Automation, Monitoring and Control Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Malta

AquaBioTech Group

is a global consulting and engineering company with over 20 years of experience in aquaculture, fisheries and other aquatic sciences.

About the job

Immediate Vacancy: Automation, Monitoring and Control Engineer

AquaBioTech Group is seeking to employ a graduate Automation, Monitoring and Control engineer to work on the design, development, coordination and reporting of various aquaculture international projects that the Company is involved in, as well as the Company’s own internal projects. The successful candidate will be working alongside our multi-disciplinary team of international staff.

The primary tasks of this post are to develop technical designs for monitoring, control and automation systems, specify equipment and components needed for such systems, programming and interfacing using SCADA system, simulating and testing of automation, perform work within budget and project schedules. The candidate will be expected to be a proficient user of AutoCAD software and be very well versed in Microsoft Office applications.

The candidate needs to have some years of automation and control design experience in a commercial environment, together with clear knowledge of design principles and the application of such to real-life projects. The candidate will be provided with detailed training on the job. The selected person will also be expected to travel to assist in the supervision of installations and project commissioning. Reporting directly to the Automation and Control Manager, the position is demanding, requiring a person who is highly motivated and self-organised.

The selected person must be prepared to work to tight deadlines in multi-functional projects and in conjunction with the whole engineering team that are based at our head-office in Malta, as well as staff who are based at the project sites.

Qualifications Overview

A successful candidate is likely to have a solid background in automation, process control, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering, preferably with at least an B.Eng. level of education, although experience-based candidates are encouraged to apply. Experience / specialisation in aquaculture recirculation technology will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will need to possess knowledge and ability to safely work with electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment.

The selected candidate will have a number of assignments to develop and work on simultaneously but will also be expected to become involved in the overall marketing and promotion of the AquaBioTech Group’s services so as to ensure that a continuous stream of work comes into the company.

The selected candidate will have to speak and write English fluently and be a clear communicator. Knowledge of any other languages would be considered an asset, although not essential.
The selected candidate must have a clear passport with no travel restrictions or legal convictions and be in possession of a clean driving licence. Applicants must be prepared to travel at short notice as part of international assignments the company is awarded.

Financial Package

The successful candidate will be offered a long-term, fixed-term contract with the company. The starting package offered for this position will be structured largely upon the chosen candidate, reflecting the experience the candidate brings to the company, but also in line with the cost of living in Malta and could include an accommodation package, if required.


Application Procedure

Further information about the AquaBioTech Group and the services we offer can be viewed at Applicants are required to submit a full Curriculum vitae in the AquaBioTech Group Europass format that must be downloaded from our website (click APPLY button). This file must be filled using Adobe Acrobat Reader® or any other PDF viewer (not directly on your browser) – no other CV formats will be accepted. Questions about the application should be directed to the Admin & HR Director, on

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