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Instrumentation & Control Engineering Designer

2001 Sheppard Ave E suite 300, North York, ON M2J 4Z8, Canada ● 55 King St W, Kitchener, ON N2G 1A1, Canada ● 557 Southdale Rd E Suite 200, London, ON N6E 1A2, Canada Req #552
Monday, May 27, 2024

Your difference is the difference

Do you love to develop and share great ideas? Do you believe your insights can drive people forward? Do you appreciate working with others and building on mutual successes? Perfect. We do, too.

As an employee-owned company, we foster a culture where our people can thrive – and by thrive, we mean a place where you can share your ingenuity, express your difference, and grow in your very own way. Whatever your area, no matter your grade, your unique skills and perspective will help drive change from operations to the C-suite, across a wide of range of projects and channels.

Are you ready to build a future that’s uniquely yours? Join our award-winning team and make a difference that defines you.

Our Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Group is actively seeking a new graduate I&C Engineering Designer to join our team in various locations (Toronto, Waterloo, London). This position will provide project support to our offices across Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.




  • Assist Senior Engineers and Design Leads in preparing design reports, Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), PLC panel layouts, HMI panels, loop diagrams, and instrument installation details for major water /wastewater projects and industrial projects
  • Develop Process Control Narratives including coordination with a multi-discipline team of Engineers
  • Assist Senior Engineers and Design Leads in developing SCADA network architectures including Fiber Optic, Ethernet and Radio based communication networks
  • Design control circuit wiring diagrams / control schematics for various types of starters and process equipment
  • Generate project specifications including PLC panel components, instruments, and Process Control Narratives
  • Perform Contract Administration including shop drawing review, witnessing of equipment and systems factory acceptance testing (FAT), site acceptance testing (SAT), commissioning, and troubleshooting
  • Perform Site Inspections including data gathering and condition assessments
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (graduation by May 2024)
  • Knowledge of Water and Wastewater treatment control systems including Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), PLC panel layouts, loop diagrams, SCADA network architecture, instrument installation details, and Process Control Narratives is an asset
  • Demonstrates superior English communication skills both oral and written
  • Knowledge of PLC, SCADA systems and Communications Protocols (Profibus, Ethernet/IP, Modbus, Profinet, etc.) is an asset
  • AutoCAD experience is an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team with operators, programmers, process, mechanical and electrical Engineers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with staff, project team members and clients
  • Valid driver’s license is required and ability to independently travel to project sites for site inspections, meetings and business development activities.

Your better starts here

We don’t settle for less, and neither should you. As it happens, offering great benefits to our people is entirely possible: the numbers work out. Happy teams mean happy clients. It’s just that simple. From recruitment to flexibility, learning to leadership, wellness to inclusion, we give our people the tools they need to outperform in their careers and build lasting connections with our clients, our culture, and each other.

  • Competitive compensation packages and performance-based bonuses
  • Health, paramedical, vision, and dental coverage
  • A flexible vacation policy that lets you determine your time off based on your other responsibilities and needs
  • Top-up plans for new and expecting parents
  • Firm-paid holidays, summer and winter breaks, and other leaves of absence that cover everything from extra family time, jury duty, or even completing a degree
  • RVA Group Pension Plan with match
  • Global Travel Assist Program that provides emergency out-of-country medical protection for you and your eligible family members on personal and business trips
  • Access to a variety of free services (e.g., employee and family assistance programs, nutrition advice, caregiver support) and employee discounts (e.g., sports and entertainment tickets, major brands, insurance plans)
  • Flexible and alternative work arrangements around core hours, including telecommuting and work-from-home options

Diversity, Inclusion, and Accommodations:  

At RVA, we are committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. RVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you require any special accommodations, please advise Human Resources. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

Location on Google Maps
  • 2001 Sheppard Ave E suite 300, North York, ON M2J 4Z8, Canada
  • 55 King St W, Kitchener, ON N2G 1A1, Canada
  • 557 Southdale Rd E Suite 200, London, ON N6E 1A2, Canada