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Commissionning Technician

Date: Jun 1, 2021

Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA

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 Commissionning team at Voith Hydro, we are looking for a:

Commissionning Technician  
York, Pennsylvania


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.



Voith Hydro is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster