Careers

Join Our Team

At RidgeTech, we understand that to help our clients automate their business, we need great people working at ours. We recognize that our company continues to thrive because of the hard-working and innovative people on our team. Constantly striving to find the best talent in the industry is our goal. We pride ourselves on providing job opportunities for specialists and creating an environment where people want to work together, share ideas and solve problems as a team – while, at the same time, encouraging individual growth through education and training.

Our head office is located in Cambridge, Ontario, close to Hwy 8 and Hwy 401, making it an easy commute to and from surrounding cities.

Perks & Benefits

As well as offering competitive hourly wages and a great work environment, RidgeTech also offers:

  • Employee Profit Sharing
  • Travel Rewards
  • Flexible Hours
  • Wellness Spending Account
  • Health Benefits
  • Professional Designations Membership Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Training Opportunities
  • Group RRSP

Employees' benefits

Safety

Safety is the number one priority at RidgeTech, and we expect everyone who works with us to act in a safe manner every day. We have a well-defined Health, Safety and Environmental program that includes policies, procedures and training. Employees must complete our safety training program, and we regularly monitor projects and work sites for compliance.

Diversity & Accessibility

RidgeTech Automation is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. If you require any accommodation to apply for a position or during the recruitment process, please contact us at recruiting@ridgetech.com.

New Graduate Job Opportunities

Are you a New Grad? RidgeTech is always looking for new graduates to join our growing team from the following programs:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Control Systems
  • Robotics
  • Automation
  • Computer Science

If you are graduating soon or have recently graduated please send your resume to: recruiting@ridgetech.com

Co-op Job Opportunities

RidgeTech is always on the lookout for co-op students from various Robotics and Engineering programs. We offer paid co-op placements in winter, summer and fall work terms. Our co-op students are full-time members of the RidgeTech team, who gain valuable hands on experience within the automation industry. For more information or to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: recruiting@ridgetech.com.

Current
Openings

RidgeTech Automation is currently seeking to fill the positions of Control Systems Design Specialist, Control Systems Specialist – Project Manager, Intermediate Control Systems Specialist, Junior Control Systems Specialist, and SCADA/MES Developer.  Applicants that are interested in joining a team who continuously strives for excellence, enjoys facing new challenges, and takes pride in the success of client focused solutions are invited to submit a detailed resume to recruiting@ridgetech.com outlining your skills, qualifications and experience.

Candidates must hold a valid Canadian Passport, a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel. Although we strive to maintain a local workload, both domestic and global travel may be required in this position. Locations and length of travel will vary depending on the projects and workloads at any given time.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

RidgeTech Automation is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Be sure to follow our LinkedIn page to always see new positions first: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ridgetech-automation-incorporated

Job Summary

  • Primarily responsible for the technical aspects of projects and project management
    responsibilities
    as required
  • Develop controls designs and electrical schematics; specifying hardware and components
  • Develop PLC/HMI/SCADA programs
  • Commissioning and debugging machines at customer sites
  • Troubleshooting electrical/mechanical and fluid power systems
  • Teaching robot paths; setting up and verifying safety systems
  • Develop and verify safety systems; understanding safety risk assessments
  • Manage client relationship and project scope under direction of Account Manager(s); communicating project schedule requirements

Education & Work Experience

  • Degree/diploma in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Robotics & Automation is required
  • 1 – 3 years of experience in the Controls and Automation industry (Or Applicable Co-ops)
  • Newly graduated students encouraged to apply

Job Knowledge

Required

  • PLC, HMI, VFD, SCADA and motion control
  • AutoCAD
  • Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, Omron knowledge
  • Robot Programming and setup using ABB, Fanuc, Motoman, Nachi, Kuka

Bonus

  • EPlan
  • Peripheral systems including vision systems, marking systems, weld systems etc.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a detailed resume to recruiting@ridgetech.com outlining your skills, qualifications and experience. 

Apply

Job Summary

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

RidgeTech Automation Inc. is a control systems integrator. From our headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, we provide control system solutions for clients in a wide variety of industries and market segments. Our team of engineers and technologists combine leading-edge innovation with practical business insight to create control systems and software that our clients can rely on. RidgeTech takes some of the best ideas and practices in the industry and combines them all under one brand. We strive to achieve total client satisfaction through innovative concepts, high-quality engineering and excellent service. That’s how we are “Helping Industry Reach New Heights.”

