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Field Service / Commissioning Engineer - Entry Level

Location: Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: R0033032
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: Yes

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At Hitachi Energy, our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

General Information:

Our purpose is to advance a sustainable energy future for all, pioneering technology and solutions, having a real positive impact in Energy Transition for today’s generation and beyond.  Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact on our communities and society. Hitachi Energy is growing and seeking an entry level Field Service & Commissioning Engineer to work in our Hitachi Energy Power Grids Grid Integration Service North America team. 

This position is a fantastic opportunity to enter the power quality industry.  The candidate will receive training, support, and work within our experienced field service team, developing experience and expertise on Hitachi energy products. 

This position has excellent growth opportunities within our service and project business.  The candidate will quickly be learning and performing a variety of testing and commissioning activities/items:  substation installation, testing, energizing, maintenance, troubleshooting, control & protection relays, breakers, transformers, switches, NERC / CIP cyber security requirements, SCADA systems, cooling systems, battery systems, subcontractor management, reading engineering diagrams/drawings, etc.


  • Assists with electro-mechanical installation, commissioning, and service of substations and FACTS/HVDC stations.

  • Support documentation and reporting requirements & learn document control systems.

  • Complete internal product & systems training: classroom, digital, and on the job training.

  • Complete safety training and assist with driving safe work practices on site.


  • Bachelors, associates, or technical degree in Electrical, Automation, or Control Systems Engineering

  • Ability to read electrical diagrams is preferred.

  • CA Citizenship or Authorization to work in the CA.

  • Bilingual (French).

  • Must be comfortable to work in a field, construction, and industrial environment.

  • Must be able to frequently stand, climb ladders, stairs, and occasionally lift heavy objects.

  • Must be able to travel routinely as needed, potentially 70%

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries. In fiscal year 2020 we generated business volumes of around $10 billion USD as reported by Hitachi.

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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