Control System Engineer

??? Shift Work / 8:6 as Required Market Competitive Hourly Rate

??? Fantastic Opportunity to work with a Leading Mining & Resources Client

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:

Rio Tinto requires an experienced Control System Engineer who is relatively flexible and can commit to shift work (3D3N6X) at the OC as well as on site on an 8/6 as required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide escalation and recovery from site electricians, technicians and controllers for control system and electrical asset fault diagnosis and recovery.

  • Act as a point of communication between control, operations and engineering teams and escalate emerging control issues to appropriate personnel.

  • Coach and train control room operators on diagnostics and plant optimisation.

  • Identify and develop scopes for continuous improvement projects with controllers and communicate high value opportunities to appropriate personnel.

  • Provide assistance to site teams with roll-out, commissioning and execution for control systems changes in control room.

  • Identify leading work practices and control improvements, standardise across controller group including incorporating into training systems.

  • Ad-hoc site work will be expected. Opportunity for full time role in OC and/or site roles.

Preferred Background / Industry Experience:

  • Familiar with concepts of process control and control schemes.

  • Experience with industrial control systems preferably in mining.

  • Proficiency in PLC and SCADA systems, particularly Schneider Electric Unity Pro, Concept, Proworx, Citect SCADA and Wonderware Intouch.

  • Strong communication, written and stakeholder management skills.

  • Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills.

  • Proven ability to problem solve and perform data analysis.


  • Schneider PLCs (M340/M580)

  • Schneider Software (Proworx/Concept/Unity/Control Expert)

  • Understanding of VSDs, Motors, Protection Relays, Switchgear etc

  • Manual C Driver's License

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.

Job Reference Number: 7469J20221561

How to Apply:

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

WorkPac Principal Consultant: Konrad Poprawa at quoting the above reference number.

About WorkPac:

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

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 - CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-09-03
Reference: 7469J20221561


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