Controls Engineer



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9L583898615
  • Posted: June 15, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Controls Engineer based in Winnipeg, MB.

The Role:
The Controls Systems Engineer position is responsible for working with customers and reviewing customer documentation such as P&IDs and process descriptions to define control system hardware & software requirements; design and document control system hardware, control network, and fieldbus networks; program and test control strategies and HMI graphics; start-up and commissioning on-site; post-start-up support for customers. Must be able to independently perform these tasks for small projects and provide technical direction and leadership to a project team for larger projects.

  • Control System architecture design
  • Control System hardware and software design
  • Preparation of configuration design specifications
  • Preparation of instrument and I/O lists, and loop diagrams
  • Interpret design input documentation such as P&I diagrams, Process Narratives and Logic Schematics;
  • Interpret and/or author narrative specifications including Control System requirements, Design Criteria and User Requirements;
  • Review and comment on information to/from customers, other vendors, and other team members within company
Knowledge & Skills:
  • Knowledge of Foxboro or ABB or other similar systems required
  • Knowledge of Emerson’s PROVOX, RS3 or DeltaV technologies would be an asset
  • Projects implementation experience with Allen Bradley hardware and software would be consider an asset
  • Experience in the design, specification and commissioning of controls equipment for water / wastewater treatment systems would be considered an asset
  • Project Management skills
  • Knowledge of process control and instrumentation
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Good communication skills are a requirement
  • Training & presentation skills
  • Degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5-7 years’ experience with Process Control System Implementation
  • Direct control system configuration experience of a major DCS solution or PLC/HMI solution is required
  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
  • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • Opportunity to participate in various company committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Leanne Bonnar, Senior Consultant, Engineering & Technial. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Leanne Bonnar

Engineering & Technical


Senior Consultant

  • 204.201.4007

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