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Commissioning Technician

Date: Apr 4, 2021

Location: Brossard, Quebec, Canada

Company: Voith Group

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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 19,000 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 Voith Hydro, Commissioning department, we are looking for:

Commissioning Technician  
Brossard, QC


Job summary :


Taking into account safety and quality requirements, prepare and perform pre-operational testing and support the commissioning engineers to ensure the completion of commissioning activities on time and on budget to ensure customer satisfaction.


Main responsibilities :



  • Coordinate, prepare and calibrate the test equipment;
  • Support the commissioning engineer to develop project specific testing plan and schedule;
  • Develop project and system specific pre-operational (pre and dry) commissioning procedures for electrical auxiliaries (BoPe), mechanical auxiliaries (BoPm) and turbine-generator equipment;
  • Prepare/design/fabricate project specific equipment in the laboratory.


  • Coordinate testing activities with site (field service) and commissioning engineer;
  • Perform field tests on BoPe, BoPm and turbine-generator equipment;
  • Meet, follow and promote all applicable HSE standards.
  • Ensure execution of all testing activities as per contract requirements;
  • Ensure proper documentation of preliminary commissioning results (commissioning check sheets).

Lessons Learned and Feedback

  • Feed engineering with commissioning and troubleshooting experiences in design phase;
  • Participate in department’s continuous improvement by promoting innovation and challenging actual processes and templates.

Qualifications and skills:

  • DEC in electrical, electromechanical, industrial electronics or equivalent combined with at least 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar position related to hydroelectricity, rotating machinery or similar;
  • Experience related to commissioning, maintenance and troubleshooting of hydraulic and electromechanical systems (asset);
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition (asset);
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English, verbal and written;
  • 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 50-60% of the time.