Sr. I&C Engineer

April 7th, 2023

Location: Continental US/Remote

Role: Sr. I&C Engineer | Department: Center of Excellence | Reports to: VP, Engineering


Company Overview:

Brightmark tackles the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges with imagination, optimism, and activity that is making real progress toward a cleaner future. We do this by taking a holistic, closed loop, circular economy approach that has actual results. Driven by equal parts urgency and optimism, we Reimagine Waste. We deploy circular waste solutions, focused on plastics renewal (circular plastics) and anaerobic digestion (renewable natural gas), that disrupt the status quo and make actual change happen. Our programs are tailored as scalable project solutions that meet specific environmental needs around the world and in communities where people live and work.


Join us as we build toward a more livable future without waste!


Job Summary:

We are seeking a Senior Instrumentation and Controls Engineer to join the Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Center of Excellence team. Brightmark is actively creating and implementing I&C standards in order to efficiently deliver world-class control systems that reduce costs, allow remote coordination with on-site operators, reduce deployment time for repairs across dozens of sites, and support robust data collection and analytics. The ideal candidate will serve as a corporate subject matter expert providing a high level of I&C expertise across the organization, supporting project design and development, execution, and operations. 



  • Provide operational support and troubleshooting at active facilities, including after-hours support for emergencies and major system events 
  • Support commissioning new RNG facilities 
  • Maintain PLC and SCADA systems and communication interfaces 
  • Report information to Management and maintain accurate, complete records 
  • Review control systems, narratives, and IC&E design drawings submitted by 3rd parties 
  • Help select preferred instrumentation types, makes, and models 
  • Create an overall control system methodology and maintain design standards 
  • Work within a global team environment on process improvements 
  • Manage small teams and technical projects involving contractors 
  • Participate in HAZOPs and design reviews for projects under development 
  • Assist the team in maintaining an excellent safety record 
  • Travel as needed to Brightmark and/or tech provider facilities for technical evaluation, commissioning, and troubleshooting (25-35% travel anticipated) 


Success Criteria (what success will look like in this role):

  • Prioritize multiple competing requests from different departments based on high level understanding of the needs of the different projects 
  • Deliver work product on time while managing a competing list of priorities, keeping in mind the larger goals of the company 
  • Report progress on initiatives in a timely manner via the communication channels used most frequently 
  • Complete field work quickly and thoroughly, while optimizing time spent on site 
  • Take initiative to solve problems using a multidisciplinary approach while getting feedback from key stakeholders 


Experience & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university, preferably in Engineering 
  • 10+ years of professional experience as an I&C Engineer or Automations Specialist 
  • Experience with industrial networking systems (fiber, copper, and wireless), SCADA controls (Ignition and Active Factory), SQL databases, and reporting systems (AVEVA Pi) 
  • Understanding of instrumentation technologies for the measurement of liquid and gas flows, temperature, pressure, IR gas analyzers, and gas chromatographs 
  • Experience with or knowledge of biogas and RNG or similar work applied in rural settings 
  • Desire to advance waste and energy solutions that have global environmental benefits 
  • Ability to represent the company in a professional manner  
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize, and adapt to changing demands, timelines and deliverables in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment 
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion, integrity and confidentiality 
  • Fluency in MS Applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams, Power BI, and Word) 
  • Knowledge of MAXIMO, AutoCAD, Asana, SmartDraw and/or comfort learning and using new IT tools 
  • Knowledge of Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLCs, Inductive Automation – Ignition, Active Factory, AVEVA Pi, IXON, SQL, MQTT, and IIoT 





  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Disability Assistance
  • Paid Vacation


Please apply on Paylocity.


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