Senior Engineer - OT Projects

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Permanent opportunity with flexible work arrangements – from $124,176 + Super + Benefits
  • Work on major statewide projects to modernise Water Corporation’s assets
  • Join our Operational Technology team based in Leederville

We’re embracing technology.

Care to join us on our journey to innovation?

Different backgrounds. Different experiences. Different areas of expertise. It’s our diverse mix of people that makes Water Corporation such a hugely rewarding place to work. As the principal supplier of water, wastewater and drainage services across Western Australia, we offer exciting career opportunities state-wide. Needless to say, we welcome ambitious new job seekers who share our commitment to providing excellent customer service for West Australians.

About the role

We have a permanent opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join our operational technology team based in Leederville. You’ll provide specialist Operations Technology (OT) engineering knowledge and programming skills for applications across a number of complex statewide projects as part of the optimisation team.

A career at Water Corporation can unlock the door to ongoing long term career development opportunities; we support training and development, health and lifestyle programs and generous company benefits. We also offer flexible working, providing you an opportunity to work a mix of both home and at our office in Leederville, creating a better balance for you.

What the role will involve

    Provide specialist OT engineering advice as part of a multi-functional project team

      Apply OT engineering expertise to the scoping, designing constructing, commissioning, and transferal of regional assets

        Assist with the monitoring, control, review and forecasting of projects outcomes including time, cost and quality

          Contribute to identifying regional project risks, develop mitigation measures and share in their ongoing monitoring

            Contribute to the preparation of engineering document artefacts including standards, procedures, manuals and work instructions

            Key skills and experience

            You’ll hold a degree in Electrical, Electronics or Mechatronics Engineering, along with considerable engineering experience across SCADA or OT system technologies, products platforms and knowledge of SCADA systems, Programmable Logic Controller (PLCs) and Remote Terminal Unit (RTUs). Demonstrated knowledge of commissioning and integration of OT assets, and ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence both internally and externally will ensure success in this role.

            Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

            Applications close Sunday 4th June 2023

            As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete Pre-Employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

            Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace

            Diversity and inclusion are more than words. They guide us on building a thriving workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community.

            We encourage applications from every background, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth, LGBTQIA+ folks and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

            Applicants with disability who require adjustments, or alternative methods of communication in the recruitment process, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 9420 2000.

            To read our diversity and inclusion statement, please visit our website

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