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SCADA Telemetry Engineer

Job No: WaterNSW1302
Location: Parramatta / Dubbo

We are NSW’s bulk water supplier, river operator and your one-stop shop for licensing, water trades and water information.  We supply two thirds of water used in NSW from our 42 dams, rivers and pipelines to regional towns, irrigators, Sydney Water and local water utilities. We also own and operate the largest surface and groundwater monitoring network in the southern hemisphere and build, maintain and operate essential infrastructure.

We currently have an opportunity for a SCADA Telemetry Engineer to join our team. Reporting to the SCADA Infrastructure Manager this role will see you design, operate, capacity plan and maintain Water NSW’s SCADA, Field Automation & Telemetry infrastructure in terms of service delivery, design, change implementation, network availability, integrity and security.

With an ability to work within a clear framework of accountability you will exercise substantial personal responsibility and autonomy. You will plan your own work to given objectives and processes. In your new role your work includes a broad range of complex technical or professional activities, in a variety of contexts.

You will investigate, define and resolve complex issues. You will interact with and influences colleagues. You will be required to maintain a working level of contact with customers, suppliers and partners. This role may also see you supervise others or make decisions which impact the work assigned to individuals or phases of projects. Key to this role is your analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution & exceptional communication skills. 

 What we need from you

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant equivalent industry qualifications
  • Current NSW driver’s licence
  • 5+ years’ experience in operating and maintaining Automation/monitoring infrastructure and SCADA/Telemetry applications, including design, installation, configuration, administration and security
  • Demonstrated high level capability in systems development of SCADA and Telemetry systems
  • Proven application of SCADA and Telemetry technologies and options for future development of systems
  • Strong focus on identifying areas for continual improvement and raising awareness of need to make improvements as appropriate to increase reliability, usability, security of SCADA & Telemetry systems

In return you can be part of a dedicated, highly skilled team who will appreciate what you bring to the table. We will provide you with an attractive remuneration package and all the tools you need to achieve your role. 

The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including a National police check and qualification checks. Any offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance of these checks.

More information can be accessed via the Position Description and queries can be directed to: Recruitment@waternsw.com.au
All applications must be lodged via an online application - emailed applications will not be accepted.

To apply please complete your personal details and submit your cover letter and resume below, Applications close on 13th July 2020.

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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