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Commissioning Specialist
Posted date [Jun-15-17]  (ID: 148699)
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Primetals Technologies, a worldwide leading engineering and manufacturer of capital equipment for the steel making industry, known for our strengths in mechanical engineering, electronics, automation, manufacturing, project management and service.
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Company operating name:

Primetals Technologies USA LLC

Primetals Technologies Poland Sp. z.o.o.


Business address:

5895 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta, Georgia 30005 United States of America

ul.Jozefa Marcika 14B, 30-443 Krakow, Poland


Client job site address:

1330 Burlington Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3J5 Canada

Title of position: Commissioning Specialist (NOC 2241: Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians)

Job duties:

The Commissioning Specialist will review the existing software and operation, write functional descriptions, write new software, test and commission the new equipment and software, all in accordance with the customer’s guidelines and Primetals’ standards. Primary activities include:

  • Writing control function specifications for rolling mill/processing line automation systems;
  • Programming specific automation and technology functions utilizing Primetals’ SIMATIC automation systems and SIROLL automation software solutions;
  • Unit module testing and integrated system testing;
  • Commissioning, start-up and production support;
  • Checking drawings (mechanical and electrical) to ensure that the calculations are accurate for the work;
  • Ensuring planned activities are carried out in an appropriate, efficient manner within the area assigned at site;
  • Performing the work and efficiently coordinating with the customer and colleagues in order to meet deadlines;
  • Liaising with any consultants and/or sub-contractors, and keeping them informed of progress as needed to support the lead engineer;
  • Reviewing quality control and safety matters on the site, and ensuring that regulations are adhered to within the area of responsibility;
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties, and other problems that may arise in conjunction with the lead engineer;
  • Providing technical assistance and advice to locally hired staff; and
  • Performing related duties, as required.

Terms of employment:

Project-based position from August 2017 for 18 months

Language required:



39.84 CAD (110.84 PLN) per hour


Overtime allowance, 26 vacations days per year, disability insurance, extended medical insurance, vision, 401k, life insurance, paid transportation

Location of work:

Hamilton, Ontario

Contact information:

Jeenetta Williams, HR Immigration and Delegation Manager -

Education requirements:

Post-secondary level degree or diploma in computer science, engineering, or related field

Work experience requirements:

  • 1+ year experience working with Primetals’ proprietary automation systems and knowledge of Primetals’ SINAMICS series of masterdrives, including SIMATIC Step 7 and related PLCs
  • Good process knowledge of metal rolling mills and processing lines and related functions
  • In-depth knowledge of automation solutions for metal rolling mills and processing lines involving Primetals’ SIROLL solutions. Experience with programming and applications for industrial automation systems involving Primetals’ SIMATIC systems
  • Experience in specification and design of automation/control systems for metals industry applications
  • Familiarity with methodology of operations for similar process lines
Job Title Commissioning Specialist
Company Name Primetals Technologies USA LLC
Category Category -> Engineering / Architecture
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Salary 39.84 CDN Per Hr
Location Hamilton, Ontario
Area Location -> ON - Hamilton