Power Systems Controls Engineer

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Eaton Industries (Canada)Company is currently seeking a Power Systems Controls Engineer to join ourteam. This position will be located out of our Ottawa, CA facility.

Position Overview:

The PowerSystems Controls Engineer will provide field service systems integrationengineering and technical consultation for customers in the areas of systemdesign, programming, installation, start up, maintenance, repair, training andmodification of automated control systems and power management systems. 

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employeearound the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention anddiscovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, brightprofessionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help usreach ours.

In this function you will:

Theprimary responsibilities of this position include; but are not limited to thefollowing:

  • Programming of Programmable Logic Controllers(PLC’s)

  • Programming of Human Machine interfaces (HMI’s)
  • Design and implementation of power system controlschemes including switchgear transfer control, load management control,generator control, microgrid control, and SCADA system development.

  • Quote general turnkey control projects (analyzespecifications, price all applicable labor and materials, write a proposedscope of work, etc.)

  • When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds thatmake each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


    Required (Basic) Qualifications:

    -Electrical Engineering Technologist Diploma

    -Minimum of 5 years of experience working with PLCbased control systems with power systems experience

    -Legally authorized to work in Canada without companysponsorship

    -Systems, human-machine interface software, PLCprogramming, Codesys logic programming software experience with a preference tostructured text language.

    -Experience with HMI (Human Machine Interface)software.

    -Experience with AutoCAD.

    -Working knowledge of test equipment and diagnosticinstruments for automation and power management systems.

    -No relocation benefit is offered forthis position. Only candidates residing within 80 km of Ottawa, ON, will beconsidered for this position

    Preferred qualifications:

    -Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accreditedinstitution (Electrical/Computer/Systems Engineering).

    -Professional Engineering license
    -Bilingual in English and French is an asset.Position Criteria:

    Knowledge and understanding of best engineeringpractices for design of automation systems, power management.

    Knowledge and proficiency working with substation,SCADA, and industrial communication protocols including Modbus, Ethernet/IP,DNP3 and IEC 61850.

    Knowledge and proficiency working with Ethernetlayer 2 and layer 3 networking and experience implementing industrial/OT typenetworks.

    Knowledge and proficiency of common substationIED’s, protection relays, metering, event recorders, time synchronization,etc., across multiple vendors.

    Knowledge of troubleshooting, test and repairtechniques.

    Computer literacy. Working knowledge of allsoftware packages relevant to successful performance of tasks.

    Knowledge and practice of safety precautionsrelated to working with automation and power management systems within anelectrical substation environment.

    Has demonstrated ability to provide field service andrepresent company interests in developing customer relationships to assurelong-term customer satisfaction.

    Excellent interpersonal andcommunication/presentation skills.

    We are committed to ensuring equal employmentopportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions arebased upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin,disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, orany other status protected by law.

    Eaton has in place accessibilitypolicies for accommodating employees with disabilities. If you are selected foran interview and require accommodations, please let the recruiter or hiringmanager know so that we can work to make reasonable adjustments that best suityour needs. Accessibility information may be found at: : https://www.eaton.com/ca/en-gb/company/policies-and-statements/accessibility.html

    We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

    Job: Engineering

    Region: North America – Canada
    Organization: ESSG CA Canada

    Job Level: Individual Contributor
    Schedule: Full-time
    Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
    Does this position offer relocation?: No
    Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time