Field Service Technician, Large Drive Applications

Job Description

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 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

What will you do?
  • Performs on-site technical and operational support in the design, development and installation & Commissioning and/or maintenance of Siemens Medium Voltage (MV) Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) & Systems
  • Guides site surveys to develop base or installation design plans
  • Guides training customers to maintain and adjust MV VFD Systems
  • Develops and submits technical reports covering all job activity
  • Guides the maintenance of tools, test equipment.
  • Develops and submits scope of work, job safety analyses and Job Hazard assessments. 
  • Guides the review of task plans, drawings and installation schematics and provides continual guidance throughout task duration
What will you need to succeed?
  • Experience with and working knowledge of Medium Voltage industrial Variable Frequency Drive & associated Electrical systems is preferred (Siemens Drives experience is an asset)
  • Electrical/Electronic Technician or similar, Engineering degree/diploma/certificate, Journeyperson Electrical trade 
  • 3-5/5-8 years equivalent work experience. Advanced degree may not be substituted for experience.
  • Knowledge of PLC principals and programming is an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and understanding and influencing people are important requirements in the job
  • Ability to read and understand technical documents, schematic design specification and update drawings as required.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, and other applications or computerized maintenance management systems or ERP/CMMS, eg. SAP, Oracle, Maximo, GSP are considered an asset
  • Able to work on heights from scaffolds or manlift, and able to lift 50 lbs
Additional Information:
  • Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embrace continuous improvement
  • Willingness to build strong working relationships both internal & external (customers) and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Must be respectful, approachable and team oriented
  • Must be willing to travel on short notice (local, national and international travel), up to 75% of the time
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence
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.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours.  

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.   Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 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: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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