Automation & Control Engineer


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About this role

About this role

Automation & Controls Engineer - Contract Day Rate - QLD (FIFO 2/2 roster)

Brunel Australasia are seeking an Automation & Controls Engineer for a rotational contract in Queensland. The successful applicant will have demonstrable ABB 800xA experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in a Control Systems engineering role, ideally involving the operation & maintenance of hydrocarbons plant or other installations involving gas wells, compression and transmission
  • Tertiary engineering qualification in a relevant field (Control, Instrumentation) or substantial trades-based experience within the Instrumentation and Controls field
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Initiative and capacity to exercise good judgment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • High-level computing skills expected – Microsoft Office, and engineering maintenance systems for plant and equipment
  • Ability to work self-managed and unsupervised



  • ABB 800xA Experience
  • 800xA sv5.1
  • 800xA multi-system integration
  • AC800M controllers including HI controllers
  • ABB Process Graphics Editor
  • Function Designer
  • CMD Editor


  • Experience with a variety of PLC, DCS, ICSS PCS & SIS and SCADA automations systems (including Allen Bradley and ABB)
  • Experience of industrial communications protocols (Modbus / Profibus / OPC / 61850)
  • Software development for systems including management of control system modifications



Brunel offer dedicated assignment support throughout your contract with us from initial onboarding through to payroll support and consultation with our sales team on future opportunities in the market.

Our client has ensured an attractive day rate in place for this assignment.

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Ossie Daniels via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Ossie Daniels
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane
+61 (0)7 3007 7607

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