Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Technician
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

CEC Controls - a Wood business is currently recruiting for a Vision Controls Technologist I in Burlington, ON. with the ability to apply vision standards and specifications, create vision programs, and validate results in the lab and the field.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a strong collaborative senior team, to gain experience working directly with customers, to define the requirements of the projects, and to implement solutions. As a member of the team, you will receive onboard training, learn how to handle commissioning responsibilities, and play a key role in the growth of this business . For individuals with a strong IT background and interest, there is an opportunity to develop your skills integrating controls systems with computer systems. This position will report to the Burlington Branch Manager.

  • Be involved in the design, installation, and configuration of new and existing vision systems together with equipment/process personnel
  • Design and integrate vision systems on new and existing equipment.
  • Provide technical expertise and support on equipment, processes and methods aimed at sustaining or increasing output
  • Design, test, and validate systems (individually or as a member of a team)
  • Be involved in new and existing production line expansion installation and support
  • Research new technology and products for field implementation
  • Review the project scope, proposals, job specification and resolve differences, providing constructive feedback to the person giving direction in a respectful manner to achieve the best solution possible
  • Apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjust and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results and follow through with a series of related detailed steps or processes
  • Provide hardware and software enhancement ideas or request to improve productivity or quality
  • Contribute to multiple technical projects targeting continuous improvement results in the areas of safety, quality, efficiency, delivery, and cost
  • Work independently and with a team of Engineers / Technologists to assist in software development aspects of larger projects ; work with other team members and IT personnel on system launches and upgrades
  • Provide support for Customer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Projects from project design, implementation, production launch, to project closure

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, OR Technology / Technologist Certification ideally coupled with 1-2 years' practical, relevant work experience
  • Field programming and configuration experience with Cognex or Matrox camera systems
  • Proficient in PC operating systems and high level of ability in MS Office products
  • Knowledge of vision controllers and programming languages such as JAVA, C and HTML is preferred
  • Knowledge of networks and IT systems is an asset
  • Experience with Rockwell or Siemens PLC's would be an asset
  • A strong understanding and interest in machine integration, equipment monitoring system and tracking solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • A self-starter who is dynamic and flexible with high adaptability to changes is preferred
  • This is a detail-oriented position, applicants must be capable of juggling multiple projects without compromise
  • Significant local and international travel will be required for project start-ups and installations

Authorization to work legally in Canada and travel to the USA and Mexico under NAFTA (Canada, USA, or Mexico passport) without sponsorship from Wood is required

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.