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Automation Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Narrabri, New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/06/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
An opportunity exists for an experienced Automation & Software Engineer to join our client's team based in Narrabri. The role will be accountable for monitoring activity at the mine in line with the mine's safety management systems, production plans and security systems.

Responsibilities will include a combination of office based design and development works and site based commissioning both on the surface and underground.

You will support works ensuring a high level of safety, productive and reliable standard, whilst ensuring compliance with all statutory Act & Regulatory requirements.

The Company:
Our client is the leading Australian producer of high-efficiency, low emissions coal, and the dominant player in Australia's only emerging high-quality coal basin. They help to power highly-developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in design, configuration, maintenance and commissioning of Control Systems
A proven track record and experience with CitectSCADA and Allen Bradley PLC's
Communication systems including fixed and wireless technologies, LAN / WAN / Radio link networks
Working knowledge of standard networking, routing & common communication protocols including TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, OPC, Modbus, DeviceNet.
Electrical trade background, engineering, or computer science
A current Australian Driver's License - Manual

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Previous experience in mining highly regarded
Experience in large scale distributed server client SCADA system highly regarded
Experience in FTView ME and PanelView Plus
Experience in CitectHistorian or other Historian package
Experience in virtual environment MS Hyper-V or VMWare vSphere infrastructure
Experience in IT System Administration, MSSQL and SSIS, SSRS
Experience in Microsoft .NET based technologies and object oriented programming languages, web front end software technologies such as C#, Java, CSS, AJAX, HTML5, XML, ASP.NET, MVC.NET

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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.

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