Operational Technology PCS Engineer

Location: Hobart
Hours: Monday - Friday


The Hobart Zinc Works is one of the largest and most efficient Zinc Smelters in the world. Our site functions as a fascinating and complex machine, and with once in a century improvement projects projected, it is an exciting time to be involved. Your ability to use a range of engineering principles to provide innovative solutions will be valued and there are a lot of wins to be had.

You'll be located on site and have the opportunity to be tactical and hands on. As an integral part of the OT team, you will provide day-to-day technical support, carrying out basic maintenance and problem solving activities on control system assets on the site. You'll assist E&I maintainers in fault finding, and will be responsible for monitoring the performance of PCS assets like SCADA stations, process historians, PLC panels, remote I/O panels, and  completing failure investigations and recommending improvement actions.

You'll also have the opportunity to contribute strategically and to the design, implementation and maintenance of OT equipment functionalities and applications.  We're an aging asset with a lot of room for improvement. You will be given the support and respect to have pride in your work and make a positive difference. 


  • Provide day-to-day technical advice, problem solving and support
  • Contribute to executing a Technology Roadmap to support Business objectives
  • Help drive our Technology replacement program and support our delivery promises
  • Engage, build internal networks and become a trusted partner for our users
  • Collaborate effectively with local and global teams.


  • Engineering Degree
  • PCS maintenance 
  • PLC and Historian systems maintenance
  • HMI design and development
  • Broad IT experience 


If you have a continuous improvement mindset, and you're able to work within demanding timeframes to deliver original, practical solutions, please apply to Careers.Hobart@Nyrstar.com with a CV and a cover letter that links your experience to the requirements of this role. 

Nyrstar respects and values the diversity of our people and believes our differences strengthen our business. Nyrstar Hobart is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a culturally diverse and gender equal workplace, where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check but each application will be considered on its merits.Applicants should be aware that Nyrstar Hobart has a strict health and safety 'clean shave' policy and most facial hair is not permitted on site.

Biological monitoring, including consenting to regular blood tests, is part of our commitment to keeping you safe, and a requirement of employment.

You must have the Right to Work in Australia to apply for this position.

We look forward hearing from you.