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Company: Tetra Tech
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

STATUS: Staff/Permanent or Contractor


Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide and strives to provide smart solutions for challenging projects. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 20,000 employees, over 400 offices worldwide and $3.1 billion revenue in 2019, we combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery. Our commitment to safety is ingrained in our culture and at the forefront of every project. As part of the Tetra Tech family of companies, we are home to some of the best minds in the country, including nationally renowned subject matter experts. Whether we are contemplating the restoration of our environment or helping to revitalize our urban centers, we are thinking of clear sustainable solutions to resource management and infrastructure challenges.

Our Vancouver office is a multidisciplinary team of designers, technologists, and engineers. We specialize in small to mid-sized projects for clients across Canada. The types of clients we work for include:

  • Heavy Industrial Facilities
  • Pipelines and Refineries
  • Mineral Processing
  • Municipal & Utilities
  • Water treatment 


Completing technical activities including combinations of the following:

  • Leader a team in the delivery of Instrument and Controls related Construction Work Packages
  • Communicate with clients for project coordination and business development
  • Review work by team members in adherence to our Quality Assurance program
  • Act as Responsible Member for engineering design
  • Participate in HAZOPS and client review meetings
  • Develop control strategies, P&IDs, control system specifications, termination diagrams, commissioning plans
  • Work independently on Instrumentation & Controls design as an integrated member of an interdisciplinary design team
  • Design, specificy and integrate complete automation systems including PLC, HMI, DCS, and communication networks 
  • Participate in control panel design and generation of bill of materials, cabling, PLC and HMI programming, and commissioning for commercial and industrial facilities
  • Perform FAT, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities
  • Project scheduling as well as in the development of instrumentation and controls estimates
  • Ensure that all work is properly checked in accordance with Tetra Tech and outside applicable Standards & Procedures
  • Collect field information, equipment specification, drawing development, material take-offs, cost estimate input, schedule input, Hazop participation, code review, technical studies, report preparation, commissioning, operator and maintenance staff training
  • Coordinate  activities with Project Managers and Technical Engineers of all disciplines
  • Adhere to all health and safety policies and guidelines
  • Travel - Ranges from occasional (one day trips) to frequent (two to three days trips), with travel time often concentrated in bunches.


  • 10+ years of progressive experience as an instrumentation and control engineer in heavy industry is require
  • Hardware/software troubleshooting skills
  • PLC/PAC Programming experience using industry standard software packages  
  • Experience with Schneider/Modicon controllers and/or Rockwell products is preferred
  • Experience with industrial network design and implementation
  • Proficiency with engineering software and engineering database programs (Microsoft Office, AVEVA, Elecdes, InTools/Smart Plant Instrumentation, etc.)
  • Experience in HMI development
  • Strong interpersonal skills required for internal team interfaces and client liaison
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to new projects and quickly understand the defined scope
  • Fluency in one or more control system languages will be considered an asset
  • Experience with instrumentation design will be considered an asset
  • Work experience in the Pulp & Paper, Oil Refining, Oil Sands, Gas, Power Generation and Mining sectors considered an asset
  • Demonstrates project management skills
  • Adherence to safety policies and procedures
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code, CSA and ISA standards;


  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation and Instrumentation or related field
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation
  • Formal training from control system vendor or industry software tools considered an asset
  • Qualifications in Functional Safety Systems design


  • Travel within Western Canada in accordance with public health safety precautions periodically to client sites may be required
  • Must be able to pass a drug/alcohol screen
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada


In addition to rewarding job opportunities and continuous growth, we offer an attractive employee package including:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Rewarding retirement savings program
  • Professional development opportunities
  • We are currently working remotely but hope to be back to our wonderful office when it's safe to do so, right in the heart of Vancouver's financial district 

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Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.


To apply, please submit your cover letter, followed by your resume in one PDF file. We thank all those that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information
  • Organization: 719 ICE

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