Senior Inspector Petroleum and Gas in Toowoomba, Australia

at Queensland Government
Location Toowoomba, Australia
Date Posted February 5, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


TemporaryKey Duties and Accountabilities• Regulate. Work as part of a team delivering risk-based regulatory services and functions as an inspector under the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) 2004 (the Act), and the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Regulation 2004 (the Regulation) in Queensland. This includes monitoring and enforcing the provisions of the Act primarily relating to safety across upstream oil and gas industry including, exploration, drilling, processing, production, transmission and distribution, with the ability to also contribute to regulating gas work, gas devices and consumer use under the Act.• Advice. Provide accurate, professional and authoritative advice in relation to safety in the petroleum and gas industry and their regulation, standards and operational matters.• Represent. Represent the Inspectorate at departmental or regional planning teams or working groups. Represent (as either proxy or lead) at Australian Standards or other national committees.• Monitor. Conduct inspections and audits under the Act in accordance with relevant procedures. This includes initiating and following up on corrective and/or enforcement action.• Investigate. Conduct and or assist other inspectors in undertaking investigations into alleged non-compliance with the Act in accordance with the Resource Safety and Health Compliance Policy 2017 and Petroleum and Gas Inspectorate procedures.• Assess. Undertake assessments and make recommendations with respect to relevant applications as required.• Advocate. Promote safety within the petroleum and gas industry in Queensland including with industry, across Government and the public. Participate in and contribute to education and awareness activities, community events and other forums such as industry information events.• Know. Possess and provide specialist knowledge and advice in a relevant technical area (e.g. gas exploration, drilling, production, pipelines, Type B gas work, health and or safety, engineering, risk management, or relevant science).• Participate in a 24-hour emergency response roster as an inspector including being able to do shifts in remote locations and be recalled to work when emergencies or incidents occur.• Travel from time to time to carry out regulatory functions, engagement activities and undertake other relevant activities.• Other duties as directed and required.You will require: A tertiary qualification in Engineering, Workplace Health and Safety or another petroleum and gas industry related science from a recognised tertiary institution; and/orAt least 6 years recent experience in the petroleum and gas industry in Queensland.
Applications to remain current for 12 months.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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