Instrumentation & Control Engineer


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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Tuesday, 14 December 2021

About this role: Instrumentation & Control Engineer

About this role: Instrumentation & Control Engineer

On behalf of our client, a Global Energy Operator, Brunel are currently seeking an experienced Instrumentation Engineer for a 12 month contract opportunity located in Perth CBD.

The Instrumentation Engineer is responsible for second level instrument engineering operations support and will be accountable for discipline engineering assurance, development and roll out of local technical strategies and support development of technical skills.

  • Responsible for asset integrity and compliance with relevant industry, regulatory and Company standards.
  • Manage day to day field engineering and assurance activities for instrumentation & control systems equipment’s to assure reliable and effective systems.
  • Surveillance- Maintaining awareness of the state of the surface facilities through instrument data, relationships with field operators, and direct observation in the field.
  • Support Maintenance in analysing complex problems escalated by the maintenance work process.
  • Understand the root causes of field instruments and/or Control System failures and conducting 5 Why’s, RCA and Operations Risk Assessment with field Operations.
  • Develop, roll out and maintain a program, assuring high reliability of facility Control and Shutdown valves.
  • Develop major turnaround work scopes for control & shutdown valves.
  • Assure functional safety lifecycle in accordance with facility practices and standards (AS 61511).
  • Review new brownfield designs & installations to verify compliance with corporate standards and practices.
  • Ensure assigned projects and plant changes are designed such that safeguarding functions can be tested, fulfilling the requirements of the Safety System design specification.
  • Ensure high quality technical advice to operation and maintenance teams which deliver integrity and reliability outcomes.
  • Ensuring that the MOC process is rigorously followed for all changes in the field.
  • Develop field instrumentation plant changes to achieve improved safety, reliability, and reduced maintenance cost.
  • Development of engineering standards, procedures, and practices.



  • Tertiary qualifications in an Engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Sound knowledge and experience with measuring methods, Field instruments, and Control valves, Shutdown Valves & F&G devices.
  • Substantial experience in Field Instrumentation & Systems Engineering, Smart Instrumentation (IAMS) and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) - Protective (IPF) and/or mitigative (F&G).
  • Experience with Foundation Fieldbus technology and with Instrument asset management concepts is preferred
  • Sound knowledge in managing IEC/Ex equipment in Hazardous Areas Crucial to the success of this role is the ability to work collaboratively and lead effectively across multi-functional teams and interface with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, based in various locations, and being able to work autonomously.



  • Perth based role
  • Monday to Friday (8am - 5pm)
  • 12 months Contract - Potential view to extend
  • Competitive rates

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Yamila Cabral via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Yamila Cabral
Brunel Energy Australia Perth
9429 5650

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