Junior Automation Specialist

A junior automation specialist with McRae Integration, reporting to the Automation Manager, is responsible for assisting with preparation of electrical designs for control panels, developing PLC and HMI applications, installing the applications at our client's facility and preparing documentation (design documents as well as end-user manuals).

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechatronics, Mechanical, or Systems Design Engineering preferred (other disciplines will be considered depending on experience) or
  • College Diploma based on an electrical, controls and automation or systems design field
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • A strong desire to learn, coupled with the ability to think and work independently on the job
  • Willingness and ability to travel within North America for project support where needed
  • A valid Class G or G2 license and a vehicle for transportation


Beneficial Qualifications:

  • Experience in process control and automation
  • Experience working in an industrial environment
  • Experience with programmable logic controllers (PLCs) – Allen-Bradley (SLC, PLC-5, & Logix Families) preferred (GE, Siemens, Omron are also acceptable)
  • Experience with HMI and/or SCADA development – FactoryTalk View ME/SE preferred (Wonderware, iFIX are also acceptable)
  • Experience with database development (SQL Server preferred, Oracle is also acceptable)
  • Development experience with C#, vb.net, Java, or other high level languages would be considered an asset
  • Secondary languages such as French


What McRae Integration Can Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive extended health benefits
  • Open, friendly and casual work environment
  • Profit sharing and RRSP matching