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Senior Electrical Designer
Posted date [Feb-18-13]  (ID: 23330)
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Modern Technical Staffing provides Canada's leading engineering, architectural, manufacturing and construction industry with highly skilled contract and permanent staff.
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Our client, a leader in the development of automation equipment primarily for the automotive industry, is currently searching for an experienced Senior Electrical Designer to join them on a permanent basis.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design Automated PLC control systems incorporating equipment (such as Allen Bradley, Siemens and Omron)
  • Provide design documentation including:
  • Component specifications and approval based on customer requirements.
  • Safety Architecture and plan layouts for safety audit purposes.
  • Safety calculations for light curtain areas as well as safety network response times.
  • Load calculations on power distribution panels, control power supplies as well as resistance and mig weld systems.
  • Provide Bill of Materials based on system design and assist with respect to design changes.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines to streamline delivery and coordinate a high level of activity under a variety of conditions and constraints.
  • Develop efficient means and standards to ensure budgets and schedules are met.
  • Validate system safeties function as designed.
  • Ability to work overtime and travel outside of Canada.



  • Engineering Degree or Engineering Technologist/Technician (BSc. P. Eng. or CET.)
  • Minimum 5+ years of related working experience.
  • Good understanding of other project disciplines (i.e. Fluid Power, Mechanical Design).
  • Working knowledge of PLC architecture including discrete and remote I/O.
  • Working knowledge of communication networks (Devicenet, Ethernet IP, RIO, Profibus).
  • Working knowledge of Autocad software with Acad Electrical preferred.
  • Ability to perform load calculations for resistance welding, Mig welding and assembly production lines.
  • Direct experience with control reliable circuits and Safety PLC Systems and knowledge of the applicable safety standards with respect to automated equipment.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, disciplined approach to work.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent judgment and strong problem-solving skills
  • High energy and the flexibility to perform under short time constraints to meet deadlines.


Please send all qualified resumes to  For more information, please call 905-477-3315 Ext. 303.

Job Title Senior Electrical Designer
Company Name Modern Technical Staffing
Category Category -> Engineering / Architecture
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Location Barrie
Area Area -> Other Locations

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