Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

Job Overview

The Automation Engineer works in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams to design various projects focused on Plasma in the mining, metallurgical, and military fields.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Participate in defining the architecture of control systems
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary project team in the design of P&ID and HAZOP
  • Select equipment and instrumentation
  • Design switch cabinets
  • Perform or supervise the programing of programable logic controllers and SCADA user interfaces
  • Supervise the work of technicians or engineers on projects
  • Provide technical assistance during construction work (electrical/instrumentation)
  • Participate in the testing and commissioning of systems at the factory and customer sites
  • Perform other duties as required by the immediate supervisor and for which the person is qualified

Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Automated Production Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec
  • Experience in programing control systems (SCADA, PLC, DCS, HMI)
  • Experience in designing automation and control systems
  • Experience in electrical design and drafting
  • Expertise in pre-operational checks and equipment start-up
  • Excellent analyzing and problem-solving skills *Demonstrable autonomy, adaptability, and attention to detail
  • Available to travel internationally (as needed)
  • Asset: Knowledge of Allen-Bradley, EPLAN, OSI Soft, VM, SQL products
  • Asset: Knowledge of the Electrical Code and CSA standards
  • Bilingual (written and spoken)


  • At least two years of experience in a similar position
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