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Senior Automation Controls Engineer

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Senior Automation Controls Engineer
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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CIMCO is looking for regular full time Senior Automation Engineer to join our Engineering Services Team in our Mississauga office. This role will appeal to you if you have a passion for all aspects of automation control from planning, coordination, implementation, through to commissioning. Expertise required in all of the following project phases; requirements documentation, detailed design generation, system programming, HMI design, system integration, on-site commissioning, customer training, after installation support.

Depending on qualifications, experience, and demonstrated abilities, a candidate would be considered for other future opportunities either in a leadership position within the Automation group or opportunities in our Panel Engineering, Project Engineering, or Sales Departments.

Role Responsibilities

Design, configuration, integration and implementation of automation solutions for variety of systems in Recreation and Industrial facilities.

• Determine Automation Control requirements and provide costing to Sales Department
• Liaison with other departments to ensure automation design matches the mechanical and electrical design.
• Manage multiple Automation Control projects simultaneously from beginning to end.
• Prepare and/or supervise the preparation of control system schematics.
• Prepare and/or supervise the preparation of bills of material and issue material requisitions to purchasing department.
• Create, test, and document DDC/PLC code and HMI interfaces based on company standards and specifications.
• On-site commissioning, tuning, and site training of control systems.
• Integrate control systems with other automation systems and devices using various communications protocols.
• Monitor progress of projects to maintain costs within budget, update project costing when required.
• Provide customer training and after installation support.
• Occasional travel to commission and troubleshoot out of town control systems.
• Document engineering designs, prepare record files.
• Contribute to the continuous design improvement process.

Required Professional Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering
• 10 years of experience with programming and commissioning automation systems.
• The successful candidate will be hands-on, electrically and mechanically inclined.
• Experience with commercial DDC and/or industrial PLC software and hardware.
• Ability to work with customers, consultants, internal staff, and external vendors to coordinate projects.
• Ability to troubleshoot automation control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces and databases.
• Experience with control system networking technologies.
• Extensive knowledge of electrical and electronic instrumentations
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
• Ability to work effectively in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.
• Ability to work alone or in a team and accept responsibility for the work performed.
• Ability to prioritize work and deal with conflicts in order to meet deadlines.


• Registration as a Professional Engineer.
• Knowledge of control strategies for refrigeration equipment.
• Experience with other software programming.
• Experience with AutoCAD Electrical.
• Experience in the design of electrical power & control circuits and panel layouts conforming to CSA & UL electrical standards.
• Knowledge of AC motor controls using conventional and modern techniques.
• Knowledge of fabricating and testing of Electrical Control panels.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company Profile

CIMCO specializes in the engineering, design, manufacture, installation and service of complex thermal building solutions for industrial, process cooling and recreational refrigeration and mechanical systems. For more than 100 years, CIMCO’s leadership and unparalleled research, development and manufacturing programs has put us at the forefront of industry advancements and technological breakthroughs. Our professional engineers, technicians and designers apply innovative state-of-the-art equipment and refrigerants to develop systems that meet even the most complex thermal challenges.

We offer our employees excellent compensation, medical and dental benefit programs, retirement savings options, career development opportunities, mentoring and continuing education.

CIMCO Refrigeration is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes and values diversity. Upon request, CIMCO Refrigeration will accommodate any applicant with disabilities throughout the recruiting processes, including any required applications, interviews and/or assessments.