The PLC Installation and Startup Technician is a highly motivated professional working in the Engineering and Control departments. As a key member of the business you will be involved primarily in field testing, installation quality control, fine-tuning, troubleshooting and commissioning of custom sawmill equipment designed by Comact and others. The ability to travel extensively to client’s sites and a close working relationship with the engineering, control and project management departments is a must in this role. We empower our people to do their very best and create an environment that will encourage new ideas.



  • Adherence to and promotion of company safety standards.
  • Ensure BID systems quality control standards for warranty approval.
  • Look after the appearance of control panels and machines
  • Complete I/O test following drawings, and update other departments of job completion.
  • Setting up different industrials networking; i.e. Controlnet, Devicenet, Ethernet, etc.
  • Commissioning variable frequency drives (Mainly Allen Bradley Powerflex 75x)
  • Service & troubleshoot existing equipment.
  • Monitor and improve equipment efficiency.
  • Complete documentation; noncompliance report, engineering improvement, etc.
  • Communicating with engineering, internal contacts and customers.
  • Attend to project meetings when necessary.



You must:

  • Enjoy extensive travel within North America.
  • Have a background and/or education in one of the following:
  • Automated control systems or industrial electrical hardwired systems.
  • Electrical or electronic engineering technology.
  • Rockwell Automation & Allen Bradley ControlLogix platforms.
  • Industrial control network configuration, testing, monitoring and repair
  • Possess an understanding of pneumatic, hydraulic systems and variable frequency drives (VFD’s).
  • Preference given to those with work experience with sawmill / planer mill equipment.
  • Be honest, autonomous, and methodical, with superior attention to detail and with excellent communication skills; all while working in a professional manner with clients and co-workers.
  • Be able to read fabrication and assembly drawings.
  • Be able to function under pressure and enjoy customer contact.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to analyze problems and provide solutions using sound judgment.
  • Have leadership qualities and enjoy teamwork.
  • Be age over 21 and have a valid driver license


You must possess strong communication skills and have demonstrated a capacity for teamwork. You must also have initiative, be autonomous, and demonstrate that you are able to effectively evolve in a constantly changing environment. You enjoy challenges and working with equipment that is on the cutting edge of technology, you want to be part of a dynamic team, and you want to participate in the success of a growing company? We want to hear from you.  Interested candidates who possess the required qualifications can forward their candidacy by email to: