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Automation Engineer

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$$ Negotiable depending on experience $$
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Deborah Moreton
about 1 month ago
  • Autonomous Team
  • FIFO Roster 8/6
  • Initial 12-month contract + extensions
  • High Profile Client
Our client is experiencing significant growth in their innovation / technology division and is looking for an experienced and dynamic Technician to join them in a FIFO capacity working at one of their remote locations in WA. With excellent oral and written communication skills the successful applicant will be required to provide onsite support to new technology / equipment within areas of automation, wireless communications, and remote-control units.

With a primary function to provide technical support, diagnose, repair and coordinate the escalation of unscheduled repairs, applicants must have an Electro-Mechanical Aptitude with commercial experience in electronics and be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Practical experience designing simple diagnostics experiments
  • Ability to resolve breakdowns, instrument faults and commission systems
  • Providing technical support to electrical and instrumentation crews
  • Practical experience with diagnostics instruments such as DMMs, DSOs, etc.
  • A general understanding of common terminology of the 802.3 Ethernet protocol.
  • Knowledge of wireless Access Point and mobile device computer configurations.
  • Practical experience with principles of sensors and sensor logic and data acquisition.
  • Practical experience using serial communications busses.
  • Solid working knowledge of UNIX or Linux operating system including simple administration.
  • Current C class drivers licence holder
  • Previous FIFO experience in the mining industry
  • Engineering degree in Electrical, Control Systems, Mechatronics, or similar discipline
If you match the selection criteria and are interested in finding out more about the position, please click the "APPLY NOW' button below and attach your C.V (in word). For a list of all vacant positions, please see our website For further information please contact Kate Reynolds on 08 9221 3300 or

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