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Technician, Condition Monitoring Services

Hamilton, ON
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 Condition-Based Monitoring Technician:
Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Vibration data collection, analysis, and database management
  • Using appropriate equipment, capture condition monitoring data on customer assets
  • Analyzing the data collected and provide a full report
  • Collecting vibration, oil, infrared and ultrasonic data and provide a full report
  • Database management & development
  • Regular monitoring & analysis
  • Problem identification & reporting
  • Corrective action & follow up
  • Execution of cost benefit analysis
  • Installation and adjustment of condition monitoring sensors
  • Perform, when required, precision maintenance such as balancing and alignment
  • Support Lakeside’s teamwork and culture of information sharing by ensuring appropriate level of knowledge transfer to team members and other Lakeside employees and to aid in their success
  • Providing assistance/input to sales teams and staff inquiries
  • Follow all safety and quality protocols for Lakeside and customer sites
  • Be willing and able to work in hot/cold/dirty/dusty environments with appropriate PPE

Knowledge and skills required for the role:
  • University Degree or College Diploma in Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering; or Millwright/Machinist Program; or relevant equivalent
  • Three - Seven (3-7) or more years of related experience
  • Experience with online condition-based monitoring system (i.e. CSI/AMS/Emerson, Bentley/GE & etc.)
  • Knowledge of machinery and reliability fundamentals
  • Detailed knowledge on general mechanical fundamentals such as fits and tolerances
  • Working knowledge of routine and advanced data acquisition techniques
  • Knowledge of spectral, time waveform and phase analysis
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Technical writing skills and computer aptitude
  • Functional knowledge of primary predictive technologies such as Vibration, Infrared Thermography, Oil Analysis, Ultrasonic and Electric Motor Diagnostic/Motor Current Analysis
  • Diagnostic information gathering
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication
  • Resourcefulness
  • Mechanical aptitude 

Skills that would be considered an asset:
  • Certified in a minimum of level 2 vibration with other condition monitoring technology certification
  • Reliability program development and management

What we give YOU!
  • Flexible working schedules
  • 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.