Venture Global LNG (“Venture Global”) is a long-term, low-cost provider of American-produced liquefied natural gas. The company’s two Louisiana-based export projects service the global demand for North American natural gas and support the long-term development of clean and reliable North American energy supplies. Using reliable, proven technology in an innovative plant design configuration, Venture Global’s modular, mid-scale plant design will replace traditional designs as it allows for the same efficiency and operational reliability at significantly lower capital cost.

We are seeking a senior professional to join us as an OFE (Owner Furnished Equipment) Group Controls specialist. The Venture Global OFE team is responsible to ensure that the properly specified and configured Power Island, Pre-treatment and Liquefaction Equipment is delivered on-time.  The Venture Global OFE team is also responsible for the performance, interface and correct functionality of the Power Island, Pre-treatment and Liquefaction Equipment.   The broad range of supplied equipment utilizes controls and energy management systems ranging from Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLCs to GE Speedtronic Mark VIe and a sophisticated EMS utilizing hard-wired, IEC 61850, OPC, GOOSE and Modbus communication protocols across multiple fibre-optic networks.  The entire plant is managed by a Honeywell Integrated Control and Safety System.

This position will be located initially in Arlington, VA or Houston, TX and transitions to Plaquemines site, LA. 

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating design reviews with the OFE team and OFE Vendors in relation to control systems design development and interfaces with all of the OFE and plant’s individual control systems
  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of the control systems development, interfacing protocols with peripheral systems, network planning and implementation of VLANS where necessary and coordination with E-House fabricators to ensure correct implementation of controls equipment
  • Responsible for coordination of interconnecting controls, mechanical and electrical completion planning, initial testing, and sign-off of all completed SAT reports
  • Responsible for the development of coordinated HMI Graphics across all of the controls platforms as necessary
  • Willingness to develop technical knowledge and expertise on Speedtronic Mark VIe (GE Power Systems), Honeywell ICSS and EMS Systems (GE Power Conversion)
  • Communicate clearly and promptly up, down and across
  • Communicate effectively to manage expectations and build relationships
  • Strong planning skills a distinct plus with the ability to adapt to changing site priorities as needed
  • Strong record keeping and coordination skills – drives discipline with EPC in this area
  • Participate as electrical in Pre-Start-Up Safety Reviews (PSSR)
  • Represent electrical commissioning in project punch listing activities
  • Assurance and audit of equipment installation, electrical test plans and pre-commissioning procedures
  • Review installation scope packages and validate necessary forms for completed turnover package
  • Review test procedures for component and system testing
  • Perform project document reviews
  • Support site Change Management for electrical discipline
  • Checkout installed systems and equipment adhering to OEM requirements, system descriptions, and good industry standard practice
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally 40% or more to support customer witness tests or factory acceptance tests



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a University or Technical School, and/or job-related experience with minimum of 10 years field execution experience
  • Minimum 10-15 years of experience in LNG/Gas Process/Refinery/Petrochemical Industries and Power Plant maintenance and operations
  • Minimum 10 years of electrical experience in supervisor roles and/or specialization
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Electrical Lead on mid to large scale project
  • Working knowledge and experience with various control systems including PLCS, HMI, Relays, DCS Systems, & EMS System
  • Familiarity with Control and Electrical systems as well as Ethernet network configurations and topology
  • MS Office Suite
  • EPC experience
  • Recent knowledge of engineering methods and possesses a technical knowledge of the detail design engineering process and electrical controls systems
  • Must have knowledge of field-testing requirements and equipment to perform the testing
  • Experienced with domestic and/or International electrical codes and standards. Including NEC, NFPA, NETA, and ANSI


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