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Over the years, there's not much we haven't seen. If it's exploded, fallen down, fallen apart or just worn out, we've fixed it! We believe that the future belongs to those who not only respond to change but lead the way.

  • Are you passionate about transforming business performance?
  • Are you someone that seeks quality outcomes?  
  • Do you align to our values? Expertise, Care, Agility, Value Creation

If you answered "yes" to these questions then you are someone we would like to talk with. 

A career with hrl: offers opportunities to:

  • work with some of Australia's brightest minds
  • be part of a team working on exciting challenges
  • enjoy excellent employment conditions
  • build an exciting professional career
  • work on local, national and international projects

HRL seeks skilled and motivated personnel to join its rapidly growing team of expert engineers, scientists and technicians. Personnel work closely with clients in the power generation, coal, mining and mineral processing, energy, engineering, cement, pulp and paper, and other manufacturing industries.

HRL offers premium consulting and testing services to assist its clients to use energy efficiently, while satisfying the commercial, environmental and sustainability requirements of those clients.

Current Open Positions

Principal (Steam) Turbine Engineer

Based in Mulgrave, Victoria

Full Time Role

The Opportunity

Proudly Australian owned and operated, HRL Technology Group is recognised as a market leader in technical consulting, analysis, testing and integrated engineering and laboratory services.  We create customer solutions focused on developing new processes, technology and optimising performance in the power generation, energy, resources, engineering and manufacturing industries, nationally and in the Asia Pacific region.

HRL's engineering team is second to none; we differentiate ourselves by not only performing advanced engineering assessments but also by field testing, to determine and verify our calculations.  This makes us practical in our approach and smarter by experience.

About the role

With at least ten years of hands-on relevant professional experience, you will work with and lead a range of tasks, primarily focusing on the provision of acceptance testing and evaluation services for turbine-generator and condenser plant and routine plant performance measurement and evaluation services.

The role will include:

  • Managing the provision of accurate, reliable and independent services to measure and assess performance against contractual guarantees (in particular for steam turbines) and to provide a datum for future performance measurement comparisons.
  • Providing routine steam and gas turbine/generator, condenser, boiler, pump, ID and FD fan, cooling tower, dust collection equipment, milling systems and air heater plant performance measurement and evaluation services to assess current performance and condition of plant to optimise efficiency and / or plan maintenance / outage and/or cleaning activities. Plants range in size from 6MWe to 750 MWe.
  • Analysing key plant data to predict deterioration and performance of a tested plant using appropriate energy and mass balance software, spreadsheets etc. (SteamMaster / Pro, Excel, Visual Basic etc).
  • Identifying the root cause and possible solution relating to plant performance related issues, using the available plant measurements and data.
  • Developing test and reporting procedures to suit individual testing requirements in accordance with the relevant codes and standards.
  • Management of a team of engineers and technical officers to provide performance testing and consulting services.
  • A key component of the role will be management of sales of plant performance test and consultancy services to HRL's existing customer base, including development of new markets (including in South-East Asia) in conjunction with HRL's sales team.

You:

 

  • Must have demonstrated and proven experience and capability in managing and conducting acceptance / guarantee performance testing of steam turbines to relevant codes, including proven ability to interpret the data and to discuss and defend the test result outcomes with the OEM and client.
  • Have a minimum 10 years' experience in:
  • providing independent testing of power plant performance acceptance / guarantee / routine tests in accordance with relevant codes and standards (steam turbine, boilers and auxiliary equipment)
  • preparing detailed commissioning procedures, test procedures and test reports
  • providing expert technical and engineering consultancy advice in relation to plant performance

