Asset Engineer - Electrical, Instrumental & Controls (EIC)

Christchurch City Council

Asset Engineer - Electrical, Instrumental & Controls (EIC)

At the Christchurch City Council, we are driven by our passion for creating a better future. We believe in working as one yet staying true to ourselves. When you join us, you're getting involved first-hand, and contributing to crafting the Christchurch community. We're diverse and dynamic - there's always new and interesting projects to get stuck into, and we love creating opportunities for our people to get involved in.

Reporting to the Team Leader Water and Waste Asset Management team, this role will have a significant lasting impact on the city and people of Christchurch both now and in the future. Operating across all areas of the council via a shared service model, the Asset Engineer - Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls (EIC) has responsibility for continuously developing the Councils three Waters and Waste Electrical, Instrumentation and Control systems, including SCADA and maintaining the associated renewals programmes, specifications and standards associated with such assets.

Using your broad knowledge and experience you will support planning, project delivery, asset management and operation and maintenance teams. You will also drive improvements to processes, quality standards and support valuations for reticulation assets.

To succeed in this role you will hold a tertiary qualification in engineering (BEng) or equivalent in discipline, will be computer literate and ideally have some knowledge or experience of InfoNet and other asset management systems.

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • Sound and proven experience in automation systems design and programming with a practical and theoretical appreciation and knowledge of industrial networking and protocols and SCADA software
  • Providing analysis and advice
  • Will be familiar with current regulations and associated standards
  • Knowledge and experience with local government and asset management practices would be an advantage

As an engineering professional you will be highly motivated with good communication and excellent interpersonal skills, enabling you to build strong relationships and handle the ambiguity of opposing ideas or views. To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 24424LGC.

Are you passionate about creating a better future? Looking for a work environment that can offer flexibility with working hours and to make a difference within the public sector? Find out what's possible, apply today.

Additional recruitment information

  • Salary - Will be discussed with the successful applicant

Applications close: 18 November 2021

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