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Livewire Automation
7916 Alaska Road
Fort St. John, (Canada)

Phone: 2507879111
Web: http://www.livewireautomation.com/about-us/our-services/29-locations/35-fort-st-john-bc

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Controls & Automation Specialist or Senior Controls & Automation Specialists


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Job Description:

The Controls and Automation Specialists / Senior Controls & Automation Specialists will provide innovative design, integration and technical support to our clients which will include maintenance and upgrading of existing client SCADA, PLC, Radio Communication and Automation systems in addition to installation and commissioning of greenfield new facilities.
The role will require the specialist to be able to travel to the customer site; utilize advanced trouble shooting skills to correct the issue or be adept at being the customer facing LiveWire representative and collaborate with rest of the remote team to the benefit of the customer.
The Senior Controls & Automation Specialists will also could mentor, coach and lead the more junior staff.
Location: Preference is for the successful candidate to be located in the Fort St John area. We will consider fly in/fly out rotations for consider other regions for exceptional candidates.
We provided 24-7 support to our clients so flexible schedule is desired.

Job Requirements:

The Candidate …
Minimum Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree or College diploma in Engineering, Software, Computer Science or Controls & Automation

  • a minimum of 3+ years demonstrated experience design, programming and support experience in the Oil & Gas or Water & Wastewater industry with regards to automation and controls (5+ years for Senior role)
  • a minimum of 7+ years of demonstrated experience in design, programming and support experience in the Oil & Gas or Water & Wastewater industry for the Senior positions in lieu of above educational requirements or coupled with other industry training or certifications.
Demonstrated Experience:
  • HMI design and programming experience in the Oil & Gas or Water & Wastewater industry
  • HMI/SCADA programming experience with one or more of the following software packages: FactoryTalk, FactoryLink, ClearSCADA, VTScada, PCVue, WonderWare, OASyS, etc.
  • PLC programming experience with one or more of the following PLC/RTU platforms: Compact/ControlLogix, SLC, PLC-5, Modicon, SCADAPack, ROC, GE Fanuc
  • Experience with on-site commissioning and startup
  • Understanding of industrial environments, engineering, and production processes
  • HMI/SCADA/PLC troubleshooting and debugging experience
  • Must possess a valid Canadian Driver’s License
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on full-time basis
  • Ability to travel and work in Western Canada
  • Ability to complete all security clearance requirements that may be required for the performance of the work
  • Familiar with and excellent record with regards to Safety results in an industrial setting with Oil and Gas the preference.
Personal Traits

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • High Core Values on display every day
  • Provide epic customer experience and service.
  • Must possess a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong troubleshooting and organizational skills
  • Works independently with minimal supervision
  • Quick learner; able to adapt to new technologies
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work successfully both individually and within team environments
  • Highly motivated & ability to conduct themselves in a professional manner

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Trevor at: careers@livewireautomation.ca

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