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Well Integrity Specialists

Addressing the challenges and opportunities of the energy transition is one of the biggest issues currently facing Australia. We are seeking professionals with the skills, ability, and passion to make a difference.

NOPSEMA (the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority) is the regulator for Australia’s offshore energy industry, overseeing the protection of Commonwealth waters. We currently have a number of opportunities to join our team and help ensure the safe and environmentally responsible development and safe operation of offshore oil and gas and greenhouse gas storage activities in Australian waters.

About the roles

Exciting opportunities exist for experienced petroleum industry professionals with extensive knowledge of the well integrity lifecycle to join our Safety and Integrity Division in our Perth and Melbourne Offices.

Reporting to the Manager of Well Integrity the Well Integrity Specialist roles will be responsible for assessing well operation management plans, inspecting offshore operations and supporting NOPSEMA’s investigation of accidents and incidents. You will provide specialist technical skills and represent NOPSEMA in engagement with industry and other stakeholders.

We are looking for Well Integrity experts with:

  • Demonstrated experience in planning, design, construction, operation and management of wells and well control
  • Experience in drilling, completions and intervention and / or petroleum engineering, production technology and sub-surface disciplines
  • Previous experience in a regulatory/well integrity capacity, and experience in managing risk and process safety in a major hazard industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with the well operations management plan approach to regulation

Why work for NOPSEMA?

As a highly skilled, agile and expertise-based regulator, our people are our number one asset. NOPSEMA offers a competitive remuneration package, 15.4% superannuation contribution, a great work-life balance with the option of a nine-day fortnight and five weeks of annual leave (plus additional purchase leave options).

Guided by our values of professionalism, ethics, independence and leadership, the decisions we make and the actions we take affect individuals, businesses, communities and the environment. Our people can make a difference. 

Grow your career in the offshore energy sector. Be a part of Australia’s energy future and apply today.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply for these exciting opportunities visit:

NOPSEMA is committed to a fair, flexible, safe and rewarding workplace which allows for diversity amongst all its employees.  Applicants who are First Nation peoples, come from a diverse cultural or linguistic background or have a disability are encouraged to apply.

Please note that the closing date for this position is 5 October 2022.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date. Any applications received beyond the closing date will not be considered.

Currently there are fixed term opportunities available for periods of up to 18 months with the possibility of further extension and/or permanency.  This recruitment process will be valid for a period of 18 months and may be used to fill Ongoing (permanent) and Non-Ongoing (fixed term) positions at this level or similar during this period.


Well Integrity Specialists

National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)
Perth WA
Full Time Work

Published on 23 Sep 2022