Information Systems & Research Engineer Toronto 2148061

Toronto, ON

We are presently looking for an Information Systems and Research Engineer.

This role will be based out of our head office in Kettleby, Ontario (15-minute drive from Newmarket) and report to the Information Systems and Research Manager.

About us:
Our company is proud of its history of innovation in the geotechnical construction industry where it regularly assimilates numerous industrial processes into its operations. Our company's IntelliSystem is a prime example of this innovation. This system is a revolutionary step forward for computer monitoring and technology integration. Designed to be the information hub of any seepage mitigation project, IntelliSystem can receive telemetry from any data producing equipment/instrument, calculate engineering values, employ artificial intelligence to guide operations and provide timely, robust reporting on all project data. Graphical, intuitive interfaces provide control and monitoring of real-time information, ensuring operations are completed with the highest level of accuracy while reducing construction risk.

The Information Systems and Research Engineer will be involved in the research, development and support of company information systems and related technologies. This role will be based out of our head office in Kettleby Ontario, report to the Information Systems and Research Manager and will have the following duties:

Research and Development of Information Systems and Related Technologies:

In this role you will be responsible for assisting in the research and development of industrial information technologies and control systems used by our company:

  • Assist in the research and development of new and current technologies to meet organizational needs and to capitalize on potential new product
  • Program industrial controls, desktop, service and web applications as needed using various development languages with the main focus being on the .NET stack.
  • Research, design and evaluate materials, software, processes and equipment
  • Develop and support the concepts, products and solutions that relate to the company’s industrial information technology systems and associated equipment.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of client expectations and industry trends
  • Research the technologies used by suppliers, competitors and clients with the purpose to improve our technological capabilities.
  • Integrate new technologies, products and manufacturing process into and out of industrial IT systems and related equipment.
  • Document all phases of research and development

Operations Support:

In this role you will be responsible for the proper maintenance of the operations and production technologies within our company:

  • Ensure optimized technology performance, provide technical support and maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot/run diagnostic tests to resolve issues
  • Setting up new equipment and systems, perform minor repair work
  • Ensure records of service are properly kept.
  • Create manuals and training module
  • Support customer and supplier relationships and participate in proposal preparation and contract execution
  • Periodic travel throughout Canada and the U.S. is required to support ongoing projects.

Position Requirements:

  • Engineering degree from accredited institution and/or related job experience.
  • 2-3 years .NET development experience.
  • 2-3 years relational database programming and administration experience.
  • Served on software development projects using the agile and UML development methodologies.
  • Experience with various industrial processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and English language communication skills, both written and oral.
  • The ability to safely and freely access all parts of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Be legally eligible to travel to the United States.
  • Knowledge of project management processes is desirable.

Skills & Technical Competencies:

Must haves:

  • Desktop and service application development (.NET: C#, VB, WPF, WCF, XAML)
  • Design of electronics for sensor systems, communications equipment and other apparatus
  • Web development: JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, HTML5 or Bootstrap
  • Database: SQL Server 2005 to 2016 (T-SQL, Stored Procedure development, DB Administration)
  • Engineering: Understanding of the principals associated with flow of liquids, pressure, depth vs. elevation and GPS coordinates (2 out of 4 is acceptable)
  • Professional Engineering Licence or working towards obtaining a P.Eng.
  • The ability to access various

Going above and beyond:

  • Unity3D development experience
  • PLC programming
  • Internet of Things (IoT) experience
  • Virtual Environments

We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 
Resumes may be submitted in confidence to us. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  EOE

No third parties, applications, submissions, inquiries, phone calls or in-person visits.

Our company does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. The submission of referrals or resumes by anyone other than a candidate directly to company employees is strictly prohibited. Unsolicited referrals and resumes sent to our company are deemed gratuitous, and the company will not be obligated or bound in any way to pay any referral or other fee if a person referred to us from a source other than a candidate is hired. Any resume submitted in the absence of a signed agreement by us will become the property of our company and no fee shall be due.

We welcome all qualified candidates to apply today! 



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Advanced Construction Techniques

Advanced Construction Techniques

Advanced Construction Techniques' primary focus is on multifaceted geotechnical construction projects involving ground modifications, earth retention, seepage barriers and site investigations.  These projects require innovative solutions utilizing highly specialized techniques and necessitate strong safety, engineering, quality control and assurance, and cost management in order to deliver best value.

ACT is continually challenging technological limits in order to provide best value to our Clients. We have repeatedly proven this accomplishment to the geotechnical industry.  ACT has successfully completed projects requiring our special expertise throughout North America and is continually improving, modifying and developing our techniques based on our project experiences. For over two decades, our practical experience and developed skills have made us an innovator in these specialized techniques and a leader in our industry.

As an employer, we offer an exciting opportunity for you to be part of our growing "Best In Class" Team in the industry today. We believe that our people are what makes us great and strive to offer our employees opportunities for advancement. Our people are our most important asset.

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