Senior Control Systems Engineer - Water

Posted 19 January 2024
Salary$140k-$150k+ super
Job type Permanent

Job description

Senior Control Systems Engineer - Water

The company

Titan are partnering alongside a renowned global leader in operational technology, control systems, and engineering services. With a proven history of success, they empower workforces through automation and digitalization, facilitating informed decision-making and enhancing productivity, performance, and safety.
Dedicated to solving complex challenges, our client thrives on collaboration with passionate individuals who are empowered to provide exceptional service. They believe in finding solutions to every problem, leveraging their team of experts to help clients achieve their goals.

The Position

Our client is experiencing rapid growth and diversification, creating an exciting opportunity for a Senior Control Systems Engineer - Water Services to join their dynamic operations team. This newly created role is dedicated to supporting clients in the water industry. As one of our client's Senior Control Systems Engineers, you will have a wide range of responsibilities, from mentoring engineers to hands-on technical solution development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing brownfield projects and navigating the associated change management processes.
  • Providing mentorship and leadership to fellow engineers.
  • Translating customer requirements into engineering designs.
  • Designing control systems for the water and wastewater industry.
  • Delivering projects on time and within budget, especially in fixed-price scenarios.
  • Conducting site audits, estimating project costs, and crafting proposals.
  • Interpreting P&IDs, electrical schematics, and other engineering documents.
  • Generating engineering documents like functional descriptions, alarm registers, C&E matrices, commissioning plans, and inspection test plans.
  • Conducting on-site commissioning.


  • 3+ years of experience in designing control systems for the water and wastewater industry.
  • Must have full working rights in Australia (preferably Permanent Resident or Citizen).
  • Experience with brownfield projects and a strong grasp of change management processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand customer requirements and translate them into engineering designs.
  • Must be Proficient with interpreting P&IDs, electrical schematics, and other engineering documents.
  • Capable of producing engineering documents such as functional descriptions, alarm registers, C&E matrices, commissioning plans, and inspection test plans.
  • Experience in designing and commissioning field networks, encompassing Ethernet, Modbus, and Profibus/Profinet.
  • Experience On-site commissioning.

Required technical skills:

  • Experience with PLC systems including Siemens (TIA Portal & Step 7), Schneider (Eco structure), and experience with Omron would be desirable.
  • Experience with SCADA systems including Wonderware, Citect, Geo SCADA (Clear SCADA), and Win CC HMI.
  • Designing and commissioning field networks, including Ethernet, Modbus, and Profibus/Profinet.


  • Thrive in a global organisation with scope for progression.
  • Recognition and rewards for high performance.
  • Annual bonuses.
  • Flexible work conditions, up to 2 days WFH.
  • Support for gaining industry certifications.
  • Health and well-being perks.

Titan Recruitment has been delivering complete, innovative, and effective recruitment solutions across Australia for over two decades and is recognised as a leading Engineering and Technology recruitment and contracting specialist. Our service delivery is underpinned by traditional values and an innovative approach to helping clients, contractors and candidates achieve their goals.

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For more information and a confidential discussion please call Andy on 0415035405 or email