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Kupe Production Facility based role
High performing team

Based in our Reliability and Maintenance division, this role is responsible for all planning and delivery functions for facility turnarounds, shutdowns/campaigns and maintenance activities in New Zealand. The role leads a team which includes a planner/scheduler, cost controller and multi-disciplined service providers and contractors to provide quality and cost effective planning processes.

Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountability for the development, planning, implementation and success of the critical operational 30/90 day plan and 1 year plan. With full responsibility for development of budgets for planning team activities.
  • Review, alignment and maintenance of planning and delivery process and systems, which are fit for purpose to provide successful outcomes.
  • Deployment and sourcing of planning resources – to meet budget requirements.
  • Provide assurance processes to track that key objectives are achieved; safely, within cost and on schedule. Ensuring operational activities meet relevant legislative requirements and comply with obligations.
  • Manage contract resources for execution of scopes of work.
  • Full responsibility for immediate and timely management to resolve issues that threaten the successful delivery of the turnaround / campaign maintenance to minimise downtime and loss of revenue.
  • Liaison with and develop and maintain positive engagement and interactions with Operations and Engineering functions to ensure successful outcomes during all phases of the planning and implementation process.
  • Operational excellence principles and methodologies are applied and that functional support is obtained and integrated into the planning process.
  • Providing visible leadership to the team in all areas including safety, mentoring the team and managing staff performance and development.

We are looking for technically proficient individuals, with considerable Operational experience in the hydrocarbon industry. Experience in maintenance & planning, onshore and offshore environments, focusing on oil and gas processing facilities and equipment – with a high level of competency in eAMS systems required. Previous experience with Asset Preventative Maintenance optimisation, Bill of Materials Audits and corrections, Scope of work development and Facility Shutdown/ turnaround coordination desirable.

This is an autonomous role, and the successful applicant must hold a current unrestricted driver’s license.

Applicants must be proficient with standard computer software (such as MS Word and Excel) and be able to write detailed inspection and shutdown reports while maintaining an organised system of files. You will be delivery focused – with the ability to build fruitful and value-adding relationships with a range of stakeholders.

How to apply

Please follow the link and upload your resume.


Applications close Friday 04 January 2019

Adelaide, South Australia

Based in Adelaide, this role will provide Instrument, Control and Electrical (ICE) Integrity and Engineering support to South Australian and Western Australian (SAWA) assets and projects; to ensure the performance of all ICE systems align with business objectives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Program leader and owner of ICE technical integrity management & compliance for SAWA business unit. This includes management, compliance, auditing and reporting of asset programs and assigned critical process safety controls to ensure legislative and company requirements are met.
  • Provide ICE discipline and functional safety support for all SAWA activities including, HAZOP, LOPA, alarm management and leading front end activities such as feasibility studies, concept studies FEED activities where necessary.
  • Project/program manager and budget owner of ICE related projects and activities for SAWA.
    Identify new technologies, systems and processes to ensure ongoing asset profitability improvement at all stages of life cycle.
  • Custodian of asset design and construct procedures (DCPs), integrity management plans and technical point of contact for standards and codes for ICE discipline within SAWA assets.
  • Risk assessment facilitation and participation related to operational deviations, detected anomalies and deferred critical maintenance activities. ICE discipline reviewer for SAWA asset Management of Change (MOC) process.
  • Provide operational support and initial investigation/troubleshooting assistance for instrument, controls, communications and electrical systems related to SAWA assets as assigned by line manager.
  • We are looking for technically proficient individuals with considerable knowledge of Instrumentation, Control, Communication and Electrical systems and a strong track record of delivering business value in the capital and operational compliance arenas – preferably within the hydrocarbons industry.

Tertiary qualification in the relevant engineering discipline is required as a minimum.

Understanding, application and demonstrating technical compliance to Australian regulatory frameworks is essential, along with the ability to build fruitful and value-adding relationships with a range of stakeholders including Beach Energy Development and Production teams.

A current Australian Driving licence is required for this role.

How to Apply

Please follow the link and upload your resume.


Applications close Friday 14 December 2018.

  • Adelaide, South Australia

We are seeking Drilling Engineers to design, plan and execute the upcoming offshore programme. Based in Adelaide, the roles are responsible for developing detailed well construction plans that ensure high technical integrity standards and business requirements are met, and health, safety and environment performance targets are achieved.

These roles are initially a 2 year contract with options for extensions.

The role of the Drilling Engineers is part of the Well Engineering department and reports to the Offshore and Special Projects Drilling Manager with responsibility for:

  • Working with well completion, exploration, development and operations asset teams to enable well and completion design through well casings and the implementation and management of cementing, bit and hydraulic programs to meet technical objectives.
  • Designing and developing drilling programmes and associated cost estimates for Beach Energy operated wells, ensuring that all risks are identified and managed to assure operational integrity and risk management.
  • Assisting with the management of contracts, tenders, and contractor’s scope of work, suppliers and specialist contractors to maintain a cost effective and fit for purpose operation. Providing technical input to procurement and contracting, reviewing and recommending services and materials for program implementation.
  • Daily monitoring and reporting on the progress of well operations and current costs. Comparing actual costs with cost proposals and recommending improvements which may lead to optimisation of expenditure.
  • Coordinating equipment and personnel logistics to ensure timely commencement of drilling operations and facilitate scheduling and procurement requirements for well operations.
  • Traveling to well sites to work with operations personnel, providing operational leadership and engineering support to ensure drilling operations are effectively monitored.
  • Supervising field based drilling supervisors to maintain a safe and effective work environment. Assisting in the development of risk assessments, hazard analysis and well reports.
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of the latest drilling procedures and equipment and making recommendations to the Drilling Manager to improve drilling practices and performance.
  • Ensuring Beach Energy’s operating and HSE standards for drilling and legislative compliance requirements are achieved.

We are looking for technically proficient individuals with considerable experience in the hydrocarbons industry as a drilling engineer within an operating oil & gas company. Having attained tertiary engineering qualifications as a minimum, you will be delivery focused and have an extensive understanding of offshore drilling rigs and oil field operations.

Experience in directional and horizontal drilling desirable, with current certificates for Well Control, BOSIET and OGUK medical.

A current Australian driver’s licence is required for this role.

How to Apply

Please follow the link and upload your resume.


Applications close Friday 14 December 2018.

Contractor engagement will be facilitated through Beach Energy’s designated third party service provider. There is no guarantee of continued work following the initial 2 year contract engagement.

Thank you for your interest in Beach Energy. Please submit your resume to be considered for future opportunities.

If you have further questions, please contact Human Resources on 08 8338 2833.