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Senior Control Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/02/2020
  • Duration: staff
  • Time left:
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    (16/03/20)
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The Role:
Fircroft are looking to facilitate a permanent employment opportunity for a skilled DCS and PLC service engineer in Perth to work for a multinational engineering company. The core outcome for this position is to design and implement custom systems solutions efficiently, cost-effectively, and in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, and safety requirements.

Key Accountability:

  • Interprets design specifications and applications and designs appropriate procedures, equipment and standards to satisfy the intent of the Service commitments.
  • Recommends and develops product, process or system optimisation changes in order to improve system performance or to better satisfy Service requirement outcomes. Reviews and analyses specified problems and issues to identify best technical solutions to meet customer requirements and to improve ways of working within own responsibility area.
  • Generation and oversee execution of Service Plan for the customers.
  • Oversee the Service Engineers, provide guidance and assist in interfacing between packages and client.
  • Effectively and accurately communicate and coordinate activities and information with client, EPCs, suppliers and peers.
  • Generation and implementation of detailed quality test plans to provide zero defects system solutions. Monitoring of internal and external deliverables.
  • Oversee sub-contractors and interfacing with client in the delivery of service activities.
  • Ensure documentation deliverables are accurate, of appropriate quality and delivered on time.
  • Provide technical sales support and bid support to assist in the development of technical offerings.
  • Investigates alternative solutions to develop new approaches (products, systems, procedures) to meet customer requirements.
  • Providing accurate estimates of engineering efforts for specific Service packages.
  • Provide service activities as required in new installations or specific industry applications, and support the service group.
  • Manage costs and time assignments to service engineers to correctly execute service job plans to time and cost constraints.


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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Relevant Engineering Degree (MIEAust Eligible)
  • Formal training on DCS and PLC systems.
  • Experience in the delivery of Process Control Systems.
  • DCS or PLC Programming capabilities and formal training
  • HMI Programming, Historian Configuration, DCS system architecture.
  • DCS interface design.
  • Networks, TCP/IP
  • Functional Design Specification.
  • Hardware design


Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge and experience in Upstream and Midstream Gas industry, Offshore platforms, Mining Operations, Mineral Processing Applications, Mine Hoist Applications. Conveyors, Stacker/Reclaimers, Shiploading, Material Tracking, Coal Wash Plants, Substations (including IEC61850), MCC, VSD's, Interface Protocols

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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