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Instrumentation & Control Technician

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  18261 


At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, we play a key role in North America’s advanced manufacturing supply chain working with the top automotive, energy, packaging and construction brands to develop lighter, stronger and more sustainable steel products – from cans to cars. 


Founded in 1912, ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Hamilton’s largest private sector employer with more than 4,500 employees, shipping 4.5 million net tons of high-quality flat carbon steel annually. Our iconic tagline “Our Product is Steel, Our Strength is People” is a true expression of our belief that our people are our competitive advantage. 

Instrumentation & Control Technician

Permanent Opportunity





As a member of the Instrumentation Maintenance group you will work effectively with others in a team environment, apply problem-solving methodologies and demonstrate a continuous improvement orientation by seeking new innovative methods of maintaining the equipment.


  • To diagnose, repair and maintain, instrumentation, process control systems, combustion systems and flame safety systems.
  • Work with primary sensors, control valves, analyzers, and microprocessor-based controls found in the various Dofasco processes.
  • Use precision testing tools for flow control, fluid mechanics, temperature measurement, pressure measurement, PH, conductivity, concentration, analyzers, data acquisition, lasers, vibration monitoring.
  • Read, interpret and revise mechanical, electrical and instrumentation drawings to company standards.
  • Install, maintain, and trouble shoot and repair pneumatic, electrical and electronic, hydraulic controls.
  • Apply Trade calculations and formulas.
  • Work with Combustion systems to ensure compliance with the government regulations.
  • Install, maintain and trouble shoot computer-based control systems such as Programmable Logic Controllers or Distributed Control Systems to specifications.
  • Perform atmospheric testing and maintain test equipment.




  • Minimum high school diploma/GED
  • 447A Instrumentation and Control Technician Certificate of Qualification is required
  • 442A Industrial Electrician Certificate of Qualification with a passion for instrumentation and control will be considered
  • 2-year College Instrumentation and Control or Electrical Technician Diploma is required and/or
  • More than one-year experience as a Registered Instrumentation and Control or Electrical Apprentice, with Level 1 Trade School completed
  • Experience in an Industrial Maintenance role is an asset




  • Advanced trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic personal computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Capable of physically demanding work (both indoors and outdoors)
  • Self-starter with the ability to follow directions and work in a team environment with minimal supervision




  • The hours of work are generally 8.5-hour days, Monday to Friday
  • Occasional overtime may be required




  • Exposure to noise, heights, confined spaces, lighting conditions, materials, products and by-products associated with the manufacture of steel, temperature and weather extremes that require the use of specialized protective devices or equipment.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment
  • The use of respirators, fresh air breathing apparatus and standard plant safety equipment may also be required
  • Required to climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding to access elevations, able to crouch for periods of time, push, pull, lift and turn while carrying tools, material and equipment in various parts of the facilities



Why work at ArcelorMittal Dofasco?

(Some offerings temporarily on hold due to COVID-19) 


•    Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 employers for the past 7 years 
•    Robust total rewards package including a Profit Sharing and Variable Compensation Plan for Permanent employees 
•    24/7 Access to 3 onsite fitness facilities
•    Wellness programs focusing on topics such as fitness, nutrition support, mindfulness, resilience and more
•    Onsite employee engagement events supporting topics as Mental Health, Diversity, Learning, and Health and Safety
•    Discounted access to our 70-acre Recreation Park, offering over 30 teams and clubs to employees and their family
•    Monthly employee volunteer opportunities to give back to the community with our “Team Orange” program



We would like to thank all those who apply in advance since only applicants selected to complete an online assessment will be contacted.  

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply and we are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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