Junior Instrumentation & Controls Technologist

  • Company:
    Tetra Tech
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

JUNIOR INSTRUMENTATION / CONTROLS ENGINEER / TECHNOLOGIST Contract & Staff Employment Vancouver, BC Tetra Tech is a multi-discipline team of specialists geared toward providing superior frontline consulting engineering services. With a progressive business like ours, it is important to be innovative with your thinking and committed to embracing new ideas. Long-term planning means acting quickly today. When it comes to engaging the best talent, we know that respect goes a long way. Our environment is one where your contribution counts and you have the opportunity to make a real impact. If you thrive in a collaborative, professional atmosphere, you’ll enjoy a strong sense of camaraderie among our talented team. POSITION SUMMARY: This role is a fast-paced, challenging position in designing, programming, and commissioning instrumentation and automation control systems for industrial clients. The ideal candidate enjoys working as a team player in an office environment and seeing the work followed-through at onsite visits. This role would be a good fit if you’re looking for an opportunity to join a company with an established, large I&C department who is executing multi-discipline engineering design projects for a large range of clients and industries (ex: Oil and Gas, Heavy industrial) in Western Canada. RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform the following technical activities: •Work as an instrumentation and controls member of a multi-discipline design team. •Specify instruments and final control devices. •Prepare instrumentation and control system layout drawings and block diagrams. •Design automation systems including PLC, HMI, DCS, and communication networks. •Develop control strategies and control narratives; provide P&ID assistance to the Process Group. •Perform site visits to field verify design details. •Prepare network diagrams and PLC/DCS gateway interface lists. •Design PLC panels and prepare panel layouts, I/O module schematics, termination diagrams, bills of material, and cable schedules. •Prepare hardware and software specifications. •Participate in Factory Acceptance Testing for major equipment. •Work with electrical designers on electrical motor control systems including MCCs, soft starters, and VFDs. •Contribute to electrical area classification drawings. •Prepare instrumentation and controls construction work packages. •Develop PLC, HMI, and communication module programs. •Perform software simulations, acceptance testing with clients, pre-commissioning, and site commissioning of PLCs, HMIs, and networks. JUNIOR INSTRUMENTATION / CONTROLS ENGINEER / TECHNOLOGIST Contract & Staff Employment Vancouver, BC Tetra Tech is a multi-discipline team of specialists geared toward providing superior frontline consulting engineering services. With a progressive business like ours, it is important to be innovative with your thinking and committed to embracing new ideas. Long-term planning means acting quickly today. When it comes to engaging the best talent, we know that respect goes a long way. Our environment is one where your contribution counts and you have the opportunity to make a real impact. If you thrive in a collaborative, professional atmosphere, you’ll enjoy a strong sense of camaraderie among our talented team. POSITION SUMMARY: This role is a fast-paced, challenging position in designing, programming, and commissioning instrumentation and automation control systems for industrial clients. The ideal candidate enjoys working as a team player in an office environment and seeing the work followed-through at onsite visits. This role would be a good fit if you’re looking for an opportunity to join a company with an established, large I&C department who is executing multi-discipline engineering design projects for a large range of clients and industries (ex: Oil and Gas, Heavy industrial) in Western Canada. RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform the following technical activities: •Work as an instrumentation and controls member of a multi-discipline design team. •Specify instruments and final control devices. •Prepare instrumentation and control system layout drawings and block diagrams. •Design automation systems including PLC, HMI, DCS, and communication networks. •Develop control strategies and control narratives; provide P&ID assistance to the Process Group. •Perform site visits to field verify design details. •Prepare network diagrams and PLC/DCS gateway interface lists. •Design PLC panels and prepare panel layouts, I/O module schematics, termination diagrams, bills of material, and cable schedules. •Prepare hardware and software specifications. •Participate in Factory Acceptance Testing for major equipment. •Work with electrical designers on electrical motor control systems including MCCs, soft starters, and VFDs. •Contribute to electrical area classification drawings. •Prepare instrumentation and controls construction work packages. •Develop PLC, HMI, and communication module programs. •Perform software simulations, acceptance testing with clients, pre-commissioning, and site commissioning of PLCs, HMIs, and networks. