Full Time, Permanent
Posted 2 months ago

Remote, Ideally located in British Columbia or Quebec, CA or Woodland, WA or Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Travel up to 60% to the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and South America


Arbutus Search Group is seeking a talented and self-motivated Controls Field Service Technician to join our client’s team at the forefront of the wood processing industry.

Our client is a global leader in providing technical expertise, state of the art equipment, cutting edge software, and other automation technologies to the wood processing industry. The team you will work with provides ongoing employee training to help you advance your career and the latest upgrades to keep you in touch with current technological advancements.


  • Competitive base pay plus travel pay that could equal up to 10% additional annual salary.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Dental Insurance.
  • Vision Insurance.
  • Life Insurance.
  • AD&D.
  • LTD.
  • Group RRSP matching.
  • Tuition Assistance Program.


  • Servicing, installing, and upgrading various control systems at customer sites;
  • Performing accurate and timely completion of service calls and regular site visits to ensure equipment meets quality and safety standards;
  • Responding to and communicating effectively with customers, engineers, and project managers to ensure customer requirements are understood and resolved; and
  • Providing 24/7 remote customer support coverage on rotation.


  • Diploma, degree or trade qualification in the electrical field or the equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Experience with:
    • programming Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, RSLogix PLC products
    • Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)
    • Servo motors
    • Delta RMC and/or Allen-Bradley motion control
  • Knowledge of Sawmill, Planermill, and/or Plywood/OSB equipment (preferred but not required);
  • Basic understanding of Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems;
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills;
  • Ability to read electrical drawings/prints;
  • Ability to work effectively with customers;
  • Ability to cross international borders and travel extensively to customer locations in North America and overseas; and
  • Ability to work irregular hours and overtime as required.


  • $34-$50/hour.

Job Features

Job Category

Engineering, Manufacturing

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