First listed on: 26 October 2018

Senior Engineer SCADA Strategy

Who Is TasWater?

TasWater provides essential water and sewerage services to homes and businesses across Tasmania 24/7/365. Our core business is to provide:

  • The sourcing, treatment and reliable delivery of quality drinking water, and
  • The collection, transportation, treatment and safe return of the wastewater to the environment.  

Our vision is to be “a trusted and respected provider of essential services that is making a positive difference to Tasmania”. We do this by living our values and behaviours and making these the foundation of the way we work.

The Opportunity

You will develop TasWater’s SCADA strategy to capitalise on our investment in SCADA infrastructure, ensuring corporate objectives are achieved whilst minimising asset life cycle cost and residual operational risk. This role can be located in Hobart, Launceston or Devonport.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure our SCADA system is fully leveraged to improve asset operation and performance.
  • Maximise the ability of SCADA and the Enterprise Historian to collect and store information required for evidence-based decision making.
  • Act as the first point of contact for all issues through the life of capital projects involving SCADA assets and operation.
  • Develop Asset Class Lifecycle plans for SCADA assets.

Your Application

 Your application must include a cover letter that tells us about:

  • Why you are interested in this role.
  • Your experience in contemporary asset management and developing asset management documentation that includes strategies and life-cycle plans.
  • Your extensive experience and expertise in electrical and SCADA assets, including your track record in delivering electrical and SCADA programs and projects.
  • Your knowledge of electrical and SCADA design principles.

 Why join the TasWater Team?

We recognise that it is our people who play a key role in helping us achieve our vision to be “a trusted and respected provider of essential services that is making a positive difference to Tasmania”.

 We look for highly talented and motivated people whose values align with our own. You can find out more about our values and what we do at

 You can look forward to working in an exciting, stimulating and innovative workplace that provides a range of opportunities to make a real difference to the community. We encourage our people to take part in comprehensive training and career development, with a focus on innovative thinking. We understand that a work life balance in today's climate is important, offer flexible working arrangements and consider health and safety to be our number one priority.

How to apply?

For further information about this role please contact David Graham, Manager Asset Strategy on

Applications close 12 noon on 9 November 2018.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

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