OT Scada Project Engineer

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The Opportunity

At APA, our purpose is simple: to strengthen communities through responsible energy.

We now have an exciting opportunity available for an OT Scada Project Engineer to join our Transformation & Technology team in Brisbane, Perth or Melbourne office on a permanent full-time basis.

Reporting to the OT Engineering Team Lead - SCADA and OT Cyber, you will play a key role to provide engineering design, development, implementation and support services for selected operational technologies in use at APA including ClearSCADA, OSI Pi, Synergee Pipeline.

The location for this role is flexible and hybrid; we will consider locations all over Australia and/or home office. We will also consider job share arrangements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the delivery of OT programs of work to achieve business outcomes by providing technical design and consultancy services for the operational technology services offered by OT Engineering.
  • Provide technical leadership to resolve conflicts in a way that benefits the program and accountable for day-to-day operations of resourcing, scheduling, prioritisation and task coordination on projects.
  • Accountable for meeting project milestones, objectives and deliverables within agreed timeframes and budgets
  • Provide expert guidance to OT project teams including mentoring, perform process improvement activities, contribute to standards and the production of automation tools to improve efficiency.
  • Proactively develop effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and liaise with internal suppliers and customers to manage expectations and ensure that agreed outcomes are achieved.

Your background

  • Tertiary qualification in Electrical & Electronics, Control System Engineering, Process or Chemical Engineering with Seven (Plus) years’ experience in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of technology for power generation, power transmission, renewables,  gas transmission, gas processing, LNG, chemical processing , utilities or associated industries.
  • Excellent knowledge including Project Management experience of at least one of the following technologies: GeoSCADA, OSIsoft Pi, Synergi Pipeline Simulator, AlarmPT, Microgrids, Future Fuel and OT Cyber Security
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory requirements, Australian and international codes and standards and working knowledge of Environmental Health and Safety legislative requirements.
  • Client focused with strong written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated experience in leading project teams in delivering operational technology projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering technology change to existing system using project management tools, lifecycles and methodologies.

About the Team

Technology underpins everything we do at APA from helping connect millions of Australians to essential energy sources every day to achieving our net zero ambition - and the capability for our people to make this happen.

To help APA power ahead, the Technology teams is focused on enhancing APAs technology offering, providing innovative and progressive technology - enabling APA to be world class in energy solutions.

This is an exciting time for the team, we need people who are courageous, nimble, and ready to make an impact – change makers and risk takers.

Working at APA

At APA we’re committed to fostering a safe and inclusive workplace where you can achieve your best. We’ll provide you with access to targeted career development programs, competitive remuneration, employee benefits, flexible working arrangements, and wellbeing programs. We also have an inclusive parental leave policy providing 18 weeks leave including superannuation to support parents at work and in life.

We employee more than 2900 people across Australia and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, where everyone feels safe, valued, and trusted to do their best every day.


We are APA 

APA Group is a leading Australian energy infrastructure business.

We proudly own, operate and manage a diverse $27 billion portfolio of gas, electricity, solar and wind assets which deliver essential services to communities and customers across Australia.
And we own over 15,000 kilometres of gas pipelines which deliver energy to families and industry across every corner of Australia.

As the partner of choice in delivering infrastructure solutions for the energy transition, we’re focused on bundled remote grid energy solutions, electricity and gas transmission, and future energy, including hydrogen and carbon capture and storage.

Our customer centric approach means we understand our customers and their businesses offering reliable, innovative, and cost-effective energy solutions that support their decarbonisation ambitions.

We are committed to delivering infrastructure solutions for Australia’s energy transition and supporting the decarbonisation ambitions of our customers.

We prioritise sustainable outcomes so that APA, our people, customers, and communities can thrive – now and in the future.

Join our team and be part of Australia’s energy transition! 

We’d love to hear from you.

APA is an equal opportunity employer. The safety, health and wellbeing our people, community and environment a priorty. We embrace diversity in our people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we operate in.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered.

Role closes Friday, 28 June 2024. Role Reference Number JR467PD is available on request by emailing [email protected] quoting reference number above.

We will contact successful candidates after the closing date.