Functional Safety Engineer

Functional Safety Engineer

Advitech is seeking a senior electrical engineer who is comfortable dealing with technical issues and commercial matters. This role will suit an adaptable engineer with a pragmatic approach, who can deal with complexity but does not get bogged down in unnecessary detail. Ideally the candidate would have experience in functional safety and risk management.


  • Conducting technical assessments (e.g. design verifications), functional safety assessments (e.g. SIL determination) and facilitating risk workshops (e.g. HAZOP)
  • Preparing assessment documentation and reports with analytical and technical robustness
  • Interpreting technical and complex information
  • Coordinating project scopes of works, budgets and schedules
  • Actively maintaining good relationships with new and existing clients

About You

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer who enjoys facilitating workshops and helping clients to resolve problems.

To be successful, you will possess the following:

  • Degree qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • At least 10 years' experience, including consulting
  • Demonstrated experience in functional safety, technical analysis, auditing or critical analysis of similar nature
  • Sound commercial judgement
  • Demonstrated high level technical report writing skills
  • Ability to apply complex sets of requirements in a practical manner
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present well to customers
  • Effective time management skills

The following additional skills would be advantageous:

  • Chartered membership of Engineers Australia
  • TÜV or equivalent qualification in Functional Safety
  • Experience in risk management and/or design
  • Experience in design of control systems, industrial machinery, or electrical control systems

About the Position

Position Type: Permanent, Full Time
Reports To:  Manager – Engineering

Benefits of Working Here

Advitech provides high-level engineering and environmental services, advice, and management across sectors. We believe it’s our people that set us apart from the competition. We seek passionate and qualified professionals who share our commitment to helping our clients achieve their operational goals.

When you work for an Emergent Group company you become part of a team of people committed to applying science and technology solutions to the world’s biggest challenges.

We do our best to maintain a healthy, collaborative and friendly work culture, where individuality and difference are respected and all voices are heard.

The wellbeing of our people is our top priority. We offer great benefits including flexibility of working arrangements and career development opportunities.

To Apply

If you have the legal right to work in Australia and are looking for a company with an enviable culture, please send us your resume and a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements for this role.

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More Information

For more information regarding this position, call Advitech on 02 4924 5400.