Automation & Control Engineer


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.

Join the Brunel Family

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Join the Brunel Family

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.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Ossie Daniels is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Ossie Daniels
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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