Electrical Engineer (Automations & Controls)

  • Location
    Scaborough, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Packaging

Adecco is currently recruiting an Electrical Engineer (Automations & Controls). This is fulltime permanent role for our government entity Client located in Scarborough, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one. The opportunity will be on-site with some travel requirements to different facilities, and every two weeks being on call.
The ElectricalEngineer (Automations & Controls) will have the following responsibilities:

  • Draws, designs, sketches and writes detailed specifications and technical requirements for the installation, maintenance, modification, relocation and improvement of mechanized mail handling equipment.
  • Plans, coordinates and manages Engineering activities on mail processing equipment by analyzing technical performance and proposing enhancements to reduce operating cost, increase performance and diminish downtime.
  • Maintains and enhances technical quality of general engineering of mail processing equipment by providing specialist electronic technological consulting services.
  • Conducts assigned research studies in the areas of design, operation, reliability maintenance and safety of various items of electrical and electronic equipment and/or components to determine nature of changes or improvements required; proposes and/or designs specific modifications, alternatives and improvements arising from such research.
  • Designs, develops and oversees the implementation of maintenance programs and parameters for existing and new equipment determining standards, procedures, control systems, equipment, resources and skill requirements.
  • Manages and leads systems design, development and implementations of systems in order to meet business requirements.
  • Ensure team cohesion, leading the project team in the analysis of specifications from users or their representatives.
  • Reviews proposals provided by the project team, subject matter experts, analysts, technologist and implements the optimal solution; reviews and adjusts projects/enhancements priorities in accordance with user requirements.
  • System development, testing and integration with other sub-system and/or interfaces; design and review the proposed system/equipment solution at all (required/applicable) levels;
  • Reports projects/enhancement issues to management on timely basis develops project plans, provides cost estimates, prepares business cases, resource estimates and planned life cycle time frames; report also on related costs, contracts and investments issues;
  • Develop relevant training material for applicable use and integration throughout the operational community (notably mail ops and plant maintenance).
  • Develops, produces and revises corporate electrical and electronic standards, procedures and manuals for control systems and equipment.
  • Evaluates engineering information submitted for approval, such as sketches, drawings specifications, pre-production information, prototypes, and costs and benefits and proposals submitted by consultants, contractors, manufacturers and suppliers. Recommends and prepares substantiation for acceptance or rejection of proposals.
  • Supervises contracts for the procurement maintenance and installation of electrical and electronic equipment, including liaison with contracting agency, evaluation of information and checking of proposals and drawings, supervision of manufacturer, installation proving out and acceptance.
  • Monitors progress of improvement/service development initiatives and prepares reports/ presentations to Engineering and Program Development Manager.
  • Supervises, conducts or participates in factory and fi eld inspections, test and trials of electrical and electronic equipment and components being manufactured, assembled, installed and tested for retrofits, modifications and permanent adjustments. Accepts or rejects equipment or components examined or tested.
  • Advises management on technological advances in Engineering and Systems features, procedures, standards by maintaining an awareness of the “state of the art” for technical aspects of equipment and system design principles.
  • The Electrical Engineer (Automations & Controls) must meet the following mandatory requirements:
  • A University or College degree in a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience is required.
  • Common Industrial Protocols (CIP): CANBUS, ControlNet, DeviceNet, AS-i, DF-1, EtherNet/IP, HostLinkProtocol, Interbus, PROFINET IO, Modbus RTU / ASCII / TCP, Profibus
  • Data exchange protocols: DDE, OLE, JSON
  • Other Communication Protocols: OPC, OPC UA, OMG DDS, SNMP
  • Wonderware InTouch Software,
  • Design of process control circuits and safety circuits,
  • Design of processing control software,
  • Rockwell Automation hardware: SLC 500, MicroLogix, ControlLogix, and Safety PLC
  • Rockwell Automation software: RSLinx, RS Logix 500, Studio 5000, RS NetWorx, Factory Talk
  • Experience with Siemens TIA Portal, Operator Interface Panel View, Panel View Plus, Vision Systems,
  • Operating Systems: Windows Desktop from Pro to Current, Server from 2003 to Current, Linux
  • Database: MS SQL, MySQL, Apache Cassandra, Elasticsearch
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Web application development
  • Networking & Devices: Routers, Switches and Hubs, Network configuration, Deployment of anti-virus software
  • Programming Languages (including but not limited to): C, C++, C#.Net, Visual Basic.net, VB Scripts, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Familiarity with codes and standards: CSA Z460, CSA Z462, CSA Z463, and the Canadian Electrical Code
  • Professional presentation and oral communication skills
  • Identify technology solutions to meet customer needs
  • Experience in electrical/controls design in systems automation and development
  • Troubleshooting skills in electrical/controls problems
  • Preparing technical documentation such as controls system design, troubleshooting job aids, preventive maintenance recommendations, engineering drawings, reports and presentations.
  • Reviewing documentation and recommending enhancements to existing systems
  • Reviewing, authorizing, coordinating, and managing execution of system controls changes
  • Software acceptance testing
  • If you are interested in applying to our ElectricalEngineer (Automations & Controls) position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.



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