SCADA Project Engineer

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SCADA Project Engineer

Job Overview

  • Job Description: SCADA Project Engineer
  • Type: Non-AA/EE
  • Position: Mid to Senior Level
  • Location: Adroit Technologies, Fourways, Johannesburg
  • Organization: Balanced Functional Organization
  • Department: Adroit Technical Support & Project Department.
  • Reporting: Will report to the Support and Projects Manager
  • Experience: 3-5 years of SCADA project/product maintenance experience
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

Benefits :

  • Competitive salary based on your level of experience and education.
  • We provide in-house training on all our products to our employees free of charge.
  • Opportunities for growth within a leading automation and control solutions company.
  • A dynamic and collaborative project environment.
  • Exposure to a variety of industrial projects and technologies.
  • Flexible hybrid working arrangements for full-time employees.

Employment Profile

We are looking for an experienced candidate who is passionate about automation and SCADA development projects, comfortable with occasional travel, adept at working both in a team and independently, self-motivated, and capable of taking full responsibility from project inception to completion. Having your own transportation is a must. We also offer a hybrid work format for our full-time employees. Our work environment is highly dynamic, and we engage in a diverse range of exciting projects across various industries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and designing of SCADA Automation solutions.
  • Configuration, development, implementation, and commissioning of SCADA projects.
  • Setting up MS servers, networks, and MS security.
  • System maintenance, product support, and fault finding.
  • Manage and maintain backups and archiving of software and applications.
  • Identify and drive process improvements.
  • Ensure that we, as a team, meet the planned project objectives, and customer requirements.
  • Timely feedback, timesheets, site audit reports, and project signoffs will be expected.
  • Perform Service Level Agreement audit and standby duties.
  • Provide knowledge and customer product support, troubleshooting existing installations remotely or in the field.

We are committed to a safe and healthy workplace, and the Automation Engineer must understand and comply with health and safety environmental policy requirements.


  • Minimum Grade 12 or N3 and 5 years of working experience in industrial automation control-related projects.
  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, computer science, automation, mechatronics or a related discipline will certainly count in your favour.

Skills and abilities:

  • As a SCADA engineer, you should have a good understanding of SCADA systems, agents, tags, scan points, networking architecture, security, databases, and reporting.
  • You must have good spatial acumen and planning ability and enjoy working with graphics and user interfaces.
  • Able to read and interpret P&ID diagrams, electrical wiring diagrams, and SCADA system network architectures.
  • Excellent hardware and OS knowledge both on desktops PC’s and IPC’s
  • Good understanding of virtualised environments
  • Good understanding of the interfacing between the Information Technology and the Operational Technology environments
  • Be able to program using C++, C#, and Java or similar languages is highly beneficial.
  • Must have a reasonable understanding of Azure, HTML, and .Net platforms.
  • We expect some experience working with SQL databases and reports.
  • Must be able to write technical documentation, such as Functional Design & Specifications, and Configuration Standards Documents.

Soft skills:

  • Must be neat, presentable, and well-organized.
  • Diligent and able to take ownership.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Adaptable and open to learning new technologies, techniques, and systems.
  • Ability to work effectively on your own or as part of a team.


  • Must have your own transportation to and from our offices.
  • Regular working hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • Occasional overtime work might be required.
  • Willingness to travel and work on-site as required.

If you are a skilled SCADA Engineer with a passion for automation and control systems and meet the requirements outlined above, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team at Adroit Technologies and be part of innovative projects that drive excellence in the field of industrial automation and control.

How to Apply:

For your application to be considered, please email your CV to

Typical questions:

  1. Can you tell me about yourself and your background, both professionally and personally?
  2. What motivated you to apply for this position and work at our company?
  3. What specific skills and experience do you bring to this role, and how do they make you a strong candidate?
  4. Could you describe a challenging project or situation you’ve faced in the past and how you successfully resolved it?
  5. How do you stay updated on industry trends and new technologies in your field?
  6. Can you provide an example of a time when you had to work effectively as part of a team to accomplish a common goal?
  7. What is your approach to problem-solving, and can you share an example of a complex problem you’ve recently solved?
  8. Describe a situation where you had to meet tight deadlines and how you managed your time and workload to achieve them.
  9. What do you believe are the key qualities and skills a successful [position] should have, and how do you embody those qualities?
  10. Do you have any questions for us about the company or the role?

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