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Control Systems Programmer

Control Systems Programmer




Edmonton, AB, Canada


Enginerering, Automation, PLC, DeltaV, Control Systems

Date Posted

January 18, 2023


We have an exciting opportunity for a Control Systems Programmer within our Automation team.  Reporting to the Automation Manager, the successful candidate will be accountable to provide Operations and Maintenance Support primarily on control systems configuration, graphic design, testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting.



  • Design and implement automation systems for both green field and brown field projects with ability to provide necessary deliverables to upgrade/migrate and expand existing systems

  • Configuration including configuration of control strategies, interpret control narrative and configure control loops consisting of simple, medium complexity, and high complexity loops

  • Program shutdown keys, and Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs)

  • Confidently work with various brands of PLC, HMI, and SCADA systems

  • Implement best practices to optimize plant operations

  • Independently carry out client witnessed acceptance testing for software and hardware

  • Loop checks and tuning

  • Third party interface testing

  • Interface with third party products (PLCs, HMIs, OPC Clients, Historians)

  • Interface with clients to manage client expectations

  • Support instrumentation and network team for testing and troubleshooting

  • Provide Superior Client Experiences to assist in maintaining the trusted partner relationship with clients and other business partners

  • Complete projects on time, within budget and with exceptional quality

  • Partner with cross functional teams to meet client needs

  • Complete technical report writing

  • Interact with clients and colleagues in a courteous and professional manner

  • Site rotations are required (2 weeks on / 2 weeks off)

Required Skills and Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Trade, tech, or engineering school certification

  • Advanced knowledge and proven experience with Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley ControlLogix and FactoryTalk View both ME and SE

  • Experience with industrial communication networks including EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, and Modbus RTU

  • Hands-on field experience with commissioning, troubleshooting, operations, and maintenance of controls systems

  • Experience with any of the following platforms would be an asset:

             - Schneider Electric Modicon and EcoStrucxure Control Expert

             - Wonderware

             -Emerson DeltaV

             - Honeywell C200 and/or C300

  • Knowledge of VFDs would be an asset

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as within a team environment

  • Strong technical/computer background

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and assignments

  • Advanced planning and organizational skills

  • Excellent time management skills with attention to detail

  • Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • A positive, “can-do” attitude

We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About us

Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.

Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.


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