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Pneumatic / Fluid Power / Electrical Designer
Position: Pneumatic / Fluid Power / Electrical Designer
Reports to: Electrical Design Group Leader
Pneumatic, Fluid Power and Electrical Designer Job Description:

To design control systems and produce both pneumatic / fluid power and electrical schematics for automated equipment.

Design Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Proficient in software packages such as EPLAN Electric P8 c/w Fluid add on, AutoCAD LT and MS Office, to be able to apply proper fluid power and electrical industry design standards
  • Thorough understanding of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code
  • Communicate effectively with management, fellow staff, and customers the status of current projects, project concerns, and possible solutions
  • Understand Innovative Automation Inc.’s scheduling and budget requirements, and apply personal management skills to meet required time and material allowances
  • Generate fluid power and electrical drawing packages
  • Prioritize multiple projects; time management with respect to all phases of a project
  • Prepare and present customer projects in a professional manner
  • Study quotation and Project Requirements form to determine the customer’s requirements
  • Review machine concept and function with sales, mechanical design and lead developers.
  • Research and develop application and use of products involved in a project.
  • Generate a complete Bill of Materials (BOM) for purchased components.
  • Work with Technical Manual writer to ensure that proper drawings and documentation are submitted into the Technical Manual package.
  • 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 sitting, with occasional standing and walking. It requires occasional crouching, squatting, kneeling, bending, climbing and crawling. Working in the electrical department also requires constant cervical flexion, the chin to chest movement. Maximum lifting and carrying weights can reach about 25lbs and the maximum pushing and pulling weights can reach 100-150lbs. Frequent forward reach with the dominant arm, handling, and use of fingers is necessary, as well as occasional grasping and pinching. Working in this position requires the ability to work alone and self-supervise as well as the ability to supervise others. It also requires the ability to handle attention to detail, tight deadlines, responsibility and accountability and the ability to multi-task.

Education Requirements and Experience:
  • Minimum Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering or Equivalent Specialized Experience
  • Minimum 2+ Years’ Experience within the Automation or Automotive Manufacturing Field
  • 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.