Senior Electrician – RoboTape

Senior Electrician - RoboTape

Position: Senior Electrician

Department: RoboTape


Job Brief:

RoboTape is Innovative Automation Inc’s first Robotic Taping System designed to handle repetitive and demanding tape applications and will be located in our Newmarket facility at Mecsmart Systems Inc. We are looking for a Senior Electrician to use output from the Electrical Design department, along with purchased components, to build custom RoboTape automation equipment.



  • Study drawings, manuals, and specifications, then, applying all pertinent electrical codes, proceed to build systems as scheduled
  • Mark drawings throughout the project
  • Perform general system checks once wiring is complete, which include, but not limited to, power circuit testing, motor rotation checks, safety circuit testing, I/O testing, and switch adjustments
  • Review machine concept and design with Electrical Designer and Project Developer
  • Prioritize and schedule multiple projects, assemble and coordinate multiple staff when larger projects require team efforts, and train apprentices
  • Document and keep organized notes on Project status
  • Research and develop application and use of products involved in a project
  • Occasional travel as required, Globally


  • Minimum OCOT Canadian Red Seal Certificate of Qualification 309A Construction and Maintenance Electrician
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in an Industrial or Commercial application
  • Minimum Diploma from 2-year Electrical Engineering Technician (Co-op) Program or 3-year Electrical Engineering Technology (Co-op) Program
  • Working understanding of electrical and PLC function
  • Strong Knowledge of the Electrical Safety Code and CSA Knowledge
  • Strong electrical and assembly knowledge of custom automation
  • Knowledge of mechanical, pneumatics and/or hydraulics fundamentals
  • Personal hand tools and knowledge of proper use
  • Knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to lift weights reaching 50lbs, carry weights reaching 40lbs, and push and pull weights reaching 100-150lbs

Job Fit:

  • Confidence in dealing with people
  • Ability to deal with all types of personalities
  • Adaptable and able to modify approach in dynamic environment
  • Able to prioritize competing job functions
  • Possess structured problem solving and analytical skills

Innovative Automation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.