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Subsea/Topsides Controls Integration Engineer

Date: Sep 4, 2019

Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Offering some of the most dynamic career opportunities in the industry, Chevron Australia leads the development of two of Australia’s largest natural gas facilities - the Gorgon and Wheatstone Projects - and manages world-class operations and exploration activities.


Chevron Australia has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Subsea/Topsides Controls Integration Engineer to join the Technical Projects team. Reporting to the Technical Projects Manager, this permanent role will be based in Perth with occasional travel to site as required.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Oversee and technically support the interface between the Julimar Development Project – Phase 2 (JDP2) and Wheatstone Platform.
  • Provide Company oversight of the development of JDP2 subsea controls hardware and software and ensure compliance with Company standards
  • Lead the integration of the JDP2 operator’s subsea controls equipment onto the Wheatstone platform
  • Lead the controls commissioning of the integrated subsea/topsides system
  • Plan and execute transition to operations
  • Foster a safety culture and commitment to protecting people and the environment and demonstrate Chevron Way behaviours
  • Commitment to health, environment and safety and Chevron best practices


Key skills and experience required:


  • Instrumentation and Controls Engineering Degree or equivalent required.  Minimum 15 years of experience designing, commissioning and supporting operating control systems within complex process facilities.
  • Demonstrated strong influencing, organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated value chain mindset and a track record of championing "One team" thinking, driving cross-functional collaboration in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and build key relationships that contribute to high-class business results
  • Significant and broad experience as a subsea control systems engineer, with topsides/subsea control integration skills, demonstrated through the planning and delivery of brownfield modifications / greenfield projects
  • Preferred experience with “Yokogawa” controls, "One Subsea" controls and Wheatstone development standards
  • Demonstrated experience in in the application of facility design and construction, management of change, capital stewardship and operational excellence principles
  • Experience in providing technical oversight of vendors and offshore installation contractors
  • Experience in the development and execution of function test procedures (to demonstrate commissioning readiness), commissioning test procedures and start-up procedures
  • Experience in providing technical oversight of subsea equipment and controls vendors during commissioning and start-up
  • Demonstrated commitment to Chevron’s values of diversity and inclusion, high performance, integrity and trust, partnership and protecting people and the environment


Why join Chevron:


  • Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and has been present in Australia for more than 60 years
  • You will be provided a competitive package and an opportunity to contribute to two of Australia’s largest natural gas facilities
  • Chevron offers career development opportunities to all employees including onboarding, training and development, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and networking groups 
  • Chevron is proudly recognised as an employer of choice, guided by a vision of diversity, inclusion and committed to equal employment opportunity
  • Chevron supports work-life balance and offers employees access to various health and wellness programs
  • A nine-day fortnight is offered for eligible roles


We actively encourage applications from Australian Aboriginals, women, mature age applicants, candidates with disabilities and those with diverse cultural backgrounds. To be a part of our success, apply now.


Position Close Date: Thursday 3 October 2019, 3pm WST

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