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Talent Pool for Field positions - Canadian Projects

Date: Sep 19, 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 our Field Service team at Voith Hydro, we are looking for candidates who would like to be part of our Canadian Hydroelectric projects.

Talent Pool for Field positions - Canadian Projects 
Hydroelectric projects

We’re not just world experts at getting sustainable energy out of water, we’re also extremely proficient at sustaining the career interest of ambitious professionals. You’ll be joining a multinational that started operating in hydropower in 1867, harnessed the Niagara Falls in 1903, brought hydropower to China in 1910 and, more recently, supplied two of the world’s largest hydro projects: Three Gorges in China and Itaipu in Brazil. Voith Hydro is one of four divisions that make Voith one of Europe’s largest family-owned businesses, operating in over 60 countries.


Our Field Service team in Canada oversees the installation of our components (mainly turbine-generator units) for hydroelectric projects across Canada. The majority of our teams are on site, where they provide their expertise and leadership to ensure that safety, schedules, quality and budgets requirements are met.


Voith Hydro is continuously looking to expand its talent pool. If you have experience in Hydroelectricity, we are looking for talent like yours for our upcoming projects.


 Projects in Canada in the coming years:


  • Site C – Fort St-John, British-Columbia
  • Rapide-Blanc – La Tuque, Québec
  • Keeyask – Northern Manitoba
  • Wahleach – British-Columbia
  • Silver Falls – Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Sir Adam Beck – Niagara Falls, Ontario


The type of positions we have to fill on a regular basis on our Canadian projects are:


Site Supervisor – Quality


The Site Supervisor, Quality is responsible to support the site installation team to ensure work is done according to the quality roadmap and the site practice guide.   He/she assists all inspection as per Inspection & Test Plans (ITPs), ensures welders and inspector qualification, coordinates tests performed by specialized service-providers (e.g. non-destructive examiners (NDTs)), as well as participates on the site non-conformances and technical change requests processes.


Mechanical Site Supervisor


The Mechanical Site Supervisor coordinates the technical staff / contractors during the installation process of the turbines, generators, control equipment and the rest of the mechanical and auxiliary equipment.  He/she elaborates short and medium term work planning together with the foremen and the supervisors, as well as drives the schedule and maintains high site efficiency.  He/she initiates change order / extra work management and anticipates impact on schedule and costs, as well as communicates daily targets (KPIs) and directs the work to the foreman’s team.


Site Manager


The Site Manager is in charge of the overall supervision and leadership during the installation and commissioning phases of new equipment or modernization of existing facilities under consideration of safety at work, quality requirements, planned schedule, budget, customer satisfaction and Voith image.  During the project execution phase, he/she drives the schedule to meet goals/milestones, coordinates the daily/weekly site activities, ensures work is done as per the terms and conditions established in the contract, ensures communication and relationship with client and management team, controls and assesses site status (cost and performance), as well as escalates critical issues to the management team.


Site Administrative Assistant


The Site Administrative Assistant is responsible to support administrative activities at site.   He/she is responsible especially for tasks related to employee’s administrative management like hiring documentation, orientation, payroll, traveling arrangements, training, expense accounts, etc.  He/she is also responsible for purchase orders, inventory, invoicing, change orders, and other related tasks for the management of certain goods and services.



You will thrive in a Field Service position with Voith if:


  • You enjoy the outdoors – our projects are mostly situated in remote areas, where you will be able to explore nature and the beautiful Canadian sceneries.
  • You feel at home anywhere – most of our sites require to be away from home, on site, for 2-3 weeks in a row.
  • You enjoy living in a close community.
  • You are a self-starter and are able to work with limited resources. 
  • You enjoy a fast paced environment in constant evolution that changes on a daily basis.  
  • Diversity, challenges and problem solving are elements that make you thrive.
  • You are a natural leader and a people’s person.
  • You don’t like routine and appreciate performing different tasks on a regular basis.
  • You are a team player and you are a very flexible person that is willing to go from project to project.
  • You don’t like to work in an office and you are a hands-on person that likes to work close to the product.
  • You have a feeling of satisfaction when you see the results of your work from close view.
  • You like being compensated for your efforts and the time invested in your work.



If you are interested in what Voith has to offer, please apply on our career website at www.voith.com and specify the position you are applying for.