Control Systems Engineer

Do you have a degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline with extensive skills in automation software development?
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Department: Coliban Water
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/4210217
Closing Date: 22-Jan-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_Control_Systems Engineer_080118.pdf (PDF, 545KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Daniel Smith - Data & Operational Systems Manager
(03) 5434 1206

Position Details

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 has an exciting opportunity for a Control Systems Engineer with strong technical knowledge and experience as well as proven interpersonal skills. Reporting to the Data and Operation Systems Manager you will be responsible for the governance and technical oversight of Coliban Waters installed base of automation equipment.  

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Governance of Coliban Water Control system field hardware

  • Development of Management strategies to effectively manage field devices

  • Leadership and development of strategies to optimise plant operation

  • Leadership and the ability to influence and create buy in for new strategies, processes and policies

To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully obtain co-operation from staff at all levels, influence others on decisions made and provide team members with coaching and development to increase skills and knowledge in industrial automation.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in electrical engineering or closely related discipline

  • Extensive experience in programming Programmable Logic Controllers across all programming techniques (Ladder logic, structured text, Functional Block Diagram)

  • Demonstrated experience in analysis and optimisation of complex plant system processes

Coliban Water is committed to employment equality and diversity, and values the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce. In line with this, we encourage applications from suitably-qualified candidates from all backgrounds. We are also able to offer a range of flexible working arrangements.

The salary and conditions for this position will be as per the Coliban Water Enterprise Agreement 2015. The pay range is Band 5 $94 – $104K (Base) and a salary will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with their skills and experience.

To discuss this position in more detail please contact Daniel Smith, Data and Operation Systems Manager on (03) 5434 1206

Please note: Our Office will be closed from 1:00pm Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen Tuesday 2 January 2018. During this time we will not be responding to any enquiries regarding this position, these enquires will be followed up when the office reopens.   

To apply, please submit your resume, covering letter and outline your suitability for the position in the Key Selection Criteria (found in the position description) by COB Monday 22 January 2018.

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