Control Systems Engineer

Job Title: Control Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth
Salary: Competitive rates on offer
Start Date: 2019-07-23
Reference: JO-1907-532085
Contact Name: Tracy Dhir
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2019 18:53

Job Description

Our clients, leaders in the Mining, Oil & Gas industry, requires an SME to work within their existing, high performing Process Control Network team. With an established team already providing support and maintenance, they require additional resources to join them and provide support re: improvement and change activities across the organisation's significant Assets. The identified applicant will assist in ensuring the safe, reliable and optimal running of the organisations process control networks while also provide some technical coordination (including compliance, trouble-shooting and maintenance of systems). There is no doubt about it, this is a complex and demanding role and requires specialised knowledge of both IS and PCN technologies and best practices.

The system environment comprises of: PLC's (Modicon, Rockwell), distributed I/O Systems (Ethernet/IP, Modbus, Modbus Plus), PC and HMI systems (Windows, Wonderware, QNX, thin client applications), networking, PI , OPC DA Server, OLEDB, interface technology, SCADA, Historian, (also Pi Historian knowledge), interface(s) for PLC, DCS, RTU, Centum Yokogawa.

The identified candidate will be required to:
  • Provide input into Problem management, resolution and root cause analysis.
  • Incident management and resolution when required.
  • Troubleshooting control system problems and providing analysis and follow-up support
  • Participation in periodic maintenance tasks where required.
  • Supervision and or conducting of periodic IP tasks ensuring they are completed within the timeframes set.
  • Ensure all documentation for the PCN systems are always up to date.
  • Participation in Change Control Team meetings.
  • Working closely with Production, Maintenance, Engineering, Project Teams and Equipment Vendors
  • Providing control system support for production reporting and data collection
  • Implementing control systems solutions for equipment optimization
  • Analysing data and making appropriate recommendations to prevent new or recurring issues
  • Maintaining current working knowledge of operations and controls system trends that could impact the operation
On offer!
The opportunity to work with like-minded professionals in a high performing team, within an industry-leading organisation. Attractive daily rates are offered, long term contracts all within an environment that respects a flexible, work/life balance.  

Want to know more, perhaps a confidential chat? Please call Tracy Dhir or Linda Mackin Brown on (08) 9221 3300. To apply, please forward your updated CV by clicking the "APPLY NOW' button. For a list of all vacant positions, please see our website