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Electrical Controls and Automation Specialist

London, ON

Hardie Industrial Services

Company Description

Hardie Industrial Services is a leader in providing high quality electrical construction and process automation services to manufacturing and municipal customers in Southern Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), specializing in food and beverage, chemical processing, power generation and municipal water and wastewater treatment.  For 30 years, Hardie has built a strong reputation in the industry by focusing on meeting customer deadlines and exceeding expectations, without sacrificing either quality or safety. We are a dynamic team of individuals and we pride ourselves in offering superior customer service. Our talent, hard work and dedication have allowed us to produce superior quality products and services, and become a leader in the industry.

Job Description

  • Program PLCs, HMIs, and more for a variety of industrial automation manufacturing scenarios
  • Troubleshoot process equipment and instrumentation including HMIs, PLCs, Drives, Servos, Safety Systems, flow meters and more. You will be part of a team of electrical automation engineers and technicians, and will thus have access to strong technical support when needed.
  • Create functional descriptions, flow charts, and control narratives for automation projects
  • Design electrical control panels based on project requirements using AutoCAD
  • Integrate, program and start up AC/DC and Servo drives
  • Quote projects based on customer’s specifications
  • Design and program SCADA systems using Ignition, Wonderware and others for industrial facilities
  • Design and integrate safety monitoring systems and safety circuitry solutions, including safety relays, light curtains, scanners, safety mats and more into existing equipment or machinery functioning
  • Produce electrical drawings reflecting changes or additions to electrical systems in AutoCAD Electrical
  • Program and commission robot systems
  • Be willing to be on call on a rotating basis

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Electrical license 309A or 442A with a history of control systems experience in an industrial process environment
  • Control Systems Technologist, Engineering education or equivalent electrical controls education, would be considered an asset
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ field experience in an industrial environment
  • Mechanically inclined, excelling at use of tools to accomplish hands-on field work, including machine wiring, mounting of components, panel changes/retrofits, running of cables, etc.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, and the ability to speak to and address customer needs
  • A proven record of controls experience and an aptitude for learning
  • A strong programming knowledge base in Siemens and Allen Bradley (knowledge of other platforms will be considered a valuable asset)
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Ontario and Canadian Electrical Code
  • Good Driving Record

Hardie Perks

At Hardie you will have:

  • Pension
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Prescription Drug Benefits
  • Dental Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Tool Allowance
  • Banked Time Options
  • Vacation
  • Educational Reimbursement Plan

Additional Information

Hardie Industrial Services is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be hired on the basis of experience, training, education, and potential for growth as to attain the best possible candidates for the continued success of the company. There shall be no discrimination based on religion, age, sex, race, or national origin. It is the intent of the management that equal opportunity will be provided in all promotions, wages, benefits, and other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.

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