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I&E Project Lead IV

Kenedy, Texas, United States



Posted: 5/30/2024

Ref: BH-271671

The I&E Project Lead will oversee instrumentation and electrical controls for capital project installations. They will also serve as the point of contact for engineering, contractors, fabricators, and vendors for electrical, instrumentation and controls. Must be a Safety Leader and drive Company core values.  

Responsibilities may include:  

• Supports the local safety program and leads/participates in JSA’s, After Action Reviews and  

Learning Teams  

• Reports Near Misses and performs Life Saving Rule Verifications (LSRV)  

• Supervise contract I&E crews to coordinate electrical, instrumentation and controls  

installation per the engineering work pack  

• Involved in maintaining and applying specifications and design criteria  

• Ensures consistency of design with Eagle Ford I&E Project Quality Standards  

• Involved in applying industry recognized standards  

• Participates in P&ID and other instrument and control drawing reviews  

• Assists in factory acceptance testing and field inspections  

• Responsible for performing and documenting Loop Checks, Function Check Out,  

Commissioning/C&E and PSSR’s prior to startup of new facilities  

• Supports the Project’s Capital Program / Cost Controls by tracking / reporting daily costs  

• Ensures changes are approved and documented by engineering as part of handover to  


• Participates on start-up team  

• Participates in process hazard analysis and safeguard evaluations  

• Orientated toward continuous process improvement  

• Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously dealing  

with important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right  

• Listens actively and invites dialogue to gain a shared understanding, then influences and  

acts to drive performance and achieve business results  

• Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions  

that are safe and ethical  

• Continuously improves planning, processes, and vendors while looking for ways to  

simplify/reduce within guidelines  

• Capable of effectively managing multiple project sites  

• Works well with other disciplines to safely and efficiently complete projects on time and on  



• 5+ years of electrical, instrumentation and controls experience within the Oil and Gas  


• 2+ years of leading I&E construction crews onshore  

• Intermediate level of technical knowledge and training to configure/commission HMI’s,  

PLC/RTU’s, instrumentation and electrical equipment  

• Willing and able to perform/align with the following (with or without reasonable  


• Climb various ladders and stairs ranging in heights up to 50 feet to perform maintenance on  


• Lift and transport articles weighing up to 50 pounds  

• Walk, stand, stoop, sit, climb, and carry material daily on even and uneven terrain  

• Work outside in temperature extremes or adverse weather conditions  

• Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel 10% of the time on a  

yearly basis  

• Current/valid driver's license  


• 10+ years of Oil and Gas SCADA, Automation Controls & software  

• 10+ years of liquid and gas measurement experience  

• 5+ years of Fisher 107/827 RTU’s and Allen Bradley PLC experience  

• 2 Year Instrumentation/Electrical Degree  

• Industry Instrument Certifications  

• Technical knowledge/trained in troubleshooting instrument and electrical equipment  

• Master Electrician license in Texas  

• Excellent communication and teamwork skills  

• Good written, oral, and computer skills

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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