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Senior Project Engineer SA

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Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: Adelaide Flinders (ADL3), AU

Company: Beach Energy


  • ASX Listed Energy Company - Adelaide Head Office
  • Competitive package and bonus
  • Volunteer leave, retail and corporate discounts, wellbeing initiatives and a flexible working framework.


We are currently seeking a senior project engineer to lead our South Australian stay in business (SIB) capital project portfolio.

About the Role


Reporting to the Engineering Services Lead SA/WA, this role will deliver an assigned capital project portfolio across all SA assets which will identify, scope, and manage a wide variety of projects including greenfield projects, brownfield upgrades, support infrastructure, flowlines, and pipelines, new well connections, and end of line infrastructure.

Key responsibilities will include:


  • Coordinating and prioritising the Project portfolio to ensure that all necessary facilities and infrastructure are delivered in time to the required quality, schedule, and cost.
  • Coordination and prioritisation of Project portfolio for Risk reduction and HSE improvement program
  • Ensuring all projects within the capital program are subjected to appropriate project governance as required by corporate standards
  • Developing fit for purpose solutions through good engineering practice by utilising Engineering service providers and in-house engineering resources
  • Ensuring all works carried out in projects is in accordance with Beach’s OEMS, internal standards, Australian Standards, and legislative requirements
  • Optimising designs and business processes to drive down project cost, reduce cycle times, minimise lifecycle costs and continually improve on program performance for the capital portfolio.
  • Introducing new solutions and challenge the status-quo with established solutions to improve business metrics
  • Providing input into annual budget build and forward planning ensuring adherence to project planning requirements and lead in milestones.

About You


We are looking for a proactive yet pragmatic individual with considerable project engineering experience, high motivation to add value to the business and a strong track record of delivering a varied and large capital program preferably within the hydrocarbons or resources industries. You will also need:


  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering.
  • Extensive industry experience in engineering, design, project management, construction, and commissioning.
  • Proven program/project management experience in either brownfield or greenfield development and stay in business or minor capital projects in the resources or hazardous industries sector.
  • Works collaboratively and constructively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve shared objectives.
  • Ability to manage and lead direct reports, build, and manage teams to achieve business outcomes.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel to remote locations and spend time in the field as required by the position
  • Current driver’s license

About Us

Beach Energy is a proud South Australian, Energy exploration and production company headquartered in Adelaide.

For more than 60 years, Beach has operated onshore and offshore, oil and natural gas production across South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria, and New Zealand.

We seek to deliver long-term value to our shareholders, and focus on the safety of our people, their work environment, and the sustainability of our practices and environment we work in.

Working with Beach, you will make a difference in the delivery of key oil and gas projects within a growth organisation.

At Beach our values govern our decisions and interactions. Our values are Safety, Creativity, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork. If your experience and interests match the criteria and your values are aligned with ours, we encourage you to apply.

How to apply

Beach is committed to improving gender diversity and Indigenous participation; we encourage all applications.

Please submit your cover letter and updated CV by 18 August 2022.

For this opportunity you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

To keep our community safe, candidates are required to comply with COVID related state specific public health orders.