Control Systems Engineer

Date:  17 Nov 2023


  • 8/6 dayshift only roster - FIFO from Perth to the Roy Hill mine
  • Work for an expanding and high performing iron ore business
  • Performance, Retention and Profit Share Bonuses
  • Fly with Qantas with access to QFF points and status credits


About the role

Our control operations team is currently seeking a Control Systems Engineer to join them on an 8 days on, 6 days off roster based at the Roy Hill mine. Reporting to the Superintendent Control Systems, you will develop, maintain, and support all control systems and equipment, and drive equipment reliability and operational effectiveness across our processing plant. This role will also provide technical support to the operations team.



  • Deliver control systems support to maintain the safety, reliability, and availability of all process plant equipment
  • Investigate the root cause of plant downtime related to control systems and identify improvement opportunities
  • Deliver control systems design, programming and commissioning for improvement projects and optimisation of plant performance


Skills and experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (Electrical, Control Systems, Mechatronics or Computer Science) or electrical trade qualifications with further control systems studies/ experience
  • PLC systems experience (Allen-Bradley ControlLogix/ CompactLogix preferred) and SCADA systems experience (Rockwell Automation PlantPAx preferred)
  • Processing plants and/ or port operations experience within a mining operations environment
  • Experience working with balance machines (stackers, reclaimers, ship loaders), car dumpers, anti-collision systems (ACS) and stockpile management systems (SMS) preferred


Mine Facilities

  • Modern, comfortable camp accommodation
  • High quality gourmet food options (vegan, gluten free and healthy options)
  • Large fully equipped gym facility, as well as a gym specifically for females
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach Volleyball court and Golf simulators
  • Village shop and extensive supporting amenities
  • SWIFT in-room entertainment with comprehensive content and own-device casting capability
  • Active social club with community events and activities for employees
  • Lifestyle, Learning and Recreation initiative which provide events for your family


About Roy Hill

Roy Hill is a world class mining company, leading the way through innovative, integrated mining rail and port operations, to export iron ore safely and efficiently from West Australia’s Pilbara region.


We are a company where people matter. We support our team to reach their full potential by providing generous benefits and opportunities, empowering them to actively contribute to our success and that of our state and country.


We are committed to the use of new technologies that results in higher quality product, less waste, improved efficiencies and above all, a safer workplace. Our integrated next generation mine, rail and port operations enable the sustained low-cost production of iron ore at a consistent quality and grade, allowing us to respond to changing market cycles.


We are proud to collaborate and work in partnership with the communities in which we operate, supporting programs and initiatives that help achieve positive outcomes and leave a lasting legacy.


We are dedicated to minimising our environmental footprint, designing our operations to optimise the rehabilitation of the land when and where mining has been completed.


We are Roy Hill.


Equal Opportunity

Roy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australians and females to apply. We promote cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination. We are proud of our relationships with our Traditional Owners and value the difference these partnerships make to the success of the project and to the lives of the people on whose land we operate.


How to apply

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To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.


Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.