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Lead Technician Mechanical Equipment
Posted date [Feb-13-18]  (ID: 181569)
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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 Austria GmbH


Business address:

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

Turmstraße 44, 4031 Linz, Austria


Client job site address:

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


Title of position:

Lead Technician Mechanical Equipment (NOC 2232 – Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians)

Job duties:

Primetals is seeking to hire a Lead Technician Mechanical Equipment to provide specialized technical support on a modernization project at a client facility in Hamilton, Ontario. The Lead Technician Mechanical Equipment will be responsible for providing essential technical guidance relating to the construction and commissioning of Primetals’ proprietary mechanical equipment and related software.  Specific tasks include:


  • Supporting the commissioning and performance testing of mechanical equipment using Primetals’ proprietary technology;
  • Supporting cold, hot and loaded commissioning and testing activities in accordance with Primetals’ standards;
  • Inspecting mechanical equipment installations and engaging in quality control activities;
  • Working with engineering personnel to ensure that mechanical equipment is commissioned within project time schedules and budgets;
  • Reporting to the head of construction/project engineer on all matters relating to health and safety, compliance, standards, resourcing, installation and commissioning of the equipment on the site;
  • Liaising closely with the client’s representative, other site supervisors and installation contractor on any matter of concern related to the performance and commissioning;
  • Ensuring correct technical skills are available for problem solving;
  • Representing the company at client/client’s installation contractor discussions and making records of these discussions; and
  • Performing related duties, as required.


Terms of employment:

Project-based position from September 2018 for 24 months.

Language required:



28.04 EUR (approximately 43.46 CAD) hourly



Disability insurance, pension, extended medical insurance, 25 vacation days per year, overtime allowance, discretionary bonuses, discretionary salary increases.

Location of work:

Hamilton, Ontario


Contact information:

Jeenetta Williams, HR Immigration and Delegation Manager  (HSMM/SB) -


Skills & Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this role must have extensive experience with and specialized knowledge of Primetals’ proprietary mechanical, electrical, automation and control solutions, including Primetals’ power cooling, turbo laminar cooling, roller tables, and Siemens Drive technologies.  The candidate must also have 3 or more years of experience with mill design and execution projects, and must hold a certificate in mechanical engineering technology or in a related field.

Additionally, the successful candidate must have:

  • Experience providing technical support on mill modernization projects
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical, electrical and control solutions for hot rolling mills specific to Primetals’ solutions and design concepts
  • Experience with the specification and design of mechanical/automation/control systems for hot strip rolling industry applications
  • Familiarity with the standards and safety requirements for hot strip mill project execution and operation
Job Title Lead Technician Mechanical Equipment
Company Name Primetals Technologies USA LLC
Category Category -> Engineering / Architecture
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Location Hamilton, Ontario
Area Location -> ON - Hamilton