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Instrumentation and Control Technician

No. 505
September 11, 2023
$34.73 per hour with increase to $36.86 per hour after 6 months and $39.00 per hour after one year.
Job category
Skilled Trades - Manufacturing
Type of job
Day shift, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Our client is a global company operating for several years in the pharmaceutical industry. The company is looking to hire a highly skilled and motivated Instrumentation and Control Technician to join their day shift team. As a Technician, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the integrity of control systems and instruments in their facilities, ensuring the quality and safety of their operations. Join this team of dedicated professionals and contribute to their mission of excellence in the pharmaceutical field!


  • Ensure the proper functioning and precise calibration of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning control systems in buildings, maintaining optimal conditions for pharmaceutical production.
  • Perform maintenance, repair, rigorous calibration, and adjustment of process control systems and instruments, following established protocols to ensure measurement reliability and accuracy.
  • Plan and perform calibrations and preventive maintenance according to established schedules, carefully documenting performed activities and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Respond promptly and efficiently to emergency calls from production lines, equipment, or the building, diagnosing issues and taking appropriate corrective measures to minimize downtime.
  • Actively collaborate with electrical and mechanical maintenance teams to solve complex problems and contribute to the continuous improvement of systems and processes.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues related to instrumentation and control, implementing effective solutions to improve performance and safety.
  • Perform any other related tasks.


  • Competitive compensation with an attractive hourly wage ranging from $34.73 per hour at hiring to $39.00 per hour after 1 year, thus recognizing your expertise and contribution.
  • Unionized position offering stability and comprehensive benefits, including a group insurance plan for you and your family.
  • 7 paid personal days off and 13 statutory holidays to allow you to rest and enjoy your free time.
  • Opportunity to participate in the FTQ investment fund after the probationary period, allowing you to plan your financial future.
  • Full uniform provided for your comfort and safety during working hours.
  • Employer-subsidized on-site cafeteria, offering healthy and convenient meal options.

Job requirements

  • College diploma (DEC) in instrumentation and control or electrodynamics.
  • Completed C license or certification in electricity, demonstrating a solid understanding of electrical principles and safety standards.
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing or similar environment, with knowledge of good manufacturing practices (GMP), is a considerable asset.
  • Strong technical skills in the field of instrumentation and control, with practical experience in troubleshooting, repairing, and calibrating measuring instruments.

Desired profile

  • Ability to work independently and make informed decisions in emergency situations while adhering to procedures and safety standards.
  • Clear and effective communication skills with team members, supervisors, and other departments, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing.

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