The Opportunity

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent

The Operational Technology Specialist is responsible for coordination and execution of OT services and project support activities within the automation group. The primary activities include technical documentation of architectural components, strategic guidance, and packaging of Operational Technology Systems within Actemium and/or client's procedures and guidelines.

General Profile - Under general supervision, works in close support with other engineering design personnel in the preparation and carrying out of original or adaptations to designs necessitated by inadequate tolerances, assisting in evaluation of problems and/or customer requirements and recommendation of 3rd party products. Creates and maintains moderately complex network diagrams. Makes layouts of necessary hardware, calculates stack-up of detail components, and may prepare major cost studies consisting of new details and all supporting documentation. 

Core Competencies (Behavioral):

Accountability & Dependability - Consistent attendance and punctual. Personally responsible, steadfast and can be called upon in difficult and pressured challenges

Adaptability and Flexibility - Adapts to a variety of changes

Communication - Aims to understand first, then be understood; communicates clearly, accurately and thoroughly; articulates ideas and information and participates in meetings.

Teamwork - Co-ordinates own work with others, seeks opinions, values working relationships. Maintains information lines open at all levels; handles interpersonal conflicts constructively.

Organizational Effectiveness- Organizes to meet project requirements/deadlines.

Working Conditions:
• Ability to conduct presentations
• Manual dexterity required to use computer and peripherals
• Occasional lifting of moderately heavy objects may be required
• Exposure to client work sites.

What you'll do


  • Assist with evaluation of enterprise-wide OT solutions based on the Rockwell automation platform and other related third-party technologies
  • It is your responsibility to make sure that the deliverables adhere to project specifications and are technically correct.
  • To guarantee that technical and physical interfaces are taken care of, communicate with engineers from various disciplines.
  • Prepares engineering specifications and drawings, quantity and cost estimates including the design and documentation of network diagrams and server architecture.
  • Accountable for coaching and providing knowledge transfer of approved procedures and/or activities.
  • Establishes and maintains client relationships and external contacts with suppliers.
  • Interacts with contractors and participates in on-site investigations, audits and machine start-up activities.
  • Understands and adheres to corporate procedures with an emphasis on Design Control and Standards Procedures.
  • Presents a professional image and strong corporate commitment to colleagues, clients, suppliers and all external contacts.
  • Assumes responsibility to work within cost, resource and schedule allocations provided by supervising project manager, or senior staff member with delegated authority.
  • Maintains up-to-date electrical engineering knowledge, and stays current with industry trends and best practices.
  • Maintains accurate records for time accounting and charges against financial budgets
  • Other duties as required.

What you'll need


• Post-secondary degree or diploma in a technical program such as IT, Computer Science or Engineering
• 3-5 or more years of direct work experience which demonstrates deep comprehension for Operational Technology applications, interfaces and associated systems
• CompTIA Network+, Cisco CCNA/CCNP or equivalent certifications
• Strong awareness of various enterprise IT infrastructures, including networks, servers, storage, and user authentication services (Active Directory).
• Understanding of NIST framework and IEC 62443
• Experience with VMWare virtualization, certifications would be an asset
• Strong understanding of and practical experience with networking, including associated protocols, services, technologies, and concepts. (Such as routing, network security, physical network cabling, DNS, DHCP, LDAP, LAPS, FTP, HTTPS, SMTP, SSL, RDP, NTP, telnet, SSH, IPSEC, and VLAN)
• Integration of PLC/DCS platforms with operations systems such as OSIsoft PI.
• Ability to update network diagrams via AutoCAD or Microsoft Visio
• Strong problem identification and resolution skills
• Able to communicate ideas and recommendations, both verbally and in writing, to team members in a clear manner
• Highly motivated and self-directed capable of multi-tasking, and able to work with minimal supervision
• High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite
• Proficient technical writing skills
• Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
• Excellent time management skills

We're looking for

Core Skills

Problem Solving Skills OSIsoft PI Technology Engineering Enterprise IT Infrastructure Communication Time Management

A little bit about us


ADM Systems Engineering Ltd. (ADMSE) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vinci Energies. Operating under the industrial brand Actemium, we design, build and maintain industrial processes and sites to help our clients to improve their competitive advantage and industrial performance.

As a business unit in the Actemium network, we offer multi-disciplined engineering and integration services for automation, data management, mechanical design and industrial process management.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

ADM Systems Engineering offers:

  • competitive compensation package
  • a team environment that supports its members development
  • flexible work envornment with a "dress for your day" approach
  • company matched RRSP program
  • equity participation opportunities for the right candidate

Please submit your resume in confidence for prompt consideration. Please note eligible candidates must be Canadian residents, legally able to work in Canada, and have the ability to travel internationally if required.

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