SMP Fabrication Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1190346

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 15, 2023

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.

Our O&G contractor client is seeking a SMP Fabrication Engineer to work within their facilities in Perth, Australia on an approx. of 8-months casual contract role.
Please see details as below 
  • Title: SMP Fabrication Engineer
  • Start Date: Negotiable 
  • Employment Type: approx. 8-months casual contract  
  • Working schedule: 2x1 (2weeks on, 1 week off.  Mon-Sat as 10 hour days and then Sun is 5 hour day. Work 65 hours per week of swing). This may change to 12 hour days as get closer to commissioning.
  • Location: Perth then Dongara site, Australia 

  • Provide leadership on HSE and Quality
  • Assist to deliver the project safely, to the required quality standards, on schedule, on budget, and meeting the specified performance guarantees.
  • Perform SMP Fabrication Engineering activities at the Pre-Assembly Yard (Jandakot) and on Site (Dongara) in support of the team responsible for delivering the project scope, both on a day-to-day basis and also with regards to medium to long term strategy.
  • Implement the contracting strategies and assist management in the successful execution of the EPC contract.
  • Assist to deliver the project to meet the internal requirements with regards to the above.
  • Assist Facilities Fabrication Engineer in managing interaction with the EPC Contractor on fabrication activities at Site, and EPC Contractor’s Pre-Assembly Yard and sub-contractors as required.
  • Focus on ensuring that the EPC Contractor is meeting Mechanical Completion requirements to enable seamless transition to Commissioning and Operations.
  • Assist with safe and timely transfer of Care, Custody and Control to the Operations group.
  • Participate as a member of the site-based team, cognisant of the structure of the EPC contract and understanding of the pressures and specific challenges of working on site.
  • Site presence will be roster-based (2 weeks on, 1 week off, 65 hours per week).

  • Demonstrable visible leadership and experience with regards to HSSE and Quality.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience, with degree or trade qualification. Operator level experience preferred.
  • Proactive style and energetic nature. Able to work autonomously and within a team.
  • Understanding of lump sum EPC contracts and ability to work collaboratively with contractors.
  • Demonstrable competency in site-based roles related to onshore gas plants.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills coupled with ability to influence positive outcomes.
  • Pre-commissioning and commissioning experience and/or operational experience including transfer to Operations highly desirable.
  • Sound organizational skills, including multitasking, time-management and influencing without authority
  • High level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, high attention to detail and a can-do attitude.
  • At least two (2) personal references to be available on request.

Each employee has the responsibility to ensure that the Company’s Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) provisions are maintained at the highest level and each employee must:
  • Ensure familiarity with and act in accordance with Company HSE Policies and all related HSE management standards and procedures.
  • Undertake work in a manner that does not present a risk to themselves, others or the environment.
  • Identify and report hazards in the workplace and work proactively to seek system improvements.
  • Advise fellow employees of hazardous situations.
  • Wear appropriate PPE and comply with safe work procedures at worksites.
  • Assist new employees in the use of relevant work procedures and practices.
  • Not engage in an activity that requires a certificate unless the relevant certificate or permit is held.
  • Not attempt any task unless they are capable and competent to carry out that task.
  • Except for an approved maintenance or repair procedure, must not interfere with, remove, displace or make ineffective any safeguard, safety device, equipment or appliance provided for HSE purposes.
  • Fulfil Emergency Management roles as necessary and participate in emergency response exercises.

Apply now 
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  • To be considered for this role please add Sabrina Iman on Linked in 
  • 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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