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  • Job reference: RMS0123262

Lead Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/05/2013
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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:
As the Instrument Engineer you will provide engineering support and be responsible for the engineering and integrity of all LNG plant and equipment. A key member of the Operations Engineering team with overall responsibilities for ensuring all plant and equipment is reliable, compliant, well maintained and safe.

There will be two key areas of activities and accountabilities, that of moving from project phase to operational phase; thereafter into a maintenance operations phase.

During the Project to Operational phase you will be responsible for managing engineering issues and providing technical support to all project and operational teams. Including assisting with the development of engineering documents for the operations phase of the project; the development of plant and equipment maintenance strategies and procedures; and ensuring engineering compliance (e.g., statutory requirements, JV requirements, permits, legislative approvals).

You will participate in design reviews (including Hazops and SIL reviews) during detailed design and construction; Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) on behalf of Operations; and monitor and make recommendations on technology advances.

In Operations phase, you will be responsible for providing engineering support to the facilities: Managing the integrity of the plant through maintenance, inspection and engineering change control; for compliance with international, local and site specific standards. ensuring all modifications follow the Management of Change process and ensuring the timely action and closure of Engineering Change Requests.

Overseeing the reactive and preventative maintenance programs (scope and frequency) to ensure maximum facility uptime including critical function testing; and responsible for defining scope of Shutdown and Major Maintenance activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Tertiary instrument engineering qualification e.g., mechanical
• 10 to 15 years experience in operational engineering and maintenance role within hydrocarbon plant
• Accredited Functional Safety Engineer
• Demonstrated experience in the development of engineering processes / procedures
• Demonstrated experience with engineering systems, procedures particular Asset Management and Asset Integrity
• Knowledge of a wide range of instruments for measurement, control and shutdown service including control valves, actuators, fire and gas detection.
• Experience in the delivery of Safety Integrity Levels (SIL) reviews and working knowledge of IEC61511/61508

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Knowledge and experience in Foundation Fieldbus installation and configuration
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