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Automation/Control Systems Engineer with PE (Lafayette, LA)


TIGA is an operational technology systems integrator based in The Woodlands, Lafayette, Dallas and Denver. We believe that systems integration is a fundamental component to leveraging new and well-established technologies against operational problems that exists within the Upstream, Midstream and Downstream Oil and Gas Sector. Our objective is to be a trusted service provider capable of integrating our clients Control Systems, Industrial Networks, SCADA Systems, Decision Support Systems and integrating the Real-Time and Custody Transfer Data into the Enterprise.

TIGA’s core service offerings are:


  • Complete Control System project experience start to finish.
  • Able to read and understand P&ID’s.
  • Able to read and understand Cause and Effect Diagrams.
  • Be able to generate PLC programs from Control Narrative.
  • Be able to generate PLC program from C&E and P&ID only.
  • Be able to create PLC program from scratch.
  • Be able to troubleshoot and understand existing PLC programs.
  • Background and understanding in Instrumentation and Low Voltage Electrical Systems.
  • Background and understanding in Pipeline or Water Management Processes.
  • Understanding of PLCs, Flow computers and interfacing these devices to one another.
  • Able to work with Corporate Engineering team to design, implement or modify PLC Programs for the purposes of standardization.
  • Able to understand how changes to the process impact Control System programming and be able to clearly communicate and work with Corporate Engineering to solve problems.
  • Understands and will follow MOC processes to insure proper PLC Program updates and changes.
  • Able to work with Corporate SCADA team to insure collection and validating of commands and data within SCADA.
  • Proficient with Allen Bradley Control Logix PLC Platform.

Minimum Requirements: Experience, Educational & Special Training


  • Must have a degree in Electrical Engineering with PE.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem solving, technical, and functional skills with the ability to multi-task and be willing to learn.
  • Must be able to take direction, work well in a team environment, and interact with all levels of management, engineering, systems, operations and field personnel.
  • 5-10 years in a role as Control Systems Engineer or equivalent oil and gas experience.
  • Must be a detail-oriented, results-driven individual with a commitment to quality, accuracy and the ability to organize and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines.

Work conditions:

  • Subject to time pressures and constraints and is also dependent on input from others.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing, per applicable federal regulations.

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