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Technical Service Specialist

ABB INC.

Varennes, QC, CANADA

Manufacturing

Tasks:
- Lead transformer installation and maintenance activities on site
- Direct ABB technicians and/or 3rd party contractors in performing site work
- Interact with customer to ensure safe and proper site work execution
- Drive on-time, on scope completion of work
- Perform electrical testing of transformers that includes power factor, ratio, resistance, insulation resistance, SFRA
- Operate and maintain transformer oil processing rig
- Reviews drawings, specifications and engineering instructions to plan requirements for site personnel, equipment (cranes, tankers, man-lift etc)
- Prepares ABB and customer reports on testing and site work performed
- Manages post commissioning warranty activities
- Works with Customer on field related problems
- Reviews, interprets and comments on technical specifications
- Maintains tools and work trailers
- Ensures all site work is performed to ABBs/Customers safety requirements
- Maintains, checks and ensures PPE is utilized at all times
Requirements:
- Domestic travel required, including remote sites
- Primary focus on Power Service business in Canada
- Strong management skills
- Working on job sites for > 1 week
- Customer-service focused
- Self-control and flexibility
- Expertise
- Concern for change orders and future project potential
- Personal Leadership
- Demonstrated safety leadership
Specific Qualifications:
- Certified Technician with a 2 year diploma
- Engineering technology or equivalent training with service experience in power generation, protection, transmission and distribution
- 7-10 years of experience (including at least 2 - 5 years service in transformer services)
- Be able to lead work teams
- Ability to formulate solutions to technical problems, prepare technical quotations and reports
- Must be available 24/7 for Customer emergencies and able to complete service calls unsupervised at customer sites. This may include longer term work assignments at customer sites.
- Good interpersonal skills with customers and co-workers is extremely important
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Safety minded and proven safety work record
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.
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 more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees www.abb.com
About ABB Inc.

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 more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees. www.abb.com

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What it's like to work at ABB Inc.

Create a legacy to be proud of

We work on some of the most important technical and environmental challenges facing the world today. So if you’re looking for work with a global purpose and the chance to shape tomorrow’s technology, come power the energy and productivity revolution.

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Working on challenging projects means understanding our clients and the cultures they live in are a top priority. We need talented people from all over the world with different experiences and ways of thinking to help us lead.

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Graduates and entry level hires

Every year, numerous entry level opportunities open within Canada. Our dynamic setting combines cutting-edge technology, inspiring projects and a multicultural workforce as an excellent springboard for your career, and we offer more extraordinary possibilities through our global graduate programs.

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At ABB, we are as dedicated to our people as we are to our business. The level of support, and career development opportunities that our employees enjoy are among the best in the business world. We strive to make you meet your full potential.

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Our Canadian benefit programs encompass a wide array of offerings and typically include:

  • Flexible benefits packages customized to your needs
  • Pension plans with incentives for employees to save for retirement
  • Wellness program
  • Education assistance programs
  • Work-life balance programs (eg, flexible working hours or possibility to work from home)
  • Employee rebate programs for many goods and services

ABB Inc. Testimonials

Rosa Vargas
ABB has helped me to achieve success in my career by giving me the right tools; given me the right traning and opportunities to advance in everything that I do.

Rosa Vargas, Manager, Sales and Service Contract Management - ABB Canada

Robert Moussa
ABB empowers me and my team to make a difference because we know that our contributions to the power generation industry counts.

Robert Moussa, Technical Service Manager - ABB Canada

Dina Morcos
ABB to me is the land of opportunities. I’ve held so many different positions and this has exposed me to a lot of learning experiences; a lot of great people to work with; and awesome customers to service.

Dina Morcos, National Service Director, Power Service - ABB Canada

Technical Service Specialist, ABB INC. , Varennes, QC, CANADA