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  • Job reference: RMS0126161

Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/06/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is a global exploration and production company with an exciting future in Australia, with assets and exploration activities in the Timor Sea, Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland.

They understand the importance of fostering innovative ideas, using the latest technology to successfully seek out challenges and opportunities whilst responsibly delivering energy to the world. Key focus areas include safely operating producing assets in North America, Europe, Asia and A

The Role:
As the Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be a key member of a newly formed Operator Operations Team, in the Downstream LNG facilities within their Coal Seam Gas (CSG) LNG Project in Queensland. You will report to the Engineering Manager and play a pivotal role in the implementation of Operations Readiness activities in order to ensure capability is built into the Company LNG Operations team in time for Start-up.

• Lead the development of electrical philosophy regarding electrical safety, practices and procedures applicable to small project design, construction, commissioning, maintenance and operation of key equipment including;
o High Voltage Switchgear and Motor Control Centers with operating voltages ranging from 3.3 kV to 11 kV.
o Low Voltage Switchgear and Motor Control Centers with operating voltages ranging from 240 V to 690 V.
o Low Voltage and Extra Low Voltage Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and Battery Banks.
o Diesel and Gas Turbine Driven Generators.
o Induction Motors and Variable Speed Drives
o Computer Based Power System Management / Electrical Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems.
o Oiled Filled and Dry Type Transformers utilising both natural and forced cooling.
• Participates in development of Electrical Standards
• Monitors electrical technical and safety performance of operations and contractors while providing feedback and maintaining an open dialogue with stakeholders.
• Provides technical input to procurement strategies, contracting strategies, contracts review for technical accuracy/suitability and vendor selection for electrical equipment and services.

The Company offers support for career and professional development, a good working culture, and boasts a high retention staff rate.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering degree, Electrical
• Experience in dealing with capital projects up to $20mil
• Experience with uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and induction motors
• Power systems utilized in LNG/hydrocarbons, cryogenic, petro chemical, complex minerals / chemical processing power generation operations.
• Experience with low and medium and voltage power systems, adjustable speed drives, gas drive generators, hazardous locations and rotating equipment
• Distributed Control System (DCS) with gas turbine drivers for gas compression and/or power generation.
• Industry and regulatory Electrical design codes and standards
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