Senior Project Engineer – Rotating Equipment

Papua New Guinea
May 29, 2024
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Santos provides reliable, affordable energy for progress and seeks to provide lower carbon energy over time. 

Santos is a global energy company with operations across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the United States. 

At Santos, our goal is to be a global leader in the energy evolution to low-carbon fuels that help the world decarbonise and continue to provide the reliable, affordable energy the world needs for modern life and human progress. 

Santos is an important Australian domestic gas supplier and LNG supplier in Asia. We are committed to supplying critical fuels such as oil and gas, and abating emissions through carbon capture and storage, energy efficiency projects, use of renewables in our operations and high-quality offsets. 

Santos will also seek to develop low-carbon fuels as customer demand evolves. 

For 70 years, Santos has been working in partnership with local communities, providing jobs and business opportunities, safely developing natural gas resources and from there powering industries and households. 

Santos seeks to deliver long-term value to shareholders through our diverse portfolio of high-quality, long-life, low-cost oil and gas assets, carbon storage resources and infrastructure.  

The Santos portfolio is value accretive and resilient across a range of decarbonisation scenarios. 

Santos has a climate transition action plan that will continue to evolve for the global energy evolution. 

Santos has a regional operating model with a strong local focus. The Company’s operating structure comprises three regional business units focused on enabling and executing corporate strategy. Two divisions – Santos Energy Solutions and Santos Upstream Gas and Liquids – are accountable for global portfolio management and strategy. 

About the Role 

As the Senior Project Engineer you will support the delivery of the Development Programme from Concept to Execution for infrastructure projects. Ensuring successful coordination with relevant stakeholders throughout the lifecycle Ensure projects are planned to meet programme milestones and detailed for construction. 

You will support the program team lead, Project and Construction manager through all phases of the development process ensuring compliance with quality and cost targets. 

Use your experience to develop, coach and mentor more junior team members and support the Team Lead in the development of people and identification and management of resources across the program. 

Position Accountabilities

  • Oversee the management of external engineering contractors and suppliers to ensure delivery of rotating equipment packages are aligned with business objectives, industry standards and specifications.
  • Manage rotating packages within budget and schedule milestones ensuring reporting is aligned and there is clear escalation when issues arise.
  • Lead engineering, quality, factory acceptance testing and constructability reviews to ensure the design and delivery of rotating equipment is coordinated and ready for execution per required on site dates.
  • Support the construction manager and construction superintendents throughout the execution phase ensuring technical queries are coordinated and responded to in a timely manner.
  • Support Operations Readiness requirements throughout all phases of the project

About You 

Essential experience required for this position includes:

  • 10+ years professional experience preferably from a resource industry and rotating machinery engineering and package background
  • Project Management experience, understanding project lifecycle processes, and experience developing and leading projects
  • Managed engineering consultants and package vendors to deliver FEED and detailed design scopes of work under a reimbursable contractual framework.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills.

Essential qualifications required for this position are:

• + Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical (Rotating)

Desired qualifications for this position are:

• Project management, business or contract management

• CPEng or EngExec


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

Santos acknowledges that we operate on the traditional lands of Aboriginal people. We recognise the traditional rights to maintain the culture, identities, traditions, and customs on their country. 

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. 

We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our ongoing success.   

We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us different.   

Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander jobseekers are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply 

Applications must be submitted via the online recruitment system before COB 22 June 2024.   

A requirement of this role is that you will need to have in place the legal work rights for Australia to apply.

Potential Scams 

There are a number of fake adverts that are impersonating Santos Limited, in these instances you will receive an e-mail from a generic e-mail address. We do not make offers without interviews or due diligence taking place.  You will know if an advert is genuine if you are directed to the Santos company careers page to apply which is