Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Engineer

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/20/2023 4:19 PM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is seeking an Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Engineer for our Nashville, TN office to specialize in Water/Wastewater projects. The successful candidate should have experience specifying, designing, and implementing process instrumentations and control systems. Experience in WW/W is preferred however industrial, chemical, and mining experience is acceptable.


Responsible for providing technical guidance and training/mentoring of our design resources in all areas of work we do associated with instrumentation and controls. Assist the Project/Client Managers by providing technical guidance to help meet the client’s desires and budget. Work with a team of engineers on a variety of Water/Waste Water projects. Grow and manage group of instrumentation and controls engineers.  In short, provide technical guidance associated with electrical requirements to accomplish our commitments. Will report to the MEPS Infrastructure Department Manager.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



Would be expected to provide the following:

  • Provide instrumentation and control system engineering and design for water and wastewater projects including specifications, drawings, and cost estimates.
  • Develop design documentation for control systems including loops sheets, control single lines, and network drawings for SCADA, PLC, and DCS Systems
  • Coordinate with process engineers and develop Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Effectively and successfully complete projects.
  • Technical guidance and quality oversight, including code review, of all project work involving wastewater and water treatment instrumentation and controls.
  • Recruiting, Technical training, development and management of instrumentation and controls staff.
  • Establishing and improving standards, practices, guidelines, for instrumentation and controls engineering.
  • Provide 'on-the-spot' advice and decisions - technical and cost estimates.
  • Coordination with all disciplines involved, including outside consultants.
  • Review and approve documentation developed by contractors.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in engineering.
  • PE or ability to obtain within 1 year
  • 7+ years experience in WW/W instrumentation and controls is preferred however industrial, chemical, and mining experience is acceptable.
  • Control system networking expertise.
  • Candidate must have a good working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Codes, and other related Codes.
  • Good verbal, writing and interpersonal skills are essential for coordination with other disciplines, and client interface

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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