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Job title:  Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Automation & Digitalization
Contract location: 

Richmond, British Columbia, CA Terrace, British Columbia, CA Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA Prince George, British Columbia, CA

Working location:  Richmond
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.


The Opportunity


Do you want the opportunity to work at the forefront of industrial innovation? Do you have a deep understanding of industrial processes, instrumentation, and control systems?


If you are passionate about optimizing industrial automation processes while getting ready-made systems to work together to achieve something greater, we encourage you to apply for our Instrumentation & Controls Engineer position with our Automation & Digitalization division. In this position, you will leverage your instrumentation expertise to drive digital transformation and operational excellence within the manufacturing industry.


The preferred location for this position is Richmond, BC, however, we will welcome highly skilled and experienced candidates residing close to a major airport, anywhere in Canada.


What You Will Be Doing


Here’s an overview of your responsibilities and how you can leverage your expertise:

  • Conduct audits of industrial facilities to assess instrumentation needs and propose engineering designs and estimates for electrical instrumentation upgrades.
  • Design, specify, and implement instrumentation systems for pulp and paper manufacturing processes, including sensors, control valves, analyzers, and related equipment
  • Perform troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and resolution of instrumentation-related issues to minimize downtime and improve reliability
  • Review vendor quotes and documentation to ensure appropriate instrument application
  • Prepare and evaluate tender and construction packages, including electrical and instrumentation design drawings, installation specifications, and other supporting documentation.
  • Develop control narratives, logic diagrams, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), instrument indexes, instrument data sheets and instrument loop sheets
  • Provide technical installation direction to engineering contractors and/or mill personnel


What We Have to Offer


In exchange for your commitment, we offer the following:

  • Paid maternity program to support employees during this significant and exciting life event
  • A dynamic, collaborative and innovative work environment where your expertise and ideas are valued
  • Training and mentorship opportunities and financial support for professional development and certifications, including a LinkedIn Learning license
  • Clear career paths for career growth, internal promotions
  • Compensation that increases with technical capability and expertise and a comprehensive benefits package, including company-matched pension plan
  • Competitive paid-time-off policies that includes vacation, paid holidays, and sick days
  • A positive and collaborative culture that focuses on our core values and behaviors
  • Company swag shop offering a range of ANDRITZ-branded merchandise to cultivate team spirit and pride
  • Regular company events and social activities to foster camaraderie
  • A remote and/or hybrid work environment to promote work-life balance


What We’re Looking For


When selecting candidates, we will be looking for the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in engineering, preferably in Industrial Instrumentation / Automation, or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of ten (5) years’ experience in instrumentation and control systems
  • Knowledge in large brownfield instrumentation and controls upgrade projects
  • Knowledge in a large variety of instrumentation and special devices in Pulp & Paper; can consider candidates with oil and gas and chemical processing facilities experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to overcome challenges
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Registered or eligible for immediate registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) an asset
  • Travel 10-30%
  • Authorized to work in Canada

We look forward to receiving your application and exploring the opportunity to work together!




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  12883

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