PLC Programmer

Location: Estevan, SK

Job Overview

The successful incumbent will monitor, advise and coordinate installation and maintenance of hardware and software for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Flow Computers, SCADA units and Operator Interface Units with emphasis on safety and environmental concerns within the operating limits of pipeline system.

Position Responsibilities 

  • Interface with the controls group, control center operators and SCADA, to ensure all PLC standards are maintained and documented across the Region
  • Factory acceptance & commissioning of all new equipment/software
  • Remain current with technological advances and identify those that would have a positive impact on improved pipeline operation
  • Travel to all locations to discuss problems and new ideas with operations personnel
  • Assist in emergency situationsAssist Control Center operators with trouble shooting operational problems that may be software related
  • Manage the conversion of PLC systems including software, programming and hardware through long range planning projects
  • Assist Engineering and Construction with PLC installs and commissioning for new projects and existing facility upgrades
  • Provide after hours and weekend informal on-call support for all PLC related issues directly or through the assistance of contractors or outside vendors

Skills and Qualifications

  • Technical diploma in Electrical, Instrumentation or Engineering or equivalent pipeline operating experience
  • Knowledge and experience with a SCADA system
  • Ability to interface effectively with PLC support
  • Ability to calculate known formulas for pipeline operations
  • Contract support groups in the installation and maintenance of PLC equipment
  • Ability to execute detailed procedures and processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and business software applications (VBA, etc.)
  • Analytical with high attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work alone and without direct supervision
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship

We thank all interested candidates; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted, please submit your resume using the form on this page.