A service-driven paper and packaging products company, Atlantic Packaging has grown to become one of Canada’s largest paper manufacturers and a leading producer of packaging products. Our organization employs approximately 1000 people at eight manufacturing plants and four distribution centers.
We are looking for an Instrumentation Technician for our Whitby location. This position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day safe, efficient and cost effective operation of the paper machine and it’s auxiliary systems.
Good workshop practices and working knowledge of industrial electrical and electronic technology
Should possess some construction skills
Able to build control panels from drawings or description
Able to understand and troubleshoot relay logic
Good working knowledge of PLC/DCS systems, (Allen Bradley/Valmet DNA preferred): programming, troubleshooting logic or communications set up issues
Basic understanding of network and communication protocols used in industrial control systems.
Capable of reading wiring schematics, logic drawings (ladder and function block), hydraulic/pneumatic drawings, and blueprints
Install, repair and adjust hydraulic/pneumatic controls
Familiarity with standard measurement techniques and calibration procedures on level, temperature, flow, pressure, analytical and consistency instrumentation
Familiarity with control valve standard set-up and calibration procedures and test for functionality
Able to handle competing priorities and adapt to situations
Take a proactive approach to problem solving
Ability to work well in a group environment
Demonstrate good mathematical (mathematical test required) and communication skills (oral & written)
Able to perform the bona fide occupational requirements, as outlined in the Physical Demands Analysis
Able to function within a paper mill setting
Minimum of five years industrial experience in the electrical and instrumentation fields
Able to work independently using safe work practices and with limited supervision
Must be willing and able to work both 12-hour shifts and 8-hour day shifts
Call-in, statutory holiday and weekend coverage will also be required
Atlantic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.