Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer

Reporting to the E&I Engineering lead you will work on various projects to enable successful implementation and commissioning / Start-up.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out assigned tasks, and produce deliverables competently and effectively, within schedule and budget constraints.
  • Perform engineering tasks such as calculations, analysis, detailed designs, drawings, and specifications, and contribute to appropriate studies as required. 
  • Collaborate and co-ordinate with other engineers, designers and technical personnel in the execution of the project
  • Assist the Lead Engineer to manage change within the project by advising him / her promptly of anything that varies the project scope, budget or schedule.
  • Assist the Lead Engineer with preparation and updating of cost estimates and project schedule
  • Provide timely and accurate work progress and forecasting data to the lead engineer as requested.
  • On-site support for construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up relating to instrumentation, actuated valves, control systems, and electrical equipment necessary to achieve safe and timely start-up of plant
  • Able to deal professionally, fairly and ethically with third parties such as vendors and contractors with due regard to commercial and contractual responsibilities.

Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in Electrical, Instrument & Control engineering in Oil & Gas industry.
  • 7 -10 years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Experienced with designing to Australian Standards, including AS/NZS 3000
  • Have good working knowledge of substation design for voltage levels of 3.3 KV & 415V AC.
  • Familiarity with electrical switchgear operating at these voltages, distribution transformers, UPS, protection relays, auxiliary power supplies, soft starters, and motors.
  • Have specific knowledge of Australian hazardous area standards (AS/NZS 60079).
  • Shall be experienced in the specification, testing, certification and operation of instrumentation for installation in hazardous areas oil and gas facilities.
  • Experienced with Hazardous Area Increased Safety and Intrinsically Safe Systems Calculations.
  • Shall be experienced in the specification and purchase of pressure, temperature, level, flow and analytical measurement instrumentation as appropriate for applications in oil and gas facilities.
  • Experienced in the sizing and selection of control valves and the design, specification and testing of shutdown and blowdown valves.
  • Experience required in electrical and automation vendor liaison, bid evaluation and the procurement lifecycle for all instrumentation, valves and control system packages including factory testing and vendor document review
  • Shall have working knowledge of Distributed control systems, emergency shutdown systems and fire and gas systems. Honeywell TDC3000 and Triconex configuration experience preferred.
  • Shall be familiar with all design documentation and their use and be able to originate such documents including block diagrams, hook-up diagrams, termination diagrams, schematics, loops, fire and gas layouts, instrument layouts, cause and effects, philosophies, specifications and datasheets.
  • Shall have a good working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems for actuated valves on oil and gas production facilities.
  • Shall have relevant experience in pre-commissioning and commissioning of instruments as part of project completion leading to plant start-up. 
  • Able to work semi-autonomously with minimal technical guidance. 


  • Unrestricted Electrical license
  • Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas
  • Candidates must have the right to work in Australia
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

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Brisbane (East Brisbane)
Jessica Jackson