Senior Electrical Service Technician

2 weeks agoToronto, Canada

Technology driven, problem solvers

Customers around the world trust in our products. Our service technicians and engineers significantly contribute to that. You are the first on the scene to solve any technical problem. You are a trusted adviser, team player, and make things possible. "Unsolvable" is a foreign term, and you go the distance. Your focus on the customers' needs makes you an invaluable partner. When you join our team, the possibilities are endless.

Why you'll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance- Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the world's most significant problems - Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada's Top 100 Employers, Canada's Greenest Employers 2022, Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2022 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2022.

What will you do?

This position performs complex Start up and commissioning, maintenance, and troubleshooting emergency electrical issues on medium & low voltage electrical power systems. These power systems include but are not limited to transformers, circuit breakers, switchgear/switchboard, protective relays, motor control centers, cable, and metering and backup power supplies.

  • Lead basic to complex installation and checkout of electric and electronic components for systems and service installed jobs and service agreements. Tasks are associated with maintenance and testing of switchgear/switchboard, motor controls, circuit breakers, panel boards, transformers, and surge protection devices. Responsible for and metering, battery maintenance and testing, power monitoring, power quality, and protective relay maintenance.
  • Managing and coordinating service projects according to turnaround times and budget constraints.
  • May need to install wiring and connect within the main switchboards. Perform emergency troubleshooting of power distribution products and 3rd party equipment. Perform complex service upgrades, reconditioning, retrofits, etc. for its low-voltage and medium-voltage (up to 25KV) power distribution products and systems.
  • Perform on-site technical and operational support in the design, development, project management, installation and maintenance of equipment and systems of a complex nature. Perform complex site surveys to develop base or installation design plans.
  • Provide technical sales support
  • Provide instructions to customer personnel regarding proper operations and routine inspections. Train customers to maintain and adjust complex equipment. Provide expert advice, training, and technical assistance to support staff and train other employees.
  • Complete and submit reports covering all job activity.
  • Responsible for maintaining complex tools, test equipment, calibration items, etc.
  • Must have a Testing background using Hi-pot, micro-ohm meters, injection test sets, breaker test sets to name a few
  • Perform review of complex task plans, drawings, and installation schematics and provides continual guidance throughout the project duration.
  • Must be available to respond for emergency and relief assignments.
  • Making sure the required safety and quality standards are met, in accordance with the client's requirements and the company's quality assurance procedures and technical guidelines.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the field for the client, the business.
Please note this is a NON-UNION position *
What will you need to succeed?

  • Technical Diploma in Electrical Engineering, nice to have
  • Mandatory: 309A License in good standing (or ability to obtain one within 6 months of employment) OR RED SEAL (Red Seal is required for inter-provincial travel)
  • Ability to travel 50%
  • 8 to 10 years of on-site technical experience in electrical services with commercial and Industry Solutions customers;
  • 6+ years in industrial environment
  • Must have a Testing background using Hi-pot, micro-ohm meters, injection test sets, breaker test sets to name a few
  • Familiar with Canadian and Provincial Electrical Codes
  • Must have experience in troubleshooting & repair of electrical control circuits, (switchboards &MCC's) and ability to obtain thermography certification (Level II)
  • Experienced at electrical testing, including but not limited to primary current injection testing, resistance testing, dielectric testing, and thermal scans on medium and low voltage electrical systems
  • Experienced at utilizing electrical test sets to perform AC and DC High Potential testing, Transformer Turns Ratio testing, Transformer Power Factor testing and other power system tests practices and procedures
  • Skilled at interpreting protective coordination studies, testing and configuring protective relays
  • Capable of reading bill of materials, electrical blueprints and power system study reports
  • Experienced on installation, commissioning, and maintenance of low and medium voltage power distributions systems
  • Familiar with the Arc Flash and Shock Hazards of Medium Voltage up to 25 kV and the following electrical equipment: AIS, WL, RL and SB breakers and switchgear and competitors equipment
  • Ability to work in a team environment providing dedicated support to our customers
  • Completion of the CCOHS electrical safety certification, an asset
  • Background in Data Center and/or critical power systems
  • Good communications skills;
  • Very strong fluency in English (spoken and written);
  • French (spoken and written), an asset only
  • Good computer literacy skills;
  • Valid driver's license (mandatory).
  • Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Active across Canada, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape Canada's passenger rail services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power.

Making a difference together we raised $$385,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 38 non-profit organizations and planted 660 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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Client-provided location(s): Toronto, ON, Canada
Job ID: SIemens-312108-en-us-1

Perks and Benefits

  • Professional Development
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • HSA
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance