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Autopro Automation

Automation Field Engineer/Technician (PLC)

White – Fort McMurray, Alberta
Department White
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Position Profile

This position is intended for a resident of Fort McMurray only. This role includes commissioning and planned support services for Modicon or ABB PLC’s .

Position Accountabilities

Verification and Acceptance Testing
Develop and participate with internal Hardware and Software QA/QC testing programs; Support System Integration Functional Testing (SIFT); Lead clients in vendor Hardware and Software Acceptance Testing.

Plant Commissioning 
Perform Loop checks and troubleshoot field PLC’s.

Troubleshoot all aspects of functionality of Modicon and ABB hardware and software; Act on behalf of the end client to interface with system vendor(s) for timely resolution of all defects and deficiencies.

Provide high quality written documentation;

Act as the Client's Representative
Lead system support initiatives, acting as the end client's representative for software and hardware upgrades, integration to other systems, migrations, optimization and system expansion; Provide technical support during system shutdown and start-up activities


  • B.Sc. in Electrical, Computer, or Chemical Engineering (CPC), or related Engineering Technologist Diploma
  • 2 to 10 years of PLC experience with DeltaV or Modicon platform. Having experience on both would be an asset but not a requirement.
  • Previous experience working at an Oil Sands facility would be an asset.
  • Experience related to Honeywell DCS would be an asset.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency of MS Office (Word and Excel) is essential.
  • Proven customer focused practices
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License
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  • Location
    Fort McMurray, Alberta
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  • Employment Type
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