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Senior Instrument Controls Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/03/2019
  • Duration: 9 months
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The Role:
Temporary contract for an experienced I&C Engineer to jump into a technically demanding and high skilled position with a global supermajor in the oil and gas industry. The position will involve:
* Provide accurate and timely I&C engineering guidance and advice across all project and asset teams.
* Provide Assurance reviews of I&C engineering designs to ensure safety, integrity, best-practice fit-for-purpose designs.
* Ensure that operations requirements and lessons learned are fed into the design process for new capital and brownfields projects.
* Propose I&C design changes to achieve improved safety, reliability, production optimisation and reduced capital and maintenance cost.
* Develop and maintain detailed systems knowledge of all I&C through design, fabrication, construction and operational phases.
* Managing the performance of engineering, construction, commissioning and operations activities relating to the I&C systems.
* Manage agreed budgets for delivery of third party workscopes.
* Oversee design being undertaken by Engineering Contractors and ensure that it is optimised and is fit-for-purpose.
* Contribute to the PCAP or ACAL process that is aligned to the DCAF to assure appropriate reviews, verification and validation of I&C deliverables.
* Provide Leadership to the I&C Engineering community within the organisation.
* Select and develop resources required to deliver top quartile performance and service delivery.
* The I&C Engineer may be asked to deliver, lead or participate in technical studies, safety investigations, CI projects, and undertake other tasks or activities which from time to time the business deems appropriate.
* Interface with engineering, operations, project and asset colleagues across the local business and with Technical Authorities and Discipline Peers and others across the wider company.
* Manage and execute the Deferral process for I&C SCEs.
* Manage changes in compliance with the MOC procedure.
* Support implementation and continuous improvement of AMS standards and manuals.

The Company:
Our client is a global market leader within the oil & gas industry with a portfolio of pioneering onshore and offshore projects both locally and internationally. As an employer they have an exceptional reputation for building a culture focused on the highest levels of HSE and diversity & inclusion as they continue to expand their Australian based operations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
As a minimum, the candidate shall be knowledgeable in the specification, design, installation, commissioning, maintenance, optimisation, modification and troubleshooting of the following;
o Process Automation Systems (PAS), including Integrated Control and Safety Systems (ICSS).
o Safety Instrumented Systems and Safeguarding (Including Fire and Gas) in accordance with company and International standards (IEC 61508/11).
o Human machine Interfaces and alarm management.
o Field Instrumentation, for effective process control, safeguarding and production performance.
o PCD Integrity and Security. Support the Senior PCD Engineer to ensure the integrity of all automation systems and networks.
o Industrial communication networking. Familiarity with the following automation system hardware and software platforms would be highly desirable;
o ABB 800XA Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS)
o Honeywell Experion SCADA
o Honeywell RC500 Remote Terminal Units (RTU)
o Allen B

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