Electro-mechanical Field Technician in Montréal at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/22/2021

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Job Description

Veolia Water Technologies offers a full range of technologies and services in design-build, operation, maintenance, modernization and management of water treatment and sanitation systems and facilities. Veolia Water Technologies Canada Inc. is a specialist in the treatment of drinking water, process water, wastewater and stormwater management and has been serving North American municipalities and industries since 1948.
Our portfolio of more than 350 technologies covers all aspects of water treatment, from on-line monitoring solutions to evaporation and crystallization processes, sludge treatment and energy production, state-of-the-art technologies for desalination, ultra-pure water production and mobile treatment services.
Our 350 exclusive technologies allow us to offer:
  • patented processes;
  • standardized products;
  • turnkey systems and;
  • engineering projects

Our global network and our know-how enable us to offer solutions with high added value, tailored to the needs of each of our customers.
Under the supervision of the Supervisor, Commissioning, the Electromechanical-Commissioning Technician starts up municipal and industrial water treatment equipment for process, drinking and wastewater. The individual will need to work under limited supervision and will travel frequently (more than 70% of the time) since our clients are located in different parts of North America.
Duties and responsibilities 
  • Prepare and commission the following water treatment equipment and projects :
  • Pre-treatment equipment (mechanical, electrical, control and process) in the wastewater field;
  • Chemical products dosing systems;
  • Mechanical commissioning on larger projects (multi-process)
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and modify mechanical and instrumentation equipment;
  • Perform field visits to diagnose and resolve mechanical, electrical and control problems related to equipment;
  • Check, calibrate, fine-tune, test and adjust instrumentation and control equipment for industrial processes in water treatment.
  • Assist the service and warranty team in executing warranty claims on equipment for various water treatment systems;
  • Produce intervention reports following site visits;
  • Assist and support customers in diagnosing water treatment equipment problems, finding solutions and resolving problems associated with this equipment;
  • Actively participate in the continuous improvement of products and work procedures;
  • Follow up on equipment installed on site.
  • All other tasks related to the process of commissioning.

Job Requirements

  • Has a very good practical knowledge and skills in diagnosing electrical, mechanical, instrumentation and control problems and likes to develop them;
  • Knowledge in troubleshooting and automation programming Allen Bradley and Zelio PLCs (an asset);
  • Oriented towards customer satisfaction;
  • Comfortable working alone and in a team;
  • Resourceful;
  • Responsible and organized;
  • Familiar with Google tools.

Education and experience
  • DEP in electromechanics or DEC in mechanics / instrumentation and control or equivalent combined with a minimum of three (3) years of similar experience;
  • Restricted certificate in connection of equipment (an asset)
  • Bilingual in English and French;
  • Availability to travel up to 70% of the time

Work environment
  • The person works in a wastewater and / or drinking water environment.
  • The person must be in a good physical shape to be able to work long hours standing, working outdoors, lifting and moving heavy equipment.
  • Office work environment located in Ville Saint-Laurent, parking available nearby
  • Dynamic and competitive working conditions.
  • The person must have a valid passport to travel to the United States and have no criminal record.
  • The person must have a Class 5 driver's license and have a valid driving record. The person will have to use her/his personal vehicle to get around nearby construction sites.
  • The person must be available to travel to Canada and the United States on a regular basis.

This job description is a general description of the essential functions of the job. It is not intended to describe all the duties of the position that the person will have to perform. All employees are required to perform tasks assigned to them by their supervisor. We subscribe to the principle of equity in employment.
Veolia Water Technologies Canada Inc. offers a dynamic environment within an international company, Veolia Environnement. 
We offer enticing programs for employees as well as competitive wages, group benefits, and pensions.

Working in more than 50 countries around the world, Veolia Water Technologies Canada Inc. has access to a vast array of proven and recognized technologies, supported by specialized skills and solid know-how.
For more information, please visit our website at www.veoliawatertechnologies.ca

You are qualified for this position and would like to work with the largest team of water treatment specialists in Canada? Submit your resume by applying online at :
Only those selected will be contacted. We support employment equity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.