Controls Engineer with DCS application experience needed in the Houston area for a Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Equipment and Services provider to the Process Industries.

Why work here?:

  • ESOP company so earn shares and have ownership in the company!
  • Room for growth in this privately-owned company!
  • Established business in the region for over 65 years!
  • Excellent benefits package – Low-premium health insurance, dental, vision, disability, life
  • 401k matching – 4% right off the bat!
  • NO OVERNIGHT TRAVEL!! Work with clients within a 2 hour radius of office


  • Participates in designing, configuring, testing, debugging and documenting user applications in various software products
  • Provides assistance and routine consultation to users in the use of various software products
  • Applies generally accepted programming standards and techniques to assure efficient program logic and data manipulation
  • Plans and executes software version upgrade releases and custom interfaces
  • Analyzes the performance of hardware and software interfaces and identifies alternatives for optimizing the usage of computer resources  
  • Acts as liaison with manufacturers and vendors of software and application products, especially with regard to problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Recommends selection, approval and acquisition of hardware, software, networking components and services
  • Diagnoses and resolves system problems


  • 4 Year degree, Engineering/Technical curriculum or university program certificate, or 2-4 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience such as Chemical, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering or Computer Programming.
  • 4 – 8 years’ experience in a computer systems background.  Related experience includes spreadsheet manipulation or database manipulation and macro development.  Additional experience required with any DCS systems such as Operator Display implementation, I/O database implementation and control strategy implementation.
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical or other industries that use DCS