Service Engineer

Service Engineer

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ABB is seeking a Field Service Representative to work independently or as part of a team based on customer contract requirements. Excellent communications skills in French and English are a must. Technical skills will be considered the foundation of this position. This position will be focused on integrated mine hoist systems, including power distribution, electrical drives, motors, braking systems and control systems. This successful candidate will need to be self-motivated and self-directed to accommodate the numerous customer responsibilities.

• The successful candidate will join our service team located in Montreal, Quebec.
• The successful candidate may participate in new and retrofit mine hoist system projects and lifecycle service jobs together with other experienced service personnel as part of their development plan
• The successful candidate will be required, once he/she has reached the required level of expertise, to be part of the 24 hour ABB Supportline. This is based on rotating weeks together with the rest of the team.
• The successful candidate will have responsibility to travel to sites to troubleshoot and resolve hoist system operational issues, with support from an extended team when required. The goal would be to ensure the mine hoisting systems are operational and meeting performance, availability and utilization targets.
• The successful candidate may be required to coordinate extended team meetings of hoist system subject matter experts to;
- Analyze the hoist performance (uptime, maintenance, unplanned trip outs) that the customer is experiencing
- Institute operational & maintenance improvements
- Review operational parameters in dealing with a particular issue
- Plan new maintenance and tune-up activities to resolve the customer issues


• Electrical Engineering degree or Technologist Diploma
• Minimum 5 years of experience with industrial automation systems
• Mine hoist systems knowledge and experience is a definite asset
• Strong customer focus and the ability to relate well to customer needs, strong interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills
• Must be able to work in a multi-disciplined service environment often under pressure filled conditions
• Experience in dealing with customers to resolve problems
• Good communication skills, in both languages (French and English) including the ability to write technical reports and speak effectively before customers or employees of the client organization
• Safety awareness
• This position requires residence in the Montreal area

Additional information

ABB is an Employment Equity Employer and values a diverse workforce. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. In support of our Employment Equity Program, women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify in the application process. We also offer a stimulating work environment, competitive salaries and a complete benefits package.

ABB is prepared to act on requests for disability accommodations that might be required to allow any disabled person to access our facility. Please advise us if any attending person requires/requests some specific form of disability accommodation.

The masculine form is used as neutral gender and includes men and women.

Saint-Laurent, QC, Quebec, Canada
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Business Unit Process Industries
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.

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