Instrumentation Engineer

Location: Townsville & Northern QLD
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 717063
Rubicor Technical are seeking, on behalf of our client, an experienced RPEQ accredited Instrumentation Engineer to work as part of a small team alongside the project management team. Our client is undertaking major new project work. The successful candidate will have direct experience in instrumentation engineering, ideally from a heavy industry background.
 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Manage the plant instrument systems, including hardware, software, and communication systems.
  • Manage preventive and predictive maintenance programs for all electrical and instruments.
  • Carry out modifications to electrical / instrument hardware, programs and software.
  • Carry out any design as required to suit plant operating modifications or projects.
  • Maintain the integrity and reliability of the plant control systems by investigating the root cause equipment faults, and developing appropriate remedial action.
  • Maintain documentation for the plant instrument systems, including hardcopies of documents and drawings required to assist other electrical team members to fault-find the Instrument systems.
  • Maintain the plant instrument list, including instrument data sheets, calibration procedures, maintenance procedures and schedule.
  • Assist field staff in fault finding, as required.
  • Participate in capital and maintenance budget planning, develop capital and maintenance recommendations.
  • Update hazardous area dossiers, and carrying out the detailed inspection.
  • Develop maintenance manuals for electrical equipment, including instruments and control systems.
  • Fulfill RO plant electrical maintenance as area responsible engineer, including maintenance, modifications, installation, drawings, manuals, procedures, and spare parts.
  • Provide mentoring and supervision to Electrical Engineer.
 
Key Skills Required:
 
  • Bachelor degree in Electronics / Electrical.
  • At least 7 years experience with industrial electrical systems including:-
    •  Instrumentation
    •  PLC’s, VSD’s, Transformer, MCC. Etc.
    •  Control system theory, engineering, and maintenance
    •  HMI, communications, etc
    •  Australian and international Standards, and Regulatory requirements
    •  Faultfinding and Root cause analysis or equivalent tools
  • Cert IV in Hazardous Area Ops/ Maintenance
  • Design of Electrical equipment
  • Proven experience in Hazardous Area Designing and Zoning
  • RPEQ
  • High level knowledge of instrument and control system management experience in heavy industry.
  • High level knowledge of:
    •  4-20mA signalling, earthing, Hart communications, etc
    •  Analytical instruments – Gas, pH, conductivity, ORP, etc
    •  PLC programming – Schneider, Rockwell
    •  HMI programming – Citect

This role will require you to live and work in Townsville.
This role is only pen to those with the right to work in Australia.
To apply follow the link or email your CV directly to Jon White: jon.white@rubicor.com.au