Key Responsibilities – Controls Technician:
Commission, setup, install, and program PLCs and HMIs in accordance with the customer requirements
Develop and design control systems logic
PLC integration (Allen Bradley, Siemens, HMI’s)
Experience in integration of PLC’s, HMI’s and VFD’s in automated lines and systems in the automotive, aerospace, medical or heavy steel industries, experience in additional industries will be considered
Ensure test procedures are performed smoothly and safely by surrounding technicians
Record data from test parts and assemblies
Assist project teams in reviewing documents and plans
Investigate malfunctioning/damaged products, identify problems and report findings to lead Engineer(s)
Provide excellent customer service when working on location
Employ clear communication skills with customers, management lead Engineers and other employees
Adhere to all related safe work practices and customer safety requirements
Work in accordance with lead Engineer specifications and guidelines
Generate documentation to support quality compliance programs as required
Diploma or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Automation/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology etc.)
Relevant work experience will be considered
Minimum 7 years of relevant industry experience required
Minimum 2 years of system integration experience
Experience with Allen Bradley or Siemens PLCs and HMIs is an asset
Experience with E Plan software is beneficial
Automotive / Assembly industry experience is beneficial
Local travel (within Southern Ontario) will be required.
Remuneration and Vacation:
As a progressive employer, Ascension Automation Solutions strives to offer competitive wages, benefits and vacation packages, while supporting the continual growth and development of our employees. Training for a variety of skills is available through internal and external training offerings. Employee progress will be evaluated annually through performance reviews.
Starting wage rates/hour will follow the ranges below and will be determined based on skill and experience.
Junior $27.00 - $35.00
Mid-Level $36.00 - $45.00
Senior $46.00 - $65.00
Vacation will begin at 2 weeks for the first year.
*Additional $5/hr will apply for work performed at customer locations
*Additional $1/hr shift premium will apply for night shift work
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $27.00-$65.00 per hour
Extended health care
10 hour shift
12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations: All workers will self-monitor for symptoms as required by public health. All workers will abide by any COVID-19 protocols required by customers while working at their facility.
About the Company
Established in 2013, Ascension Automation Solutions are the experts in the field of industrial robotics with a specialty in robotic manufacturing applications, providing everything from system design to machine commissioning. We tackle any project, including but not limited to custom automation (design and build), machine retro-fit, automation integration, and all required maintenance and service. Our team is always up for a challenge – if you can think of it, we can do it.
We are currently looking for experienced employees in the controls technician fields to join our team.