Instrumentation and Controls Engineer / Foxboro Programmer (19-00858) – NY – Rensselaer

looking for an Instrumentation and Controls Engineer / Foxboro Programmer position located in Rensselaer, New York. This is a 3 month contract position with potential for extension.


  • ·       Configure, program, test and troubleshoot PLC or DCS based control systems and associated components
  • ·       Design and install wiring to reliably communicate information between measurement and control element devices and control equipment
  • ·       Designing new automation equipment or processes
  • ·       Convert current manual processes to automatic control using the Foxboro system control (this would include code, logic, graphics, hardware, documentation and training)
  • ·       Provide support to client's functions during the manufacturing process to bring designs to completion.
  • ·       Establish standards, templates, and guidelines as applied to the automation system using the information gathered in the definition stage while considering the operator interaction
  • ·       Responsible for automation and controls systems design, specifications, programming, simulation, testing, as well as start-up assistance
  • ·       Select the physical communications media, network architecture, and protocols based on data requirements to complete system design and support systems development
  • ·       Identify and manage technical risks on the projects and ensure mitigation plans are in place
  • ·       The control panels / instrumentation will be inside the pharmaceutical / manufacturing plant – 25 acre plant


  • ·       Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or two-year technical school degree in Electrical Controls or Information Technology
  • ·       Foxboro DCS Controls experience
  • ·       Foxboro Programming experience
  • ·       Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • ·       Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • ·       Ability to travel to the pharmaceutical plant to troubleshoot control systems

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