Automation Designer, St. John's

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Date: Sep 7, 2023

Location: St. John's, NL, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 85648 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: St. John's, NL, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.



Hatch is seeking for candidates for our Controls, Automations & Electrical team for future and potential projects in our St.John's office. We are looking for Controls and Automation Designers. The successful applicant will be responsible for the production of Systems & Process Control models and drawings.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate design and work as a draftspersons in the preparation of contract drawings, record keeping and other statistical work
  • Produce and maintain technical and engineering drawings in using 2D or 3D CAD software such as Microstation
  • Assist with the development of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFD)
  • Design and maintain instrument lists, loop drawings, termination schedules, Motor Control Circuit (MCC) configuration and control panel arrangements
  • Assist in review and design of vendor package interfaces
  • Develop design details to meet project specific and Hatch design criteria and standards
  • Check drawings prior to release
  • Ensure coordination with designers and engineers of other disciplines
  • Perform clash detection of models with other discipline models
  • In conjunction with engineering staff, produce detailed engineering drawings and documentation for identified and approved concepts/projects.


Qualifications & Experience :

  • Engineering diploma or college diploma or equivalent electronics/instrumentation tertiary training
  • Minimum of five years System and Process Control design experience
  • Experience within a large project, multidisciplinary EPCM environment
  • Oil and gas, offshore maintenance experience
  • Understanding of other discipline requirements and interfaces
  • Proficient in the use of Smart Plant Instrumentation (SPIN)/Intools
  • Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects
  • Proficient in the use of MicroStation
  • System and Process Control site experience



Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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