Consultant Engineer - Rotating Equipment & Reliability

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Brisbane CBD

Type: Full Time

Posted: 06/07/2019


Wood has an immediate requirement for a Consultant Engineer to join the Rotating Equipment Reliability area of the Vibration Dynamics and Noise (VDN) team. 

The VDN team work closely with our customers to meet their reliability, integrity and operational performance goals.  Specialising in providing engineering solutions and services that improve machine reliability and assist our Oil & Gas, Mining and Utilities clients we work to achieve peak production and maximise machinery life cycles.  

Our ideal candidate will help solve challenging critical machinery problems using condition based data.  You will be a key member of the 'go-to' team addressing our clients tough technical problems.  This role is based in Brisbane CBD and would ideally suit an engineer with some post graduate experience.  This role is offered on a permanent staff basis.

Please note that at this time, we will only consider applications from Australian citizens or those with the required permit/VISA in place.

Accountabilities of the role:

  • Perform detailed analysis of balance of plant data using a range of portable systems
  • Assist with investigations, providing technical input for equipment failures and troubleshooting projects, alignments, balancing, ODS (Operational Deflection Shape) and RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Assist in maintaining and developing client relationships
  • Manage, implement and improve vibration, lubrication and thermography based predictive maintenance programs including on-site data collection, analysis and determination of recommendations for rotating equipment
  • Execute maintenance strategies and programs for clients whilst seeking opportunities to improve them utilising the latest in data analytics techniques
  • Identify opportunities to improve client plant reliability, availability and/or performance, collaborating with clients to turn to their advantage 
  • Assist with RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) and FMECA (Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis)

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering from recognised tertiary institution
  • 3+ years practical experience with rotating equipment including managing and implementing predictive maintenance strategies (vibration analysis, lubrication, thermography, alignment and balancing) 
  • Demonstrate diverse experience with balance of plant and critical machines
  • Be client focused with the ability to create robust working relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with high level English literacy, report writing skills and computer proficiency
  • Proficient in the latest data analytics tools and techniques and a strong working knowledge of a wide range of rotating equipment 
  • Highly motivated, self-sufficient individual who enjoys working as part of collaborative and supportive team

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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