Instrumentation Technical Officer

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced SCADA systems and instrumentation professional to join our SCADA team.
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Department: Coliban Water
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/2990218
Closing Date: 10-Jan-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_Instrumentation Technical Officer_30 10 2018_Re-advert.pdf (PDF, 689KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tom O'Halloran, SCADA Coordinator
(03) 5434 1326

Position Details

About us

Coliban Region Water Corporation is based in Bendigo and is one of the largest Victorian regional urban water corporations. Our service area covers 16,550 square kilometres including 49 towns and is at the southern gateway to the Murray-Darling basin – Australia's food bowl. We manage, maintain and operate over 50 reservoirs and water storage basins and provide water and waste services to both urban and rural customers.

Coliban Water is an employer that supports employment equity and diversity. We value the skills, knowledge and experience a diverse and inclusive workforce brings to the organisation and encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.

About the role

Instrumentation Technical Officer role is part of the Service and Infrastructure group and has a pivotal contribution to Coliban Water's success by being focussed on ensuring Coliban Water provides high quality customer services by efficiently and effectively managing water resources, water and wastewater systems, creating and managing infrastructure, oversight of our strategic partners and planning for long term growth and development of the region.

This position's primary focus is on field installation, maintenance and management of remote sensing equipment to monitor the performance our water, wastewater and recycled water networks.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Installation of field hardware to monitor the performance of a range of different assets
  • Development of management strategies to effectively manage field devices
  • Administration responsibilities including maintaining technical standards and procedures and managing projects

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Direct industry experience with current SCADA systems and instrumentation
  • Demonstrated understanding of Information Technology networks and associated infrastructure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively consult and negotiate with staff, customers and external organisations to achieve win/win outcomes

The salary classification and employment conditions for this position are in accordance with the Coliban Water Enterprise Agreement 2017 Band 3. The pay range is $65 – $70K (Base) and a salary will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with their skills and experience.

How to apply

For further information, please contact Tom O'Halloran, SCADA Coordinator on (03) 5434 1326. To apply, please submit your resume, covering letter and outline your suitability for the position in the Key Selection Criteria by COB on Thursday 10 January 2019.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

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