We are looking for a dynamic team member with a strong work ethic and enthusiastic, positive attitude to join our growing company. We are currently seeking a SCADA/MES Developer to join our strong, dedicated team, who continuously strives for excellence, enjoys facing new challenges, and takes pride in the success of our client focused solutions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for the design & development of industrial related software & applications including desktop, mobile & web-based programs
  • Follow applications throughout all stages of the product lifecycle
  • Develop and improve new and existing software designs and programming practices
  • Third party solution development in software environments such as Ignition and Wonderware
  • Design and develop documentation and user manuals
  • Database design and maintenance
  • Continuous improvement initiatives for internal IT services
  • Uphold safe work practices as per RidgeTech Automation’s safety policies and requirements

Education & Work Experience

  • Degree/diploma in Computer Science or equivalent field is required
  • 3-5 years of experience with Ignition and/or Wonderware platform developments

Job Knowledge

  • Database Design and Optimization – Knowledge in relational databases, SQL and ORM technologies
  • Experience working with one or more programming languages such as C, C++, Python, Java
  • Experience working with one or more scripting languages such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, HTML5
  • Exposure to .NET Related Products (C#, VB, ASP.NET)
  • Experience with Networking and Server architectures – Topologies, hardware/software specifications, deployment, and maintenance
  • Knowledge in Object Oriented Programming and Object Relational Mapping
  • Experience with PLC/HMI/Robot programming software considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Industrial Controls, Industrial Networking, and DDE/OPC would be an asset
  • Experience in Manufacturing/Production environments and electromechanical systems is preferred
  • Previous experience as Database or Network System Administrator is an asset
  • Highly motivated team player, with a positive attitude and able to communicate well with team members and clients
  • Willingness to continuously learn and develop skillset
  • Hold and maintain a valid Class G license
  • Have reliable and dependable transportation

Benefits

· Competitive wages

· Health and benefit plan

· Wellness spending account

· Cell phone allowance

· Profit sharing

· RRSP matching

If you are interested in this position, please submit a detailed resume to recruiting@ridgetech.com outlining your skills, qualifications and experience. 

Apply

Job Summary

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

RidgeTech Automation Inc. is a control systems integrator. From our headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, we deliver world class designs and software for clients in a wide variety of industries around the globe. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality, most trusted automation solutions in the industry.

We are seeking a Project Manager with a strong work ethic and enthusiastic, positive attitude to join our growing company.  The ideal candidate must share the values of our dedicated team, who continuously strive for excellence, enjoy facing new challenges, and take pride in the success of our client focused solutions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate internal resources and vendors to ensure projects are delivered on-time and within budget.
  • Develop project scopes, plans and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Manage client and stakeholder relationships
  • Remain current with, and be able to find, applicable standards, codes and rules as they relate to the work being done
  • Travel both locally and internationally to support clients as required. 
  • Support account managers and sales staff at technical reviews and client presentations
  • Participate in sales planning meetings in order to properly plan resource requirements

Education & Work Experience

  • Degree/diploma in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Robotics & Automation
  • Previous automation industry experience required, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Project Management capacity  
  • Business degree/diploma and/or PMP certification would be considered an asset

Job Knowledge

  • Must be able to manage and organize time and tasks efficiently
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills
  • Requires strong mechanical and electrical aptitudes and experience in the automation industry
  • Must be a quick learner
  • Must have the ability to work with a multitude of third parties and vendors
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment and be able to coordinate effectively with other groups
  • Should be able to manage stress created by unequal workloads and maintain a persistent and pleasant disposition with clients, co-workers and management
  • Must have the ability to coach team members and provide feedback and direction on their development and training

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health and benefit plan
  • Wellness spending account
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP matching
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Continued training and professional association re-imbursement

Must have and maintain reliable and dependable transportation, a valid Canadian Passport, a valid driver’s license and be willing and able to travel locally and abroad.  Although we strive to maintain a local workload, both domestic and global travel may be required in this position.  Locations and length of travel will vary depending on the projects and workloads at any given time.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a detailed resume to recruiting@ridgetech.com outlining your skills, qualifications and experience. 

Apply

Job Summary

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

RidgeTech Automation Inc. is a control systems integrator. From our headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, we deliver world class designs and software for clients in a wide variety of industries around the globe. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality, most trusted automation solutions in the industry.

