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Senior Control Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Peel, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/06/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Control Systems Engineer to start on a 12 month contract with possible extension. The role will be based in Willowdale and responsible for providing engineering expertise to support the replacement of hardware and software throughout the mining fixed plant systems. Technical activities will include:

  • Development of ladder logic-based software for new Allen-Bradley ControlLogix programmable logic controllers.
  • Development of the PC-based CITECT software to compliment each new ControlLogix installation.
  • Modification to existing Honeywell Experion system to compliment the staged replacement of PLC5 installations with ControlLogix.
  • Involved in on-site hardware and software commissioning activities.
  • Mentoring of the Graduate Control Systems Engineers.


The Company:
From small brownfield services contracts to mega greenfield projects, our Client has the skills and technologies to address all challenges.Our Client is the biggest engineering company in Australia and they are a key provider of professional services to the energy, resource, and complex process industries with a Global reach and presence spanning many decades.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Ladder logic PLC programming
  • Allen-Bradley hardware and software proficiency
  • ControlLogix proficiency
  • Communications networking
  • Microsoft Excel
  • CITECT (moderate)
  • Honeywell Experion (desirable)


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