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Instrumentation & Controls Designers in Burlington at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 7/1/2018

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Design Group Staffing Oakville is currently recruiting for Instrumentation & Controls Designer opportunities for an exciting and innovative organization located in the Burlington, ON area. If you like to think outside the box and add value to dynamic projects, then this role may be for you!

Join the many skilled professionals that make this great company a dominant leader.

Job Description

Our client is part of an international association of more than 150 business units that operate independently within diverse business sectors. Member businesses employ 16,000 people and operate more than 300 production facilities around the world.

They are a worldwide supplier of industrial water/ wastewater treatment systems and service, and our equipment is currently operating under diverse conditions in more than thirty countries on six continents.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Our client is currently seeking 2 Intermediate Level Instrument & Controls (I&C) Designers to join their New Equipment group. The position is full time, permanent and offers opportunities for advancement.

The ideal candidates for this position would possess the following credentials in order to be successful in this role:


  • 2 years minimum AutoCAD.
  • Ability to prepare detailed drawings, such as P&ID’s, loop diagrams, schematic wiring diagrams, panel layouts, installation details and bills of materials based on company standards, and customer requirements.
  • Ability to create logic diagrams, cause & effect diagrams (either from past experience, or the ability to develop these from company templates & examples)
  • Understanding of process instruments and instrument installation, hook up, tuning, etc.
  • Ability to make instrument selections, prepare instrument specifications, review engineering documents and specifications.
  • Ability to plan and properly organize workflow to meet varying workload demands and adapt to changing and competing priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with project team and individuals from other disciplines.
  • Problem solving skills, accuracy and attention to detail are critical.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.


  • 5 to 10 years AutoCAD drafting.
  • Experience with “Smart” P&IDs (Cadworx)
  • PLC and HMI control system design experience.
  • Knowledge of DCS (PCS) systems.
  • 3 years or more programming PLC and HMI. (e.g. Allen Bradley or similar)
  • Ability to work independently, establish priorities, exercise judgment, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to create instrument lists, or experience with editing smart P&ID data-base.
  • Ability to specify instruments and valves, and create data sheets for these. (Intools)
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and various managers in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Continued training and development, e.g. membership in technical group, like OACETT.

Our client offers a very competitive remuneration package including:

  • A competitive salary that would commensurate with experience,
  • A comprehensive benefits package,
  • A company pension contribution,
  • A readily available EAP if required.


Please apply directly online or submit your resume to Mike Goulart - Recruitment Consultant.

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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Keywords: Wastewater, Instrumentation & Controls, PLC, HMI, Cadworx, P&ID’s