  • Have a suitable Scientific, Chemistry or Engineering degree or relevant qualification in related areas
  • Have experience working in a consulting role
  • Are committed to safe working practices, OHSE, Quality, Business Improvement and technical service delivery
  • Can prepare detailed and accurate project cost estimates, proposals, tenders and RFQ submissions and have demonstrated ability to proactively market and sell performance testing and consulting services.
  • Have good written and verbal English communication skills and well developed interpersonal skills
  • Are proficient computing skills utilising Microsoft suite of software, including; Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, MS Project etc
  • Are energetic in your approach, a self-starter, passionate about getting things done with minimal supervision
  • Can work independently and as part of a team
  • Have demonstrated practical and hands-on skills. (This role will involve physical activities at client sites)
  • Can and are willing to travel within Australia and internationally for periods of one to four weeks at regular frequency.
  • Have a valid driver's licence
  • Are affiliated with a professional body (desirable)
  • Have good business acumen, network and partnership development skills.
  • Can provide technical advice to other professionals, coach and mentor staff.

Areas of expertise that will be highly valued include:

  • Combustion performance and optimisation of large coal-fired boilers, including knowledge of mill performance optimisation, biomass cofiring, slagging/fouling causes and prevention, and boiler tuning.
  • Gas turbine and combined cycle system design and performance.
  • Flexible operations of large coal fired and GT / GTCC power stations.

Why HRL?

Along with a competitive remuneration package, HRL offers challenging work, meaningful development opportunities, variable pay to eligible employees, flexible work arrangements, genuine opportunity to extend your skills and widen your career and a privileged, diverse culture built on smart, easy-going colleagues we surround ourselves with.  If you join HRL, you are joining a collaborative team that values care, excellence, value creation and agility.  You will work alongside seasoned, driven professionals who are passionate, smart, creative and proud to be part of this business and who will challenge you and help foster your growth.

You must have the right to work in Australia.

If you like what's on offer, please submit your application to Seek with a cover letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this position and a detailed resume by no later than 6 March 2020.

 

Commissioning Engineer

Based in Coopers Plains, Queensland

Full Time Role

You will work alongside seasoned, driven professionals who are passionate, smart, creative and proud to be part of this business and who will challenge you and help foster your growth.

The Opportunity

Proudly Australian owned and operated, HRL Technology Group is recognised as a market leader in technical consulting, analysis, testing and integrated engineering and laboratory services.  We create customer solutions focused on developing new processes, technology and optimising performance in the energy, resources, engineering and manufacturing industries, nationally and in the Asia Pacific region.

HRL's engineering team is second to none; we differentiate ourselves by not only performing advanced engineering assessments but also by field testing, to determine and verify our calculations.  This makes us practical in our approach and smarter by experience.

HRL is a provider of expert milling and combustion testing and consulting services in Australia and South East Asia.  Due to the continued success and growth in this sector, HRL is seeking to employ a Senior Commissioning Engineer, based in Brisbane, Australia.

About the role

As a Process or Mechanical Engineer, with at least five-years of hands-on relevant professional experience, you will work with and lead a range of tasks, primarily focusing on the provision of expert milling and combustion testing and consulting services.

The role will also involve tasks in providing plant performance testing, process engineering, modelling and environmental consultancy services to a range of industries including the power generation, manufacturing and chemical sectors.


About you

You will

  • Be energetic in your approach
  • Eager to learn and absorb knowledge from experienced mentors
  • Have a commissioning engineering background in heavy industry, large processing plants, and/or boiler plant systems, looking to transition into power plant operation and consulting engineering. 
  • A Chemical or Mechanical Engineering degree, acceptable to the Institute of Engineers Australia.
  • More than five years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in an operational role and/or a consulting background (highly regarded).
  • Demonstrable ability to engage with multiple stakeholders at various levels within an organisation.
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Australia and South East Asia for periods of one to four weeks at regular frequency.
  • Strong analytical skills, with a methodical approach to work with attention to detail.
  • Good written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Demonstrated practical and hands-on skills. This role will involve physical activities at client sites.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • A valid driver's licence


Why HRL?

