Senior Structural Integrity Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Industry
  • Branch: Industrial Services
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Papua New Guinea

What is required?

  • hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 29 September 2022

About this role: Senior Structural Integrity Engineer

Brunel Papua New Guinea are seeking an experienced Structural Integrity Engineer to join a world class mine in a key senior role. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a world class mine on a FIFO basis. Would suit individuals seeking opportunity and adventure in a culturally diverse and challenging landscape. Our client is looking at an initial duration of 6 months (extension is highly likely) with FIFO benefits and competitive salaries.

The role of the Senior Structural Integrity Engineer is to provide daily interaction with and advice to Operations Control-Room staff based on current equipment health status and the factors required for reliable plant performance.

This role will be responsible for developing inspection and maintenance plans for structural equipment on site. Ensuring that any actions arising from inspection activities are fully reported and communicated with the maintenance superintendents, reliability superintendents, and maintenance and reliability engineers.Other key accountabilities include:
  • Conduct inspections on steel structures
  • Conducts minor repair and assessment scopes
  • Observe operating activities controlled by SAOC plant operators
  • Provide advice to SAOC operators and maintenance supervisors when malfunctions/failures arise
  • Provide effective technical advice to the inspectors and engineers, ensuring threats are evaluated, procedures are followed, and work is completed in accordance with the company technical procedures
  • Monitor all sources of equipment health for example Optimum
  • Develop Risk Based Inspection Strategies
  • Strive to build and maintain a healthy work relationship between all parties
  • Monitor major maintenance activities in the plant
  • Maintain close contact with maintenance supervisors


  • 5+ years of relevant work experience (essential)
  • Tertiary qualification in Structural Integrity Engineering (essential)
  • Accreditation from the Institute of Engineers PNG Inc
The ideal candidate must have a working knowledge of:
  • Current asset management/reliability engineering concepts and methodologies (essential)
  • Fixed plant maintenance and reliability engineering roles in minerals processing (essential)
  • Use of various company & departmental systems including SAP (essential)
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite (essential)


  • FIFO roster 2 weeks on/ 2 weeks off
  • Ensuite style accommodation/ good security onsite/ gym / full medical facilities onsite

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wilfred Kochannek is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Wilfred Kochannek
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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