Junior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer
Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Electrical Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood perform consulting and EPCM services for many of the world’s leading mining companies and is executing world-class projects on five continents. 


Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for an Instrumentation & Controls Engineer, Junior to join our Mining & Minerals business in our Vancouver, BC office. We offer a broad range of professional development and career growth opportunities and are committed to helping our staff achieve their potential. If you have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, strong technical fundamentals, and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.




  • Providing Instrumentation, controls, and communications engineering design for mining and mineral processing projects throughout North America and abroad
  • Contributing to the preparation of:
    • Design criteria
    • Technical specifications for Control Systems
    • Construction, and Installation Specifications
    • Input into the development of P&ID and instrumentation selection
    • Instrument indexes
    • Instrument Data Sheets
    • Procurement of instruments
    • Instrument Cable Schedules
    • Control System Design and Block Diagrams
    • Communications System Design and Block Diagrams
    • Control System Layout and Wiring Drawings
    • Instrument Wiring Drawings
    • Installation Details
    • Process Control Narratives
    • Material Take-Offs
  • Provide I&C engineering input to packaged equipment.
  • Provide Process Control System Programming on Distributed Control Systems (DCS) or programmable logic control systems (PLC)
  • Providing engineering technical support to the field during construction, including responding to RFIs from construction contractor, issuing Site Instructions and performing field reviews.
  • Provide onsite support and commissioning and start-up service
  • Establishing good working relationships and communication with internal and external stakeholders

Skills / Qualifications

  • Graduate or Undergraduate Electrical Engineering degree, with the ability to register with Engineers and Geoscientists BC
  • Recently graduated or up to 4 years of experience
  • Capable of developing creative yet practical solutions and is open-minded to alternative solutions.
  • Willingness to travel to remote field locations on a short-term basis
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume and deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to effectively work in a team atmosphere is imperative
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Committed to continual improvement and achieving engineering excellence

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com


Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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