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Lead Automation Engineer

  • Sector: Other
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/11/2018
  • Duration: 1
  • Time left:
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    (11/01/19)
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The Role:

Fircroft are recruiting for the extremely exciting role of Lead Automation Engineer, based in Melbourne.

As one of the world's leading engineering companies, our Client supports their customer's use of electrical power and aims to increase business productivity in a maintainable way.
As an Automation Lead Engineer you will be a part of the Industrial Automation division and Process Industries business unit based in Melbourne which delivers integrated solutions for control, plant optimization, and industry-specific application knowledge and services to help process industry customers worldwide meet their critical business needs in the areas of operational profitability, capital productivity, risk management and global responsibility.


The main responsobilities of this role include;

* Optimized engineering of project within the agreed schedule and to design, develop & deliver assigned projects in time and to provide technical service/ support to customers
* Design Engineering
* Customer Approvals
* Preparation of list of deliverables
* Preparation of technical specifications
* Preparation of application software and necessary graphics
* Factory acceptance test
* Delivering as-built and as commissioned documents.
* Ensuring the quality of engineering deliverable
* Capturing customer complaints and timely solution
* Updating reusable solutions, work-around and problems handled into database

To be eligible for this role, you will need;

* Knowledge of Electrical Systems for SLD's
* Knowledge on LV MCC Design & Components selection
* Knowledge on MCC Schemes Design
* Knowledge of AC/ DC Drives (Converters/ Inverters)
* Knowledge on drive tuning and different drive configurations & their interfaces
* Knowledge of PLC HW/SW Components
* Knowledge in application programming & HMI development/ modifications for PLC/ DCS systems
* Knowledge on different communication protocols used in automation
* ABB automation systems like Family Freelance, Compact products
* ABB ACS800 multi drive, standalone drives, DCS800, DCS800 etc.
* Design tools e.g. AutoCAD, E-Plan
* 5-10 years of relevant work experience in a similar role.
* Relevant Tertiary Qualifications

The Company:
As one of the worlds leading engineering companies, Our Client assists in their customer's use of electrical power and aims to increase industrial productivity in a sustainable way.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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