Sr. Automation Specialist

Location: Sudbury, ON

Summary of Position

The successful candidate will be responsible for executing, coordinating and expediting a succession of different engineering jobs, as part of operational or capital expenditure projects.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Able to ensure that all programs and controls maintain a safe operating environment.
  • Must liaise with other automation specialists and engineers to ensure client needs are met.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment to meet tight deadlines.
  • Responsible for estimating and monitoring costs, providing guidance and technical expertise in development projects and acting as team leader.
  • Accountable for project completion using BESTECH principles, and techniques, considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints.
  • Prepare technical documentation including business requirements and functional descriptions.
  • Perform systems commissioning and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to conduct research and develop strategies and implement innovative solutions.
  • Travel to and from sites as required.

Essential Job Requirements & Experience

  • Engineering or related discipline.
  • Five (5) years’ experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of mining and mine ventilation an asset.
  • PLC, HMI, and DCS programming on a variety of platforms.
  • Experience with Schneider Electric and Allen Bradley products.
  • Product design experience.
  • Ability to research different components.
  • Proven background in commissioning.
  • Client relationship management experience.
  • Oral and written communication skills, with exceptional report writing skills.