Instrumentation & Control Engineer in Toronto at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/29/2018

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Instrumentation & Control Engineer - Chemicals

Apex Life Sciences is searching for an Instrumentation & Control Engineer for a contract in Toronto, ON. Our client is a chemical manufacturer that supplies the oil and gas industry. This is a full-time contract that is 1 year in length with the potential for permanent hire. Candidates experienced with SCADA, automation and process controls are desired. This is an excellent chance to join a global leader in the energy services sector and contribute to critical projects.


  • Design and implement: automation, instrumentation, process control, SCADA and AIDC systems
  • Preparation of specifications and drawings for automation, instrumentation, process control, SCASA and AIDC systems
  • Preparation of specifications and designs complying with applicable codes and accepted engineering standards
  • Solving automation problems involving process and worker safety
  • Working though plant process issues resulting in poor product quality or unnecessary costs
  • Application of automation systems to existing manual operations
  • Troubleshooting and debottlenecking of plant processes
  • Assessment and selection of new automation and process control technologies
  • Provide recommendations for the design and implementation of I&C systems and process control strategies

Required Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years of experience in an Instrumentation & Controls Engineering role, SCADA Engineer role or related Engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering specializing in Electrical, Electronics or Control Systems
  • P.Eng is an asset
  • Strong background in the design of instrumentation and control systems
  • Broad application knowledge of SCADA, HMI, PLC, AIDC and closed loop controls
  • Proficiency with PLC systems and languages (Siemens, AB, Omron, GE)
  • Experience with Variable Frequency Drives, RFID and bar coding traceability applications
  • Database experience with MS Access and SQL
  • Strong communication skills, excellent problem solving skills


EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.