Process Controls Technician

Sciences and Engineering

Date Posted: July 02, 2024

Job Location: Princeton

Job Number: 01021355

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: PO Box 550 Old Hedley Road, Princeton, British Columbia, Canada V0X 1W0

Job Description

 At Weyerhaeuser, our focus is as much on
building our people as building our business. We are committed to
creating an environment where individuals can flourish, diversities
encouraged, and communities supported. We are one of the premier
integrated forest organizations in the world. We’ve been in
business for nearly 120 years and believe strongly in our core
values of safety, integrity, citizenship, sustainability, and
inclusion, which has awarded us being named as one of the World’s
most Ethical Companies over 10 times.

About Princeton

town living on the door step of the Okanagan and Lower Mainland.
Princeton, BC is located at the juncture of the Tulameen and
Similkameen rivers approximately 1 ½ hours from Kelowna, Penticton
and Kamloops, and about 2 ½ hours from Vancouver. This beautiful
community offers a pool, ice rink, baseball fields, cross country
ski trails, tennis courts, mountain bike trails, a Jr. B hockey
team, and several great restaurants with a variety of foods.
Princeton Lumber is one of the largest employers in the community
and has been in operation more than 50 years.

We are seeking a full-time permanent
entry-level Process Control Technician. This is a developmental
opportunity for someone with a passion to learn and

Reporting to the site’s Process Control
Engineer, this role will interact with the plant maintenance and
operations teams to support the operation and maintenance of the
mills control systems, and with engineers and project managers to
facilitate engineering, capital and major maintenance

Working under the close guidance of the site’s
Process Control Engineer and Project Manager, this individual will
play a critical role in supporting continuous improvement in
safety, manufacturing, cost, process reliability and productivity
at the site.

individual will be accountable for growing and strengthening their
technical skills, understanding of the manufacturing processes and
operations of the site as well as other functional areas. This will
be accomplished through hands-on learning, troubleshooting,
involvement in process improvement projects, mentorships and
individual research.

successful candidate will perform analysis on systems data to
develop processes and improvement plans to support operations
through Process Control Engineering. Other responsibilities will
include HMI (Human Machine Interface) programming, PLC
(Programmable Logic Controller) programming, Motion Control
programming, Networking, maintenance/evaluation of operating
software and implementation of changes required to achieve controls
excellence.  The candidate will lead and or assist in the
troubleshooting of Electrical, Controls, Networking, Computer,
Software, Reporting and other areas across site.

Key Functions:
As an entry level Process Control
Technician, you will: 

  • Perform process control
    troubleshooting, programming and design for all site
  • Provide Technical assistance to
    specify, design and develop improvements in aut



  • Commitment to safety –
    demonstrated record of understanding and following safety practices
    and procedures.
  • High School
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical
    Engineering, or Technical Diploma in Controls, Instrumentation, or
    similar field.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
    with the ability to narrow the focus rapidly by identify what can
    and cannot be causing the problem.  Additionally, the ability
    to quickly gather pertinent information and apply it to
    successfully complete the task at hand
  • Follows tasks through to
    completion with follow up to ensure correct operation over a period
    of time.
  • Innovative, willing to learn and
    open to new ideas.
  • Solid organization and
    prioritization skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and
    listening skills, with team focus.
  • Strong verbal and written
    communication/presentation skills. 

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong PLC
    programming/troubleshooting skills (RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000,
    PRoWORX Nxt, Concept)
  • Solid understanding and ability
    to diagnose electronic hardware.
  • Experience with computers,
    Servers and network hardware and systems.
  • Experience with virtual
  • Experience with PLC and
    Stand-Alone motion controllers and methods.
  • Strong electrical
    troubleshooting skills.
  • Able to read, understand and
    interpret prints/drawings/manuals to troubleshoot power and control
    electrical systems.
  • Computer skills in LAN, PC,
    Windows, CAD, and Ethernet LAN with advanced MS Office skills and

Augmented Skills:

  • Electrical experience and build
    capabilities including process control panels, safety circuit,
    wiring diagrams, I/O, MCC, VFD’s, Drives, Tuning, Servers,
    pneumatics, valves, hydraulics, P & ID diagrams.
  • Experience with safety and
    electrical conformance standards including UL, NEC, OSHA, NFPA 70E,
    IEEE and FM.
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with
  • Experience managing capital
    projects (budgeting, developing project packages with bids, project
    scope, execution plans, etc.)
  • Knowledge of modern machine
    safeguarding standards. e.g.: ISO13857
  • Experience with high voltage
    (10kV+) systems
  • Experience with electrical power
    distribution equipment and maintenance
  • Proficient in use of electrical
    test equipment. 

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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