Back To Top

PSS Systems Specialist

Lewisville, TX
Oct 6, 2023
A core member of the DeltaV Project Execution team, providing leadership to Vinson’s and Emerson’s projects from a hardware/system perspective. This technical position will also require support of the Lifecycle Services business as a subject matter expert related to the DeltaV System hardware, electrical, communications, PCs/Networking and packaging.
•  Assist in Front End Project Studies
•  Analyze Power and Grounding (As Found and Requirements)
•  Review/Approve System bill of material and architectures
•  Review/Approve Enclosure design requirements
•  Cutover Planning and Execution
•  Perform Site Initialization and Inspection
•  DeltaV PC/Server and Networking Equipment setup and configuration
•  Assist in Factory and Site Acceptance Tests (in conjunction with System Engineer)
•  Construction Management
•  Manage Cutover, Commissioning and Loop-check Activities (including DeltaV configuration changes and navigating DeltaV applications)
•  Initialize and Troubleshoot Communications: Ethernet, Modbus, Foundation Fieldbus, Devicenet
•  Lifecycle Support of Systems (Subject Matter Expertise to Lifecycle Services 

Education, Skills and/or Experience:
•  Associates Degree in Relevant Technical Degree
•  Minimum of 2-3 Years of relevant experience performing similar project work
•  Proficiency in A/C and D/C power and grounding
•  Proficiency in the use of electrical test equipment
•  Experienced with DCS and/or PLC control systems
•  Proficiency with Windows-based computers and associated operating systems
•  Competency in motor controls and instrumentation
•  Competency in Ethernet-based and Twisted Pair communications protocols
•  Experience with design and reading/interpretation of engineering design documents such as P&IDs, Electrical One Lines, Plot Plans
•  Ideal candidate has DeltaV training and experience

Physical and Mental:
•  Ability to function in a high stress environment during Testing, Start-ups, Troubleshooting and Deployment
•  Highly motivated, self-starter who can be effective in a team or a solo assignment
•  Must have the ability to meet deadlines
•  Must have good written and verbal communications skills with ability to convey thoughts and negotiate in multi- discipline team environments
•  Able and willing to travel via airplane or long (4-6 hour) car trips to/from customer sites for short visits and/or extended stay visits of a week or longer. Overnight travel is anticipated at an average of 40-50%, and can require extended travel of several weeks during startups.