Plant Automation and Control Technician

Cement Australia Pty Limited
June 3, 2020, 7:52 a.m.
June 28, 2020, 7:53 a.m.

About the Role

This is a Monday to Friday role which provides automation and control support for continuous process improvement, and is the go-to person for providing the electrical team with day to day troubleshooting support. This role will also have the opportunity to be involved in the upgrade of the sites process control system to the next generation hardware project in the coming years.

Surrounded by an industry-envied professional and highly qualified team, this role would be an excellent opportunity for someone looking to kick start their career and further develop their capabilities.

Other key components of the role include:

Ensure systems and processes are in place to achieve and maintain safety

Provide process automation engineering design and support across functional units ensuring all applicable Australian standards and best practices in plant automation are implemented

Ensure adequate systems are in place for disaster recovery

Administer process control systems to ensure the systems are operating at their optimum levels

Develop and implement plant automation and control systems to improve plant reliability and cost-effective operations

Provide process automation design and implementation support for plant capital projects

Prioritise, monitor and review process control system change requests to achieve business outcomes and improve plant reliability

Provide support in managing the life cycle of plant automation and control systems

Identify and implement important opportunities for the improvement of plant reliability

About you:

To be considered for this role you will have automation and control experience within heavy industrial, manufacturing or mining environment, and have either a degree in electrical or mechatronics engineering or hold an Australian electrical licence.

Other crucial components of your background will include:

The desire to develop your technical knowledge and personal skills

Thrive in being a part of a successful team environment

Display excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong eye for detail is essential

Hold a current Australian Driver’s License

Have the ability to influence and communicate change

Demonstrated commitment to safety

Whilst not mandatory, experience and exposure to the following would be advantageous:

Experience in project management

PLC programming of ABB DCS, Siemens, Allen Bradley PLC's (Ladder, function block and structured text)

SCADA and HMI development (including Citect)

Sound knowledge in designing, developing and maintaining industrial networks, windows servers and VMware Esx Virtualisation

Maintaining Profibus, Profinet, Mobus, Modbus TCPIP, Serial Communications

Maintaining and developing OPC DA, A&E and HDA servers and clients

Why work for Cement Australia:

Australia’s largest and highly respected cement manufacturing site

An engaged, collaborative and diverse team

Pristine location with a safe environment and strong local community

Highly respected manager focused on partnering with his team to drive and deliver realistic, achievable, and safe outcomes for the site - on time and within budget

We are known for our culture onsite at Railton and pride ourselves as a unified team

Large enough to be the best, small enough to treat employees like family

If you have ever considered a “tree-change” to enjoy a clean and relaxed lifestyle in a beautiful part of our country, then this is a perfect opportunity!

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