Jan 14, 2019

SCADA Engineer

$42.45 - $45.33 hourly
  • Mackay Regional Council
  • Mackay QLD, Australia
Contract Engineering


Mackay Regional Council has a rare opportunity for a SCADA Engineer to join the Water Network team on a 12-month temporary contract.

This position provides technical support services associated with the automation of treatment plants, pumping stations, reservoirs and other process infrastructure to ensure quality and continuous service.

The duties of this position includes manage backup and recovery plans, specifications and organisational strategies for SCADA hardware and software. Provide input to the development and maintenance of SCADA/Telemetry documentation and record keeping processes. Manage and perform PLC, RTU, SCADA software setup, installation, configuration, program modifications and design changes on installed systems. Drive continuous improvement to the SCADA and communications networks to deliver efficient operational outcomes.

To be successful, you will have tertiary qualifications or extensive experience in SCADA, PLCs and Telemetry systems, demonstration project management and the ability to work effectively with people at all organisational levels.

Why work for Mackay Regional Council?
Mackay Regional Council is committed to providing a positive work/life balance, giving you ample opportunity to explore endless beautiful beaches, scenic drives past the sugar-cane fields to Eungella National Park and beautiful forests, parks, gorges and secret swimming holes in the Mackay Region. In addition, Mackay Regional Council provides competitive remuneration packages including attractive salary, hours, employee benefits and training and development opportunities.

In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with;
• Hourly rate from $42.45 - $45.33
• Standard 9.5% superannuation
• Flexible working arrangements with an RDO
• Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading (pro-rata)
• Employee Assistance Program
• Active social clubs

To apply, you will need to submit a cover letter, resume and a brief response to the selection criteria. The position description can be found attached to the vacancy on Council’s website.

For the Position Description and information on how to apply please visit http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/careers

Applications Close: 31 January 2019

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.


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