PLC/IT Technician ID: 54761

Deadline Date:

Location: White River

White River Forest Products LP is a community based venture that owns and operates a Sawmill in White River Ontario. The company has recently invested over $28 million dollars in the mill and will invest an additional $8 million, making it a state of the art facility. The sawmill operation has a capacity of 170Mfbm per year of softwood lumber products.

White River Forest Products in White River, Ontario has an opening for a PLC/IT Technician.

Posting Date:
2017/11/11
City:
White River
Province:
Ontario
Address:
Start Date:
Immediately
Identifier:
newJobs
Type:
Full-Time
Hours:
Wage:
Unknown
Number of positions:
1
Days of work:
Occupation:
Other
Duties:
PRIMARY FOCUS : The primary responsibilities is to provide ongoing maintenance and support of all PLC and automation devices as well as internal IT infrastructure mill-wide, while demonstrating a consistent sense of urgency and follow up to ensure timely and satisfactory execution.
ACCOUNTABILITIES: Monitor and maintain PLC, telephone and server networks; Perform required updates, repairs and upgrade as required;  Maintain up to date backups of programs devices and networks; Work to achieve the best preventative techniques to eliminate equipment failures and continually monitor for and diagnose problems; Perform regular maintenance on internal IT infrastructure including desktop support, user maintenance and hardware installation; Provide in-house troubleshooting and commissioning service and technical support for new and existing equipment (MS Windows Desktop and Server Environment, MS SQL databases, layer 2 & 3 networks including DeviceNet); Work with engineering and optimization team on PLC programming, machine modifications, and preventative maintenance; Conduct problem solving activities while assisting engineers with root cause analysis; Calibrate and maintain components and instruments according to manufacturers specifications, including but not limited to VFDs, servo and valve positioners, vision systems, and optimization scanner systems; Maintain knowledge, skills and abilities and keep up to date with changing technologies; Interpret and use appropriate CSA, ISA and API installation standards and practices.
Qualifications:
Degree or diploma in a related field, or a minimum of 3 years work experience; Sawmill or industrial experience preferred; Possesses strong PLC programming skills (industrial experience preferred); Knowledge of vision systems including motion control; Experience in setting up and supporting layer 2 & 3 networks including DeviceNet, MS Windows Desktop and Server Environment, and MS SQL database; Familiar with setup and deployment of IP devices including phones, cameras and access control; Proven analytical and problem solving skills; Possesses Strong technical communication skills (written and verbal); Holds the required certifications and/or demonstrate require knowledge; Demonstrates a consistent sense of urgency and follow up to ensure timely and satisfactory execution; Demonstrates desire and willingness to learn new technologies on an ongoing basis; Demonstrates quick thinking and exceptional problem solving skills along with the ability to select effective solutions; Detail oriented; Able to work with limited supervision.
Misc.:
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Please send resumes to louise.perrier@wrfp.ca or contact Louise Perrier @ 1 807-822-1818 extension 241.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Louise Perrier
Position Title:
Human Resources Manager
Company Name:
White River Forest Products
Address:
City:
White River
Province:
Ontario
Postal Code:
P0M 3G0
Phone:
807-822-1818 ext. 241
E-mail:
wrfp%23ca|louise%23perrier
Web Address:
None