Automation Technician

Automation Technician


Job Position: Automation Technician

Company: J.D. Irving

Expected salary:

Location: Saint-Leonard, NB

Automation Technician Job Details:


St Leonard Sawmill is looking to fill an Automation Technician position with a reliable and motivated person who demonstrates a positive attitude towards teamwork.Why choose this job:

  • Full-time schedule
  • Allowance for boots, clothing, and tools each year
  • Production bonuses
  • Employee and Family Assistance Programs
  • Employee benefits and retirement savings plan
  • You will work in a health and safety environment.

Job Description:The Automation technician works collaboratively with the production and maintenance team to deal with any electrical problems related to our production equipment in order to ensure continuous and reliable production.

  • Must learn the operation of various production equipment.
  • Check the operation of the machines and determine the cause of breakdowns.
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics in order to troubleshoot and diagnose problems.
  • Perform electrical and electronic component tests to verify continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
  • Inspect, repair and/or install cables, lighting fixtures, cameras, sensors, encoders, circuit breakers, switches, transformers, electric motors, PLCs, electronic speed system (VFD), user interface, as well as any other electrical and electronic component of our industrial control systems.
  • Check PLC control programs to find the causes of failures and modify programming when necessary.
  • Adjust parameters in various PLCs and automated system components (e.g. PID loop adjustments)
  • Calibrate equipment.

Secondary Tasks:

  • Participate in the project of installation of new equipment and equipment update
  • Panel manufacturing and control console
  • Write technical descriptions for future users (e.g. write a procedure for calibration)
  • Adapt computer programs controlling PLCs to improve operation or make additions.

Your qualifications:

  • We are looking for candidates who have completed on of the following programs :
  • Instrumentation and Automation Technology
  • Electromechanics of automated systems
  • DEC in Electrical Engineering Technology – Automation and Control
  • DEP in Electromechanics of Automated Systems
  • Possessing your Red Seal is an asset.
  • The ideal candidate must be resourceful, enjoy solving problems and be motivated to learn continuously.
  • Bilingual – An asset
  • Demonstrate an interest in wanting to continue learning and progressing in the electrician/programmer trade and to be on the lookout for new developments in the fields.
  • Be willing to work day and night shifts. As well as weekends as needed.
  • Meets JDI’s selection criteria.

Who you are:

  • Concern for quality of work
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to unforeseen situations
  • Good work ethic, discipline and diligence
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to work in a team and in a safe manner
  • Fast learning speed
  • Autonomous and meticulous
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good communication skills

The company:Founded in 182, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) operates in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), as well as in the United States. We are a team of 19,000 dedicated employees.At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of a dynamic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about delivering results. With a culture that fosters talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our various business divisions.To apply for this job opportunity:Please apply online or for more information contact (506) 740-7926Thank you for your interest in your business!J.D. Irving, Limited – Sawmills Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Mar 13, 2024

Previous Job SearchesMy ProfileCreate and manage profiles for future opportunities.My SubmissionsTrack your opportunities.DisclaimerPlease be cautious of false employment offers from individuals or organizations posing as J.D. Irving, Limited.J.D. Irving, Limited would never request money from job seekers, nor request personal information beyond what is required for a resume. We routinely report suspicious activities and accounts and we ask anyone who has received messages from a fraudulent account to do the same. If you have questions about the validity of an offer, please contact .Similar ListingsSt Leonard Sawmill Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, CanadaπŸ“ Production & Skilled TradesRequisition #: 24000150St Leonard Sawmill Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, CanadaπŸ“ Production & Skilled TradesRequisition #: 23005139St Leonard Sawmill Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, CanadaπŸ“ Production & Skilled TradesRequisition #: 23005140Β© J.D. Irving, Limited. All rights reserved. β„’ is a trademark of Irving Licensing Inc., used under licence.An outstanding team dedicated to providing the best in products and service.

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