Instrument Engineer

Our client is a leading player in the New Zealand Oil & Gas industry, with a reputation for operating one of the safest plants in the Asia / Pacific region. 
Establishing and keeping such a reputation requires hard work and they are now looking to appoint an Instrumentation Engineer to the Whangarei based team.

The job.
Our new Instrument Engineer will:

  • Be involved in continuous improvement of instrumentation used in a high hazard facility
  • Management of the instrumentation and systems involved
  • Prepare design concepts, scope of work etc. for system upgrades and new systems
  • Providing technical advice to others and mentor new I&C Engineers
  • Act as project lead for assigned plant modifications
  • Provide specialist input into risk analysis, functional safety matters, etc.

In general, you will become our ‘go-to’ person for instrumentation issues in your area of the site.

The person.
Our new Instrumentation Engineer will:

  • Be Degree qualified in a suitable area
  • Have between 5 and 8 years work experience, preferably in high hazard environments
  • Be able to show instrumentation design skills
  • Have good analytical abilities, pay attention to the details and work well under pressure
  • A knowledge of instrumentation and legislation associated with Fire protection/suppression would be advantageous, but not essential.

We’re looking for an Instrument Engineer with a focus on safety, someone who is keen to learn, to pass on their knowledge and someone who shows great people skills.

On offer is the chance to learn and grow, to join a professional but fun loving team. A great remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

If you think this sounds like you, let’s talk.

To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, or alternatively for a confidential and discreet inquiry contact Daniel Hopkins on 0800 171 000 if calling from New Zealand, +64 4 472 6558 if calling internationally or email

Please note: If this position is not quite right for you, please do contact us to discuss your next career move.