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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6636

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jun 19, 2022

Industrial Electrician

Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Industrial Automation division at ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.

Major Duties

Under general direction, builds, installs and troubleshoots electrical wiring systems, electronic components, hardware and equipment with a quality and timely focus in order to build special-purpose machinery, robotic work cells and factory automation projects.

Specific Responsibilities

•    From time to time you may be asked to fulfill the lead role for your discipline.
•    Take direction from the Director, Mechanical Assembly and/or the designated Lead Electrician.
•    Using the electrical design package and customer specifications for reference; plans and coordinates work required to assemble and wire control panels, HMI’s and other sub-assemblies.
•    Use the MRP system to check on availability of parts for the job.
•    Perform panel wiring, cell wiring and system wiring, including installation of conduits and wireways.
•    Report any issues regarding workmanship or design to the Lead Electrician or the Director, Mechanical Assembly.
•    Ensure that all print updates are being completed and that rework is properly recorded.
•    Following OHSC rules and regulations; determine power requirements for projects and install bus plugs, conduits and cord drops to transformers and/or directly to control panel disconnects.
•    Using established procedures for “Power up and Test” perform power up and electrical testing and troubleshooting of the control system in order to enable the start of integration.  Repair and/or replace defective components of the system as required.
•    Work with the electrical team as well as project managers, customers, designers, toolmakers and programmers to solve problems in order to provide the customer with a complete and functional system. 
•    Assist in providing status of completion information in order to maintain Project Status Sheets.
•    Participate in tear down and shipping of the equipment, dismantling in an orderly fashion to minimize installation time at the customers’ site. 
•    Be an ambassador for ATS at the customer’s site, providing a quick and efficient installation of the equipment.  Follow all safety procedures according to the ATS Health and Safety Manual in addition to following any onsite customer health and safety procedures.
•    Reassemble equipment to the point of buy-off at the customer’s site.  Provide customer training when required.
•    Fill out daily site reports.
•    Work with the Director to be a positive motivating force within the team.  Assist in training apprentices according to ATS manufacturing standards and to the Industrial Electrician apprenticeship training standards.  
•    Communicate and be a channel for any constructive or objective ideas that arise, helping to keep the manufacturing standards up-to-date and at the highest level.  Use the team as a pool of technical knowledge, solving problems together efficiently.
•    Assemble and assist in testing activities related to construction of CSA B51 and CSA N285.0 pressure boundary components within the ATS Certificate of Authorization.
•    Strictly follow CSA N285/NQA Quality requirements as defined within the manual and procedures
•    Travel to customer sites as required for installation and re-integration of systems.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements

•    Due to arc flash and shock hazards, voltage-rated gloves and 100% cotton, long-sleeve shirts must be worn at all times when working on live panels.
•    Employees must comply at all times with the specific PPE requirements identified on the ARC Flash and Shock Hazard Warning Labels (see below for your information.) These will be posted at Switchgear locations, breaker panels, bus ducts and equipment related power drops.




A Certificate of Qualification as an Industrial Electrician, a Construction and Maintenance Electrician or equivalent certifications from other Provinces or Countries.


A completed apprenticeship and five to seven years of hands-on electrical wiring, troubleshooting and maintenance experience as a licensed electrician.  Preference will be given to those with electronics, machine building or robotics expertise.  Must be capable of working in a team environment and be able to maintain a positive attitude and consistent contribution to the projects assigned.

Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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