Ampol Limited

Location: Alexandria

Job Type: Full time


We keep millions of people moving every day and continue to be Australia's leading transport fuel supplier and convenience retailer. Our business is dynamic and often technical, and we rely on talented people who seek to find solutions. Whatever your journey, we're the fuel that gets you there. Ampol, Australia's own.

  • Permanent
  • Based in Alexandria, NSW but open for applicants from Brisbane and Melbourne.
  • Career development

About Ampol

We are proud of our heritage. We have been powering better journeys for all Australians for over 100 years. As Australia’s very own fuel brand we are committed to making those journeys easier by meeting Australia’s needs at every step with the care and service we all deserve. And, as we grow, we continue to evolve, to ensure we have low carbon solutions that will meet the needs of our customers well into the future.

We are proud to be an endorsed employer of choice for women by WORK180. To understand more about how Ampol’s policies, benefits and how we support our people, check out some key female leader career stories on the Work180 website.

About the role

The Engineering Operations Lead is responsible for providing national oversight and support for the assets owned and operated by the Future Energy division of Ampol. This includes overall responsibility for strategic maintenance and capital planning, management of improvement programs, development and maintenance of standards, support for project design, implementation, and commissioning, providing subject matter expertise, and support for troubleshooting and maintenance activities for a division that is experiencing a lot of growth within the Ampol business.

Key responsibilities

  • Review of equipment and installation design from a safety, compliance, reliability, and performance aspect
  • Assessment of electrical systems and determination of system end of life.
  • Review of technical compliance of proposed electrical system designs.
  • Developing design options for consideration on projects.
  • Providing direction on design philosophy to be used by the engineering team.
  • Advice on construction strategies.
  • Contractor and consultant selection
  • Negotiation with internal and external stakeholders
  • Development of testing and maintenance work scopes
  • Approval of repair methods that may differ from standard.

About you

We are looking for a candidate with comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation standards for electrical engineering, safety, risk management and risk management systems with demonstrable project management and technical documentation skills with a strategic orientation identifying opportunities for change.

Key skills and experience

  • Formal qualification in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in electrical engineering design
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation and standards for electrical engineering and safety
  • Experience in Renewables, Petroleum or Chemical Process Industry (preferred)
  • Experience in preparing and managing detailed project work breakdown structures and scheduling
  • Good public speaking & presentation skills (communicating with impact)
  • Conceptual thinking and complex problem solving

We’re an equal opportunity workplace. We not only embrace diversity and inclusion; we celebrate what makes you unique. We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and diverse sexualities and genders (including if you identify as transgender). We also highly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for roles with Ampol.

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