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DCS Engineer (Foxboro)

2019-03-14 08:00:082019-04-02 EWI Recruitment
Job Type Freelance/Contract
Area Italy, Europe
Sector Power & Renewables
Salary Negotiable
Currency EUR
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref VCDF5410_1552550406
Job Views 79

DCS Engineer (Foxboro)

Are you looking for a new contractor position working on Foxboro DCS? ewi is seeking a DCS Engineer based in Europe, will be required to work independently or as part of a team based on customer/contract requirements to deliver service on a variety of products. Technical skills will be considered the foundation of this position to deliver contract and/or on demand services. The suitable candidate would need to be able to communicate both verbally and written in Italian.


Lead and execute DCS projects for hardware/software engineering, testing and FAT.


  • Design/Implementation of controls from SAMA /Functional diagrams/Narratives
  • Design/Implementation of graphics from sketches/snapshots/P&IDs
  • Creation/modification of Foxboro HW/Internal Point Database
  • Implementation of Simulation logics for First-Pass/Process Test
  • Virtual controller setup for testing purpose
  • Testing of implemented controls and graphics & troubleshooting while testing
  • Follow Deapartment Quality processes and procedures
  • Scaling of Open loops & closed loops as per the ranges in the HW database
  • Use various productivity tools such as DBID tool, Audit Tool, Database Productivity Tool, Device builder etc.
  • Conversion of controls and graphics of Third Party DCS/PLC systems
  • Third Party Communication
  • Support Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) activities
  • In-house Ovation Server / Workstation loading
  • Upgrade versions of ovation systems
  • Lead small projects independently, if required
  • Participate in internal Kick of Meeting (KOM) of projects
  • Coordination with third party vendors for design/implementation of control and graphics
  • Track budget , progress & quality of the projects and ensure periodic reporting to front offices

Additional Information

  • Understanding of SAMA/Functional diagrams/P&IDs
  • Knowledge of MS-Access & MS-Excel
  • Knowledge of Third Party Communication Protocols
  • Knowledge of DCS/PLC HW structure
  • Knowledge of Logic & Graphics of Third Party DCS/PLC
  • Tie-Back/Process Simulation, Testing & Troubleshooting
  • Factory Acceptance Test (FAT)
  • DCS/PLC Commissioning & Troubleshooting


  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in Electronics/Electrical/Instrumentation with minimum 2 years of experience in process industry
  • Good communication, interpersonal skill and drive for results
  • Strong computer skills
  • Able to work in a team
  • Should be able to resolve basic technical matters

The contract would be 3- 6 months with the option to extend. The rate is negotiable depending upon experience .

Should you feel this position is of interest for you; please forward you CV to me (q.bouwer@ewi-group.com)

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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