I&C Engineer

Sacre Davey Engineering


Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

  • Location: Remote
  • Full Time Permanent

Company Description

Sacré-Davey is a privately held, multi-disciplinary engineering and project management firm that services the mining, energy, and general industrial sectors. With offices in Canada, the United States, and the Philippines, we offer our clients professional services and global technical expertise to de-risk and maximize the value of their projects.

The diverse range of projects that we deliver includes mineral processing plants, green and blue hydrogen production facilities, wastewater treatment plants, technology scale-up, renewable fuels, GHG reduction, power generation facilities, bulk material terminals and food processing plants.

We strive to deliver projects with excellence and help our clients grow and succeed with a focus on sustainability and responsible development. We are on a mission to create a more sustainable future for us all and need talented professionals to help us reach our goals.

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an experienced Instrumentation & Controls Engineer to provide technical support in power systems, electrical design, and instrumentation for our heavy industrial projects. Creative and out-of-the-box thinkers are encouraged to apply.


  • Providing feasibility assessment and preliminary / detailed design for a variety of industrial facilities and commercial buildings
  • Work as an instrumentation and controls member of a multi-discipline design team with project teams in multiple offices.
  • Developing control strategies, provide input to P&IDs, control system specifications, termination diagrams, commissioning plans.
  • Design, specification, and integration of complete automation systems including PLC, HMI, DCS, and communication networks.
  • Participation in control panel design and generation of bill of materials, cabling, PLC and HMI programming, and commissioning for commercial and industrial facilities.
  • Performing FAT, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities.
  • Complete control architecture drawings, PLC, cabinet and loop drawings.
  • Develop Datasheets and Material requisition packages for control systems and instrumentation.
  • Develop shutdown keys and control narratives.
  • Build instrument indexes
  • Work will include power and control schemes, cable schedules, cable and conduit routings, equipment and cable tray layouts, protective relaying design and configuration.
  • Overseeing the quality of engineering documentation, equipment and installation related to the detailed design and engineering of industrial electrical power systems and controls.
  • Liaising with clients, contractors, and senior management members.
  • Preparing or supporting the development of proposals and project cost estimates, including assigning / managing workload, and balancing internal and client priorities.
  • Ensuring completion of deliverables, including travel to our clients’ work sites
  • Develop design criteria and standardized specifications
  • Design and review engineering work packages, loop diagrams, wiring diagrams, data sheets and P & ID mark-ups
  • Sizing of control valves and flow devices
  • Prepare various design calculations used in the discipline
  • Specify instrumentation and control hardware ensuring functionality, material selection, and safety
  • Review and check calculations, design models and drawings and design documents prepared by others in the group and by material suppliers, as assigned
  • Work with designers in other disciplines in the overall assignment to coordinate designs
  • Work independently and take initiative to research information to complete assignments within the budgeted time
  • Reviewing P&IDs and ensuring instrumentation is correct.
  • Instrument list, I/O List and Instrument Loop Drawings
  • Instrument Datasheets, instrument selection, review of vendor submissions
  • Mechanical Package Interconnection Drawings
  • Control Panel Design (PLC/DCS) and Junction Box layouts
  • Write Functional Description/Control Philosophy Document Cost estimating
  • Control and telecommunications architecture


  • A recognized degree in Engineering with professional registration within any provincial jurisdiction in Canada
  • Minimum of 8 years’ progressive experience as a Controls and instrument engineer in heavy industry, mining, oil & gas and or renewable energy projects. Experience in Pulp & Paper is considered an asset.
  • Experience with ABB, Honeywell, or Emerson DCS and/or Schneider/Modicon or Rockwell PLC products considered an asset
  • Fluency in one or more control system languages will be considered an asset
  • Experience in HMI development considered an asset
  • Experience with industrial network design and implementation including Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, and Modbus
  • Experience in Wireless Mesh Network design considered an asset
  • Good working knowledge of control wirings, loop diagrams and control system architecture
  • Experience in manhour estimate, budget monitoring and progress reporting would be a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of interfacing with DCS and PLC systems
  • General knowledge of instrumentation and controls standards (CEC, NEC, NFPA, CSA Z-462, IEEE, NACE, ISA, PIP and API)
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD preferred
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly in Excel

Additional information

Sacré-Davey offers a competitive compensation package, as well as a creative, cohesive work environment and continuous opportunity for development. If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter, including a description of projects and accomplishments relevant to the position.

Sacré-Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accessibility or special requirements, please let us know and we will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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