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Senior Controls Engineer


Location: Brisbane City

Job Type: Full time


Sedgman Pty Limited is a market leader in the design, construction and operation of mineral processing plants for the global resources sector. Our specialised technical expertise, proven track record in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) delivery and our advanced commercial capabilities enable us to provide complete solutions which are valued by our clients. Sedgman Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of CIMIC Group Limited – one of the world’s leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner.

Setting the standard in terms of safety, innovation, technical capability and project delivery we are able to offer outstanding career opportunities with offices throughout Australia and internationally in Canada. The expertise and enthusiasm of our people and professional, friendly atmosphere is paramount to our continued success.

Sedgman is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Controls Engineer to join our team in Brisbane.

What does this role involve?

As the Senior Controls Engineer you will provide services at a senior level, to plan and co-ordinate complex engineering design assignments entailing technical specifications and detailed planning, recommending changes to specification or design engineering processes as appropriate.
  • Provide leadership and supervise the control system design team and ensure the achievement of agreed quality, completion and profit objectives
  • Define and recommend design methods, specifications and performance of functional requirements for new projects.
  • Undertake and/or supervise the preparation of feasibility studies, surveys and reports, design layouts, system block diagrams, calculations, specifications, bills of quantities, materials lists and cost estimates for all processing plant control system.
  • Furnish drafting staff with information necessary to produce models and detailed logic drawings for all minerals processing.
  • Carry out site inspections and liaise with suppliers, clients, consultants or commissioning engineers concerning the design, installation, construction and commissioning of assigned work.
  • Ensure project time and cost KPIs are met - monitor effectiveness of designs, scheduling of work, resource requirements and review compliance with project execution plan (schedule) and client expectations.
  • Contribute to periodic reporting e.g., Project progress, resource requirements, Project budget versus cost, priorities, allocation of work, team needs.
  • Ensure checking and review processes are completed. Review designs to ensure accuracy and compliance with codes, Australian / International Standards and Sedgman Standards.
  • Comply with the Change Management process for engineering design.
  • Estimating, budgeting and basic document control
  • You will be flexible to travel to site as required
  • Promote new initiatives for new architecture and technology of the industry
About You:

To be successful in this role, you will be self-motivated, well organised with the ability to manage multiple work fronts in a busy environment. You will be able to think out-of-the-box and be the driver to find innovative solutions to trivial problems. You will be flexible to travel to site as required.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical or Mechatronics)
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in design, consultancy, commissioning in engineering capacity in Coal and/or Metals industry
  • PLC (Rockwell, Schneider, Siemens) architecture design, configuration and programming
  • SCADA (Citect SCADA, FactoryTalk View) configuration and programming
  • Industrial networks architecture, firewall implementation, cyber security, IT/OT integration, industrial wireless and IIoT
  • Functional safety life cycle for software design, validation and verification
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
What we can offer you:
  • Flexible arrangements to help you achieve work-life balance
  • A focus on your professional development and opportunities to grow your career within Sedgman
  • A collaborative focus on continuous improvement and innovation in our safety culture
  • A friendly and social work environment
How to join our team:
If this is the sort of opportunity you are looking for, please click “apply”

Sedgman is an equal opportunity employer - We support diversity in the workplace and a culture where employees can reach their full potential by feeling respected, included and heard.