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I&E Systems Lead

Dickinson, North Dakota, United States


Posted: 5/15/2024

Ref: BH-269824

The CW Surface Project Lead will assume a substantial role for the Bakken Basin. They will provide onsite supervising and coordinating of facility construction and projects covering a responsible geographical area. This position will report to the I&E Supervisor. PSSR participation, start-up assistance, and follow-up with operations will be part of this position’s activities. Strong communications skills and the ability to adapt and embrace change along with the ability to learn and understand multiple I&E control platforms is essential to the success of the position.  

Your responsibilities may include:  

• Supporting and satisfying the policies, goals, efforts and programs of the BU's Health, Safety and Environmental Management System to ensure HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility.

• Maintaining and supporting electrical, process control, and measurement systems; troubleshoot problems associated with these systems; installing and maintaining new equipment as projects dictate.

• Participating in project planning and daily planning of maintenance activities.

• Maintaining and optimizing distributive control systems, EFMs, RTUs, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

• Assist in the training and development of the I&E Technicians.  

• Assist engineering to meet applicable government, company and industry regulations and standards.  

• Utilizes SAP and M&R Control Panel to create, procure and maintain appropriate spare parts inventory in order to ensure equipment availability.

• Utilize and assist in the development, maintenance and support of the Defect Elimination process and its software programs. 

• Drive action items to closure and communicate these corrections to all affected groups.  


• 5+ years of experience in the Instrumentation and Electrical (I&E) field  

• Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to wear appropriate personal protective equipment as the job conditions require.

• Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to work outside in harsh weather conditions.


• Intermediate knowledge of API standards (RP500, RP14F, RP14C), NEC, and NFPA (37, 25, 70, 70E)  

• Basic knowledge of SAP systems.  

• Basic knowledge of Oil and Gas production facilities and theory of operations.  

• Basic knowledge with SCADA systems.  

• Basic proficiency with Wired and Wireless Networking Technologies including Wireless I/O.  

• Basic proficiency with Fisher ROC 107 and 800.  

• Basic proficiency with DCS, RTP, PLCs.  

• Basic proficiency with VFDs.  

• Basic proficiency in low voltage AC Power systems.  

• Basic proficiency in the maintenance and repair of 3 phase 480-volt AC motors and motor control systems.

• Basic proficiency in DC Power and Distribution systems including Solar Technologies.  

• Basic proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams and Word.

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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