Control Systems Technician

Katie McCone

Wellington Water

People work at Wellington Water because they want to make a difference. Working here means you’ll be helping to look after some of our most precious assets: water, human health, and the environment so communities can prosper. We believe people come first.

This is an opportunity to work within our Control Systems team, designing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring the automation and data acquisition systems of water treatment plant processes, reservoirs and pump stations.

You will ensure all water treatment plants and pump stations control in a robust and reliable manner. Your ability to think laterally and innovatively will help you to respond to emergency events if necessary including urgent control and telemetry equipment failures.

You will have ideally five or more years’ experience with industrial control, telemetry and instrumentation equipment, and demonstrate knowledge and experience in the operation of water treatment/distribution equipment and control systems.

You’ll be a demonstrated team player with great communication skills (both verbal and written), self-motivated and keen to learn in a growing industry.

Along with your passion for technology, can-do attitude and customer focused approach, you’ll have the following:

  • A tertiary degree or diploma in electrical engineering, controls, mechatronics or be a registered electrician or service technician
  • Ideally at least five years’ industrial experience, so that you can work independently to solve complex problems
  • Strong relationship building and communication skills
  • Proven understanding of computer networks, SCADA and PLC programming

We are based in easy-to-access Petone, We’re proud of our great workplace culture and happy environment. We think you will be too!

Visit our website to read about the innovative things we get up to. You can also visit our careers page and read about the great things we do.

Successful applications will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to commencing employment with Wellington Water.

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