Senior Robotics and Control Engineer

Promise Robotics

Promise Robotics

Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Promise Robotics is a rapidly growing venture-backed technology startup with a mission to help the building industry to harness automation toward producing more affordable and sustainable buildings. Our world-class team combines AI, Industrialized Robotics, and construction under one roof to develop the most advanced robotic products for the construction of highly efficient and sustainable buildings.
We’re looking for a Senior Robotics and Controls Engineer to join our team and contribute to developing cutting-edge solutions for our core robotic manufacturing technologies. This role is based at our facility in Nisku, AB.

You might be a good fit if you:

  • Have a passion for leading industry-changing solutions with significant social, economic, and environmental impact
  • Desire to play a founding role and reap the benefits as part of a growth-stage startup with significant upside
  • Enjoy building not only the technology but also high-performing teams and companies
  • Are committed to continuous learning at the intersection of several industries

What you'll do:

  • Leading design, development, evaluation and improvement of robotic manufacturing systems and processes by working closely with a diverse technical team of software developers and robotic engineers
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair robotic hardware, sensors, drivers and software
  • Maintain and promote a safe and professional environment with a high level of safety awareness and compliance
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the junior members of the team

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor/College degree in Robotics, Industrial Automation, Mechatronics, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
  • 8+ years experience with automation systems programming and control, including industrial robots and PLCs
  • Strong knowledge and experience in industrial robot programming, PLC/HMI, control panel, automation and electrical standards and best practices,
  • PLC and HMI programming experience (Beckhoff experience will be a plus)
  • Experience in designing fieldbus network architectures (EtherCAT experience will be a plus )
  • Experience in Safety Programming
  • (Preferred) Programming experience in Python, SQL or similar language
  • Experience with sensory systems such as proximity sensors, rangefinders and vision systems
  • Proficiency with CAD (AutoCAD, SolidWorks)
  • Willingness to participate in a variety of technical areas in both software and hardware as needed to solve complex problems and achieve business impact
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, communication and organization skills
  • (Preferred) Experience in integrating Kuka robots is a great asset
  • (Preferred) Experience with electrical system design implementation in compliance with electrical standards
Benefits:
Competitive salary: we believe in data-driven, equitable compensation decisions. We recently completed a compensation review and implemented salary bands that enable us to pay mid to above-average Canadian salaries across various industries.
Stock options: everyone has a stake in our company.
Holistic benefits: we have a comprehensive benefits package that includes paramedical, dental, vision, and drug coverage for you and your dependents, as well as a health care spending account. These benefits start right from Day 1.
Flexible personal days and vacation policies: we care deeply about the well-being of our team.
Open, collaborative, and supportive culture: you will be part of an incredibly high-performing and collaborative team changing the future of an industry!
Relocation assistance package (if required)
Promise Robotics is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, and gender identity.