We are looking for a dynamic team member with a strong work ethic and enthusiastic, positive attitude to join our growing company. We are currently seeking a Control Systems Design Specialist to join our strong, dedicated team, who continuously strive for excellence, enjoy facing new challenges, and take pride in the success of our client focused solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for the control systems design of projects and project management responsibilities as required
  • Develop electrical schematics; specifying hardware and components
  • Develop hydraulic and pneumatic system design packages
  • Manage small and large project workflows through the entire design system process
  • Commissioning and debugging support of panels at builder and customer sites
  • Troubleshooting electrical/mechanical and fluid power systems
  • Develop and verify safety systems; understanding safety risk assessments and the PSHR/PSR process
  • Manage client relationship and project scope under direction of Account Manager(s) and Technical Team Leads; communicating project schedule requirements
  • Provide direction for junior staff as required
  • Comfortable executing and/or leading small to mid-sized automation projects
  • Uphold safe work practices as per RidgeTech Automation’s safety policies and requirements

Education & Work Experience

  • Degree/diploma in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Robotics & Automation is required
  • Must have 7+ years of experience in the Controls and Automation industry
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated team player
  • Must have a positive attitude and be able to communicate well with both clients and team members

Job Knowledge

  • Electrical design fundamentals following ANSI and IEC guidelines
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CSA, NEC and local ESA and OSHA standards
  • 2D and 3D CAD development in AutoCAD (Electrical), SolidWorks, EPLAN and other software packages
  • Complete understanding of project workflow including; design/process/programming reviews, FAT, SAT, final documentation and closing out projects
  • Programming and/or design knowledge of multiple software platforms networks and IO systems (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, Omron, etc.)
  • Exposure to motor control, servos, steppers, robotics and multi-axis systems
  • Independent on-site commissioning and start-up experience
  • Peripheral systems including vision systems, marking systems, weld systems, robotics, material handling, etc.
  • Exposure to various automation processes (automotive, food and beverage, agricultural, mining, pharmaceutical, etc.)
  • Project management and maintaining client relations
  • Working knowledge of environmental and wash-down ratings such as IP/NEMA and HD (Hygienic Design) standards

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health and benefit plan
  • Wellness spending account
  • Flexible hours
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP matching

If you are interested in this position, please submit a detailed resume to recruiting@ridgetech.com outlining your skills, qualifications and experience. 

Apply

Job Summary

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

RidgeTech Automation Inc. is a control systems integrator. From our headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, we deliver world class designs and software for clients in a wide variety of industries around the globe. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality, most trusted automation solutions in the industry.

We are looking for a dynamic team member with a strong work ethic and enthusiastic, positive attitude to join our growing company. We are currently seeking an Intermediate PLC Programmer to join our strong, dedicated team, who continuously strive for excellence, enjoy facing new challenges, and take pride in the success of our client focused solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for the technical aspects of projects and project management responsibilities as required
  • Develop controls designs and electrical schematics; specifying hardware and components
  • Develop PLC/HMI/SCADA programs
  • Set up VFD’s and Servo systems
  • Commissioning and debugging machines at customer sites
  • Troubleshooting electrical/mechanical and fluid power systems
  • Develop and verify systems; understanding safety risk assessments
  • Manage client relationship and project scope under direction of Account Manager; communicating project schedule requirements
  • Uphold safe work practices as per RidgeTech Automation’s safety policies and requirements
  • Provide direction for junior staff as required
  • Comfortable executing and/or leading small to mid-sized automation projects

Education & Work Experience

  • Degree/diploma in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Robotics & Automation is required
  • Must have a minimum of 3-7 years of experience in the Controls and Automation industry

Job Knowledge

  • Programming experience with current PLC, HMI, and VFDs is a requirement
  • Exposure to SCADA and motion control
  • Electrical design fundamentals or 3D CAD development
  • Complete understanding of project workflow including; design/process/programming reviews, FAT, SAT, final documentation and closing out projects
  • Programming knowledge of multiple software platforms (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, Omron, Toyopuc, etc.)
  • Robot programming and configuration of multiple manufacturers (ABB, Fanuc, Motoman, Nachi, Kuka, etc.)
  • Independent on-site commissioning and startup experience
  • EPlan, AutoCAD, Solidworks, Inventor, etc.
  • Peripheral systems including vision systems, marking systems, weld systems etc.
  • Exposure to various automation processes (automotive, food and beverage, agricultural, mining, pharmaceutical, etc.)
  • Project management and maintaining client relations
  • Must have a positive attitude, be highly motivated and be able to communicate well with both clients and team members

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health and benefit plan
  • Wellness spending account
  • Flexible Hours
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP matching
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Continued training and professional association re-imbursement

If you are interested in this position, please submit a detailed resume to recruiting@ridgetech.com outlining your skills, qualifications and experience. 

Apply