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Summer Intern – Assistant Instrument & Electrical Engineer

Date Posted: June 25, 2024
Closing Date: July 21, 2024
Reports To: Lead Instrument & Electrical Engineer
Location: New Plymouth
Duration: Temporary Full Time

Position Summary

To assist and provide support to the Instrument and Electrical team on various projects utilising skills and knowledge obtained in current engineering degree studies.

Position Responsibilities

  • Stores stock for spares associated with Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs) to be updated to include Safety Integrity Level (SIL) certificate.
    • Review the existing SIF tag list
    • Check spares associated in Maximo and the Warehouse
    • Update model numbers for those not certified to IEC-61508.
  • Tabulate a cross reference of Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) library models with SIFs.
    • Review tabulated Reliability Workbench models.
    • Check SIF datasheets and note models on this table.
    • Add SIF #’s to Assets in Maximo and attach SIF datasheets.
    • Update SIF summary spreadsheet.
  • Yokogawa Pressure Transmitters on Methanol plants entity verification.
    • Recent EJX model updates are now certified by a different test-house and capacitance values are greater.
    • If we apply our latest entity calculation template to the existing Methanol 2 entity calculations, the existing equipment can fail (on cable capacitance).
    • Perform entity calculations on Methanol 2 EJX transmitters, highlighting those which fail.

Position Qualifications

  • Completed 2nd or 3rd year of Electrical, Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering degree
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Office suite
  • Fundamental knowledge of instrument and electrical equipment, including PLCs
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Full New Zealand Driver’s License
  • Self-motivated and comfortable to ask for help
  • Results driven and goal orientated
  • Well organised
  • Communicates well within own group and other departments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Particular attention to detail
  • Ability to work with others
  • NZ Drivers Licence and access to a vehicle as there is no public transport available to work site

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Applications close Sunday, 21 July 2024 NZT

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