SCADA Software Support Officer

Do you have an interest and experience maintaining and improving SCADA systems?
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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/3100119
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_SCADA Software Support Officer_15 10 2018_Re Advert.pdf (PDF, 746KB)
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

SCADA Software Support 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 the software systems that support the overall SCADA system including but not limited to SCADA Historian, Citect SCADA and ClearSCADA. This position will be responsible for maintaining and improving the SCADA systems, and providing end user support for system related queries and tasks. This role will also be heavily involved in the development of the Coliban Water ClearSCADA system and supporting existing legacy systems. The role will also be involved in project management tasks and other SCADA related activities.


What we are looking for

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

  • A tertiary qualification in Automation/Mechanical or Electrical engineering or IT/Information Systems or relevant experience in network administration or systems administration
  • Experience with configuration or administering of Corporate grade or Operational Technology  computer and software systems
  • Experience with gathering user requirements, facilitating development opportunities or providing business analytic services to a range of internal and external business customers
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to lead small project teams


The salary classification and employment conditions for this position are in accordance with the Coliban Water Enterprise Agreement 2017 Band 3. The pay range 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 Monday 28 January 2019. 

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