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Boart Longyear Control System Engineer in Adelaide, Australia

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About Boart Longyear

Boart Longyear has been a leading provider of drilling products and services to the global minerals industry for over 130 years. As the industry’s only integrated drilling services and products provider, we combine engineering excellence, global manufacturing facilities and the most experienced drilling services group in the industry.

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a Control Systems Engineering Graduate to join Boart Longyear’s Global Research and Development (R&D) team to help support and develop Boart Longyear’s latest automated drilling machines currently under development. As a member of the Global R&D team, based in our Adelaide facility, you will join and learn from a team of industry experts from around the world developing state of the art exploration drilling rigs and technologies. The role is based in the Adelaide office but will require some field work to support the testing and development phase of the projects. After this you will continue to support and develop the rigs as they move into production and roll out to field locations around the globe. This is an exciting time to join Boart Longyear as we continue to lead the way in Drilling technology.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Research new and emerging technologies for integration into Boart Longyear rig designs.

  • Provide both remote and on-site technical support to field personnel operating the R&D drill rigs.

  • Solicit testing feedback from operators on-site and work with senior team members to implement design changes.

  • Assist with the design and implementation of control systems projects.

  • Mentored by our Senior Control Systems Engineers

  • Assist in the global roll out of these machines into the future

The successful applicant must possess:

  • Degree qualified in either Electrical, Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering with 0-3 years experience.

  • Software and control system development experience is highly desirable; PLC software development using CODESYS would be particularly well regarded.

  • Understanding of machine safety concepts in control systems and associated standards is desirable, with additional training offered as required.

  • Mechanical aptitude is required and a basic understanding of electric over hydraulic systems is desirable

  • A willingness to learn and challenge the norm and oneself is essential.

  • Flexibility to travel to remote mine sites (intrastate, interstate and international).

Safety and a zero-harm culture are a core part of our business. To ensure the safety of all employees, successful candidates will need to meet the essential requirements of a pre-employment medical.

To express your interest in this role, apply via the link

Auto req ID: 12061BR
Job Code: 070001 Engineer 1.08.Professional
Function: Research and Development
Region (Business Group): APAC
Country: Australia
State/Province: South Australia
City: Adelaide

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