards


      • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering

      • 3 - 5 years relevant experience Engineering and troubleshooting instrument and control systems Knowledge of controls and protection systems

      • Experience with Industrial Gases or petrochemical projects is a plus

      • Experience with industrial gas equipment such as compressors, blowers, heaters, and motors; experience with project management related methodologies, including cost control, planning, and scheduling, as well as quality control, and assessments.

      • Participation in the development and evaluation of complex engineering projects; and proficiency with Autocad software Must be willing to travel extensively (25-40% of time) or as business requires

      • Ability and interest to stay up to date with industrial practice

      • Ability to work comfortably as a team member and an independent contributor Ability to think through technical issues while working independently and remotely Execution of improvement projects (re-rates, upgrades, etc.)

      • Train plant personal on important aspects of E & I systems. Develop a working knowledge of risks

      • Ability to support, develop, and maintain relationships with outside specialist consultants / engineering firms Knowledge of relevant industry standards

        Join us and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.
        Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build a career where your skills are valued and developed.
        Apply today @ Messer Careers (
        If you need assistance with the application or would like to request an accommodation, call (877) 243-1030.
        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Messer North America, Inc., Trenton , Instrument Engineer, Engineering , Bridgewater, New Jersey

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