Job Description

Wood has an immediate requirement for a Senior Consultant Engineer to join the Rotating Equipment Reliability area of the wider Vibration Dynamics and Noise (VDN) team.

With more than 230 engineering specialists the VDN team work closely to help customers meet their reliability, integrity and operational performance goals. The team specialises in providing engineering solutions and services that improve machine reliability and assist Oil & Gas, Mining and Utilities clients to achieve peak production and maximise machinery life cycles. The role is based in the Perth CBD, Western Australia and offered on a full-time basis.

At this time, we will only consider applications from Australian citizens or those with the required permit / VISA for this region in place.

Responsibilities of the role will include

  • Provide support, mentoring and technical reviews for colleagues in predictive and preventive maintenance practices
  • Help solve challenging critical machinery problems using condition based data. Be the ‘go to’ person for our client’s tough technical problems
  • Perform advanced analysis of steady state and dynamic turbomachinery data, using online machinery condition monitoring systems including Bently Nevada System 1, ADRE or similar
  • Perform detailed analysis of balance of plant data using a range of portable systems
  • Assist in maintaining and developing client relationships, including developing new business opportunities
  • Assist with investigations, providing technical input for equipment failures and troubleshooting projects, alignments, balancing, ODS (Operational Deflection Shape) and RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Manage, implement and improve vibration, lubrication and thermography based predictive maintenance programs including on-site data collection, analysis and determination of recommendations for rotating equipment
  • Execute maintenance strategies and programs for clients whilst seeking opportunities to improve them utilising the latest in data analytics techniques
  • Identify opportunities to improve client plant reliability, availability and/or performance, collaborating with clients to turn to their advantage
  • Assist with RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) and FMECA (Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis)

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 7+ years practical experience of managing and implementing predictive maintenance strategies, including vibration analysis, lubrication, thermography, alignment and balancing
  • Fully and currently certified ISO VCAT3 or higher. TCAT / LCAT certification would also be highly regarded
  • Demonstrate diverse experience with balance of plant and critical machines
  • Be client focused with the ability to create robust working relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with high level English literacy, report writing skills and computer proficiency
  • Proficient in the latest data analytics tools and
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