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Job Title:  Control Systems Engineer

Job Location: 

Prominent Hill Mine, SA, AU, 5710

Job Description: 
OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company

OZ Minerals is a copper-focused international company based in South Australia. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX150) we have a growth strategy that is focused on creating value for all stakeholders. We own and operate the copper-gold-silver mine at Prominent Hill and are developing one of Australia’s largest copper-gold resources at Carrapateena. We are focused on creating a pipeline of opportunities.  Our commitment to safety, capital discipline and our values underpin everything we do.

We are a Modern Mining Company who adapts to our ever-changing environment, harnessing the innovative ideas of our people and collaborating to leverage the experience of those around us. As Australia's third largest copper producer, with quality assets, a healthy cash balance and no debt, we are ideally positioned for global growth.

The Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia produces one of the highest grades of copper concentrate traded on the open market and is comprised of Ankata and Malu underground mines.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Control Systems Engineer, with an Electrical Engineering background desirable, to join our Engineering team to continually improve the performance and capability of the Prominent Hill fixed plant equipment.


This permanent position is based at Prominent Hill and reports to the Superintendent – Planning & Scheduling and as a key member of the Engineering team, your ability to effectively coordinate and liaise with staff across multiple departments is essential.

The key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Adequately control and monitor site Control Systems and take on technical stewardship of the site’s OT systems, including Rockwell PlantPAx DCS, ensuring that electrical engineering design is safe, effective and reliable for the business needs
  • Supporting the Engineering team in their “ownership” of plant functional areas while delivering improvement opportunities
  • Managing and coordinating external service providers or consultants as required
  • Coordinating project execution activities with other functions, Maintenance and Production Sub-functions.
Applicant Requirements
  • Hold a tertiary qualification in Electrical/Control Systems Engineering and have a solid understanding of Australian electrical standards.
  • Have proven experience as expert technical support in process control systems, preferably for Rockwell Plant PAx experience and within a continuously operating industrial processing.
  • Be able promote collaboration and build and maintain strong relationships with multi-disciplined teams to provide engineering support focussing on improvements to equipment performance, capability, reliability, planning and execution purposes.
  • Be proficient in setting and maintaining safety standards in an operational environment with contracted parties.
  • Be able to regularly meet tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities and actively promote a culture of continuous improvement around reliability, maintenance, safety and cost.


If you are an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident and would like to apply to this position, please click the apply button to create your profile and upload your cover letter and CV.


Applications close: Friday 22nd of November 2019


OZ Minerals is not accepting third party referrals from Recruitment Agencies.

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