Project Engineer – Execution


Oil and Gas Jobs

About this role

About this role

Brunel Australia has partnered with one of Australia’s leading Oil & Gas Operators, to successfully recruit and place a suitably qualified Project Engineer. The Project Engineer – (Execution) will be responsible for supporting the onshore brownfield delivery team through the execution phase, including detailed design through start-up.

  • Rate: TBC around $200k per year inclusive of Super
  • Roster: Perth Based (Monday to Friday)
  • Day rates (8 or 9 hour day options – with reflected rate)
  • 12 Month Contract – with view to extend

  • Provide project engineering support, with an execution focus, in aid of the Construction Lead across all scopes of work.Act as technical focal point for the above ground installation (AGI) contract, fabrication and minor works contracts.
  • Provide support to the construction and contracts team for the civils and undergrounds (CUG), horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and cross island transmission (XIT) contracts. This includes from award through monitoring and reporting of these scopes.
  • Support the construction team in achieving execution readiness, including constructability and pre-mobilisation reviews.
  • Support the Construction team with contractor mobilisation, scope of work definition, deliverable review and execution methodology.
  • Support interface management with execution contractors, asset operations and maintenance teams, and other capital projects
  • Provide package management support, to procurement packages and interdisciplinary work scopes.
  • Serve as home office focal point for Construction team during execution activities from construction through pre-commissioning.



  • Minimum 10 years’ working experience with Oil & Gas, or similar industry, required.
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience with execution activities (construction, fabrication or commissioning), is essential.
  • A strong working knowledge of the various engineering disciplines such as civil / structural, electrical, instrumentation, mechanical, piping and rotating equipment is beneficial.
  • Fully competent in project engineering.
  • Previous package management experience beneficial.
  • Previous Brownfields project experience.
  • Previous contractor management and reporting experience.
  • Good general computing skills including excel and word and MS Teams required.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal (English language) communications skills are essential



  • Rate: TBC around $200k per year inclusive of Super
  • Roster: Perth Based (Monday to Friday)
  • Day rates (8 or 9 hour day options – with reflected rate)
  • 12 Month Contract – with view to extend

Join the Brunel Family

Career interview session

Join the Brunel Family

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

Start applying immediately

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
Apply now

Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Yamila Cabral is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Yamila Cabral
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

All fresh vacancies in your mailbox?

Sing up for the Brunel job alert

Look at our privacy statement