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Intermediate/Senior Controls Integrator

Waterloo, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following; other duties may be assigned
  • Required to work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company Health and Safety and Other Policies
  • Communicate with engineering in order to fully understand sequence of operations
  • Validate machinery operations in conjunction with assemblers and electricians
  • Assist in the design control systems in accordance with customer requirements and company and department standards
  • Provide technical guidance to other team members with respect to the implementation of particular standards and programming techniques
  • Program control systems in accordance with customer requirements, company and department standards, and project specific designs
  • Commission, install and service machinery at the customer site
  • May provide technical training to customer operations and maintenance staff
  • Maintain red-lined electrical drawings, as a record of changes made during wiring and debugging

Position Requirements : (Knowledge, Skill, Ability)
  • Must have significant knowledge and practical experience in two or more of the following areas or some practical knowledge in many of the following areas:
    • Wiring panels and automated machinery
    • Programming PLCs & HMIs
    • Programming Vision Systems
    • Programming Robots
    • Programming Servo Systems
    • Programming using C++, VB in a Microsoft environment, preferably .Net
    • Database design and implementation
    • Implementation of Industrial Networks
    • Machine Safety
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills in the English language
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customers and internal team members

Autonomy and Authority
  • Works as a fully qualified professional without detailed supervision, but within clear guidelines, defined standards and specifications. Difficult, complex or unusual matters are referred to more senior authority.
  • Generally responsible for the design and programming of complete lines or stand-alone machines
  • May guide and monitor the work of other more junior engineers and technical staff working within the controls department or on the same projects
  • Provides input to management with respect to the evolution of company and department technical standards and designs

Education, Experience, and Qualifications :
  • College or University degree in engineering or related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 to 7 years (Intermediate) or 8+ (Senior)progressive experience designing or implementing software and control systems in conjunction with automated machinery, after graduation
  • Must have a valid passport and driver's license, as well as the ability to travel to customer sites both locally and internationally
  • Must be available to travel for periods of up to 3 weeks (generally less than 2 weeks)