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IT OFFICER

Tasmanian Irrigation Pty ltd (TI) is the state-owned company responsible for developing and operating Irrigation schemes funded through public/private partnerships.

TI is seeking an experienced IT Officer for our Launceston Office based at Launceston Airport to deliver IT services to the TI community within the Launceston Office and in the field across Tasmania. 

Key technologies include: Office 365, Azure, On-Premises Windows Servers, Ubiquti Networking, Dell Servers and Laptops, iPads, Various Tablets and Smartphones.

The key areas of required knowledge and experience are:

Essential

  • Timely support for IT hardware and software including deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Product and software management and monitoring (e.g. patching).
  • Register and manage mobile devices including smartphones, iPads, tablets and laptops.
  • Register and manage access to technology programs and systems.
  • Work with the CFO to recommend appropriate technology and communication products for TI.
  • Ensure security of TI data (cybersecurity).
  • Manage the telecommunications account and contract.
  • Hold outsource providers to account to ensure they are meeting with their contractual obligations.
  • Develop and implement IT policy.
  • Assist with the management and maintenance of Tasmanian Irrigation’s website.
  • Undertake and support technology projects as required including scoping, delivery and testing.
  • Provide IT inductions to new staff and ongoing training.
  • A good understanding of IT fundamentals.
  • Appropriate industry certification: MCP or above.
  • Tertiary IT qualification
  • Knowledge of Records Management systems and principles
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems

 

Desirable

 

The successful candidate will understand and implement Workplace Health and Safety responsibilities.

A full position description can be found: link

All applications must address the Selection Criteria including the Workplace Health and Safety criteria, and outline the applicants knowledge and experience of the same.

All applications are to be sent to:  by COB 26th February 2021. 

Scheme Operator

Tasmanian Irrigation Pty ltd (TI) is the state-owned company responsible

for developing and operating Irrigation schemes funded through public/

private partnerships.

TI is seeking an experienced Scheme Operator whose role will be located

at and around Northern Tasmania to work with the Team Leader, GM

Water Delivery, Electrical Manager and Technical Support Services to

manage, operate and maintain the Irrigation schemes and to provide

support for both administration and compliance activities according

to TI’s values and policies and in accordance with all instructions,

landowner agreements and legislative requirements.

The key areas of knowledge and experience are:

• Prepare and provide accurate timely reports to the GM Water Delivery,

including data capture and written reports as requested.

• Formulate and assist with scheme budgets including the budget

program for current and out years, take full accountability of

maintaining scheme budgets against the actual spends.

• Monitor, control and maintain irrigation distribution systems in

accordance with the trading rules and contractual obligations with

irrigators.

• Monitor and control dam operations

• Conduct and report dam safety activities

• Complete, document and audit meter reads

• Complete environmental compliance monitoring as required

• Conduct routine inspections, maintenance and cleaning of scheme

infrastructure in accordance with the Operations Maintenance

Manuals and supplier specifications, action/ report unserviceable

items in line with TI process

• Establish and maintain effective relationships with irrigators, land

managers and all TI staff.

• Undertake training as determined by the Team Leader and GM Water

Delivery

An electrical accreditation or trade certificate and experience would be

highly regarded.

The successful candidate will understand and implement Workplace

Health and Safety responsibilities.

A full position description can be found here: link


All applications must address the Key Roles and Responsibilities, and

the essential skills requirements including the Workplace Health and

Safety criteria, and outline the applicant’s knowledge and experience

of the same.

All applications are to be sent to: recruitment@tasirrigation.com.au

by COB 26th February 2021.

Project Engineer

Tasmanian Irrigation Pty ltd (TI) is the state-owned company responsible for developing and operating Irrigation schemes funded through public/private partnerships.

TI is now recruiting for a Project Engineer.  The purpose of this role is to provide engineering oversight to scheme design in accordance with TI’s design policy and engineering support to infrastructure asset management.

This role will be a 3-5 year fixed term contract with the possibility of extension.

The key roles and responsibilities of this role are:

  • Ensure that project needs are supported by ensuring specified engineering tasks are delivered in accordance with approved project schedules.
  • Work with Project Manager(s) to determine the project schedule by studying the project plan and specifications, estimating time requirements and sequencing project elements.
  • Complete preliminary design and specifications of pipeline, pump station and dam infrastructure to a standard suitable for tender documents.
  • Review of detailed design during construction to ensure project and contract outcomes are met.
  • Site supervision of construction activities and contract administration to ensure compliance with TI’s approved design and the contract quality.
  • Lead scheme commissioning and handover to Water Delivery
  • Provide Engineering support to projects on existing scheme identified by the Water delivery team
  • Design, modelling and preliminary drawings and submitting for approval of augmentation or replacements including extensions, renewals, reinforcements etc.

