Instrumentation & Controls Design Specialist

Pittsburgh, PA

Job ID: Req-3564 Industry: Engineering Pay Rate: Negotiable

An international engineering firm is seeking an Instrumentation & Controls Design Specialist for their Pittsburgh office.



  • The I&C Design Specialist will provide engineering design packages to customers that are practical, accurate, and NEC (National Electric Code) compliant.
  • To accomplish this, the employee will work in conjunction with the lead electrical engineer and other engineering disciplines to develop design packages consisting of electrical, instrumentation and control drawings, and spreadsheets.
  • Aid in the preparation of master Instrument and I/O database.
  • Aid in the preparation of the Instrument and I/O list.
  • Creates power distribution and I/O drawings.
  • Creates power/control panel layout drawing, terminal layout drawings and BOM.
  • Creates instrument power plans, loop drawings and cable list.
  • Prepares instrument mounting details with the aid of the Instrument Engineer.
  • Must constantly review all aspects of a design to assure NEC compliance.
  • Review client specs and vendor documentation to develop an accurate design.



  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Controls or Similar Engineering is preferred.
  • 5-7 years of experience in electrical design or a related discipline is required for this position
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD is required.
  • Use of AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD P&ID, Plant 3D is a plus.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office (mainly Excel)
  • Participate in meetings and discussions with department to collaborate on the progress of an assignment.
  • May collaborate with other engineers on design specifics and share knowledge with others in the department.
  • Team problem solving will help assure work production, and quality is maintained.
  • Should have good written communication skills to be able to communicate ideas through internal memoranda.
  • Projects last anywhere from three to six months with two or three projects overlapping at a time.
  • Must prioritize work in order to make deadlines.

JH Technical Services

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