E/I Designer in Chester, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Chester, VA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $80000.0 - $95000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Position: E/I Designer

Location: Hopewell, VA

Status: Direct Hire

Job Overview:

A client of ours in the chemical industry is currently seeking an E/I Designer. The E/I Designer will perform a variety of instrument electrical design for project executions. Support procurement, construction, and commissioning phases of projects with activities including assisting with preparation of labor/material estimates and design packages. Work typically performed in office and field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The individual must personally set a good example with all rules and regulations to achieve 100% universal compliance with HS&E (Health, Safety & Environmental) Procedures/Regulations.
  • Participate in safety audits or surveillances.
  • Strong understanding of P&IDs and PFD’s.
  • Create and review power distribution, switchgear, MCC, motor schematics, cabling, and conduit size.
  • Create and review instrument installation drawings such as but not limited to pressure, flow, temperature, pH, control valves, level and DCS.
  • Understand loop diagrams, interlock, and control logic diagrams.
  • Review and integrate vendor schematic and drawings into site-based designs.
  • Perform system walk downs for projects and as builds.
  • Reform redlines of current plant drawings.
  • Systems walk downs to identify deficiencies and ensure compliance to design and customer requirements.
  • Verification to applicable engineering codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure construction practices as required follow operations/execution with federal, state, local and plant codes/policies.
  • Assume responsibility for cost, schedule, and quantity and budget control.
  • Review process package and prepare equipment/material specifications sheets to order items.  Review with vendor to confirm capability and delivery to meet project objectives.
  • Must be able analyze field data in operating facilities.
  • Travel 10%


  • General understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) / Material to Order (MTO) needs to incorporate types and quantities of detailed MTO/BOM
  • Knowledge of instrumentation controls and DCS system design
  • Knowledgeable of current National Electrical Code (NFPA-70) and other relevant NFPA standards, including application to installation needs
  • 2-5 years of AutoCAD or equivalent Certification of its use
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel)
  • High School Diploma
  • Basic understanding of Industrial facilities
  • Basic awareness of Safety programs and PPE requirements while performing field research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3D Computer Aided Drafting and Design experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (WORD/EXCEL)
  • Associates Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years actual field installation of E&I equipment, devices, raceways
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills with personnel of all levels (Craft through Executive)

Please apply to position or contact Sondeep "Sunny" Singh at (317) 685-2200 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with its employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer