Operations Engineering Support Services

  • Adelaide
  • Contract
  • Mon Jan 23 02:41:30 2023
  • BBBH1022

Our Oil & Gas client is seeking a qualified engineer (minerals processing, mining and/or chemical industry backgrounds) to provide Operations Engineering Support Services for a recently vacated contract role.

This is a 12-month full time opportunity (with the possibility of extension) largely site based in the Cooper Basin (SA) on a 2 week on, 2 week off roster. The role may need to provide support to WA assets from time to time.


  • First point of contact for surface engineering support – initial problem identification, threat minimisation, engagement of other specialised resources when required
  • Provision of engineering support for Surface equipment downtime
  • Management of risk and opportunities register, including leading select initiatives
  • Act as primary engineering resource for production operations (risk assessments, minor MOCs, bypass/override engineering reviews, change management in the asset)
  • Site engineering representation and provision of technical support during key field activities (major shutdowns, commissioning activities and as directed and agreed by major stakeholders)
  • Operations engineering stakeholder for Projects
  • Act as the client representative in commissioning and handover activities in the field

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering (minerals processing/mining/chemical, Min BEng, MIEAust)
  • Min 5-10 years' experience in upstream Hydrocarbon production
  • Demonstrated field experience in frontline operations, maintenance, construction or commissioning engineering roles
  • Exposure to gas production and processing facilities
  • Experienced with hydrocarbon industry permit to work systems
  • Experienced in Management of Change process and conducting Operational Risk assessments
  • High level of analysis and fault-finding skills

Requirements for field travel:

  • 4WD competency ticket, current Australian Drivers Licence
  • Medical assessment

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered