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Control Systems Engineer

Job description

  • Join a global leader in the mining sector

  • Perth based role at the Rio Tinto Operations Centre, Perth Airport

  • Rostered role, working 3 days, 3 nights, 6 off (3D3N6X)

About the Role

WorkPac are seeking a Control Systems Engineer to be based at Rio Tinto's Perth Operations Centre on a 3 days on, 3 nights on, 6 days off roster. There will be an opportunity to travel to site for relief coverage, in addition to rotational opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to provide remote engineering support to RTIO mine sites and ports.

The role will require technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills and provide both day to day guidance as well as develop and lead improvement projects. Responsibilities will include providing control systems support to the control room operators, site teams and wider control room operations team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide escalation and recovery from site electricians, technicians and controllers for control system and electrical asset fault diagnosis and recovery.

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

  • Coach and train control room operators on diagnostics and plant optimisation.

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

  • Provide assistance to site teams with roll-out, commissioning and execution for control systems changes in control room.

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

Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with Unity Pro for Modicon (Schneider PLCs).

  • Demonstrated experience with industrial control systems in the mining sector.

  • Tertiary qualification in Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

  • Familiar with concepts of process control and control schemes.

  • Strong communication, written and stakeholder management skills.

  • Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills.

  • Proven ability to problem solve and perform data analysis.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australiaâs leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the countryâs leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now

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

Julie Rice, Principal Consultant

WorkPac Western Recruitment Team


Job Order reference number: TMPRIJ202159016

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 Systems Engineer
Contract type: Contract
Location: Perth - Eastern Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Engineering Electrical and Electronics
Job expiry: 2021-02-02
Reference: TMPRIJ202159016