Waagner-Biro Austria Stage Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of stage equipment. As an employer, we offer not only an attractive working environment but also the opportunity to work on highly exciting, challenging projects and become a member of a skilled team.

Waagner-Biro Austria Stage Systems is currently searching to fill two Commissioning Engineer  (Electrical Automation Engineer) positions located in Sydney and Melbourne.  The Commissioning Engineers will work as an electrical engineer in the field of stage systems automation.

The tasks of this role include the following:

  • Coordination, monitoring and supervision of all electrical engineering work on site, contracted to Waagner-Biro
  • Development and planning of work schedules
  • Support of inspections and tests
  • Coordination of installation and progress of erection and installation of contracted electrical engineering work, load testing
  • Commissioning of stage equipment, variable speed drives, hoists and traction drive
  • Commissioning of stage automation control system (CAT control system)
  • Coordination of subcontractors and partners
  • Quality assurance, including management of quality records and quality files as required by the contract, filing of records of measurement instruments and other equipment (e.g. records of inspection of electric equipment), arrangement and execution of final inspection in agreement with the client, preparation of hand over protocol and Non-Conformity Reports and implementation of corrections and corrective actions
  • Communication with the client regarding all site related matters (written communication and meetings) and organisation of site meetings with client and subcontractors and preparation of minutes of meetings
  • Working with CATv4 control system

Skills and experience required for the position:

  • Electrical engineering background
  • At least 4 years' experience in the field in plant construction, mechanical and electrical engineering, conveyor technology or similar. Any further experience in stage engineering is an additional plus.
  • At least 4 years' experience as Site Manager, Project Engineer or Design Manager at complex international projects in the field of electrical engineering and stage automation
  • At least 4 years' experience in commissioning and setup of CAT control systems
  • Experience programming variable speed drives
  • Experience with working on supplier side, reporting to general contractor preferred
  • Fluent written and spoken English and German is a must, any other language is a plus
  • Knowledge of IEC/EN 17206:2020
  • Entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan character, team player with well- developed communication skills
  • Structured working style
  • Ability to design and write method statements
  • Ability to read, interpret technical drawings, MS Office,
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence and/or SAP


05/10/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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