Our current opportunities:

Electrician
Position: Electrician
Reports to: Electrical Wiring Group Leader
General Purpose of the Electrician Job:

To build and wire electrical control panels and sub-assemblies using the engineering package generated by the Electrical designer.

Junior Electrical Wiring Person Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate effectively with management, fellow staff, and customers the status of current projects, project concerns and possible solutions
  • Understand and apply Innovative Automation Inc. standard library resources
  • Understand Innovative Automation Inc. scheduling and budget requirements, and apply personal management skills to meet required time and material allowances
  • Study drawings, manuals and specifications, then, applying all pertinent electrical codes, proceed to build systems as scheduled
  • Mark drawings to “as built” throughout the project
  • Once wiring is complete power should be connected and general systems checks performed. General system checks to include, but not limited to, power circuit testing, motor rotation checks, safety circuit testing, I/O testing and switch adjustments
  • Occasional travel as required within North America

Senior Electrical Wiring Person Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities listed under Junior wiring person
  • Review machine concept and design with Electrical designer and project developer
  • Prioritize and schedule multiple projects; time management with respect to all phases of a project
  • Assemble and coordinate multiple staff when larger projects require team efforts
  • Research and develop application and use of products involved in a project.
  • Research and Development records to be filed for future reference. Successes and failures to be entered into the PGA file under “Best Practices”
  • Non-conformances throughout the project are to be recorded as per ISO policy
  • As per ISO policy, Project Requirements form is to be initialled once associated phase of a project is complete
  • Occasional travel as required within North America
Occupational Health and Safety Act Responsibilities:

Workers have a general duty to protect their own health and safety and that of others around them. Workers must:

  • Work in compliance to the Act and Regulations
  • Use or wear any equipment, protective devices or clothing required by the employer
  • Not move or make ineffective any protective devices or clothing required by the employer
  • Report to the employer or supervisor any known hazards or missing or defective equipment or protective devices
  •  Report any known violation of the Act or regulations to the employer or supervisor

Workers should be proactive about health and safety. That means that workers must not only comply with the law, the employer’s policies and workplace procedures, but they should also make suggestions to improve health and safety. Workers may also bring health and safety concerns and suggestions directly to the Joint Health and Safety Representative (Members names are listed on the Health and Safety Bulletin Board).

Physical Demands:

This position requires frequent standing, walking, crouching, kneeling and bending. It requires occasional twisting or rotating, crawling, climbing and balancing. Working in the electrical department also requires constant cervical flexion, the chin to chest movement. Maximum lifting weight can reach about 75lbs, maximum carrying weight is about 50lbs and the maximum pushing and pulling weights can reach 150lbs. Frequent forward, at or above shoulder, and lateral reach with the dominant arm as well as frequent grasping and handling are necessary. Occasional use of fingers and pinching is required as well. Working in this position requires the ability to work alone and self-supervise. It also requires the ability to handle attention to detail, tight deadlines, responsibility and accountability as well as the ability to multi-task.

Education Requirements and Experience:

Junior Electrical Wiring Position:

  • Minimum Industrial Electrician Apprentice OR Construction and Maintenance Electrician Apprentice
  • Skills are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions

Senior Electrical Wiring Position:

  • Minimum Ontario OR Canadian Red Seal Certificate of Qualification 309A OR 309D Construction and Maintenance Electrician OR 442A Industrial Electrician
  • Skills are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions

Innovative Automation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.