Instrumentation Control Engineer

Position Overview

  • Ongoing| Full Time | $93k - $125k +15.4% super
  • Sutherland Shire location I Flexible Work practices I Health & Wellbeing Programs
  • Great Opportunity to join ANSTO and be immersed in interesting and inspiring work

About the Opportunity

The  I&C Engineer is responsible for providing technical input into specific engineering packages and ensure engineering and process systems are designed and validated from concept through to deployment. This role shall provide technical input into the design and engineering of scaled-up process technologies for ANSTO Synroc, be involved in the design of specific nuclearised equipment and processes for the team’s technology development and provide engineering support to ANSTO Synroc Facilities.

Your Duties and Responsibilities



  • Assist in the design and development of nuclear and non-nuclear electrical, control, and instrumentation engineering problems by applying relevant expertise and professional skills under the supervision of a more senior team member.
  • Participate in the complete engineering process from concept development through to realised manufacture, assembly and commissioning to provide solutions that are fit for purpose, cost effective, practical and that meet project requirements.
  • Work closely with the technical lead to deliver design packages and ensure changes or discrepancies are addressed. Support the prototype development and deployment of process instrumentation for large scale engineered systems including their maintenance and repair as part of the asset management plan.
  • Verify the application of sound engineering methods meeting design codes and standards for detailed engineering documentation for process systems and verify engineering designs are safe to construct, commission, operate, maintain and decommission.
  • Ensure engineering and process systems are accurately documented and appropriate for the QA standards of the project and clients. Develop design documentation including reports, datasheets and specifications and review supplier documentation.



Please click here to view the Position Description.

About Us

ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

Benefits of Working with Us

ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 

We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

  • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
  • Performance based salary increases 
  • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions


If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

How to Apply

For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Rohan Holmes on (02) 9717 3447.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on (02) 9717 3359.



To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.



Application closing date:  31 July 2024 at 11:59pm



All applicants must be Australian citizens.



In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce.