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SCADA Technician

Date: 13-May-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain


The role:

Metro Trains Melbourne (Burnley Maintenance Depot) are currently recruiting a Scada Technician to assist the Senior Control and Indication Officer in the maintenance (routine and reactive), renewals and additions required on the Train Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System to meet the requirements of the Electrical Network Asset Management Plan.

This position is offered as a permanent full time position working on day shift roster (0730 to 1600 – Monday to Friday)

Main duties:

  • Undertaking changes and additions to the Train Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System required for new
  • electrical network installations and alterations.
  • Assist the team Leaders in installation, configuration and commissioning of new SCADA installations.
  • Provide general technical support and participate in developing and implementing proposals for alterations or upgrades of the SCADA system.
  • Assist the Team Leader (Senior Control and Indications Officer) to perform maintenance (reactive and routine) of the SCADA system including operator stations, communications stations, local input output stations, wallboards remote terminal units, in accordance with the Asset Management Plan.
  • Assist the Team Leader to undertake hardware and software changes and installation of new equipment required for additions to or alterations of the electrical network.
  • Prepare reports, written and verbal, and recommendations on all aspects of the SCADA system.
  • Prepare the required picture formats and database configuration to meet the Department's requirements.
  • Liaise and consult with Engineering personnel, external agencies and electronic component wholesalers in regard to the maintenance and installation of the Substations Control and Indication System.
  • Assist the Supervisor to plan major tasks taking into consideration construction drawings, site inspections, staff and material availability.
  • Any other duties as specified by manager

Education, skills and experience:

  • Technical tertiary qualification or Certificate IV in a designated rail or electrical related discipline – mandatory
  • Experience with Unix Systems - desirable
    Experience with configuring industrial IP Networks - desirable
  • Advanced Diploma in Power System,s or Computer Systems, or recognised suitable academic experience in related disciplines 
  • support by specialist training or bridging course – mandatory
  • Train Track Safety Awareness (Level 1) – mandatory
  • Authorised High Voltage Operator – desirable
  • A Grade/Class Electrical License - desirable
  • Driver’s license – desirable
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the rail or related industry – desirable

Ready to apply?

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the career you've developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters.

Please submit your application by 5:00pm, Sunday 5th of June 2022

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.