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Instrumentation Engineer

Instrumentation Engineer

Perth Contract or Consulting

Thom is a passionate recruitment leader with a pragmatic view upon finding the right person for the right role. He partners with you to find the best solutions whilst also delivering a robust consultative approach. Thom has spent 12 years in the recruitment industry and has worked in multiple industries covering renewables, T&D, Oil and Gas, mining, rail, automotive and aviation/aerospace. A proactive recruitment leader who prides himself on providing a service that is quick that won't compromise on quality.With international experience covering Australia, America and Europe Thom has worked on multiple challenging high value projects with the ethos to deliver high quality results. An inquisitive recruiter who wants to understand the projects by partnering closely with his clients.

Recruiter :
Thom Harrison

Thom Harrison
  • 12 month minimum contract
  • Great hourly rate
  • Workong on innovative green solutions
Our client is looking for a Instrumentation Engineer to join their business on a contract basis. They have a strong focus on green energy and carbon neutrality targets.
Key accountabilities will include:
  • Manage and consolidate all instrumentation used in the project (includes process, fire and gas and electrical power instrumentation).
  • Ideally looking for candidates with rail and automotive experience 
  • Develop inspection, calibration and function test schedules for instrumentation including those used in safety systems and hazardous areas.
  • Assist project teams to specify and select suitable instrumentation (sensors, transmitters, etc.) and final elements (solenoids, relays, valves, etc.).
  • Develop and build up an instrumentation database for project and product development.
  • Develop instrumentation calibration and certification capability for the project or with external third parties.
  • Manage calibration and inspection records with the workshop instrumentation technicians and electricians.
  • Work in close conjunction with other engineering disciplines, project teams and workshop teams
Qualifications and skills required:
  • Bachelor of Instrumentation/Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics or related field of study.
  • 5+ years’ 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 engine or 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

Referral reward: $300

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