Commissioning Technician

Commissioning Technician

  • Montreal
  • This position has been filled

Are you ready to join a team of savvy people at a high-tech company specializing in the manufacture of products and processes that reduce greenhouse gases, and see your career take off?

At PyroGenesis Canada Inc. a world leader in the design, development, manufacture and commercialization of advanced plasma processes, we offer you the opportunity to join a team of innovative engineers, scientists and technicians with a successful track record. at a time when we are changing the world of industry.

We provide technical and manufacturing expertise, turnkey process equipment packages, as well as cutting-edge contract research to some of the most exciting industries: Defense Industry, Additive Manufacturing Industry (3D Printing) and Environmental Industry.


  • Generous medical and dental insurance plan
  • Employer-matching RRSP plan
  • Training to advance your career
  • Team Building events; 5 à 7, bake sales etc.
  • Casual business attire
  • Endless supply of caffeine
  • Energetic company committed to the well-being of our employees

If you have what it takes to fill this role, please feel free to apply.

Not the job for you? Check out our CAREERS page to consult other available positions and learn more about PyroGenesis Canada Inc. We are always on the lookout for new talent.

Job Overview

As a member of the Service department, the Commissioning Technician will be called upon to visit customer sites to commission, troubleshoot and upgrade PyroGenesis process equipment. Commissioning at customer sites, especially internationally, follows a pre-established process and is supported by other PyroGenesis staff.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • With the help of software development tools (mainly Rockwell, sometimes Siemens), perform input/output, alarm, interlock and HMI or SCADA (PI) user interface tests.
  • Adjust PID control loops according to operating conditions.
  • Prepare progress reports. If necessary, and with the support of the design office: change the parameters of equipment such as measurement transmitters, variable speed drives (VFDs), high-power DC power supplies; load new versions of PLC or HMI programs; etc.
  • Assist other disciplines (mechanical, process and operations) with equipment commissioning (compressor, air dryer, nitrogen generator, shredder, burner).
  • Perform rotation tests on electric motors.
  • Troubleshoot control logic in the event of problems (GEMA, Grafcet, FBD, Ladder, instruction list) with the support of the programming team.
  • Provide instructions to site electricians for system corrections.
  • Operate systems at customer sites during their learning phase.
  • Perform other duties as required by the immediate supervisor and for which the person is qualified.

Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or College diploma in electrical engineering or automated production engineering or in a related field
  • Good knowledge of safety measures applicable to systems commissioning
  • Available to travel within Canada and internationally
  • Able to work overtime if required
  • Able to work evenings, nights and weekends if required during commissioning
  • Excellent ability to work in a team as well as individually
  • Good physical condition (able to lift 50 lb loads)
  • Bilingual English and French (written and spoken)


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an industrial environment
  • Experience with live working (600VAC maximum)
  • Experience with hydraulic and pneumatic systems is an asset
  • Experience with gas burners is an asset

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. thanks all candidates for their interest. However, only candidates whose profile most closely matches the requirements of the position will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. is strongly committed to ensuring a positive and professional work environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. Our goal is to provide a fair and consistent method of filling vacancies, in order to support equal opportunities and cultural diversity within the company.