Instrumentation and Control Engineer in Tucson, AZ at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems Tucson Operations is looking for anInstrumentation and Control Engineer. This position is responsible for managing the process control equipment with the goal of improving productivity, stability, reliability, safety and business continuity.

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. Arconic Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Design, develop, manage and maintain control systems (i.e. Distributed Control System, Programmable Logic Controller). Perform all work and conduct oneself in a manner that promotes safety of the individual and all other at employees.
  • Troubleshoot, make necessary repairs or upgrades, and perform preventative maintenance and service to process control equipment, control systems, equipment calibration, and instrumentation equipment to provide for the reliable operation of this equipment. Investigate problems, analyze for root causes and derive resolutions.
  • Collaborate with engineers, purchasers and other staff members involved in the production processes including reviewing instrumentation and control related documents to mechanical, electrical and process equipment technical specifications and vendor drawings of equipment and prepare comments and recommendations.
  • Ensure instrumentation and control design and engineering deliverables are delivered per specifications, and within budget and schedule as project leader, if assigned.
  • Participate in installation and startup and commissioning activities to assist personal in systems checkout and commissioning, including any control system programming modifications, coordinating with the control system suppliers and coordinating resolution to problems within other disciplines.
  • Manage projects within the given restraints including cost and time.
  • Ensure that the instruments and controls comply with all internal and external health and safety regulations and requirements.
  • Develop best practices to improve production capacity, quality, and reliability.
  • Stay current with product specifications, engineering technology and production processes.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum 3 years of instrumentation and controls engineering experience;
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Knowledge of advanced process control (APC), distributed control systems (DCS), programmable logic controllers (PLC), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and Panel View HMI screens
  • Good understanding and knowledge of industry codes and standards (ANSI/ISA-5.1, ANSI/ISA-95, NFPA/NEC, IEEE, NEMA,) as necessary and as applicable.