Senior Control Systems Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408306

Senior Control Systems Engineer

  • Mackay
  • Closes July 21
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Mackay

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor


Brunel are collaborating with one of Australia's largest systems integrators to recruit a Senior Control Systems Engineer. Our client supports customers and partners from a diverse range of industries including mining, oil and gas, water and wastewater, infrastructure, and manufacturing sectors.

About this role

We are looking for a Senior Control Systems Engineer, preferably with experience in the mining industry, to join our team at our Mackay office. This position is not a FIFO role, you will have to be based in Mackay.

  • Design & Develop PLC/ SCADA systems.
  • Consulting with clients to determine requirements and define the scope of work.
  • Assist with the design, development, implementation, and commissioning of tailored solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Ensure that all work is completed on time and to the highest standard.
  • You will promote a culture centered on Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality within the company.
  • Provide on-going support to our customers.


  • 6+ years’ experience as a Control Systems Engineer
  • Must come from a Heavy Industrial Industry/ Infrastructure background (preferably mining)
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent or an Electrical Trade background.
  • Experience with Citect SCADA, Rockwell & Schneider PLC’S
  • Full working rights in Australia (preferably PR or Citizen)
  • Experience in client focused roles.
  • Experience PLC/SCADA/ DCS system design and development.
  • Experience Managing PLC/SCADA development projects.
  • Current Australian Driving Licence.
  • Strong communication skills


  • Opportunities for both professional and personal development.
  • Join a company who prioritizes a strong work-life balance.
  • Any hours worked in overtime will be compensated at your base rate.
  • Great company culture.

Brunel in the United States

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Chris Dawe is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB408306

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