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Instrument & Control Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/01/2014
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The Company:
A leading Australian coal seam gas explorer and producer focused on developing its world-class reserves for domestic and international supply.

The Role:
This field based rotational role is responsible for the management of, and modifications to a large scale Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) which includes ABB800xA, AB PLCs, and various vendor supplied programmable systems and IEDs.

The incumbent will provide technical management and coordination of field commissioning and fault investigations. The incumbent may be required to lead a small team of controls and instrumentation systems staff participating in commissioning and start-up processes for the project.

The role will commence in Brisbane office initially and move to site to support commissioning and operations.

Key Accountabilities:

Provide discipline technical support to the Operations Interface field team during facility commissioning and start-up.
Manage software changes associated with Management of Change (MoC) processes.
Coordinate Process Control System (PCS) and Safety Integrated System (SIS) integration processes associated with field project execution and field development processes.
Assist with process start-up planning and execution processes.
Review and contribute to Dynamic Commissioning Procedures (DCPs).
Review and assist with the development of C&I specific Inspection and Test Record (ITR) template documents.
Review project design documentation and completions processes to ensure conformance to Operations. Readiness Processes (ORP).
Provide the technical interface between field and office based operations technical teams.
Report and coordinate rectification of control systems related issues identified during the commissioning and start-up period.
Conduct site acceptance testing of programmable ICSS systems where required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in a field based engineering role specific to programmable Control Systems (preferably ABB 800xA).
In depth understanding of complex process control strategies including sequencers, ratio controllers, feed forward control, cascade, duty/standby, and supervisory control structures.
Sound understanding of fieldbus systems such as Modbus, Profibus, DNP3, and IEC 61850.
Sound understanding of TCP-IP network architecture, routing protocols, and VPNs.
Sound understanding of Virtual machine operation and deployment
In depth understanding of Safety Instrumented Systems, including SIL study processes, LOPA, SRS, and FSA, along with experience with or exposure to SIF calculations and their function.
TUV Functional Safety Engineering qualification preferred.
Full knowledge of hazardous area restrictions and requirements.
Significant systems configuration experience and in depth oil and gas plant commissioning and operating experience
Tertiary qualifications in an Instrument/Co
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