Automation Field Engineer/Technician (PLC)

Position Profile

This position is intended for a resident of Fort McMurray only. This role includes commissioning and planned support services for Modicon or ABB PLCs.

Position Accountabilities

Verification and Acceptance Testing
Develop and participate with internal Hardware and Software QA/QC testing programs; Support System Integration Functional Testing (SIFT); Lead clients in vendor Hardware and Software Acceptance Testing.

Plant Commissioning
Perform Loop checks and troubleshoot field PLCs.

Troubleshoot all aspects of functionality of Modicon and ABB hardware and software; Act on behalf of the end client to interface with system vendor(s) for timely resolution of all defects and deficiencies.

Provide high quality written documentation;

Act as the Client's Representative
Lead system support initiatives, acting as the end client's representative for software and hardware upgrades, integration to other systems, migrations, optimization and system expansion; Provide technical support during system shutdown and start-up activities


  • B.Sc. in Electrical, Computer, or Chemical Engineering (CPC), or related Engineering Technologist Diploma
  • 2 to 10 years of PLC experience with DeltaV or Modicon platform. Having experience on both would be an asset but not a requirement.
  • Previous experience working at an Oil Sands facility would be an asset.
  • Experience related to Honeywell DCS would be an asset.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency of MS Office (Word and Excel) is essential.
  • Proven customer focused practices
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License

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  • Technologist
  • Engineer
  • Fort McMurray, AB