Automation Controls Engineer - HVAC-R

  • Location
    Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Electrical

Are you a qualified professional with a Bachelor's Degree in Instrumentation and Automation or Electrical Engineering, boasting exceptional HVAC/Controls expertise? Adecco is currently in search of a permanent, full-time Automation Controls Engineer to join a renowned provider of marine engineering and consulting services in Dartmouth, NS. Our client is committed to expanding its team with proficient individuals and offers competitive compensation alongside comprehensive medical benefits. 

  • Location: Dartmouth, NS

  • Job type: Full-time; Permanent 

  • Salary: 85-100K

Duties and Responsibilities 

As the Automation Controls Engineer, your role will encompass the following duties:

·       Design control panels utilizing AutoCAD Electrical, generating associated shop drawings and wiring diagrams under the guidance of the Automation and Controls Manager.

·       Program and configure PLC and HMI systems.

·       Contribute insights to the project planning process, evaluating the time needed for project engineering and detailed design tasks.

·       Take ownership of end-to-end testing, including programming downloads, start-up, commissioning, and servicing for assigned projects.

·       Conduct testing and troubleshooting of HVAC systems controls and equipment during commissioning and Factory acceptance tests.

·       Perform point-to-point commissioning of sensors and other system inputs.

·       Offer support to Field Engineers during start-up and commissioning.

·       Update AutoCAD control panel drawings and wiring diagrams under the supervision of the Automation & Controls Manager.

·       Interpret control sequence logic from control philosophy documents.

·       Verify the calibration of system sensors and transmitters.

·       Complete commissioning documentation. 

Requirements & Qualifications

To be considered for this role, candidates should meet the following qualifications:

·       Bachelor's Degree in Instrumentation & Automation or Electrical Engineering.

·       8-10 years of experience in HVAC/Controls or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

·       Familiarity with various PLC and Industrial control systems.

·       Experience in PLC programming and implementation (Siemens Step 7 and Logo Controller, Beijer).

·       Autonomous with strong root cause analysis and troubleshooting skills in automation.

·       Experience in creating panel layouts using AutoCAD Electrical (or other similar software) is an asset.

·       Bilingual proficiency with excellent English oral and written communication skills.

·       Willingness and ability to travel up to 15%.

·       Legal eligibility to work and reside in Canada.

If you're eager to elevate your career with this Automation Controls Engineer opportunity in Dartmouth, NS, we invite you to apply now! Our dynamic team of recruiters will reach out to you if you meet the qualifications for this role.

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Reference number CA_EN_1_023042_2165153

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