Electrical / Instrumentation Engineer

Kwinana, Australia Countrywide
18 Sep 2018
26 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunities

Jacobs are Alcoa's Engineering Service Provider at Alcoa's Kwinana and Pinjarra Refineries, where Jacobs provides Alcoa with engineering and project management services. The positions are site based, reporting to the Chief EIC Engineer and the Jacobs Site Electrical Lead. We are looking for engineering professionals with experience in electrical or instrumentation design and project management. Prior experience in a site based role within a design and execution team is desirable.

The position will be responsible for
  • Electrical Engineering input into multiple small engineering projects.
  • Development of electrical distribution designs including switchrooms, substations, motor control centres and field equipment, including instrumentation.
  • Writing Scope of Work, Specifications and datasheets.
  • Preparation of engineering reports and calculations including electrical protection, equipment sizing, cable sizing and system studies analysis.
  • Vendor coordination to manage compliance with project specifications.
  • Support for construction and commissioning.
  • Support development of engineering / design effort hour estimates.
  • Involvement and promotion of Safety in Design on engineering projects.

About you
  • Engineering degree qualification.
  • Experience in electrical and/or instrumentation engineering design and/or execution projects.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of the team.
  • A willingness to learn and develop into new areas of electrical and instrumentation engineering.
  • A focus on quality and performance.
  • Experience with multidisciplinary design interfaces (particularly structural and mechanical) is desirable

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive.

Our Electrical Engineering team in Perth is a key team in the wider Asia Pacific business and provides opportunities to work on national and international projects. We are able to apply our significant international experience in the delivery of complex electrical designs to local clients. This role comes with significant future potential to work across Jacobs globally leading some of the world's largest industrial projects.

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