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Senior Controls Specialist in London, Ontario at Trojan Technologies

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: TRO000782

About Us

The Trojan Technologies group of businesses offers products under the brands Aquafine, Salsnes Filter, Trojan Marinex, TrojanUV, US Peroxide and VIQUA. Applications and markets served include municipal wastewater, drinking water, environmental contaminant treatment; ballast water treatment; residential water treatment; ultra-purification of water used in food and beverage manufacturing, pharmaceutical processing and semiconductor applications; filtration and solids separation.
Trojan Technologies enables customers to meet their water quality objectives by providing eco-efficient solutions that reduce and recover costs, energy, resources and space. Collaboratively solving problems with our customers, we deliver low-risk innovative technologies that offer sustainable, effective results. We ensure greater water confidence and environmental stewardship for people, industries and municipalities, improving the lives of over one billion people globally.


Purpose of Position
The Senior Controls Specialist will be the resident expert on Trojan systems for the identification, diagnosis and resolution of controls issues for external customers, field service personnel, and the service provider network.   
Key Responsibilities
  • Provides identification, diagnosis and resolution information to customers on complex, often vaguely defined operational issues
  • Interpret and explain technical information to customers at all levels – Operator to Owner
  • Advises, revises and validates proposed controls solutions/plans
  • Conduct root cause analysis, pushing beyond existing standard analytical techniques
  • Capable of working autonomously, with minimal instruction, addressing multi-variate issues
  • Customer Focused - Builds and sustains positive and collaborative relationships with customers (internal or external). Acts as a technical resource to sales, project teams and service.
  • Ability to assess hardware and programming needs to replace obsolete controls hardware for customer systems, including an estimate of labour and programming time, in the pursuit of implementing a viable turn-key solution.
  • Understanding of various communication protocols to assist and troubleshoot integration of OEM equipment into overall plant network 
  • Perform onsite diagnosis of issues.  Capable of trouble shooting, repairing, and commissioning controls equipment when necessary

Job Requirements


Background and Skill
  • Post-Secondary education in a related discipline. 
  • Experience in PLC and HMI programming – prefer minimum 3-5 years’ experience working with complex customer or product logic solutions
    • Rockwell RSLogix 5000 and FactoryTalk required
    • Siemens TIA Portal and/or Step 7 and WinCC Flexible experience preferred
    • Schneider/GE or other PLC additional experience an asset
  • Experience working in a technical service and/or customer service environment; preferably in the water / wastewater industry
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving abilities
  • Capable of working autonomously, with minimal instruction, addressing multi-variate issues
  • Ability to influence others, internally and externally, will be invaluable to the incumbent.
  • Experience in complex problem solving skills, working competency with multiple controls platforms, and adaptability due to the diversity of work.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the year
                                                                                                                                                                                    The The above are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities and requirements of the job described.  Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of the job.

Trojan Technologies provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at 519-457-3400

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