Senior Engineer, Future Energy Gas Appliances (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 20/07/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Energy Safe Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/3309

Reference: VG/3309

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

- Permanent, ongoing opportunity

- Join a collaborative and supportive team environment

- Flexible working arrangements are available

Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) is Victoria's safety regulator responsible for electricity, gas and pipeline safety. Our role is to ensure that Victorian gas and electricity industries are safe and meet community expectations.

About the opportunity

We have an exciting new opportunity as a Senior Engineer with a focus on future energy within our Gas Appliance and Component team. You will be a key player to support the Victorian Government's commitment to reduce carbon emissions through engagement in development of future energy (hydrogen and biogas as a fuel gas). You will do this by engaging key stakeholders and ensuring risk mitigation strategies associated with future energy are identified, understood and communicated.

You will contribute by:

  • Participating in the Future Fuels Cooperative Research Centre and Standards Australia committee meetings.
  • Preparing executive summaries and briefing notes to Heads of departments.
  • Conducting horizon scan to identify National and International Projects to deliver Government objectives.Building partnerships with projects teams to allow ESV to gain intelligence to allow decision making to deliver safety outcomes.
  • Keeping abreast of latest gas appliance technologies and trends.
  • Analysing industry hypothesis to identify risks and risk mitigation to ensure the safe use of gas within installations.
  • Providing technical support to the Type B inspectorate when assessing industry safety proposals.
  • Investigating and reporting on all incidents involving gas appliances utilising emerging technologies or gas blend.
  • If required, attend a site where an incident involving a gas blends has occurred and assist in the determination of the cause of the incident.
  • Applying technical writing skills to contribute to codes, regulations and standards; technical information data sheets; assistance with scripts and technical information for ESV communications.

You will be successful, if you have:

  • Strong and up-to-date knowledge gained from significant relevant experience in the areas of emerging future fuels such as hydrogen and biogas/ biomethane including their characteristics and impact on safety.
  • Strong knowledge of combustion engineering, energy utilisation and risk management frameworks.
  • Experience in industrial and commercial applications in gas installations taking into consideration the impact of future energy transition on the commissioning and maintenance and operations of gas installations.
  • Sound knowledge and ability to interpret the relevant Australian standards and Victorian legislation.
  • Ability to lead, provide advice and guidance to the conduct of investigations, analyse, resolve issues and introduce improvements.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills including ability to assess various safety risk methods.
  • Highly developed technical writing capability.

How to apply

Please refer to the available position description to assess your suitability and submit your current resume and cover letter via the Apply button.

To promote an increase in diversity, and for the purpose of achieving substantive equality between females and males in technical roles within ESV, females are strongly encouraged to apply for this opportunity.

Senior Engineer, Future Energy Gas Appliances (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time

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Enzo Alfonsetti | 03 9271 5408

Senior Engineer, Future Energy Gas Appliances (See Advertisement)