Advanced Process Control Engineer

Fort McMurray, Canada

About Dexcent
Founded in 2006, Dexcent Inc. (Dexcent) is an engineering consulting firm that provides a range of specialized solutions for clients in a variety of industries throughout the world. Our professionals have modernized IT and OT engineering methodologies into comprehensive solutions, specializing in information analytics, cyber-security, infrastructure, and control systems engineering. As such, we pride ourselves on truly transforming industrial operations to optimize business performance and deliver bottom-line results. 

Job Details

The Advanced Process Control Engineer will be essential in providing support, maintenance, and troubleshooting for Honeywell TPC and Experion DCS systems, ensuring smooth operations and optimal performance of process control systems.

This position will be based onsite in Fort McMurray.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Routine monitoring of APCs – this includes troubleshooting of APC related issues, direct communication with Process Engineers and Panel operators to address any issues affecting their ability to keep the APCs online, ensuring the optimization of the APCs are being met and evaluating the performance of soft sensors (inferentials) to ensure they do not drift from laboratory readings.

  • Reporting to relevant stakeholders about the APC performance – this includes a weekly APC report, Monthly Inferential and APC Stewardship reports and Monthly, Quarterly and Year to Date KPIs.

  • Development of new APC solutions and maintenance of existing applications. With the APC team being Regional this maybe at any of our client sites.

  • APC training of Operators and other interested parties.

  • Data Analysis – this is done in Excel or a number of different applications such as SEEQ or Honeywell Suite of products.

  • Support software and hardware upgrade activities that involve APC related equipment.

  • Other related duties as required.


Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, or a related field preferred.

  • Advanced Process Control (APC) Certification from recognized institutions or organizations offering specialized training in APC technologies and methodologies preferred.

  • 5+ years experience with Honeywell Experion PKS, ESVT/EST, Honeywell TPS / TDC3000.

  • Process controllers: C300, C200, HPM, APM.

  • All variety of third-party PLC/devices integration to DCS.

  • Industrial Communication: Modbus RTU & Modbus TCP/IP, Serial Communication RS 485, RS 422, RS 232.

  • Networking Skills: Fault Tolerant Ethernet (FTE), Ethernet.

  • Configure and Administer Windows domain (Experion and TPS Domains).

  • OPC connectivity between Process control servers and other 3rd party servers.

  • MS Excel-macro based tools.

  • Experience configuring, implementing and trouble-shooting process control schemes in Honeywell TDC3000 (basic control algorithms and CL/AM code/PMX(basic control algorithms.

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