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Commissioning Specialist in Pointe-Claire at Andritz

Date Posted: 9/22/2018

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Job Description

The commissioning specialist is responsible for technical documentation and commissioning of hydroelectric turbine-generator units. Working with the Commissioning manager, the commissioning specialist will be reviewing designs, preparing installation manuals, plan-tooling requirements, perform verification of instruments, commissioning the auxiliaries system and the turbine & generator.

During the preparation and planning phase:

  • Support the project execution team on installation and commissioning matters;
  • Technical governance and customer relations on technical matters;
  • Enhance Field Services team’s technical excellence through technical support, training and mentoring on best practices, calculations, etc.;
  • Ensure on-time delivery of Field Service documentation;
  • Review the designs and propose changes to reduce installation challenges, improve safety and quality as well as reduce time and cost of installation;
  • Participate in technical training of site teams;
  • Document technical expertise and best practices;
  • Contribute to overall quality and excellence in execution of installation & commissioning.

During the execution phase:

  • Ensure work is performed safely;
  • Perform instrument functionality verification at site ;
  • Responsible for the start-up of the various auxiliaries system;
  • Perform the commissioning of the turbine & generator;
  • Filled the quality record has work progress;
  • Work with the field instrumentation technician to plan and support the pre-commissioning effort;
  • Provide support to the site teams regarding the technical issues or challenges;
  • Collaborate in resolving complex problems.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma (DEC) in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience;
  • Be available for work on project sites in Canada and overseas;
  • Good understanding of electro-mechanical systems;
  • Ability to multitask and shift between many different projects and initiatives with tight deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team work skills and autonomy;
  • Strong customer service orientation;
  • Must be fluent in French and English for site work across Canada;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and have good computer skills;
  • Proficiency in DasyLab or any data acquisition software considered an asset;
  • Understanding and knowledge of IEEE 115 considered an asset;
  • Electrical or mechanical installation experience considered an asset.

* Legal status to work in Canada is required.