Chief Electrical Engineer in South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

At the end of April 2019, WorleyParsons combined with Jacobs Energy, Chemicals and Resources (ECR) division, to create Worley. 


Together, we are a leading global provider of professional project and asset services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We have almost 60,000 amazing people in around 60 countries across the world covering the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets for our customers.


The Brisbane Energy, Chemical and Resources group has an exciting, new opportunity for a Chief Electrical Engineer.

     About the opportunity     

This role is responsible for the operational management and effective daily leadership and administration of the Electrical team with the objectives of safely, efficiently, and effectively delivering high quality engineering to our valued clients.

     

The Chief Engineer ensures the highest level of professionalism, meeting the business and client needs demonstrating technical expertise in the concepts, practices and procedures of electrical engineering and design. The Chief is a top-level contributor / specialist who can problem solve, identify risk and perform complex tasks.

     The position will be responsible for  
  • Develop discipline design  procedures, work processes and engineering systems to improve the  efficiency of the Electrical engineering discipline and to co-ordinate  these with other groups to achieve project needs
  • Co-ordinate project design  activities within the region to ensure the achievement of quality,  completion and project objectives
  • Evaluate and peruse design  changes initiated within Electrical engineering discipline on projects
  • Contribute directly to the  resolution of technically difficult design problems on projects and  consulting with management to resolve issues
  • Arrange for, and ensure  that, all Electrical engineering designs, specifications, calculations,  drawings and other design documents meet the requirements of the relevant  Quality Assurance Plan and the project and are reviewed and properly  checked in a logical and thorough manner and are properly authorised before  issuing for construction
  • Review and audit outputs  from the discipline team members to ensure compliance with technical  standards, procedures and systems and project requirements
  • Participate in project  design safety and technical reviews when appropriate
  • Co-ordinate project design  activities within Electrical engineering to ensure the achievement of  quality, completion and profit objectives
  • Prepare staff hour and cost  estimates for proposals
  • Selection of design  methodology and associated software for discipline engineering activities  on projects
  • Provide technical leadership  and guidance to all employees within the Electrical engineering discipline  network
  • Carry out performance  appraisals for National consistency across the Electrical engineering  discipline
  • Select and monitor the  performance of external consultants in Electrical engineering.
  • Plan, develop and coordinate  the required training programs for the Electrical engineering discipline  network
  • Selection and recruitment of  discipline members
  • Develop a succession plan  for all positions in the Electrical discipline
  • Coach and mentor employees  in the Electrical engineering discipline network with respect to work processes,  values and leadership
  • Ensure that the discipline  is fully informed of all current Company Practice Standards, recognised  Codes of Practice and the requirements of the relevant Statutory and other  Authorities
  • Prepare discipline  engineering designs, drawings, and other documents in sufficient details  to prepare staff hour and cost estimates for proposals
  • Develop  client base by meeting with nominated Account Clients on a regular basis,  fostering relationship, by way of site visits, conferences and personal  contacts
  About You  
  • Tertiary qualification in  Electrical Engineering
  • Registered Professional  Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and Member of a body such the Institute of  Engineers, Australia
  • Extensive experience working  on Oil and Gas and Mining/Metals projects
  • A subject matter expert who  can effectively and pro-actively deliver solutions to technical challenges
  • A leader, focused on  continuous improvement, skills development and relationship management
  • An effective and confident  communicator, able to foster an inclusive and supportive culture
  Why Jacobs      

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation.  To support your professional growth, Jacobs offers flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you.  Rethinking how you work, our culture at Jacobs means its all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

     

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. 

     Applicants must have legal right to work in Australia       


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