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Instrumentation Technician - Measurement Services

Mississauga, ON
Mar 30, 2021

Lakeside Process Controls Ltd. (‘Lakeside’) is recognized as a market leader, providing complete automation solutions to a wide range of industries. Our capabilities in process management and industrial automation enable us to solve our customers’ process automation challenges, keeping their operations running safer.
Our solutions range from devices that measure and relay diverse physical and chemical conditions, devices that control flow of materials, networks that transmit event-related information, to process control systems that collect information and trigger necessary actions to ensure continued operations.
Lakeside’s success is due to its exceptional people. Our skills and passion for our work is the key to our strong business results. Our commitment to a culture of integrity, teamwork and collaboration is what drives our continued and sustainable growth.
We seek individuals who are engaged, capable and committed to continuous improvement.
If this sounds like you, apply today and discover your potential with Lakeside!
What you will be doing in the role of Instrumentation Technician:
Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • On-site services including configuration, commissioning and troubleshooting
    • Some travel, overtime and after-hours coverage would be required
    • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and be on-call to respond to emergencies when required
    • Must be willing to work outdoors in inclement weather
  • Support both local and remote customers
  • Follow through with customer maintenance contract work
  • Consulting diagrams and technical documentation such as schematics, manuals, standards and codes
  • Installing, configuring, calibrating and maintaining control, measurement and indicating instrumentation (pneumatic, analog & digital)
  • Inspecting and testing the operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults
  • Removing, repairing, adjusting and replacing components
  • Calibrating components and systems
  • Maintaining sound working relationships with customer's personnel in various functional departments, such as: engineering, purchasing and maintenance
  • Helping maintain and follow ISO procedures
  • Maintaining representative certification by taking required Emerson Process Management training courses
  • Providing a premier level of customer service
  • Timely resolution of all customer concerns
  • Promoting a team approach within Lakeside Process Controls Ltd.
  • Performing other duties supportive of main objectives, as assigned
  • Promoting services capability
Knowledge and skills required for the role:
  • Must be a qualified journeyperson, possess an Instrumentation Engineering Technologist Diploma or equivalent
  • Five to Seven (5-7) years’ of prior experience
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Advanced troubleshooting abilities
  • Able to climb ladders/stairs and work at heights
  • Knowledge on measurement devices (Flow, pressure, temperature, level, analytical, control valves & positioners)
  • Understanding of electronics and basic electrical requirement 
  • Knowledge of process control
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot problems, provide results & recommendations to customers
  • Previous exposure to programming & wiring of PLC’s, DCS’s and single loop controllers would be an asset.
  • Proficient in computer operating systems (DOS, VMS, Windows)
  • Proficient in software applications (word processing, spreadsheet)
  • Training and Presentation skills
  • Project Management skills
What we give YOU!
  • A competitive compensation package
  • An RRSP matching program
  • A comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage plan
  • Ample Time Off throughout the year
  • A work from home program
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s Wellness Program – a recipient of Benefit Canada’s Best In-Class Wellness Programming for organizations under 1000 employees!!