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Project Engineering (Automation Systems)

Winnipeg, MB
Aug 12, 2022

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 Project Engineer:
The Project Engineering position is responsible for working with customers and determining their automation requirements. They will utilize design documents such as: Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s), Process Narratives / Process Descriptions, Input / Output Lists, and Loop Diagrams to

  • Define and Document Control System Hardware / Software
  • Outline and Document Control Networking / Architecture
  • Program and test control strategies and HMI Graphics
  • Perform Startup and Commissioning Services
  • Provide post-Startup Support

This role requires an ability to independently perform these tasks for small projects and provide technical direction and leadership to a project team for larger projects.

Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Control System architecture design
  • Control System hardware and software design
  • Preparing configuration design specifications
  • Preparing instrument and I/O lists, and loop diagrams
  • Interpreting design input documentation such as P&I diagrams, Process Narratives and Logic Schematics
  • Interpreting and/or author narrative specifications including Control System requirements, Design Criteria and User Requirements
  • Reviewing and comment on information to/from customers, other vendors, and other team members within Lakeside
Knowledge and skills required for the role:
  • University Degree or College Technologist Diploma in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Biosystems or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience with Process Control System Implementation
  • Direct control system configuration experience of a major DCS solution or PLC/HMI solution is required
  • Experience in the design, specification, and commissioning of controls equipment in the Chemical or Pulp and Paper industries would be considered an asset
  • Projects implementation experience with Rockwell hardware and software would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the following would be considered an asset: Systems - Foxboro, ABB, or other similar systems; Technologies – Emerson’s PROVOX, RS3, or DeltaV
  • Project Management skills
  • Knowledge of process control and instrumentation
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Effective training & presentation skills

What we give YOU!
  • Flexible working schedules, including hybrid remote work programs
  • A  competitive compensation package, with RRSP-matching
  • Comprehensive benefits coverage (medical, dental, vision, EAP & on-demand virtual health care)
  • A culture that promotes healthy work-life balance with above-market paid time off
  • Challenging work and direct exposure to key industries in the Canadian market
  • A structured training and development program and opportunities for continuous learning
  • Opportunity to participate in an award-winning Wellness Program!

Lakeside Process Controls Ltd. is committed to employment equity and welcomes diversity.  We believe strongly in celebrating the different perspectives and experiences that come along with having a diverse network of employees, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including: persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, women, and members of visible minorities.
If you require accommodations to complete an application, please contact Human Resources at and we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs.