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CGI Group Inc.

At CGI, we're committed to helping all of our stakeholders succeed. Our 31,000 professionals in 125 offices worldwide provide end-to-end IT and business process services that facilitate the ongoing evolution of our clients' businesses. CGI is committed to helping our clients achieve their business goals; to providing our professionals with rewarding careers; and to offer Read More

Address      Birmingham 2200 Riverchase Center, Suite 680 Birmingham, AL 35244
Website      www.cgi.com/
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The intermediate level Design Engineer is responsible for performing analysis, design, and documentation tosupport of daily operations. Responsibilities Include:
• Direct activities to ensure construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and requirements.
• Review contractor shop drawings and ensure they meet specifications of design documents and Department design guidelines.
• Develop, recommend, and test the plans, designs, and programs for the operation, maintenance, and optimization of the regional distributed control system.
• Evaluate the capacity and reliability of the regional distributed control system.
• Knowledge of sensor-based computerized process control systems.
• Ability to design system networks based on unknown future requirements.
• Knowledge of the general standards applied to designing, integrating, constructing, operating, and maintaining DCS, data network, and video communication systems.
• Ability to develop, interpret and document control and communication technical specifications, procedures, and directives.
• Knowledge of the typical technology, hardware and software tools, diagnostic and preventive maintenance practices used to manage and maintain DCS, computer systems, video information, data and communication systems.
• Design and review instrumentation and electrical controls for equipment.
• Review and correct electrical ladder logic systems for functions such as sequence and timing control.
• Assist I & C technicians of instrumentation trouble shooting, problem identification and change implementation.
• Knowledge of the System architecture to coordinate data base changes and ensure unique tag numbers throughout the system.
• Understand the City’s control and communication software standards and design guidelines.
• Supervise the activities of consultants, vendors, and contractors.
• Ability to set priorities, coordinate and schedule work in a logical manner so that resources are effectively used.
• Analyze problems to determine what needs to be done the resources necessary to complete the job.
• Ability to write clear, well-organized and grammatically correct sentences and paragraphs to write letters, reports, etc.
• Maintain positive and professional relations with others under adverse conditions and to exercise sensitivity to the needs of others.
• Transform complex facts, concepts, and theories into practical, economical design statements.
• Knowledge of fiber optics and maintain the Departments existing fiber optic network.
• Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant design construction and operations.
• Proficiency of ISA standards and their application including loop drawings.
• Proficiency of MODBUS data links.
• Knowledge of the Emerson WDPF II and Ovation hardware/software platforms.
• Program and troubleshoot smart instruments and work with HART protocol.
• Knowledge of PID functions.
• Conduct loop checks through equipment process testing.
• Perform basic principles of instrumentation trouble shooting, problem identification and change implementation.
• Ensure the Departments design guidelines are strictly adhered to.
• Provide a thorough knowledge of ISA standards.
• Willing to travel to various treatment plants and pump station sites.
• Provide written review of contractor submitted documents such as loop diagrams, written control strategy narratives, standard operating procedures, O & M manuals and program logic.
• Actively participate in meetings with outside contractors and customers while representing the interests of the Public Utility Department.
• Help maintain a document control library containing As-built drawings, loop diagrams, design documents, contractor shop drawings, O & M manuals and Design specifications.

(What skills/experiences must this person have to even be considered?)
• Bachelor's Degree in Electric Engineering
• 3 to 5 years experience as Design Engineer with C++, Control Systems, Instrumentation, UNIX shell scripting, Emerson Ovation, Westinghouse WDPF
(including team oriented, managerial skills, etc.)
• Knowledge of system life cycle / application development alternatives
• High aptitude for complex problem analysis / resolution
• Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively present to target audience
• Ability to effectively work with all levels of personnel within the organization
• Detail-orientated; uses sound judgment; and is self-motivated with the ability to handle multiple tasks
• Very good organization and time management skills
• Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio, Share Point, MS Project
• Emerson Ovation, Westinghouse WDPF, Unix
• Bachelor's Degree in Electric Engineering
• 5+ Years Programming Experience
• Professional Engineer (PE)

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to professionals located in 125 offices worldwide. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.


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