Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

SPEC Consulting, LLC

Job Description

SPEC is looking for a motivated electrical engineer with well-rounded skills in instrumentation, control, power design and programming. We are looking for candidates interested in developing a long-term career working in a high energy, team-focused environment that is committed to serving our clients to the best of our combined abilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • All aspects of electrical engineering design and specification, with a focus on instrumentation, controls, and PLC programming.
  • Prepare instrumentation and controls deliverables for different design phases based on P&ID’s, specifications, standards, codes, and client input.
  • Develop initial concepts and scope of work.
  • Perform calculations.
  • Lead detailed design development and supervise designers.
  • Provide quality checks.
  • Prepare construction cost estimates and provide engineering support during construction and startup efforts.
  • Some project related travel is required.


Successful candidates will have a minimum of 5+ years of experience in a design engineering role as well as experience managing or directing the work of designers for industrial, manufacturing, and facility projects including the following:

  • Experience with key duties and responsibilities described above.
  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in electrical engineering areas, such as: instrumentation, controls, or PLC programming.
  • NY PE license or ability to obtain.
  • Focused capability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to lead and collaborate across multi-functional teams.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
  • Takes ownership of assignments; can work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of PLC logic and PLC Scada software.
  • Strong written and verbal technical communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Experience with the following skills is a plus for a strong candidate:

  • Engineering design and specification of power and distribution systems.
  • Motor controls and energy conservation projects.
  • Lighting, lighting control systems, and grounding.
  • AutoCAD 2D & 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, CADWorx.
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