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Control Systems & Automation Engineer

About the role

The focus of the role is to lead the technical analysis and resolution of process & equipment problems by identifying the root causes of plant and equipment breakdowns and to implement countermeasures. This can involve coordination between maintenance & cross-functional teams including external technical resources

Duties will include:

  • Management of the maintenance and administration of plant’s SCADA and automation networks
  • Support for the maintenance team in the continuing improvement initiatives, technical review & audit, development of technical & budgetary proposals
  • Technical direction and support to the melt shop in maintaining and updating maintenance documentation
  • Engineering support servicing as technical resource for Production and to other support groups in the investigation & analysis of production & quality issues,
  • Process optimisation and research & development initiatives including upgrading projects to improve plant’s operation, efficiency, and compliance to safety & environmental regulations.
  • Technical support regarding purchasing and automation of new equipment.
  • Design, project engineering and project management services or small to medium in-house projects.

About your experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Safety as a core value. Understanding of legislative safety requirements (the need to provide safe systems of work)
  • Degree appropriate electrical, mechatronics discipline
  • Proven track record in problem solving
  • Ability to Communicate effectively with all levels of the organisation
  • Ideally, heavy industry maintenance experience.
  • Budgetary management experience
  • Written and Oral communication skills

About our team

InfraBuild’s Steel Manufacturing business unit operates world-class state-of-the-art Steelmaking facilities in Sydney, Newcastle & Melbourne. Operating two electric arc furnaces and four rod and bar rolling mills we use local materials to produce high quality steel products. We supply a range of products to steel distributors nationally, whilst building on our proud traditions of technical excellence and team safety. 

Next steps

Across our business, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

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