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Automation Controls Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Job ID 3186
Salary 85-100k
Job Description

Solutions Protech is currently seeking an Automation Controls Engineer to fill a permanent position with one of our customers in the manufacturing industry in Laval.



  • Design the controls for the aeration system, including the programming of the fans and the main control panels;
  • Design control systems based on a PLC with different platforms, including Allen Bradley, General Electric, Schneider, Siemens and Mitsubishi;
  • Develop, maintain and upgrade Local Control Panel and Main Control Panel software with a variety of industrial programming languages;
  • Program and update firmware including Allen Bradley, General Electric, Schneider, Siemens and Mitsubishi;
  • provide technical assistance to the sales team during project design;
  • Provide technical assistance for the preparation of bids and operating and maintenance manuals;
  • Participate in teleconferences with engineering consulting firms, property owners and contractors to resolve project design issues and convince the client of the company's technical solutions;
  • provide fast and reliable remote technical assistance to field support teams;
  • Coordinate with different departments, suppliers and customers as needed;
  • Define and select various components of the aeration system, such as oxygen sensors, flow meters, modulated valve regulators and pressure transducers according to the project specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of NEC, UL / CSA and CE requirements;
  • Maintain a well-organized and up-to-date technical database including configuration controls and software revisions
  • Develop innovative technical solutions for sale to customers in the form of product distinctions and field upgrades.




  • Bachelor's degree in control and electrical engineering;
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Experience programming and maintaining control systems based on PLC and HMI;
  • Extensive knowledge of programmable logic controllers and human interface machines;
  • Experience in the design and operation of aeration systems, particularly in wastewater treatment plants, an asset;
  • Good knowledge of SCADA, DCS and OPC servers, VPN systems;
  • Good knowledge of VB, C, Perl, Java scripts
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Knowledge of AutoCad;
  • Good communication and presentation skills;
  • A good knowledge of English (written and spoken) is essential.
  • A trip to the United States is required (10% per year)
  • Must be proactive, independent, have excellent interpersonal and interpersonal skills as well as strong technical skills.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for to succeed in this position, please apply online or email your resume to John Romvary.

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