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Commissioning Engineer

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Brossard, Quebec, Canada

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Commissioning team of Voith Hydro, we are looking for talents for the position of:

Commissioning Engineer  
Brossard, QC

Voith Hydro ranks among the world's leading suppliers of hydropower sector. It provides and installs equipment that account for nearly one third of the hydroelectric power installed in the world. In Canada, the company has a team of just over 300 employees in its various business sites and is carrying out several hydroelectric projects in several provinces and U.S. states. Our main offices are located in Brossard, Quebec, Canada and York, Pennsylvania, USA. We are currently seeking candidates for a position of:


Job summary :


Taking into account safety and quality requirements, ensure the completion of commissioning activities on time and on budget to ensure customer satisfaction.

Main responsibilities :


  1. Planning
  • Analyze contract and elaborate a project specific testing plan and schedule;
  • Support planning and execution of pre, dry and wet commissioning and ensure all interfaces between systems are covered;
  • Develop project and system specific commissioning procedures;
  • Prepare specific plant/project instrumentation needs;
  • Identify possible risks and their impact in schedule and cost and develop associated relevant mitigation;
  • Maintain pre-established standard commissioning processes with customer, site (field service) and other commissioning engineers affected to the project;


  1. Commissioning
  • With support from Lead Commissioning Engineer (LCE), coordinate testing activities with customer and site (field service);
  • Support the LCE in managing commissioning schedule and resources to archive project targets;
  • Perform field tests and measurements and provide expert diagnostics and support;
  • Act as the external and internal customer primary contact in respect to all commissioning topics (Plant Owner, Voith Project Manager, etc.) when required;
  • Meet, follow and promote all applicable HSE standards. Stop all activities if plant safety requirements are not met;
  • Ensure execution of all testing activities as per contract requirements;
  • Document and track all schedule and/or cost deviations as per applicable process.





  1. Reporting
  • Ensure proper documentation of commissioning results (checksheets, reports) and commissioning meetings;
  • Daily reporting, with a focus on any activities impacting the critical path.


  1. LL and Feedback
  • Feed engineering with commissioning and troubleshooting experiences in design phase;
  • Participate in internal and external commissioning Lessons Learned;
  • Participate in department’s continuous improvement by promoting innovation and challenging actual processes and templates.


Qualifications and skills:


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical engineering combined with at least 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar position related to hydroelectricity;
  • Licensed Engineer in at least one Canadian province;
  • Clear interest in a multi-disciplinary role (electrical / mechanical);
  • Knowledge of the IEEE norm STD 115, IEC 60034, IEC 60041 and data acquisition (asset);
  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written (French would be an asset);
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;
  • Self-directed with the desire to solve problems;
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and proven teamwork skills;
  • Ability to perform well under pressure;
  • Available to travel approximately 40-50% of the time.


Voith Hydro in Brossard Why join our team

  • Comprehensive range of group insurance including medical, dental and travel coverage from day 1 – for you and your family, at no cost
  • Telemedicine and Employee Assistance Program services with Dialogue, for you and your family, at no cost
  • On-site gym
  • Competitive total compensation
  • Group RRSP with employer contributions
  • 13 days of statutory or floating holidays per year including paid holidays between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Free parking, including charging stations for electric vehicles
  • Ideal location, close to the Quartier Dix30 and the future REM
  • Summer schedule
  • Work flexibility for work-life balance
  • Remote work policy for a hybrid model
  • Flexible dress code depending on your day
  • Social committee activities (Oktoberfest, Sugar shack, Food truck lunch, etc.)
  • Renewable energy sector
  • Inclusive environment that values diversity
  • Talent development program
  • Leadership training
  • Mentorship program
  • Reimbursement of tuition fees
  • Scholarship program for the children of Voithians
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership fees
  • Clear focus on Hydro, our field of expertise
  • An opportunity to contribute to major infrastructure projects in North America
  • Voith Group operates net climate-neutrally at all global locations since 2022
  • Family company with financial stability
  • Access to expert colleagues throughout the world
  • Committed, motivated and highly competent colleagues and leaders
  • International assignment opportunities
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Opportunity to visit field sites and witness team accomplishments


Voith Hydro Inc. 9955 rue de Châteauneuf, office 160, Brossard, Quebec J4Z 3V5