Principal Inspector (Petroleum & Gas) Upstream

This position is part of a team responsible for monitoring and regulating safety performance and compliance in the Petroleum and Gas industries.

Natural Resources and Mines/ Woolloongabba

Two permanent full-time positions available $101,609 – $107,466 p.a. plus superannuation

This is your opportunity to join a team of professionals charged with the responsibility by government to promote and facilitate investment and safety in the mining, petroleum and energy sectors and to ensure that Queenslanders are provided with reliable, cost-competitive and sustainable energy.

This position is part of a team responsible for monitoring and regulating safety performance and compliance in the upstream Petroleum and Gas industries (petroleum and gas exploration and production and transportation, along with geothermal, greenhouse gas storage and underground coal gasification activities). The primary purpose of the position is to undertake audits and investigations and coordinate strategic initiatives and oversight of regulatory services and compliance of specialised petroleum and gas industry sectors.

Key Duties and Accountabilities
  • Provide expert, professional and authoritative advice and knowledge for the petroleum and gas upstream exploration and production and related industries;
  • Develop strategic initiatives and undertake projects to enhance industry safety outcomes and improve and prioritise inspectorate regulatory activities;
  • Participate, monitor and report on the audit and inspection of petroleum and gas activities in accordance with the established regional program and initiate corrective measures and compliance action where appropriate;
  • Undertake investigations into alleged non-compliance with Queensland’s petroleum and gas legislation across the state and undertake, or assist staff during, the nature and cause investigation of major incidents, and serious and fatal accidents.

    For further information about this position and details on how to apply, please visit the Queensland Government Smart Jobs and Careers website .

    Job Ad Reference: QLD/23796/12.

    Closing Date: Friday, 19 October 2012

    Salary Range From: $100,000 - $119,999

    Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs
    Permanent Full Time

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