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Job title:  Commissioning Specialist

Job family:  Project & Site Management
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

ANDRITZ. Where passion meets career.


Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

As the first equipment manufacturer in Canada and a world leader in the design of hydroelectric turbines, Andritz Hydro Canada has more than 170 years of know-how.


In a context of world energy transition, our hydroelectric innovation projects make sense. From design to construction, our innovative team of experts offers turnkey solutions. By joining Andritz Hydro Canada, you are contributing to the development of sustainable technology, a clean future, and the maintenance of a proud Quebecer's expertise.


From water to wire – Be part of the movement!


Summary of the role
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.


Why do you fit the profile?
Successful teams share objectives, and they also share values! In addition to your strong skills and experience, we need someone with high motivation, a positive mindset, and a willingness to be part of a team. 


The ideal candidate should be willing to work in a complex, fast-paced environment, with evolving priorities. Result and solution-oriented candidates who follow through with ideas and commitments will perform well within ANDRITZ. As our projects have large scopes and often require years to be completed, your perseverance will be valued with us.


•    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.

What do we offer
•    Life, disability, dental and extended health insurance;
•    Pension plan;
•    Hybrid work mode;
•    Performance share plan;
•    Employee assistance program;
•    Employee individualized training and career plan. 

Did you know?
Andritz Hydro is:


  • Over 170 years of experience in turbine design
  • Over 471,000 MW of installed and upgraded capacity
  • Over 32,000 turbine units delivered
  • Over 125 years in electrical engineering
  • 65 representative offices worldwide
  • More than 7000 employees worldwide including 310 in Quebec
  • Over 50 Compact Hydro units per year
  • A complete range of designs up to 800 MW
  • 20 manufacturing sites worldwide
  • 10 test beds worldwide


* Legal status to work in Canada is required.

Requisition ID:  9894

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