 

The successful candidate will understand and implement Workplace Health and Safety responsibilities.

A full position description can be found here: link

All applications must address the Key Roles and Responsibilities, and the essential skills requirements including the Workplace Health and Safety criteria, and outline the applicant’s knowledge and experience of the same.

All applications are to be sent to: recruitment@tasirrigation.com.au by COB 1st March 2021. 


Scada and Electrical Engineer

Searson Buck are again proud to be partnering with Tasmanian Irrigation (TI) in their search for a SCADA & Electrical Engineer. This newly created role will provide guidance for TI's control systems function across the network.

Tasmanian Irrigation currently operates 18 irrigation schemes around the State and has a further $185m commitment from Federal & State Government to support the design and construction of five new schemes over the next 5-8 years.

This newly created position is a key role within the Technical Support Services Team and supports TI's capacity to deliver uninterrupted water supply to their irrigator body throughout the State. The SCADA & Electrical Engineer is a state-wide role with a primary focus on the provision of Electrical and Control Systems strategy and design, asset management and technical support to the Water Delivery, Program Development and Delivery groups.

Key to this role will be an individual's ability to;

  • Develop Electrical and Contol Systems strategy & capability
  • Provide creative programming and design solutions
  • Deliver high quality technical support and advice
  • Support asset management, maintenance and planning activities
  • Optimise scheme operations through sound problem solving and data analysis
  • Manage delivery of SCADA & Electrical projects with direct budgetary and cost control responsibility

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate significant prior experience in a similar position preferably within the development of irrigation schemes, waste water or sewerage networks, large-scale industrial installations, or marine pipeline construction projects.

The successful SCADA & Electrical Engineer will;

  • Hold a relevant engineering or technical qualification
  • Have demonstrated skills in PLC, RTU, HMI and SCADA design and programming
  • Sound understanding of Electrical, statutory and code compliance
  • Be aligned to TI's people positive culture

As the SCADA & Electrical Engineer you will work closely with the Manager, Asset Management & Maintenance Planning to deliver network efficiencies across the existing irrigation network and be involved in the design and development of key electrical infrastructure for new irrigation schemes.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work and live in Tasmania and contribute to the growth of the state's agribusiness sector.

For a confidential conversation and copy of the Position Description please contact Susan on 0438 078 292 or .

All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter. Applications close COB Monday 1st March 2021.

Asset Maintenance Planner

Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd (TI) is the state-owned company

responsible for developing and operating irrigation schemes funded

through public/private partnerships.

With 18 operational irrigation schemes, 3 mini hydro plants and $185M

of funding for the development of new schemes it is exciting times

ahead for TI and the Tasmanian Agribusiness sector.

To support the ongoing management of our broad asset base,

we are seeking an experienced Asset Maintenance Planner. The

Asset Maintenance Planner position is an integral part of TI’s asset

management strategy. The position is responsible for the assessment,

planning, scheduling and coordination of maintenance activities across

our asset network whilst ensuring works can be completed in the most

efficient and cost effective manner possible.

This role will be focused on customer driven outcomes by supporting

the safe, reliable and efficient operation of TI assets.

The key areas of knowledge and experience are:

• Master asset data control within the Computerised Maintenance

Management System (TechOne or similar).

• Implementation & administration of the CMMS.

• Creation of preventive maintenance plans and schedules within the

CMMS.

• In-field inspection of assets to assist scheme operators with fault

finding and maintenance scope development.

• Prioritising, planning and scheduling of maintenance activities.

• Identify required equipment, parts, resources, tools, technical

information and OHS requirements to allow maintenance works to be

implemented to the most efficient level.

• Maintenance cost forecasting and budgeting.

• Coordination of maintenance activities (both internal and external

resources).

• Ensure a high level of communication with Scheme Operators and the

broader Water Delivery group.

• Identify and implement cost improvement opportunities.

This position will provide the successful candidate with a unique blend

of office and field-based work and will particularly suit those that

prefer a hands-on approach to identifying and planning maintenance

requirements.

The successful candidate will understand and implement Workplace

Health and Safety responsibilities.

A full position description can be found here

www.tasmanianirrigation.com.au.

All applications must address the Key Roles and Responsibilities and

the essential skills requirements including the Workplace Health and

Safety criteria and outline the applicant’s knowledge and experience

of the same.

All applications are to be sent to: recruitment@tasirrigation.com.au by

COB 12 March 2021.

All enquiries to Hayden Thorp email hayden.thorp@tasirrigation.com.au

or call 0488 153 346.