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Carollo Engineers Senior Instrumentation and Controls Engineer in Tampa, Florida


Carollo Engineers is a nationally recognized environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater facilities. We are seeking a senior level Instrumentation and Controls Engineer to join our team.


  • Works with project manager and clients

  • Develops scopes of work for I&C systems, networks and projects

  • Leads I&C design teams for medium and large projects

  • Designs PLC SCADA networks for medium and large systems

  • Specifies industrial fiber optic networks, systems and components

  • Designs SCADA network block diagrams

  • Selects instrumentation

  • Develops P&IDs

  • Develops control strategies

  • Designs control panel layouts

  • Prepares ISA data sheets and instrument sites

  • Develops input/output point lists

  • Reviews submittals

  • Prepares specifications for instruments, computers, networking equipment, PLCs and associated components

  • Develops preliminary and final construction cost estimates for I&C

  • Meets with clients for design-related workshops, including instrument preferences, HMI graphics design and standard development

  • Designs radio telemetry SCADA systems using microwave, spread spectrum, licensed MAS, cellular or other radio technologies

  • Mentors and trains Staff Instrumentation Engineers

  • Prepares technical memorandums and reports

  • Manages the instrumentation portion of medium to large sized instrumentation and control projects for water and wastewater treatment facilities

  • Conducts quality management reviews of instrumentation and control designs

  • Participates in continuing editing and development of I&C master specifications

  • Develops project specific specifications for unusual or unique instrumentation applications

  • Prioritizes and balances competing project demands and conflicting project requirements

  • Manages other instrumentation and control engineers and CADD technicians to effectively complete work with attention to detail

  • Delegates tasks to others and follows ups on completion and quality of work

  • Identifies and consults with others on solutions to unusual, difficult, or complex tasks

  • Effectively participates in client contacts and business development efforts

  • Identifies alternatives, evaluates each, and determines appropriate actions to move forward

  • Makes solid and implementable decisions in a timely manner

  • Reduces complex aspects of instrumentation and control engineering to terms understandable to others

  • Attends to details in preparation or review of calculations, drawings, and specifications

  • Monitors scope, schedule, and budget and controls the work to the project plan

  • Understands, implements, and enforces company and client technical standards on projects

  • Travel required when requested

  • Makes site visits to observe during construction and operation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering; Instrumentation and Control Engineering; Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in instrumentation and control systems in water and wastewater treatment facilities, pumping stations and associated facilities

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer

  • Expert in the design of industrial instrumentation and control systems, selection and specification of instruments, and design of industrial communication networks for water and wastewater facilities

  • Expert in developing, reading and understanding P&IDs and control schematics

  • Expert in design and development of industrial communication control networks

  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision on medium to large instrumentation and control systems for water and wastewater treatment facilities

  • Understands projects at the conceptual level, and develops corresponding instrumentation and control engineering scope of work, budget and schedule

  • Ability to work independently to effectively complete routine or moderately complex tasks

  • Ability to simultaneously think beyond past approaches and propose practical approaches to instrumentation and control design and construction

  • Listens and understands the concerns and needs of other project team members

  • Ability to control behavior under situations involving pressure, conflict and uncertainty

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in speech, writing, and contract documents

  • Presents communications in an organized fashion and with appropriate level of detail

  • Positively influences both peers and subordinates to move toward overall project goals

  • Actively looks ahead to plan for and respond to project challenges

  • Seeks long term benefits to the overall project when determining instrumentation and control design approach

  • Sensitive to political issues and client preferences in determining instrumentation and control engineering approach

  • Aware of the "business" of instrumentation and control engineering as well as the technical design issues

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills that are well organized and persuasive

  • Proficient in public speaking roles

  • Proficient in MS Word, Access, and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering; Instrumentation and Control Engineering; Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering

  • Experience with Microstation or Autocad

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ID 2021-1515

Category Engineering

Type Regular Full-Time