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Engineer Electrical

Missouri City, TX
December 05, 2019

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Nicole C. Wittmer

**** **** ***** *****

Rosharon, Texas 77583

C: 832-***-****


Sr. Automation and EI&C IP Project Engineer with over eighteen years of experience in Chemical and Refining industry. Seeking a position Honeywell DCS Systems Engineer,

Graduate of Drexel University with BS in Electrical engineering with on the job Chemical Engineering Training

Strong knowledge of analyzing critical instrumentation systems with SIL solver

System Safety, System Reliability, Risk Assessment, ISA84, IEC 61511, 61508, S88 Batch, PRISM, HAZOPs, MOC, Layers of Protection


Lead the development of ISA 18.2 alarm management philosophy

ISA 101 HMI Graphics Standard.

Organize, lead, and facilitate alarm rationalization

Develop and / or deliver training courses in Alarm Management

Strong Knowledge of Honeywell systems TDC 2000, TDC 3000, C200 and C300,

Strong Knowledge of programming and configuration of Honeywell Experion, Native Window TPS, HMI Web, TPS Graphic Builder

Delta V hardware and software training programming and configuration experience.

Strong Knowledge of Rockwell logic solvers and programming

Advanced control theory at Drexel University the basics of Aspen DMC

Extensive experience with Square D switchgear and motor control centers, GE Multilin

with Industrial Networks Ethernet, ControlNet, Fieldbus, DeviceNet, Profibus, Modbus

Project Management, Project Scopes, FEL process, contractor selection and management, subornment personal management,

Automation design, specification, selection, purchasing, installation and commissioning.

Analyze critical instrumentation systems with SIL solver

System Safety, System Reliability, Risk Assessment, ISA84, S88 Batch, PRISM, HAZOPs, MOC, Layers of Protection.

AutoCAD, Word, Excel, SAP, MathCAD, Boolean, and Wonderware

Understanding of relevant standards including IEEE, ISA, IEC, API, NEMA, NFPA, and NEC.

Other system includes and not limited to Bentley Nevada, Compressor Controllers, Analyzers, and Triconex


DSM, Freeport TX Mar 2017 to May 2019

Lead Electrical Process Engineer

Maintain Delta V control system reliability and sustainability

Alarm Management

Responsible for interfacing between project team and site process control personnel for all assigned projects.

Participate in project PSM activities; MOC, PHA/HAZOP/LOPA, What if, Alarm Rationalization, etc.

Turnkey expansion project responsibilities included: upgrade and install new valves and pumps on existing equipment, installation of new piping system

Participate in project process controls FAT, IFAT, SAT and HMI development.

Responsible for delivering process control narrative documentation, assigning DCS and SIS I/O points, configuring regulatory controls, alarms, and HMI graphics on a DC, and configuring logic in SIS.

Program modifications and additions and documentation

E, I & C projects to upgrade and improve the instrument and controls in equipment

Ensure all Instrument and control project comply with ISA84 and IEC 16511 Standards.

Turner/Kaneka, Pasadena, TX May 2016 to Feb 2017

Electrical Engineer Contract Engineer

Agrium, Borger, TX Jan 2015 to Aug 2015

Electrical Engineer

Manage a Honeywell C300 DCS system

Programming and configuration

Oversee all EI&C projects for proper design that applies to all codes and best practices.

Oversee all EI&C projects for proper execution and commissioning.

Bring all systems company wide up to currents standards

Roll out INTools, SmartPlant, Asset Management and Alarm Management to all sights.

New MOC, PSSR and Documentation systems

Controls system configurations, HMI displays, and Alarm Management

Provide instrumentation with optimal MTF and establish PM to coincide

Involved in PHA’s, HAZOPS, Risk Assessment to determine layers of protection

Design new safety system for critical processes and oversee and test installation

Bechtel Corporation, Pueblo, CO Oct 2013 to Dec 2014

Sr. Process Control Electrical Engineer

Startup and commissioning of a Government Pilot Plant

Proper installation, programming and configuration of a Honeywell C300 DCS according to Honeywell best practices.

Insure proper installation, calibration and documentation of process control instrumentation.

Insure instruments meet or exceed the SIL rating of use.

Jacobs’s Engineering, Baton Rouge, LA Aug 2012 to Sep 2013

Lead Instrument Safety Engineer

ExxonMobil, Baton Rouge, LA

Analysis of all critical control loops, reliability of instrumentation systems, etc.

