AECOM Hazardous Area Engineer in Melbourne, Australia

Business Line Energy

Position Title Hazardous Area Engineer

Australia - Victoria


Job Summary

Due to recent growth in the sector, AECOM is looking to add a Hazardous Area Engineer to their existing team of high calibre professionals.

In this exciting new opportunity, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Site investigations and detailed inspections

  • Process and safety analysis of sites

  • Detailed design of explosion protection schemes and installations for hazardous areas

  • Preparation of detailed reports on your findings

Minimum Requirements

About You

  • Degree qualified as an Electrical/Instrumentation and Control Engineer.

  • Ideally you will have formal recognition of competency for classification of hazardous areas.

  • MIE Australia with nominal 5 to 8 years’ experience in process industries.

  • Exposure to process operations, mechanical and chemical design. (e.g. Oil and gas, food, manufacturing, pharmaceutical etc).

  • Have a genuine desire to expand your career in hazardous areas, demonstrated through some previous exposure to hazardous areas as well the basic principles and requirements for hazardous areas. Examples of such previous exposure could include:

o 240/415V power systems, motor control and associated control and protection schemes.

o PLC and SCADA systems

o Instrumentation

o Security/Fire

o Communications/data transmission

o Exposure to relevant Australian Standards and the range of manufacturers and suppliers servicing the industry.

In addition you will demonstrate:

o Excellent communication skills – written and oral. The ability to structure and prepare logical and accurate reports considering high levels of detail is a must.

o Good research skills and ability to make sound judgements and interpretations on research undertaken

o Ability to learn quickly

o Self-motivation and drive

o Good balance between use of knowledge & experience and willingness to learn.

Preferred Qualifications

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187188BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.