AECOM Instrument and Control System Consulting Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Instrument and Control System Consulting Engineer

United States of America - Louisiana

New Orleans

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly talented Instrument and Control Consulting Engineer to work in the New Orleans, LA office. This position is contingent upon contract award with an anticipated hire date in August 2017.

SCOPE: The Instrument and Control Consulting Engineer is responsible for providing engineering guidance, calculations, analysis, studies and recommendations for a specialized segment of engineering within schedule and budget of an assigned project.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Intermediate to advanced level of engineering understanding within a specific discipline.

  • Provides support for proposals and understands the business development process.

  • Familiar with discipline tools and understands company cornerstone applications.

  • Familiar with the work sequence, general content and the methods used to generate specifications for the purchase of material, equipment, systems, services or construction within a specific discipline.

  • Fully versed with the process of preparing and checking of calculations within a specific discipline.

  • Understands the process of collecting data and information regarding technical and economic factors relating to a specific subject within a discipline.

  • Fully understands the use of requisitions and the role of materials management.

  • Has basic knowledge of discipline manpower loading.

  • Performs material take off's for a specific discipline.

  • Understands a discipline's material costs.

  • Fully understands the planning and scheduling of engineering tasks.

  • Understands the project change control process.

  • Understands the discipline's equipment and material lists.

  • Maintains positive working relationships with peer leaders.

  • Builds productive relationships with organizations within and external to Engineering.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or other appropriate discipline, such as chemical engineering or mechanical engineering, from a 4-year accredited university.


  • 7 years of experience with the engineering and design of complex instrumentation and control systems for industrial plant design projects.

  • Development of control system configuration on multiple platforms

  • Specification preparation of instrument and industrial control systems

  • Knowledge of computer based automated control systems

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working on Oil & Gas, Power and/or Petrochemical industry projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • Understanding of the project change control process

  • Previous oversight of I&C Commissioning/startup planning

  • Previous Project Management Experience

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • This positions does not include sponsorship opportunities for United States work authorization

  • Relocation benefits are not available with this position


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163493BR