PFD and SIL Solver analysis of critical instrument loop

Risk identification and design, HASOP/ LOP of processes.

Flint Hills, Corpus Christy, TX

Analyzer Selection Specification for Replacement of instrumentation (valves, temperature sensors, pumps, pneumatics, electronics) of process equipment.

Jacobs Engineering onsite at Marc West, Corpus Christie TX

Specify and purchase all instruments for Mark West Wet Gas Compressor re-automation

Sunoco, Philadelphia, PA Refinery Jun 2007 to Aug 2012

Process Controls / Electrical System Engineer

Alarm management

Lead the development of alarm management philosophy documents

Organize, lead, and facilitate alarm rationalization

Lead customer training on Honeywell Alarm Management suite

Develop and / or deliver training courses in Alarm Management

Support automation project activities

Review instrument specifications for correct application, size, CV, material Fieldbus DD file etc.

Front-End Engineering (FEED) phases of automation projects of projects I identified.

Review design for proper fail safe conditions

Review Project specifications, design documents, applicable Codes/Regulations and acceptable work practices

Verify loop checks and audit or witness loop testing

Witness functional testing of I/E systems

Verify content and accuracy of as-built drawing files, instrument data bases, instrument loop folders, and related equipment files

Ensure as-built drawings and documents reflect redline markups.

Perform FAT at vendor facilities

Perform Sat

Verify material and equipment received meet purchase order and specification requirements

Accountable for quality work of contractors, reviewing and approving their QC work processes

Insure required spare part inventories and the required maintenance or operations training relative to the projects have been completed

Work closely with maintenance, turnaround and operations organizations in all aspects of process

Maintain control system reliability and sustainability

Monitor Honeywell site for priority, beware, and ISR notices.

Take action on important notices.

Provide leadership for installation of patches and upgrades

Provide leadership for hardware issues are addressed by the instrument group

Assist the instrument group with new and replacement instrument by configuring or reconfiguring TPS, PKS and fieldbus.

Support operations by configuring new TPS and PKS control modules.

Monitor Honeywell patch matrix, provide leadership on installation of necessary patches

Instrumented safety systems risk assessment and safety system design.

Mustang Engineering, PME, Philadelphia, PA Jun 2006- Jun 2007

Electrical and Instrument Engineer Contract Engineer

Supervising, leading and guiding automation Instrument and Control Engineers, designers and draftsmen.

Involved with the design if a Honeywell Experian DCS C300 system at the Camden Invista plant. Also, upgrading a TDC 3000 system by replacing the HPM with a C300 connected to the PMIO hardware. Also, connecting to the C300’s

Front-End Engineering (FEED) phases of automation projects

Control systems integration (Honeywell Experian DCS C300)

Development of Instrument & Control portion of P&ID's

Instrument Sizing calculations (Control Valves, Relief Valves, Flow Elements, and thermowell vibration calculations

Specification, selection and purchase of all Instrumentation

Specification, selection and purchase of Process Control Systems and Safety systems

Functional design of the Process Control Logic & Safety logic (defining requirements)

Create and manage instrumentation scope work for project

Integrate packaged equipment into overall system design

Oversee development of detailed design drawings including Instrument Plans, Details, Wiring, Loops, and Fabrication Drawings

Knowledge of industry codes and standards applicable to Oil & Gas and Refining Industries (API, ISA, NEC fIEC, NFPA, ASME, etc.) ISA84

Interface with the Project Management team and Client

Rohm and Haas

Research process engineer


Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA - Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering

Systems and Advanced Controls tract and also took a graduate power course


ISA, SIS-TECH and Texas A&M. ISA/ANSI 84 SIS Certification

Attended numerous vendor technical courses related to process control and instrumentation

FCC Commercial License #PG0317237

ANSI C, FORTRAN and Pascal programming languages

Honeywell R400 migration and installation

Honeywell GUS/LCN/UNC Implementation

Honeywell PKS Server Engineering & Configuration

Honeywell PKS Graphics Design & Building

Honeywell PKS Server & Station installation & Administration.

Management of Change.

Project Management

Lean Manufacturing


Member IEEE, ISA,

Section officer Society of women engineers

International association of Arson Investigators.

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