FPS is a Canadian based company that has been supplying system hardware/software and services to international customers for more than 40 years. By providing exceptional expertise and technical knowledge Fossil has become a trusted world class leader in the supply of control solutions and instrumentation for electrical utilities, pulp and paper processing plants, petro-chemical facilities. Our outstanding customer service and industry knowledge distinguish Fossil as a leader in the industry. Fossil is highly active in the research and development of new and existing products. A dedicated team of professionals is constantly working towards innovative solutions. This approach has allowed Fossil to continually refine our product line, and develop new products as we focus on the future.
Please visit our web site to learn more about our company at www.fossil.ca
We require a candidate with experience in configuration and maintenance of computer and network hardware/software. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in industrial environments such as power utility plants and pulp and paper mills, as the position will involve supporting industrial networks and systems on customer sites.
Work for industrial customers could include tasks such as assessing potential network security risks, configuring network switches/firewalls, troubleshooting and maintenance of various computer and network hardware, supporting systems utilizing various Windows operating systems, configuration of various client/server applications, ethernet and serial based communication protocols, network audits and reporting, integrating PLC control systems into industrial networks, PLC control system design, testing, and commissioning.
Experience in C language programming would be considered an asset.
Experience in PLC and HMI systems, primarily Rockwell, would be an asset.
Experience in Trihedral VTS would be an asset.
You are expected to be available for travel within Nova Scotia approximately 1-2 week per month. Travel will be primarily within Nova Scotia, but you may be asked to travel to other locations within North America. Flexible work hours and dress are the norm and you are expected to handle your projects with little supervision. The work environment is relaxed and rewarding.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Halifax is a modern port city teeming with culture and heritage. The region delights with its impressive array of entertainment, museums, galleries, historic sites, fine restaurants, colorful gardens and lively nightlife.
The successful candidate must have a post-secondary education degree/diploma in Engineering (Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Information Technology, Networking or other related field) with at least 5 years of relevant work experience. Exceptional computer and networking skills are essential in this role.
You will also require:
Valid Canadian Passport
Valid Canadian Driver’s License
A criminal background check will be required for access to our customer sites.
Some of our customer sites (U.S.) require drug testing.
Salary will be based on experience. FPS salaries are in line with Engineers Nova Scotia annual salary survey.
Health Spending Account
Dental and Medical coverage
Post-Secondary Education Assistance for Children
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: $65,000.00-$100,000.00 per year
- Casual dress
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
Supplemental pay types:
Public Health recommendations are in affect
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Dartmouth, NS: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-06-01