Automation / Control System Engineer

Confidential - Engineering Firm

Company Description

We are an electrical and automation engineering firm located in Calgary, Alberta providing services to clients throughout North America. We are a small team of experienced professionals committed to providing our clients quality engineering services.

Job Description

We are looking for an Automation / Control System Engineer to join our team.

Main Duties:

  • Development of control narratives and shutdown keys
  • Development of instrumentation and controls on P&IDs
  • Development of alarm/setpoint and IO lists.
  • Specification of control system equipment and software including PLC, HMI, Networking Equipment, UPS, Power Supplies, Control Panels, Alarm Dialers, Network Cabinets.
  • Development of control system network architectures including fibre optic communication.
  • Design of control panels
  • Development of controls and network cable schedules.
  • Development of wiring and schematic diagrams.
  • Development of test plans including FAT, SAT, HAT
  • Development and Review of drawing packages
  • Control system programming / configuration. Experience with Rockwell PlantPAx, Modicon M580 would be an asset.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Familiarity with the Canadian Electrical Code, particularly hazardous areas
  • P.Eng, P.L.(Eng) registered with APEGA or CET/P.Tech registered with ASET. Will consider candidates working towards these designations or without designation with sufficient experience.

Other Skills/Qualifications Which Would Be an Asset:

  • Familiarity with the National Electrical Code
  • Experience working with instrumentation databases
  • Experience with commissioning
  • Experience with Vendor package witness testing
  • PLC/HMI/Network Equipment Programming Experience
  • Experience with Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and the IEC 61511 standard
  • Experience with Burner Management Systems
  • P.E. (USA) Designation

Other Information:

  • This position could be either contract or staff
  • Candidates will be required to pass a police background check, pass a drug/alcohol test and be able and willing to travel to USA.
  • Must have driver’s license

Job Type: Full-time


  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

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