Optimization Engineer


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About this job

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

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 11 March 2022

About this role: Optimization Engineer

About this role: Optimization Engineer

Experienced Optimization Engineer to work in Melbourne CBD, VIC for a Multinational Oil and Gas client.

Brunel Australasia are currently partnered with our client who is a global leading natural oil and gas producer. They have a great reputation for creating a safety-focused culture, in on and offshore environments.

Value Chain Decision Support Engineers contributing to all stages of asset development and operation, inclusive of support to technology commercialization. Comprehensive daily system optimization of all production facilities, especially as regards to gas offtake management. Drive delivery of the stated agenda: Safe and efficient production delivery from the proved developed reserve base. Provide expert optimization of all production and injection systems throughout projects. Identify and help to deliver plans for safe and efficient debottlenecking activities. Support a healthy options hopper to underpin efficient impact-reducing and optimization opportunities.

  • Provides technology & support that span the supply chain
  • Develops and supports operational scheduling & product blending applications, online equipment monitoring, real-time process optimization, crude oil assay data to support supply chain decisions, raw material acquisition tools & manufacturing facility run planning
  • Sphere of Influence - Internal: Immediate work group and interfaces from other disciplines
  • Sphere of Influence - External: Work effectively with partners and contractors in pursuit of efforts on the projects and assets they support. Participate in industry conferences that align with the individual's skills and business focus.
  • Support project development from concept selection through commissioning and startup and/or all phases of asset operational life through asset sale or decommissioning.
  • Apply understanding of asset operations, and teamwork, communication and presentation skills to develop and deliver cost effective technical support within the individual's core discipline.
  • Apply results of research through Research Application support to Business Units.
  • Serve as an internal consultant to Business Units.
  • Document completed efforts such that others can leverage their work to enable efficient future similar efforts.
  • Identify opportunities to improve work processes.



  • 7-10 years’ of closely related professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering within discipline
  • Broad knowledge of discipline design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as it applies to technical and business communications
  • Proficient in functional skills relevant to current work assignment in the planning, derived modeling, model validation, and scheduling or logistics technology areas.



  • Melbourne CBD based office
  • Daily Rate (8hr)
  • Mon-Fri 8AM to 5PM
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Professional Team

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 over 40 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 Ashleigh Pollock via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Ashleigh Pollock
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane
(07) 3007 7650

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