Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Jobs

Vista Projects offers a variety of instrumentation & controls engineering job opportunities.

instrumentation and controls engineering

The specifics of each instrumentation & controls engineering role depend on the project and client requirements. When an opportunity with Vista becomes available, the details of each opening will be included in the job posting.

Please view our current opportunities to see if there is an instrumentation & controls engineering job you want to apply for. You may also want to review our EIC drafting & design job descriptions.

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The information on this page is not a current opportunity, it is a general description of the job an Instrumentation & Controls Engineer performs at Vista. While we might not be hiring right now, we always look to expand our network of talented people. If you’re interested in working at Vista in an instrumentation and control engineering role, we encourage you to apply for future opportunities.

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Instrumentation & Controls Engineering in Calgary

As with all engineering roles at Vista, we employ Instrumentation & Controls Engineers at multiple competency and experience levels. All instrumentation & controls engineering jobs with Vista are in Calgary, Alberta, either at our head office or a nearby satellite office. These include:

While there are certainly overlapping responsibilities, the expectations for each level are different. Following are the duties and experience expected for each level of Instrumentation & Controls Engineer.

Instrumentation & Controls Engineer-in-Training

An Instrumentation & Controls Engineer-in-Training (EIT) at Vista is expected to:

  • Assist senior engineer with the preparation of piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) inputs and instrument index
  • Assist senior engineer with the preparation of instrument data sheets
  • Perform preliminary sizing calculations for inline instruments

Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Specialist

Vista expects an Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Specialist to be able to:

  • Prepare P&ID inputs and instrument index
  • Create input/output (I/O) count and assignments, instrument loop diagrams, instrument datasheets and sizing, instrument uninterruptible power source (UPS) load requirements lists
  • Perform sizing calculations for inline instruments
  • Design programmable logic controller (PLC) panels
  • Contribute to the preparation of requisitions for instruments
  • Prepare cable schedule inputs
  • Prepare junction box termination drawings
  • Have familiarity with Flowel software (considered an asset)

Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

An Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Specialist and Engineer have similar job descriptions at Vista. The biggest difference is that at an Instrumentation & Controls Engineer is required to have a P.Eng. registration with The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). Vista expects an Instrumentation & Controls Engineer to be able to:

  • Prepare P&ID inputs and instrument index
  • Create input/output (I/O) count and assignments, instrument loop diagrams, instrument datasheets and sizing, instrument uninterruptible power source (UPS) load requirements lists
  • Perform sizing calculations for inline instruments
  • Design programmable logic controller (PLC) panels
  • Contribute to the preparation of requisitions for instruments
  • Prepare cable schedule inputs
  • Prepare junction box termination drawings
  • Have familiarity with¬†Flowel software (considered an asset)

Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

The duties of a Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer at Vista include:

  • Preparing P&ID inputs, instrument selection
  • Developing and reviewing instrument indexes, instrument datasheets, and inline instrument sizing
  • Creating I/O count and assignments, instrument loop diagrams, instrument datasheets, and sizing, instrument UPS load requirements lists
  • Preparing RFQs, TBEs, and POs for field instrument and control systems
  • Designing PLC panels
  • Preparing cable schedule inputs
  • Preparing JB termination drawings
  • Preparing SDKs and control philosophies/narratives
  • Having familiarity with Flowel software (considered an asset)

Lead Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

The duties of a Lead Instrumentation & Controls Engineer at Vista include:

  • Preparing P&ID inputs and instrument selection
  • Developing and reviewing instrument indexes, instrument datasheets, and inline instrument sizing
  • Creating I/O count and assignments, instrument loop diagrams, instrument datasheet, and sizing, instrument UPS load requirements list
  • Preparing RFQ, TBE, and PO for field instrument and control systems
  • Designing PLC panels
  • Preparing cable schedule inputs
  • Preparing junction box termination drawings
  • Preparing SDKs and control philosophies/narratives
  • Being familiar with Flowel software is an asset

Apply for Future Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Opportunities

For over 30 years, the success of our business has hinged on the quality of our people. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who are also smart, humble, honest and hardworking. These qualities are part of life at a top employer. If working at Vista appeals to you, please use the button at the top of this page to apply for future instrumentation & controls engineering opportunities.

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