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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6097

Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4L 8K9

Date:  Sep 15, 2022

Industrial Electrician

Join our globally growing team at ATS Industrial Automation where we create complex automation solutions at the highest level that sustainably impact lives around the world. 


At ATS, a publicly traded global company with a proud 40-year history, we help drive the future with our factory-wide automation solutions. At ATS Industrial Automation, what we do matters - both to our customers and to their customers. With 600 skilled employees around the world, we design, build and service mission-critical automated assembly and test solutions for mobility, nuclear and specialty automation. Our customers are leaders in their industries and rely on us to deliver what we promise - on time and on budget.  Combined with our broad product portfolio, financial strength and global presence, we provide our customers with the best automation solutions wherever and whenever they need them. 


Join our ATS Industrial Automation Team because:

  • We VALUE our People: The foundation of a great company is having the best team which is why we continuously work to develop, engage, empower and energize our people.
  • We’ve got GREAT Work Perks: We provide a variety of perks to our employees. Make sure you ask more about our employee referral program, safety glasses and safety shoe programs and employee events.  
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, Employee Incentive Bonus program, comprehensive health and dental benefits including Lifestyle Spending Account, RRSP matching program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program. 
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development. Ask about our tuition reimbursement program and our commitment to promoting from within.


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 automated test equipment.


•    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.
•    Perform panel wiring, cell wiring and system wiring, including installation of conduits and wireways.
•    Report any issues regarding workmanship or design.  
•    Ensure that all print updates are being completed and that rework is properly recorded.
•    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 project team including project managers, customers, designers, toolmakers and programmers to solve problems in order to provide the customer with a complete and functional system. Take a lead role in ensuring that workflow for machine assembly and integration flows smoothly in the shop. 
•    From time to time may be asked to fulfill the lead role for your discipline.
•    Assemble, solder, clean and debug of printed circuit boards.
•    Use the Focus system to check on availability of parts for the job.
•    Assist in providing status of completion information in order to maintain Project Schedules.
•    Participate in tear down and shipping of the equipment, dismantling in an orderly fashion to minimize installation time at the customers’ site. 
•    Travel to customer sites as required for installation and re-integration of systems.
•     Reassemble equipment to the point of buy-off at the customer’s site.  Provide customer training when required.
•    Be an ambassador for ATS at the customer’s site. 
•    Fill out daily site reports.
•    Work with management 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.
•    Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
•    Perform general plant electrical maintenance and repair duties. 
•    Follow all safety procedures according to the ATS Health and Safety Manual in addition to following any onsite customer health and safety procedures.
•    Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
•    Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.



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/or two to three years of hands-on electrical wiring, troubleshooting and maintenance experience as a licensed electrician.  
•    Preference will be given to candidates with a Technologist Diploma from an accredited community college with related work experience in Automated Test equipment and with experience in 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. 
•    Clearly demonstrate a disciplined approach to problem solving under the pressure of time constraints. Good verbal communication skills.
•    Excellent problem-solving skills.  
•    Willing to work overtime and open to occasional travel globally for commissioning.



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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