Corrosion and Materials Engineer

Viva Energy


About us

Viva Energy is Australia's newest but most experienced energy provider, bringing together the strength of two of the world's foremost energy companies – Shell and Vitol.

Viva Energy Australia is a truly Australian run company proudly committed to building Australia's energy future. We now represent many Shell products in the Australian market and this is a new and exciting phase in over 100 years of our operation in Australia. Our portfolio of assets includes the Geelong Refinery, more than 800 retail sites and an extensive network of terminals and depots around the country.

We supply around 25% of Australia’s fuel, refuelling 4.4 million trucks, buses, cars and motorcycles, as well as 1,000 ships each year. Today we have the capacity to store 2 billion litres of crude and refined product, and we continue to invest significantly in our business to make our local operations even stronger. Over 1,700 people choose to work with us. We inject about $1 billion into the national economy each year through wages and services.

We are committed to diversity, inclusion and flexibility in our community, actively encouraging female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. We support flexible working arrangements.

About the role

You will be a key member of our refinery driving asset integrity and reliability. You will add value via technical assessment and management of corrosion/degradation mechanisms across plant and equipment. You will provide sound technical advice on design, materials, construction, operation, inspection and repair in support of asset integrity and reliability. In this role you will be working in collaboration with an experienced and diverse team of Inspectors, Asset Engineers, Process Engineers and Operations that are committed to Integrity and Reliability of our refinery. At the refinery we are technically innovative and progressive. We have significant in-house investment for online corrosion monitoring, EMAT, digital real-time radiography and advanced ultrasonic capability to monitor our assets. In this role you will be key in connecting the organisation with the integrity strategy and business objectives. You will influence and collaborate, delivering the outcomes with energy and pace. You will be curious and constantly seeking out integrity and reliability best practice, overseeing development of end-to end preventative equipment strategies, expanding capabilities and technology around advanced condition monitoring, leading the timely mitigation of threats to asset integrity and availability.

About you

As a subject matter expert, you will have a strong track record in materials selection, corrosion, remnant life and delivery of risk-based assessment for an operating plant. You will innovate and explore alternative options, optimising change and the way we work. You will have experience in communicating and delivering change. You will be a high performer with strong interpersonal, coaching and monitoring skills (across multiple stakeholders and disciplines). You will have a Professional Engineering Qualification and experience in refining/heavy industry/manufacturing environment. Additional qualifications and experience in in NDT (Non Destructive Testing), Fabrication QA/QC, Welding Inspection and Welding supervision would be an advantage.

What’s on offer?

We offer a supportive and collaborative environment, focused on innovation and developing a team of valued, specialised and highly capable professionals. We offer above market superannuation and are industry leaders with our parental leave provisions.

Applications close 01/03/2018


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