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11th March 2022

Control Systems Engineer – Automation & Control Systems


  • An innovative company with exceptionally valued reputation
  • Opportunity to own and support engineering outcomes
  • Expanding opportunities in markets and technology

Triple I are seeking a Control System Engineer to join our expanding Engineering & Technology Team.



Positioned in the coastal landscapes and lifestyle of the Illawarra, Triple I have provided quality design, automation, construction and maintenance solutions for the last 35 years.

Our technical skills, coverage of customer needs, solution focus and proven track record for delivering successful outcomes for our clients has seen our business secure many long-term customers.

The company is continuing to expand with added market sectors, geographical coverage and technology diversification through organic growth of our existing market areas and into new markets.



Employing over 75 full time staff, we focus on projects across a broad range of industries including steel, mining and utilities.

We have a team capable of offering full life cycle services for our customers. Our capability provides us with the ability to provide a wide coverage of project services for our customers across small, agile works and large multidiscipline projects.

Key specialist skills the company provides to our customers cover a range of areas and include Formal HAZOP/Risk Assessment capability, Functional Safety and Hazardous Area applications & provision of AR/VE technologies to the markets we operate in.



The Control Systems Engineer position requires independent ownership of work tasks to produce concepts and complete designs with a methodical engineering approach. The position reports to the Engineering & Technology Manager.

Features of the work include;

  • Providing application solutions to our customers by applying background knowledge of hardware and software functionality.
  • Willingness to be a part of a team with a focus on solving problems no matter how they are presented.
  • Independently developing, testing and commissioning of PLC (or DCS) and SCADA systems.
  • Independently completing designs for Low Voltage Distribution, Control Systems and Instrumentation.
  • Capability to oversee and commission completed design work.
  • Customer support for fault finding, process improvements and small projects.



The successful candidate for the role will have Australian residency and be positioned in the Illawarra Region of NSW.

The applicant must be able to prove skills to suit the coverage of the job needs and must have;

  • Experience in the design of Control Systems from a hardware and software perspective. Experience with the following systems would be considered an advantage: Allen Bradley, Schneider or Yokogawa platforms.
  • The ability to work unsupervised, own project and support outcomes and is highly self-motivated.
  • The ability to methodically approach an engineering problem, generate & implement solutions to customer requirements.
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant industry experience. We require the applicant to have completed an Electrical/Computer/Mechatronics Engineering degree or appropriate TAFE qualification.
  • Demonstrated a solid commitment to safety, quality, honesty, and work integrity.
  • Demonstrated communication skills effective in dealing with customers and team members. The candidate must be able to understand, generate and effectively communicate engineering solutions in line with varying customer requirements.
  • Computer competency skills required to use Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Word and Excel.


  • Opportunity to join our expanding Engineering & Technology Team with the ability for growth and expansion of your skills across both technical and non-technical areas of our business.
  • Variety of engineering project and support work to ensure you are challenged across a range of markets and applications.
  • Active day-day support from the team as you learn and develop your skills to fit new and expanding areas of our business.
  • Direct ownership of work & project outcomes – supported by our skilled team as needed.
  • Competitive remuneration package, paid overtime and/or Time off in Lieu available for hours worked above your base hours.
  • Flexible working hours – ability to adjust daily start and finish times to suit your needs.

If this sounds like the right fit for you, apply today! To apply or enquire for more information please email, or submit your resume and coverletter via the seek advert.


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