Scada Engineer

Job title : Scada Engineer
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel Van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV70979

Our client is a major player in the energy industry in New Zealand with an ongoing commitment to equipment Integrity and Safety and to improving their network for the benefit of the community.To assist in moving forward with this growth and ensuring safe operating conditions, they now wish to employ a Control Systems Engineer to join their Auckland based engineering team.

Reporting to the SCADA Team Leader,you will be the first point of contact for support and will be required to control the systems to ensure high availability & data accuracy as well as driving automation and operational efficiency.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the control room with strategic direction and implementation of systems

  • Maintain displays, control activities and ensure servers are running smoothly

  • Update databases and testing fields

  • Commissioning work on the SCADA side

  • Full life cycle planning of upgrades and components such as patching & hardware replacements

  • Create and update standards and documentation such as training handbook & system documentation

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification

  • Working experience with SCADA and Control Systems

  • Experienced in maintaining SCADA and Communications equipment

  • Trouble shooting experience and understanding root cause analysis

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience working on PowerOn will be an added bonus

​This is a not to be missed opportunity for a Control Systems Engineer who wants to expand their career portfolio with a key role in a major NZ organisation. In addition, they provide a range of health and insurance benefits for all of their staff and have a strong focus on ensuring good health and work-life balance for all employees.

For more information on this or other opportunities within the Power sector, phone in confidence, Juanel on +64 4 471 6985, apply online or email your CV to Ref: JV70979​