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Engineer - OT Maintenance

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Join our Reliability & Technical Systems team working across a broad range of projects
  • Permanent opportunity based in Leederville - $104,754 + Super + Benefits
  • Help shape decisions that will develop & sustain WA’s water sources

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

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.

As an Engineer Operational Technology Maintenance , you’ll support Water Corporation’s expansive Operations Technology (OT) infrastructure as a part of an engineering team, ensuring we meet business objectives and service level agreements.

You will monitor system performance of critical OT infrastructure to ensure availability and reliability in addition to performing preventative maintenance and OT system upgrades.

We require you to have the ability to occasionally work from regional or remote locations, and on a roster schedule (including evenings and weekends) providing 24/7 OT maintenance support. You will also be required to hold a current valid Western Australian driver’s licence.

What the role will involve

    Configure and install various Operations Technology OT devices and services (PLC, RTU, HMI, SCADA, Instrumentation)

      Undertake corrective maintenance and breakdown work (during and outside normal working hours)

        Undertake condition monitoring of the Operations Technology OT systems and communications equipment/links and preventative maintenance activities

          Investigate Water Corporation Operational Technology OT system failures, determine nature and extent of problem, and recommend solutions

            Undertake minor works and configuration changes

              Undertake and coordinate investigations, conceptual analysis for assessment, development and remedial works of Operational Technology OT and control system assets

                Maintain comprehensive records, tracking work activity, work order details and time spent on undertaking work

                Key skills and experience

                You’ll have a degree in Electrical, Electronics or Mechatronics Engineering, or a trade background with considerable experience supporting OT systems technologies, products and platforms knowledge. Your ability to collaborate with our stakeholders to undertake maintenance activities across large networks, and an understanding of commissioning of instrumentation and control systems 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