Senior Instrumentation Engineer

  • $90.00 - $120.00
  • Australia Western Australia Perth
  • Contract
  • Mining
12-month contract
$90 - $120 per hour
1-2 days work from home
NES Fircroft is looking for an experienced Instrumentation Engineer to join their clients high performance team. Reporting to the Principal Engineer of Industrial Automation in the Heavy Industry sector, you will work on projects and products focused on decarbonization and green energy within heavy industry.
Your role:
• Manage and consolidate all instrumentation used for the product (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 product teams to specify and select suitable instrumentation (sensors, transmitters,
etc.) and final elements (solenoids, relays, contactors, valves, etc.).
• Develop and build up an instrumentation database for the product development.
• Develop instrumentation calibration and certification capability for the products internally or
with external third parties.
• Manage calibration and inspection test records with the workshop instrumentation
technicians and electricians.
• Work in close conjunction with other engineering disciplines, product/program teams and
workshop teams.

• Bachelor of Instrumentation/Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics or related field of study.
• Strong 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 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 
Sound like you? Please click APPLY NOW or call/email Emma Shaw or 0455 117 266.
This role will only be available for applicants with Australian working rights.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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