Control Systems Specialist
Halliwell Consulting
High Prairie, Alberta
3d ago


  • Recommend methods to improve safety, quality, throughput and uptime.
  • Good working knowledge of OSB equipment from an optimization, controls and mechanical point of view.
  • Find solutions for complex problems, continually search for process improvements, and researching technical details behind the processes used.
  • Interface frequently with the other Control Systems Specialists in order to ensure standards and best practices are adhered to.
  • Develop project documentation defining standards, detailed reports, specifications, plans, prints, schematics and / or other necessary documentation required to achieve defined project goals.
  • Develop detailed design of automation and process control systems that integrate PCs, PLCs, AC or DC Drives, Position Controllers, single or multi-loop controllers.
  • Integrate statistical control components into system design including basic control charting, real time & historical trending, remote monitoring and data acquisition / control.
  • Develop, install and debug control system programming including PC operating, PC / PLC communications, PLC HMI and / or specialty component software.
  • Lead and / or guide internal or external engineering resources to ensure adherence to project goals and objectives.
  • Lead development and training efforts of field operation and maintenance personnel in the design features, process operation, interpretation of system information, and application of that information regarding control system functionality.
  • Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree / diploma in a technical / engineering discipline
  • Professional certification as an engineer or technologist
  • 5 + years of experience in forest products manufacturing
  • Good working knowledge of OSB equipment from an optimization, controls and mechanical point of view
  • Good working knowledge of Ethernet networking
  • Experience with : PLC ladder logicMotion controlVariable frequency drivesVisualization systems (HMIs)
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