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: •Ensure that work is checked in accordance with the standards and procedures of Tetra Tech and the client. •Adhere to all health and safety policies and guidelines of Tetra Tech and the client. •Travel will be required ranging from the occasional one day trip to frequent multi-day trips, with travel time often concentrated in bunches. SKILLS: One to three years of progressive experience as an instrumentation and controls engineer / technologist •Industrial design experience •Experience with computer design tools – AUTOCAD, SPI Intools, 3D modelling •Hardware / software troubleshooting skills •PLC/HMI/DCS programming experience using industry standard software packages •SCADA system design and programming •Experience with Schneider / Modicon and/or Rockwell controller products •Experience with industrial network design and implementation including Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, and Modbus •Strong interpersonal skills required for internal team interfaces and client liaison •Good written and oral communication skills •Ability to adapt to new projects and quickly understand the defined scope •Fluency in one or more control system languages will be considered an asset •Experience with electrical design will be considered an asset •Work experience in the Pulp & Paper, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Municipal, and Mining sectors will be considered an asset •Project management skills •Adherence to safety policies and procedures EDUCATION: •B.A.Sc. in Electrical or Controls Engineering; or •Bachelor / Diploma of Technology (BCIT or equivalent) •Formal training from control system vendor or industry software tools will be considered an asset LOCATION: This position is based out of our 885 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver Office Think Tetra Tech. Tetra Tech is a dynamic, multi-discipline team of specialists with a different approach to consulting engineering. We focus on building long-term relationships with our clients by combining the intimate front-line service of a small consulting firm with the depth of experience of a larger company. Think Long-Term. Challenging and satisfying work Excellent benefits package Competitive compensation Professional Development Active and engaging corporate culture Focused on work life balance OTHER REQUIREMENTS: •Ensure that work is checked in accordance with the standards and procedures of Tetra Tech and the client. •Adhere to all health and safety policies and guidelines of Tetra Tech and the client. •Travel will be required ranging from the occasional one day trip to frequent multi-day trips, with travel time often concentrated in bunches. SKILLS: One to three years of progressive experience as an instrumentation and controls engineer / technologist •Industrial design experience •Experience with computer design tools – AUTOCAD, SPI Intools, 3D modelling •Hardware / software troubleshooting skills •PLC/HMI/DCS programming experience using industry standard software packages •SCADA system design and programming •Experience with Schneider / Modicon and/or Rockwell controller products •Experience with industrial network design and implementation including Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, and Modbus •Strong interpersonal skills required for internal team interfaces and client liaison •Good written and oral communication skills •Ability to adapt to new projects and quickly understand the defined scope •Fluency in one or more control system languages will be considered an asset •Experience with electrical design will be considered an asset •Work experience in the Pulp & Paper, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Municipal, and Mining sectors will be considered an asset •Project management skills •Adherence to safety policies and procedures EDUCATION: •B.A.Sc. in Electrical or Controls Engineering; or •Bachelor / Diploma of Technology (BCIT or equivalent) •Formal training from control system vendor or industry software tools will be considered an asset LOCATION: This position is based out of our 885 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver Office Think Tetra Tech. Tetra Tech is a dynamic, multi-discipline team of specialists with a different approach to consulting engineering. We focus on building long-term relationships with our clients by combining the intimate front-line service of a small consulting firm with the depth of experience of a larger company. Think Long-Term. Challenging and satisfying work Excellent benefits package Competitive compensation Professional Development Active and engaging corporate culture Focused on work life balance Instrumentation and ControlsInstrumentation and ControlsCanada-BC-CA-VancouverCanada-BC-CA-Vancouver719 ICE719 ICEFull-timeFull-timeJul 25, 2018, 2:30:47 AMJul 25, 2018, 2:30:47 AMOngoingOngoingCanadaCanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver