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Intermediate Automation Engineer - Project Lead

January 25 2023
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Engineering, Project Management, Business Analysis,
Montreal, QC | Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC • Full time

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Regular

Your future role on our team

By joining our team, your role as engineer will be to participate in engineering mandates in automation, instrumentation and control. You will also contribute to various phases of engineering and site work. As such, you may be asked to help with preparing proposals, technological choices and solutions proposed to clients.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...

  • Develop and maintain lasting client relationships
  • Listen to clients and meet their high expectations
  • Participate in defining the scope of projects and proposals
  • Allocate and review the work of collaborators assigned to projects
  • Assess the technical scope of projects
  • Get involved in commissioning

Technical aspect

  • Help prepare plans and specifications as well as detailed engineering deliverables (P&IDs, localization drawings, I/O, loop and motor control schemes, cable and instrument lists, installation details)
  • Draft reports, specifications, including construction and purchasing specifications, and calls for tenders
  • Prepare datasheets and select control instruments (flow, pressure, level) and valves
  • Provide technical assistance during construction work (electrical/instrumentation)
  • Perform inspections or technical surveys
  • Help program PLCs, DCSs and operator interfaces

Client service

  • Interact with clients and provide technical support to the team in charge of business development
  • Establish and maintain client contacts
  • Establish client needs and identify new needs throughout the project
  • Participate in commercial and technical proposal preparation


Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Results-driven
  • Thirst to learn and excel
  • Willingness to work together while having fun
  • Ability to see beyond established standards
  • Rigour and ethical

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in automated manufacturing or electrical engineering
  • At least seven years of relevant experience as an automation/instrumentation engineer or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Experience designing automated and control systems
  • Knowledge of the Electrical Code
  • Expertise in preoperational verifications and equipment start-up
  • Experience in control system programming (SCADA, PLC, DCS)
  • Available for short- and long-term assignments at client offices or sites
  • Proficiency in project management, technical writing and cost estimation
  • Member of a Canadian professional engineering association
  • Asset: Bilingual (English and French)
  • Asset: Experience with DCS (Foxboro, ABB, Emerson) and networking

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Long-term hiring (not just project-based)
  • Interesting growth opportunities to match your ambitions
  • Wide playing field, based on your interests, from technical and team management to project management
  • Participation in innovation projects
  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • Custom training and development plans
  • Access to a leadership program


BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

Apply now!