I&E Superintendent

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Salary: $140K - $185K + Benefits + Relo + Up to 15-20% Bonus



The Instrumentation and Electrical Superintendent is responsible for leading and managing the I&E execution function, I&E infrastructure budgets, and developing/implementing strategies for sustainable I&E reliability and execution capability improvement at the Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex. Accountable for infrastructure improvements for I&E, substations and electrical grid, I&E MI program, training & mentoring technical staff, overall management of technical custody transfer metering activities, ensuring operating area needs requiring engineering support are met, feeding forward reliability-promoting instrument and electrical design requirements to project teams. The position reports to the Maintenance Manager.



  • Applying company Required Standards, engineering standards, mechanical integrity procedures, and safety procedures to address I&E reliability challenges.

  • Ensuring strategies comply with RAGAGEP and P66 corporate/site standards.

  • Initiate action to increase unit uptime, increase product quality, and reduce refinery maintenance costs by developing and owning reliability improvement efforts for the plant’s I&E assets.

  • Accountable and ownership of the I&E Equipment Discipline Lead (EDL) responsibilities.

  • Managing competing priorities and multiple projects simultaneously while still delivering on deadline commitments.

  • Providing leadership for I&E technical support for both maintenance & operations personnel, including but not limited to field I&E & process control troubleshooting support, training documentation & procedure development/review, turn-around support, and Management of Change (MOC) ownership.

  • Reviewing project design packages and provide design input to ensure that site requirements & preferences are met; after project commissioning, ensure that newly installed I&E components are captured on appropriate maintenance programs.

  • Leading and participate in root cause failure analyses (RCFAs).

  • Leveraging input from area M staff to identify and develop scope & justification for I&E infrastructure improvement projects, including but not limited to obsolescence remediation.

  • Leading area M staff in applying T/A scope development philosophy and providing technical support for T/A execution.

  • Providing input to T/A scope development and assisting with efficient execution of T/A I&E scope activities.

  • Partnering with project electrical engineer, site SIS senior competent person, and automation leadership to promote design concepts that ensure sustainable growth of the Process Control Network (PCN).



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

  • 10 or more years of experience in a refining or industrial environment.

  • 10 or more years of direct experience in the instrumentation and electrical craft.

  • 5 or more years of experience in I&E project management and execution.

  • 5 or more years of supervisory experience.

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country.

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).


  • 10 or more years of supervisory experience.

  • 10 or more years of experience in I&E project management and execution.

  • Ability to interpret safety requirement specifications (SRS), proof test procedures/work instructions, SIL verification calculations, and other SIS-related design documentation.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures, governmental regulations, and technical manuals.

  • Strong working knowledge of SAP.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all organizational levels while valuing diversity.

Channel Personnel Services, Inc. 

P.O. Box 5726

Pasadena, TX 77508


T: (281) 741-0888

T: (281) 741-0892

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