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Instrument and Electrical Designer Entry Level

Plano, Texas
The Instrument and Electrical Designer Entry Level is to assist in the production of design documents for I&E Design Department and reports directly to the Senior or Lead Instrument and Electrical Designer.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

Production Management

  • Assist in the preparation of Instrument and Electrical design documents in accordance with the project specifications and within project schedule.
  • Effectively apply procedures and company standards
  • Produce quality design documents


  • Proactively participate in team meetings
  • Communicate relevant project information to superiors

Technical Capabilities

  • Develop through continuing education and training a thorough understanding in the areas of I&E Design including:
  • Knowledge of NEC with specific emphasis on Hazardous Area design 
  • Ability to assist in the production of:
    • Instrument Panel Layout
    • Instrument Location Plans
    • Instrument Installation Details
    • Loop Drawings
    • Instrument List
    • Logic Diagrams
    • Analyzer Installation Drawings
    • One Line Diagrams
    • Electrical Detail Drawings
    • Lighting Plans and Details
    • Control Panel Layout and Wiring Diagrams
    • Junction Box Layout and Wiring Diagrams
    • Breaker Panel Drawings
    • Conduit/Cable Tray Routing Plans and Details
    • Wire/Cable Schedule
    • Grounding and Bonding Plans
    • Area Classification Drawings
  • Basic knowledge of UL Industrial Control Panel fabrication standards for non-hazardous (UL 508A) and hazardous locations (UL 1203, 698A)
  • Assist in conducting field audits and investigations of customer facilities and manufacturing plants
  • Develop a thorough understanding of company’s capabilities



  • Perform daily activities with integrity and professionally
  • Assist coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change


Internal Operations

  • Comply with standard policies and procedures
  • Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or Related Technical Training in Instrument and Electrical Design for the Manufacturing, Oil, or Gas industries.
  • Working knowledge of NEC with specific emphasis on Hazardous Area design 
  • Basic knowledge of SKM Power Tools
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills


  • Occasional travel to client offices and construction sites will be required
  • I&E Designer’s may travel from 10-20% of the year.  Scope and duration of travel varies depending on the phase and needs of any given project (e.g. sales, front end design, installation, commissioning, and start-up).

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