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Instrumentation & Control Technician

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  29512 


Do you want to work at one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers? We’re looking for people who are driven by excellence to work with innovative technology to create the material tomorrow’s world will be made of.


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.


We are at the forefront of the steel industry with a plan to change the way we make steel to significantly reduce GHG emissions in the short term, while reaching net zero before 2050. Ours will be the first integrated steelmaking site in the world to make this transformation and it will happen by 2028. Our global company is leading the world with significant decarbonization projects in North America and Europe and our site is key to this plan.


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.



ArcelorMittal Dofasco 

Pickling and Cold Rolling Business Unit  

Instrumentation & Control Technician  


Role Accountabilities: 


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. Your duties will include (but not limited to) the following: 


  • 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 



Education and Experience: 


  • 447A Instrumentation and Control Technician Certificate of Qualification is required and/or  

  • 442A Industrial Electrician Certificate of Qualification with a passion for instrumentation and control 

  • Minimum high school diploma/GED   

  • Experience in an Industrial Maintenance role is an asset.  



Knowledge & Skills: 


  • 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.  

  • Programming and troubleshooting experience with Delta V Control Systems is an asset  



Hours of Work: 


  • The hours of work are 10.5-hour days (6AM – 4:30PM), Monday to Thursday 

  • Occasional overtime may be required.  



Work Environment: 


  • 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. 



Total Rewards at ArcelorMittal Dofasco


  • We provide employees with a market competitive total compensation package. Our promise is to provide superior pay for superior performance, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness, pension, vacation and related programs.
  • Competitive hourly rates and shift premium
  • On your first day you will immediately be eligible for:


  • Bonus paid twice a year based on Company performance on key goals. Your bonus target will be 10% of base salary earnings.
  • Company paid Defined Contribution Pension Plan. No employee contribution required. With employer contributions between 5 and 10%.
  • Competitive vacation allowances
  • Group Benefits with no health and dental premiums.
    • For health and dental claims you only pay amounts above the maximums the plan pays.
    • Life insurance premiums are shared with the company.


After two years of permanent company service you will participate in our Profit Sharing, where all permanent employees share equally in allocation of profits.
Other immediate benefits include:

  • Competitive vacation entitlements
  • PPE and workwear provided at no cost (if required)     
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Free access to three onsite fitness centers and our 70-acre recreation park with multiple arenas, fields and organized sports for you and your family

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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