Instrumentation Engineer

East Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1236378

Location East Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added December 21, 2023

Position Title: Instrumentation Engineer
  1. Project: 6MW Fast Charger
  2. Hours per Day: 8
  3. Roster: 5/2
  4. Start Date: ASAP
  5. End Date/Length of assignment: 6 months
  6. Number of Positions: 1
  7. Physical Location: Hazelmere & Redcliffe
Job description:
In support of company strong focus on green energy and carbon neutrality targets, Fortescue WAE Heavy Industry is the incubator for the development of green technologies and pioneering solutionswhich are integral to realising company decarbonisation targets, whilst being equally relevant in the broader global market.

Based at our Redcliffe or Hazelmere facilities and reporting to the Principal Control Systems – Heavy Industry, we are searching for an experienced Control Systems Engineer to work on our Fast Charger products and program.

Key accountabilities will include:
• Manage and consolidate all instrumentation used in the project (includes process, fire and gas and electrical power instrumentation).
• Develop inspection, calibration and function test schedules for instrumentation including those used in safety systems and hazardous areas.
• Assist project teams to specify and select suitable instrumentation (sensors, transmitters, etc.) and final elements (solenoids, relays, valves, etc.).
• Develop and build up an instrumentation database for project and product development.
• Develop instrumentation calibration and certification capability for the project or with external third parties.
• Manage calibration and inspection records with the workshop instrumentation technicians and electricians.
• Work in close conjunction with other engineering disciplines, project teams and workshop teams.


Qualifications and skills required:
• Bachelor of Instrumentation/Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics or related field of study.
• 5+ years’ experience with Field Instrumentation.
• Knowledge of Hazardous Area and Functional Safety Standards.
• Functional Safety qualification from TÜV/Exida or similar preferred.
• Knowledge of various types of instrumentation and communication protocols (both Analog and Digital).
• Knowledge of basic control systems and electrical interfaces.
• Experience working with hazardous gas/liquid environment (Hydrogen, Ammonia etc.) is highly advantageous.
• Experience working with engine or automotive industry is highly advantageous.
• Experience working on renewable energy projects highly advantageous.
• Experience with industrial and automotive communication protocols; Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP, Profinet, Profibus DP, CAN, HART, Fieldbus, etc. is highly advantageous.

About you:
• High commitment to safety
• Passion to change industry and help find ways to decarb Heavy Industry.
• A keen team player with a willingness to learn and take direction.
• Able to complete work under short time frames.
• Ability to adjust to change quickly and adapt to new requirements.
• Works well under minimal direction.
• Eye for detail and self-checks.
• Comfortable correcting Design mistakes/improvements.
• Results driven, responsible and accountable.
• Proven ability to work with diverse stakeholders and in multidiscipline teams.
• Proactive and self-motivated, with a drive for excellence
• Strong, effective verbal and written communication skills
Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family, and
determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive
work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.
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