Control System Engineer

  • 5/2, 4/3 FIFO from Perth

  • Based at 7 Mile Dampier

  • Ongoing opportunity

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the worlds largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance

About the Role:

WorkPac are seeking an experienced Electrical & Controls Engineer. Reporting to the Senior Electrical & Control Systems Engineer within the Rail Rolling Stock Maintenance division in Dampier. The successful candidates will work a 5/2, 4/3 roster, FIFO from Perth. This role will be for an ongoing duration. This role is a great opportunity for an engineer who has a strong background in control systems engineering and a keen interest in networking. To resolve comp lex controls issues whilst also working closely on Information and Operational Technology (IT/OT) projects.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintenance of production critical IT/OT systems

  • Partnering with Rio Tinto Information System and Technology teams to deliver IT infrastructure improvement projects within the Rolling Stock Maintenance division

  • Providing control systems technical support to various stakeholders

  • Participating in Critical Risk Management (CRM) to support assessment of fatality prevention controls

  • Leading and facilitating process incident/major failure investigation

  • Leading and supporting defect elimination projects

  • Leading and supporting process improvement and cost reduction projects

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Control Systems or Mechatronics engineering qualification, or equivalent formal tertiary qualification, with relevant demonstrated experience in control systems and IT systems

  • Experience with a range of PLC and SCADA systems (Schneider Unity, CitectSCADA, Siemens Step7, TiaPortal, WinCC, Wonderware or others)

  • Experience with Numeric Controllers and/or Siemens CNC machines

  • Knowledge of Functional Safety principles

  • Experience with SQL, windows servers and IT Infrastructure Configuration and Maintenance

  • Knowledge of IP networking concepts such as protocols, subnetting, routing, switching and firewalling

  • Database development and management

  • The ability to communicate effectively, work and interact with others in a dynamic environment.

  • Manual C Class Driver's Licence

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australias leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the countrys leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Principal Consultant Sara Mason on 08 9201 6243 quoting the below reference number.

RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20233576

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Control System Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-08-01
Reference: 7469J20233576


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