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Control System Engineer

Perth Location

Day Shift / Night Shift

12-month duration with the possibility of extension

About Our Client:

Rio Tinto operates the worldâs largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700-kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety, and environmental performance.

About the Role:

WorkPac are currently seeking a Control Systems Engineer to provide operational support within the Control Systems Engineering team at the Rio Tinto OC Control Room. Responsibilities of role will include escalation and recovery from site electricians, technicians and controllers for control system and electrical asset fault diagnosis and recovery.

Key Responsibilities will include: 

  • Act as point of communication between control, operations, and engineering team to escalate emerging control issues to appropriate personnel.

  • Provide start up and shutdown assistance.

  • Identify and develop scopes for continuous improvement projects with controllers and communicate high value opportunities to appropriate personnel.

  • Execute control systems changes for defect elimination and rate/throughput optimization.

  • Identify leading work practices and control improvements, standardise across controller group including incorporating into training systems.

  • Provide technical peer review controls systems support for change managements.

Skills & Experience Required: 

  • Demonstrate a strong safety culture.

  • Familiar with concepts of process control and control schemes

  • Experience with industrial control systems preferably in mining.

  • Proficiency in PLC and SCADA systems (Schneider/Citect/Wonderware)

  • Strong communication, written and stakeholder management skills.

  • Strong collaboration and negotiation skills

  • Proven ability to problem solve and perform data analysis.

  • âCâ Class Drivers Licence

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australiaâs largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a âGood Moveâ.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Principal Consultant: Georgia Guy on (08) 6462 1147 quoting the below reference number.

RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20245148

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Control System Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Engineering Electrical and Electronics
Job expiry: 2024-07-10
Reference: 7469J20245148