Career Opportunities

Controls Engineer

Fossil Power Systems Inc.

Fossil Power Systems Inc. (FPS) is a Canadian based 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

Controls Engineers at FPS are responsible for the complete design and implementation of fuel safety systems for large industrial and utility boilers. Responsibilities include proposal development and estimating, project management, control system design and programming, development of graphical user interfaces, system testing, and on‐site commissioning. This role is a combination of engineering, project management and system commissioning/support.

The successful candidate must have exceptional computer skills, multitask in a fast-paced environment, and execute projects with minimal supervision. Excellent organization and communication skills are a must. Past experience in utilities or pulp and paper industries, and PLC programming will be considered an asset.

Front line customer service in the form of email and phone calls is normal, as well as travel to various locations for onsite commissioning of FPS-supplied systems and equipment. Travel is typically limited to North America but other international destinations are possible. Total travel per year is estimated at 10-12 weeks.

Training will be provided to ensure all designs meet FPS standards and applicable industry codes.

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.

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


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