Automation Project Engineer

Job description

Seize the opportunity to pioneer transformative projects in heavy industries as you join our esteemed consultancy and systems integration firm in Brisbane. As an Automation Project Engineer, your role involves contributing to large-scale ventures in construction, mining, and oil and gas. Join a team of seven engineers, under the visionary guidance of our Automation Manager.

Our customer is a prominent consultancy and systems integration firm specializing in heavy industries (Construction, Mining, Oil and Gas). With a rich history of executing transformative projects, we invite you to be part of a team that values expertise, innovation, and successful project delivery


Responsibilities and duties

Duties for the role may include:

  • Automation platform programming (Rockwell, Schneider, Siemens PLC’s)
  • Industrial network configuration including sensor networks, field bus & control networks.
  • SCADA programming (iFix, Citect, Ignition, ClearSCADA)
  • Design / modify panel layout, schematic wiring and termination diagrams for industrial control systems
  • Developing E,I&C schedules (cable, instrument, I/O, etc.)
  • Oversee the installation and commission of automation projects onsite.
  • Deal with major stakeholders to get the project across the line is the most efficient way.

Skills and experience

In order to be successful you may need:

  • 5+ years of proven industrial experience in design, planning, installation and commissioning of Automation solutions for heavy industries (Construction, Minerals, Oil and Gas, Utilities)
  • Bachelor degree in Automation, Electronics, Electrical or related field.
  • PMP cert is desired but not a must.
  • Chartered status is desired but not a must.
  • Experience with LV and HV systems.
  • Experience dealing with stakeholders on major projects.

This is your chance to be at the forefront of innovation in Industrial Automation applications for heavy industries.

Our recruiter Jose Delgado is a former electronics engineer with experience in I&E for the Oil and Gas Industry – he can answer any questions that can arise related to the role or the automation industry in particular.

Call or text +64 21 0233 6406, or email


At this stage, we can only take into account candidates with the right to work in Australia (including NZ citizens)

Opportunity Overview




100k - 130k



Recruitment manager

Jose Delgado

Contact Info +64 21 0233 6406

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