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Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering Lead

  • Location: Brisbane
  • Salary: AU$900 - AU$1000 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Engineering & Quality
  • Contact: Ed Garnsey
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Expiry Date: 14 January 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -122020-455035

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The E&I Engineering Lead is responsible for providing a senior level of technical engineering support and guidance for team members covering E&I equipment design, implementation and maintenance requirements.

Critical Accountabilities & Outcomes:

  • Ensuring adherence to organisation and IEC standards.
  • Maintenance of assigned STD's, Procedures and Forms.
  • Stewardship of PSI documentation accuracy.
  • Efficient provision of assigned project deliverables.
  • Deliver continuous improvement strategies for assigned critical asset classes.
  • Recognised as the Subject Matter Expert for assigned critical asset classes.
  • Plus such duties as may be reasonably required by the company from time to time

Key stakeholders and relationships of the role:

  • E&I Engineering Superintendent as direct line manager for work priority setting.
  • E&I Engineering team members as peers and those developing.
  • Technical Engineering groups (APC, Mechanical and Process) for design and system hardware integration.
  • Process Safety Engineers for alignment on safety critical design and devices.
  • Operations Specialists and asset owners acting as E&I discipline support.
  • Major external vendors in support of specialised equipment.


  • Essential: Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical Systems. Registered Professional Engineer QLD (RPEQ) or eligible to be chartered.
  • Desirable: TUV Functional Safety certification. Additional dual trade (Instrumentation or Control Systems) qualification.


  • Essential: 15 to 20 years Oil Industry experience as dual discipline E&I Electrical engineer.
  • Desirable: Demonstrated experience in a Supervisory capacity.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Essential: Possess sound knowledge of EH&S requirements in the Oil & Gas Industry. Intimate practical knowledge of Hazardous Area and Electrical Safety standards and legislation.
  • Desirable: A working knowledge and experience in Enterprise Resource Programs, in particular maintenance applications. Ideally SAP.