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HR Project Partners is currently accepting resumes for a Senior Automation Engineer on behalf of one of our clients. The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 10 years of automation experience.

This position is in Labrador City, NL.  This position is FIFO, 3 weeks on site/1 week off and is based on a 6-month contract with the high possibility of extension.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee the engineering design and commissioning of industrial electrical power systems.
  • Application, design, configuration, and commissioning of Automation systems
  • Lead capital projects development including feasibility studies, project scope definitions, capital cost estimates, preliminary and detailed engineering designs.
  • Performs PLC and DCS programming
  • Determines appropriate design deliverables based on project complexity
  • Leads trouble shooting of automation systems and equipment
  • Improves and upgrades existing assets and applies complex problem-solving techniques
  • Holds a key understanding of the project lifecycle, facility lifecycle and the engineering process

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – Automation, Electrical, or Electronics
  • P.Eng. designation
  • Minimum 10 years of automation experience
  • Preferably experience working at an engineering firm, automation solutions provider, or plants engineering teams
  • Experience working on industrial automation projects

Knowledge, Skills, & Attributes:

  • Strong PLC programming skills, preferably experienced with Allan Bradley Control Logix and PLC5
  • Strong DCS programming skills, preferably experienced with Foxboro
  • Strong design knowledge of automation systems, control philosophy and applications.
  • Experience developing operator interfaces, HMi
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols DeviceNet, HART; working knowledge of Ethernet (TCP/IP),
  • Experience in process control engineering and instrumentation
  • Experience reading block flow diagrams, process flow diagrams, and P&ID’s and translating into control narratives and other associated control system documents
  • Experience in reading wiring diagrams, electrical drawings
  • Preferable to have knowledge about variable speed drives and motor control centers
  • Knowledge of alarm rationalization, functional safety in design
  • Knowledge of PLC and DCS hardware, field instruments and equipment

How to Apply:

When submitting your application to HR Project Partners for this opportunity, please submit a PDF version and include the job number.

 About Us:

HR Project Partners Inc. (HRPP) is a Human Resources consulting company offering various services in Human Resources, both to individuals and to companies. One of those services is recruitment for companies on a provincial and national basis.

HR Project Partners is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply directly to this job posting. For questions regarding the position, please feel free to email While HR Project Partners appreciates all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Job Overview

Posted date :
October 27, 2022
Job nature :
Full Time

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