Senior Instrumentation Engineer


About this role

About this role

Brunel have partnered with one of Australia’s leading EPCM delivery Service Partners to successfully recruit and place a suitably qualified Senior Instrumentation Engineer for an initial 18 month contract position. This position will support our clients Perth-based Sustaining Energy Projects Team and has the opportunity to turn into permanent role.

  • Participate in project execution strategy and planning.
  • Know the project and discipline scope/cost/time requirements, assist the team to meet expectations, and coordinates with other disciplines to ensure project success.
  • Implement innovative solutions, technology advances, and methods to effectively deal with working out of sequence.
  • Support 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.
  • Plan discipline quality, monitor quality activities, drive and participate in squad checking, recommend improvements, and take action where required.
  • Assist with recommendations and help create final documentation.
  • Determine technical issues, define alternate solutions, establish pros/cons for multiple solutions, and make recommendations to support official project documents such as technical queries, technical deviations, etc.
  • Build positive working relationships with external parties such as the customer, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Support 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.
  • Support the business by communicating team resource loading and skill requirements to a direct supervisor or Discipline Manager
  • Ensure the project work is covered for vacation and unplanned absences.
  • Mentor/train and support the delivery of training.
  • Assist in the employee performance review process.
  • Facilitates coverage of activities when people are on leave.
  • Encourage knowledge of and compliance with requirements and processes.
  • Work to resolve inter-discipline, vendor, and customer issues.
  • Ensure discipline technical work and team activities meet all health, safety, environmental, and security requirements.
  • Ensure team member adherence to generally accepted engineering and design practices, regulatory requirements, and customer specifications.
  • Support the standardization of equipment specifications, drawings, and document templates.
  • Contribute to the understanding of technical knowledge, legal requirements, and customer specifications whenever viable and lawful.
  • Use local/global standards to support technical excellence.
  • Participate in bid clarifications, bid evaluations, inter-discipline vendor information review and approval, and other certification activities.
  • Seek input from knowledgeable sources, participate in constructability, operability, and maintainability reviews, and incorporate requirements into design.



  • Solar/BESS/Hydrogen experience essential
  • A recognized tertiary qualification in the relevant discipline or equivalent.
  • Extensive technical, practical and leadership experience in the I&C discipline in the oil & gas or energy industry.
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of regulations, codes, manufacturing standards, and industry standard practices.
  • Skilled in estimating project costs and writing proposal content.
  • Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to positively influence others and develop strong internal and external relationships.
  • Strong experience working in a EPCM environment (preferred)
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills



  • 18 Months Contract
  • Potential for Permanency
  • Join a Leading EPCM Deliver Service Partner

Join the Brunel Family

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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.

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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
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Any questions remaining?

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

Account manager

Chris Mitchell
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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