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Senior Control System Engineer

Reporting Location

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Job Type

Full Time (On-Site)


Doosan GridTech currently has an outstanding career opportunity for an experienced Sr Control System Engineer to join our growing Australian team. A high-level individual contributor role, the Sr Control System Engineer is responsible for the system design, and architecting SCADA, Telemetry, Control and Communications components delivered as key parts of our EPC project executions. This position is based in either Melbourne or Brisbane, Australia.

Essential to this role is the application of sound controls engineering design and commissioning expertise. We require in-depth knowledge of control and communication principles, including awareness of the OSI model and of communications protocols and their associated strengths and weaknesses. Providing technical advice and recommendations for control, communication, and HMI infrastructure delivery backed by analysis.

Please note only candidates with Australian Citizenship or Australian Permanent Residency will be considered for this opportunity.


• Experience in the development of control philosophy and decision trees.

• Experience designing and deployment Communication networks.

• Experience with development of configuration/code for RTU, PLC and HMI systems.

• Experience with commissioning of PLC/HMI/SCADA systems & execute test protocols

• The ability to read and understand (not write/draw) electrical schematics, P&IDs, IO Lists

• Decision making and leadership skills.

• Excellent time management, team collaboration and self organisation skills,

• Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills,

• Enjoy work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment working alongside a multi-disciplinary team, and be

• Willing to travel regularly – both for site works and client visits.

Desired Skills

  • Formal IT communication training – CCNA or equivalent.

  • Cyber security experience.

  • Previous experience in:

    • Energy storage or utility-scale renewable projects,

    • Substation SCADA systems,

    • Utility project delivery in Australia, and / or

    • SID studies (Functional Safety Engineering)

    • Technical sign off-of provided control and communication supply (product/services)

  • Proven ability in programming languages and operating systems/platforms.

  • Understanding and working knowledge of communication technologies within process

  • measurement and control instrumentation.

  • Familiarity with:

    • Modbus TCP, DNP 3.0 and CANopen, and

    • industrial routers and switches, e.g., SEL and Ruggedcom.

  • Strong Instrumentation and Diagnostic skills.

  • Registration with RPEQ, NER or CPEng would also be highly desired.

  • Proven experience as a technical writer.


  • BS in Electrical, Electronics, Computer and / or Communications engineering,

  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in control, SCADA, or network engineering applications,

  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident will be considered for this opportunity.


  • Lead the design and implementation of SCADA, PLC, RTU and communication networks.

  • Defining and documenting the functionality of the control systems based on project requirements, team collaboration, process information, equipment datasheets and IO lists.

  • Review and approval of subcontractor control system documentation

  • The management, review and approval of SCADA Change Management and Systems Access processes.

  • Prepare and manage test and validation plans, necessary to secure and stable deployment of the control system into the plant.

  • Lead the deployment and commissioning of SCADA, control systems, communication networks and control equipment on-site (directly or via remote management), commissioning and fault finding of SCADA, control and communications systems, both on site and via remote connections.

  • Manage client and internal stakeholder management for all control and communication deliverables.

About the Company

Doosan GridTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to and promotes diversity in the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities, and people from different cultural backgrounds.

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