Jacobs Senior Instrument & Controls (I&C) Engineer in Perth, Australia

Senior Instrument & Controls (I&C) Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical,professional and construction services. We specialise in engineering andconstruction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific andconsulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, andgovernment clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

The Senior Instrument & Controls (I&C) Engineer role is based inPerth, WA and reports to the Chief Engineer, as well as Project Managers acrossa wide variety of projects. We are looking for engineering professionals withsolid experience in a similar role within a design and execution team.

The position will be responsible for

  • Project studies and concept designs including estimating, architecture development, control/communication philosophies and prototyping.

  • Development of control system design and implementation deliverables, including control system architectures, I/O Lists, communication block diagrams, technical specifications, scopes of work, functional descriptions, functional specifications and test documentation.

  • Development of instrumentation design including instrument schedules and datasheets.

  • Overseeing, directing or personally delivering small to complex I&C designs on key industrial, water and infrastructure projects.

  • Working as part of an interdisciplinary team and managing engineering and design resources to deliver on I&C scope.

  • Providing leadership/guidance to junior engineers.

  • Support development of engineering / design effort hour estimates for small to medium jobs.

  • Active participation in HAZOPs and Risk Assessments.

  • Driving the pace and efficiency in the delivery of I&C design and execution projects.

  • Interface with vendors to ensure compliance with project specifications.

  • Attendance at panel factory acceptance testing and vendor integration testing.

  • Construction support and on site commissioning (various locations).

  • Promotion of Safety in Design on I&C projects.

  • Contribution to marketing opportunities for new business and developing stronger client relationships

  • Supporting Project Managers / Designated Project Executives managing risk, project delivery, HSEC, quality and service.

  • Lead I&C engineering project meetings, both internal and with our external clients.

About you

  • Engineering degree qualification.

  • Extensive experience in significant I&C design and/or execution projects.

  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of the team.

  • Mentor our I&C junior members and drive technical excellence in delivery.

  • Proven successful delivery of I&C system projects.

  • Credibility and relationships with industrial, water and infrastructure clients in WA.

  • A desire for personal development and a keen eye for detail.

  • A focus on quality and performance.

  • Ability to develop and drive proposal plans for particular opportunities.

  • Experience with water and wastewater process control is preferred.

  • Experience with radio communications design is preferred

  • PLC, RTU and SCADA development experience required.

  • Siemens S7 and Schneider Electric Modicon PLC development experience preferred.

  • CitectSCADA and ClearSCADA experience preferred.

  • Experience with multidisciplinary design interfaces (particularly process, electrical and mechanical) required.

  • Functional Safety experience beneficial.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing developmentopportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that iscollaborative and inclusive.

Our I&C team in Perth is a key team in the wider Asia Pacificbusiness and provides opportunities to work on national and internationalprojects. We are able to apply our significant international experience inthe delivery of complex electrical designs to local clients. This role comeswith significant future potential to work across Jacobs globally leading someof the world’s largest industrial projects.

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agencyyou will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly toJacobs.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-Perth

Req ID: MIN000258