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Control & Automation Engineer

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Date: Dec 27, 2020

Location: Perth, Western Australia, AU

Company: Hatch

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


The Control, Automation & Electrical Group is a Hatch global practice providing engineering design expertise to Hatch's metals and minerals, infrastructure and energy business units. Our capability spans through the whole project lifecycle comprising; scoping, conceptual design, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, basic and detailed engineering, construction, commissioning, sustaining capital works and project management.


  • Be part of exceptional, diverse work teams combining and applying vast engineering and business knowledge to the world’s toughest challenges
  • Central office location; flexible and welcoming work environment
  • Gain the opportunity to work on various Projects for reputable, well-known Clients


Our team in Perth is currently seeking applications from Control & Automation Engineers to assist with a continued growth in workload in the region.


Candidates are sought with up to 5 years’ experience in the specification, design, installation and optimisation of instrumentation, control systems and supporting infrastructure in industrial environments.


You will be involved in preparing discipline specifications, detailed design, studies, calculations and system development, to support feasibility studies, detailed engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning phases.


We are ideally looking for individuals who possess the following qualifications and skills:


  • A bachelor degree in electrical, electronic and communications engineering and working towards obtaining your CPEng, with a demonstrated knowledge and experience in the selection of field instrumentation and design of industrial control and automation systems.
  • Excellent attitude towards safety and a demonstrated ability to comply with and uphold a safe work environment.
  • Experience in the metallurgical, mineral processing, and/or energy sectors.
  • Have current knowledge of industry or regulatory standards and study criteria pertinent to instrumentation and control systems engineering ensuring compliance of design work with all relevant engineering standards and internal procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders on a technical and interpersonal level.
  • In addition to the above, experience engineering hazardous area environments and functional process safety and/or networking and shared computing systems would be well regarded.


This is an opportunity to join an established global team of professionals, work on challenging projects and develop your career whilst supporting Hatch's worldwide operations. As an employee owned organisation, by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts. You will be provided with many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs.

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Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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