Title: Automation Specialist
Group / Division: Automation
Reports to: VP of Automation
Work Location: Calgary, AB
Pay Type: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Bi-Weekly
The Automation Specialist position is responsible for providing project support by being directly involved in the design, programming, testing, and troubleshooting of automation equipment and systems. This position will ensure operational targets are met in safe, environmentally compliant, and efficient manner.
PLC/HMI/Scada program development and testing
FAT, commissioning, and field service
Creation of technical documentation (control narratives, test procedures, user manuals, installation/ commissioning manuals, etc.)
Instrumentation, electrical and control system design support
Provide support to project managers with a solid understanding of project execution procedures and functions such as scheduling, budget development and maintenance and scope tracking
- Integrated testing with project teams in simulated environments in the office
Desired Qualifications and Skills:
Control system design
Wonderware System Platform Training
Gas Turbine and rotating equipment control system design and/or operating experience
Previous experience in the natural gas processing industry within a related technical field
Familiarity with IT/Networking and database applications
- Aptitude for Programming (C, C#, VBA, SQL or other languages)
Required Qualifications & Skills:
5 + years PLC/HMI design and programming experience in the oil and gas industry
PLC programming experience with one or more of the following vendor systems: Wonderware, Rockwell Allen Bradley, GE, Siemens, Horner.
HMI programming experience with one or more of the following vendor systems: Wonderware System Platform, Rockwell Factory Talk SE, Factory Link, Citect, Telvent, etc.
Experience with on-site commissioning and start-up
Understanding of industrial environments, engineering, and production processes
PLC/HMI troubleshooting and debugging experience
- Excellent English, written and verbal communication skills
- Walking, occasional lifting up to 35 lbs.
- Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use
- Finger agility for keyboarding
- Periods of sitting and standing may be necessary
- May be requested to work outside of normal work schedule to meet business needs.