Field Structural Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1193726

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 7, 2023

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Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Our O&G contractor client is seeking Field Structural Engineer to work within their facilities in Karratha Australia on an 12-months casual contract role.
Please see details as below 

Title: Field Structural Engineer
Start Date: Negotiable
Employment Type: 12-months contract   
Location: Karratha, WA
Working Schedule: 2:1 roster

Looking for proficient field engineers to join the construction team that support execution projects that forms part of the Woodside Karratha Life Extension portfolio of works.  You will be part of team that work exclusive under the Woodside Brownfields EP Services Program includes engineering and procurement services for brownfields projects at Woodside’s onshore gas facilities – Karratha Gas Plant and Pluto LNG Park – and includes:
  • Project management & engineering
  • Detailed engineering & drafting
  • Project services including project controls
  • Procurement & contracts
  • Field engineering and commissioning

  • Reporting to the lead field engineer, you will be the Civil/ Structural Field Focal point and contact for offsite design team pre-RFI work scopes for Major Refurbishment (MR) Projects and the External Corrosion (EC) Portfolio.
  • provide liaison with home office engineering team for the resolution
  • Review and sign off on Lift Plans
  • Site review of civil installations (e.g pre-cast inspection)
  • Review inspection findings, assess fitness for service and recommend refurbishment solutions
  • Perform field job card / implementation reviews to ensure adherence to engineering design.
  • Review and site approval of as-built documents (Underground Services)
  • Maintain relationship with the Perth Engineering and Design team, influence design outcomes which are practical and consistently feedback lessons learnt.
  • Attend Project progress meetings and deliver a status of engineering work scope activities.
  • Interpret, clarify and provide guidance on engineering documentation and work scope in the field.
  • Interface with contractor on technical queries and provide technical response. Submit site queries to the home office for approval to make changes to design.
  • Submit and monitor Technical Deviation Requisition Queries (TDRQs)
  • Designated field focal point for resolution of Contractor Engineering queries.
  • Liaise with facility engineers and technical authorities
  • Manage Inspection and Engineering data
  • Quality checks between SOW and execution job cards
  • Provide progress status reports to management - graphs, statistics, data analysis, reporting, etc.
  • Answer queries from inspection services contractor, implementation contractor, client, or other personnel on scope, findings and progress
  • Documentation writing (Basis of Design, Implementation guidelines, Engineering Guidelines, etc.)
  • Sign off on Red Line Mark Ups and As-Builts as Site Approver as required.
  • Create and resolve site queries.  
  • Develop and manage Site Actioned Engineering Deliverables
  • Provide and adhere to a proactive safety culture.
  • Provide and adhere to a proactive approach to Continuous Improvement

  • Bachelor of Structural/Civil Engineering degree
  • 5 years plus experience in structural engineering design in brownfield mining and/or oil & gas industry
  • Previous experienced with performing site inspections will be advantageous
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A person of integrity who is trusted by others and consistently honours their commitments.
  • Able to identify issues, problems and opportunities; make timely decisions; develop appropriate and innovative solutions; and seek assistance as required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to convey information and ideas to individuals and groups, and make presentations when required.
  • Demonstrates initiative and a willingness to learn and continuously improve on performance.
  • Able to work on multiple projects of various size and complexity.
  • Able to work effectively in small to large multi-disciplinary teams and share and transfer knowledge within teams.
  • Be highly driven with a focus on delivery and service
  • Demonstrate HSE capability including
  • Monitor and ensure work is completed in accordance with the Project Execution and HSE Management Plans and ensure full compliance.
  • Monitor and guide contractors to ensure their compliance with the HSE Plan.
  • Participation in HSE reviews, assessments, incident reviews and audits as required.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and manage personal Safety and Environmental performance.
  • Be familiar with construction work, job start meetings, permit procedures and statutory requirements.
  • Be familiar with identifying hazards and controls to mitigate them.
  • Participate in site inspections and risk assessments (including Hazard ID, risk analysis and control).
  • Participate in the resolution of HSE issues and ensure HSE issues/incidents are communicated and reported
  •  sound knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Good working experience in an operating LNG Plant or Refinery
  • Knowledge in structural Metallurgy/Welding, Corrosion and NDT.
  • Familiar with using Australian design codes including AS3600, AS4100, AS1170
  • Knowledge of Woodside standards & systems knowledge is desirable but not essential.
  • Agile with working in multiple platforms and environment including the use of 365 suite and various other collaboration tools
  • Worked in team with diverse background
  • Competent in the use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and 3D Model viewers.

The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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  • For further information and a detailed Job description please email an up-to-date CV, along with your notice period and salary expectations to 

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