Senior Instrumentation Engineer

Melbourne, Australia

Job Reference 1194190

Location Melbourne, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 18, 2023

Our client is seeking a Senior Instrumentation Engineer to work on a 12-month assignment in Melbourne, VIC.

Role Overview:

  • Join a high-performing Instrumentation Engineering team in Melbourne, contributing to exciting projects in energy transition, Hydrogen, Alumina, and battery minerals.
  • Shape the future of emerging technologies in the energy industry.
  • Explore diverse opportunities in the field of Instrumentation Engineering.


  • Prepare and issue Instrument Basis of Design and Project Specifications for various systems (DCS, SIS, FGS, MMS, PLC) and instrumentation for Packaged Equipment.
  • Create, review, and approve Instrument data sheets, including Control valves, On-Off Valves, Safety Relief Valves, and other field instruments.
  • Verify calculations for orifice plate bore, Control Valve Cv, and PSV's, among others.
  • Review and approve Cause & Effect diagrams and Logic diagrams.
  • Evaluate and approve vendor documents for DCS, SIS, FGS, MMS, PLC systems, and Mechanical Packaged equipment.
  • Generate Material/Technical Requisitions for instruments, conduct Technical Bid Evaluations, and review vendor documents.
  • Review and approve instrument Index, DCS/SIS/FGS/MMS/PLC I/O Lists.
  • Develop Cable schedules, Interconnection wiring drawings, Termination drawings, Junction box schedules, and Instrument Hook-up drawings.
  • Prepare and issue Specifications for Instrument cables, Junction boxes, and Instrument Installation scope.
  • Review and approve Block diagrams, Control/Rack room layout, Cable routes, instrument location plans, and Loop drawings.
  • Conduct reviews of P&ID's, Isometric drawings, and 3-D modeling.
  • Contribute to both Greenfield and Brownfield Projects.
  • Ensure adherence to the Quality Management System and implement Client's Company QA plans.

About You:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics or Chemical Engineering.
  • RPEV Registration.
  • Extensive experience with DCS/PLC based control systems and software products.
  • Strong understanding of networking and communication protocols.
  • Enthusiastic team player with a willingness to learn new systems and technologies.
  • Site-based experience will be highly regarded.

About 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.  

Only candidates located within Australia, with full Australian working rights will be considered.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details or contact Fathullah directly or +61 (8) 63853680


Don’t see a job for you? Register for our candidate portal

Sign in or register for Airswift Digital to stay updated with recommended jobs.

Visit our candidate portal