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Job title:  Automation Technician - SCADA & PLC

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Chambly, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Chambly, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the company is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas and exhaust gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.


ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With almost 170 years of experience, 27,800 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.



In collaboration with our team of technicians, technologies and engineers, in the field of new power plants and/or system rehabilitation, the candidate will have the following responsibilities :


  • Participate in the development of the control systems;
  • Design new electrical plans and/or carry out required modifications;
  • Perform or supervise programming of programmable logic controllers (Schneider, Allen Bradley);
  • Perform or supervise SCADA programming and operator interfaces (Wonderware, Citect, Iconics, iFix);
  • Participate in preliminary and final tests with the client;
  • Supervise installation, tests, troubleshooting and commissioning on site;
  • Write technical manuals for maintenance team and operators.


This position requires specialization in programmable logic controllers and / or in SCADA programming and operator interfaces. The candidate will be called upon to develop his knowledge in both disciplines.




  • Diploma of College Studies in automation, instrumentation & control;
  • Five (5) years of experience with programmable logic controllers and industrial communication networks;
  • Member in good standing of the Order of Professional Technologies of Quebec with a valid license;
  • Good knowledge of Schneider and/or Allen Bradley PLCs;
  • Good knowledge of SCADA softwares – Wonderware, Citect, Iconics and/or iFix;
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD;
  • Proven verbal & written communication skills in French & English;
  • Experience in commissioning (an asset);
  • Willing to travel to remote work sites in Canada for extended period of time as required.

* Legal status to work in Canada is required.

Requisition ID:  2208

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