Along with a competitive remuneration package, HRL offers challenging work, meaningful development opportunities, variable pay to eligible employees, flexible work arrangements, genuine opportunity to extend your skills and widen your career and a privileged, diverse culture built on smart, easy-going colleagues we surround ourselves with.  If you join HRL, you are joining a collaborative team that values care, excellence, value creation and agility.

You must have the right to work in Australia. 

If you like what's on offer, please submit your application via Seek with a cover letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this position and a detailed resume by no later than 29 February 2020.

 

SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST -  MATERIALS ENGINEERS / METALLURGISTS

Leading Engineering & Laboratory Business
Development Opportunities
Based in Mulgrave, VIC or Coopers Plains, QLD

The Opportunity

Proudly Australian owned and operated, HRL Technology Group is recognised as a market leader in technical consulting, analysis, testing and integrated engineering and laboratory services.  We create customer solutions focused on developing new processes, technology and optimising performance in the energy, resources, engineering and manufacturing industries, nationally and in the Asia Pacific region.

HRL's engineering team is second to none; we differentiate ourselves by not only performing advanced engineering assessments but also by field testing, to determine and verify our calculations.  This makes us practical in our approach and smarter by experience.

Due to continued success and growth, HRL is seeking expressions of interest from Materials Engineering / Metallurgy candidates for the following opportunities:
  • Vacation students (no experience required)
  • Internship (no experience required)
  • Graduates
  • Experienced Engineers
  • Principal Engineers
Responsibilities

As Materials Engineers/Metallurgists, you will work within a team that delivers a suite of services in the field or laboratory, including, but not limited to:
liaising closely with customers to understand and scope work requirements;
preparing detailed project plans, producing cost estimates and proposals;
overseeing project delivery, preparing and presenting reports to clients as required.

Your technical knowledge/expertise will be:
condition assessment of complex components and high temperature pressure equipment;
providing material selection advice;
conducting failure analysis, materials testing and inspection.

Experience with conducting fatigue and creep life assessments, risk-based inspection and experience in the field of welding will be viewed favourably

About you

Graduates/Interns/Vacation Students:

You will:

  • Be studying or have completed Bachelor of Engineering (Materials / Metallurgy).
  • Have knowledge of practical and theoretical engineering applications.
  • Have demonstrated technical writing skills, ability to report and make recommendations.

Experienced/Principal Engineers:

You will have:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Engineering or Applied Science, preferably Materials Engineering.
  • Experience and knowledge of engineering inspections and root cause analysis.
  • Experience working in an engineering consulting capacity.
  • Expertise in preparing and delivering complex engineering project plans and scopes of work and delivering on budgets.
  • Recognised expertise and knowledge of practical and theoretical materials engineering challenges.
  • A knowledge in the use of metallurgical laboratory equipment and field equipment.
  • Technical writing skills.
  • Experience in reporting and making recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Ability work independently and as part of a project team to deliver onsite services and work within specified codes and compliance standards.
You will also have:
  • An engaging and flexible approach
  • An ability to work as part of a team, sharing knowledge and information
  • A sound knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of packages
  • A willingness and ability to travel domestically and overseas, as required.
  • A valid Australian Driver's Licence.

Why HRL?

Along with a competitive remuneration package, HRL offers challenging work, meaningful development opportunities, variable pay to eligible employees, flexible work arrangements, genuine opportunity to extend your skills and widen your career and a privileged, diverse culture built on smart, easy-going colleagues we surround ourselves with. 

If you join HRL, you are joining a collaborative team that values care, excellence, value creation and agility. You will work alongside seasoned, driven professionals who are passionate, smart, creative and proud to be part of this business and who will challenge you and help foster your growth. 

If you like what you read, please submit your expression of interest to the HR Advisor, at hr@hrl.com.au  with a detailed resume and a cover letter explaining:

  • which role is of interest to you;
  • your preferred location;
  • how you meet the requirements of the role.

This EOI has also been published on Seek.

 

 

 

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