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Principal Instrumentation Designer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1181681

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Control & Instrumentation

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 24, 2022

Summary on Airswift:
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.

About the Client:
Our client is a top-class EPCM consultancy with an enviable reputation for maintaining their high standards in their delivery of a broad scope of services within the Australian resources market.
They have built a very successful global business off the back of consistently delivering a very high standard of work across their projects.
The business has a culture based around connecting teams of talented, high-performance people to deliver major cutting-edge projects across their chosen markets.

Our client is seeking a Principal Instrumentation Designer to work within their facilities located in Perth CBD on a 12-month contract.

Title: Principal Instrumentation Designer  
Start Date: Negotiable
Duration: 9-12 months contract
Location: Perth, Australia
Working Schedule: Monday – Friday


Business Development Support - Assists business development activities by maintaining an up to date personal profile and resume. Builds positive working relationships with external parties such as the customer, suppliers, and contractors. Supports proposals by advising on the project execution strategy, estimating costs, writing proposal content, and presenting to customers. May be called upon to lead all or part of the technical proposal.

Business Operations - Supports the business by communicating team resource loading and skill requirements to a direct supervisor or Discipline Design Chief. Ensures the project work is covered for vacation and unplanned absences. Mentors/trains and supports the delivery of training. Assists in the employee performance review process. Facilitates coverage of activities when people leave the team. Encourages knowledge of and compliance with requirements and processes. Works to resolve inter-discipline, vendor, and customer issues. Ensures discipline technical work and team activities meet all health, safety, environmental, and security requirements.

Technical Competency - Ensures team member adherence to generally accepted engineering and design practices, regulatory requirements, and customer specifications. Supports the standardization of equipment specifications, drawings, and document templates. Contributes to the understanding of technical knowledge, legal requirements, and customer specifications whenever viable and lawful. Uses local/global standards to support technical excellence. Supports checking, peer reviews, and incorporation of comments and findings.

Project Execution - May participate in project execution strategy and planning. Knows the project and discipline scope/cost/time requirements, assists the team to meet expectations, and coordinates with other disciplines to ensure project success. Implements innovative solutions, technology advances, and methods to effectively deal with working out of sequence. Supports management of project change and progressing for the discipline and works with the Project Management Team to take corrective actions regarding any issues, staffing requirements, scope changes, progressing, or other events that could affect project completion and/or profitability. Plans discipline quality, monitors quality activities, drives and participates in squad checking, recommends improvements, and takes action where required.

Project Deliverables - Gathers data from multiple sources and prepares analyses, calculations, etc. Assists with recommendations and helps create final documentation. Determines technical issues, defines alternate solutions, establishes pros/cons for multiple solutions, and makes recommendations to support official project documents such as technical queries, technical deviations, etc. Creates final documentation incorporating all relevant information and pursues internal authorization. May review similar documentation to assist others and reviews/authorizes work done by direct reports.

Procurement Support - May incorporate information from multiple sources into equipment/material specifications, data sheets, testing requirements, and material requisitions. May participate in bid clarifications, bid evaluations, inter-discipline vendor information review and approval, and other certification activities. Reviews similar documentation to assist others and reviews/authorizes work done by direct reports.

Site Support - Seeks input from knowledgeable sources, participates in constructability, operability, and maintainability reviews, and incorporates requirements into design. May work with site personnel to resolve issues. May create plans or documents that supports construction, testing, commissioning, operations, maintenance, or decommissioning. May provide or lead on-site support for construction, commissioning, or turn over.

Global Level Summary - Responsible for performing difficult and complex work assignments involving independent judgment to determine a course of action consistent with established functional and organization's policies and goals. May include team leadership role as well as project and department related administrative responsibilities.

 (Essential) - Awarded a 2- or 3-year technical diploma with discipline specific training or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Trained in leadership and project execution. Will be actively licensed with a local governing body where required by law.
(Desirable) - Training in risk management or quality.

Job Specific Knowledge / Experience (Essential) - Typically has 8+ years of relevant discipline experience. Has a strong background in discipline work and a competent understanding of regulations, codes, manufacturing standards, and industry standard practices. Skilled in estimating project costs and writing proposal content.
Job Specific Knowledge / Experience (Desirable) - Experience working in project leadership. Specialized expertise in one or more areas of regulations, codes, manufacturing standards, and industry standard practices.
Supervision Received - Works independently and self-initiated technical guidance with regular weekly to monthly interaction with supervisor. Work is not generally supervised in detail and amount of supervision varies depending upon the assignment. Broad duties assigned monthly. Work is occasionally reviewed for accuracy. Usually technical guidance is available to review work programs and advise on unusual features of assignment.

Supervision Authority - Typically up to 6 direct reports consisting of less senior designers within the same discipline

Systems & Tools (Essential) - Competent in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams. Can navigate intranet pages, conduct searches, and retrieve information. Can organize information from many sources and retain as per the prescribed format and policies. Will be fully proficient in specialty design tools, analytics and modeling, and cross-discipline data centric methods.

Systems & Tools (Desirable) - Competent in Microsoft Access and PowerPoint. Able to touch type.

Australian PR or Citizenship is required to be consider for this position.
Should you be interested, kindly apply in the system or email the same at sabrina.iman@airswift.com

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