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  • Job reference: RMS0227673

Control System Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/10/2020
  • Duration: 2 years
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The Role:
Control System Engineer (CSE) is a position in the Process Control Team reporting to the Process Control Lead, providing technical assurance to the team. This is through the construction, verification and implementation of control schemes as produced by the Process Control Team, with further input from the CSE. The CSE enables the Production Support Team to assist the day-to-day operations of the facility efficiently and safely by providing control improvements using process control tools, including base-layer controls, complex controls, procedural automation and Instrumented Protective Function (IPF) systems.

The primary role of the CSE is supporting the Process Control Team for regular day-to-day operations relating to Process Control systems and applications and development, testing and installation of new process control applications.

Responsibilities include:
- DCS configuration
- Troubleshooting existing configuration and logic within the control system
- Proactive Technical Monitoring of the Base Layer Controls assuring reliable and optimized operation
- Complex loop operation and documentation
- Continuous and batch sequence design and creation
- Coding development of Process Control Tools
- Carrying out investigations, studies and design of DCS code
- Travel to site to commission new control designs

The Company:
Our client is a global, pioneering operator with continued growth in Australia developing large gas resources and maintaining a substantial exploration portfolio. Our client has over 90,000 personnel worldwide across 70 countries making them one of the largest oil and gas operators in the world. Our client is also involved in ground-breaking projects the likes of which the world has never seen before thus confirming their reputation as an innovator in oil and gas technology.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Oil & Gas experience of Control Systems Engineering & MIEAust Eligible Degree
Experience with continuous or batch processing
Experience in Oil and Gas or Chemical processing industry
Experienced in the preparation of design documentation including drawings, specifications, scopes of work
Ability to code in one of: Python (preferred), VBA or C++

Desirable Skills:
IPF and safety systems
VM systems
Networking (Including OPC communications)
OSIsoft PI
Alarm Management
Data Analytics

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