Career Opportunities

Controls Engineer

Fossil Power Systems Inc.

Fossil Power Systems Inc. (FPS) is a privately owned Canadian company that has been supplying system hardware/software and services to international customers for more than 30 years. By providing exceptional expertise and technical knowledge FPS has become a trusted world class leader in the supply of control solutions and instrumentation for electrical utilities, pulp and paper processing plants, and petro-chemical facilities. Our outstanding customer service and industry knowledge distinguish FPS as a leader in the industry. FPS 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 FPS to continually refine our product line, and develop new products as we focus on the future.

Job Description

The successful candidate should have a post-secondary education degree in Engineering. Candidates with a Computer Science degree, or equivalent qualifications through relevant work experience within an industrial control setting will be considered.

The ideal candidate will have some knowledge in design, installation, programming and maintenance of control and automation systems. Relevant work experience within an industrial setting is considered an asset. Experience around industrial process equipment and hardware, and low voltage electrical and/or electronic equipment is also considered valuable.

You are expected to be available for travel approximately 1-2 weeks 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 entire Halifax region delights with its impressive array of entertainment, museums, galleries, historic sites, fine restaurants, colorful gardens and lively nightlife.

Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Degree or Computer Science Degree
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.
Annual performance based bonus paid to all employees.

RRSP Co-contribute
Health Spending Account
Dental and Medical coverage
Post-Secondary Education Assistance for Children
Gym memberships


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