Field Service Technician - Water / Wastewater

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Electrical Industry:Technicians/Technologist

Design Group Staffing Oakville is currently recruiting for a Field Service Technician – Water / Waste Water opportunity with an exciting and innovative organization located in the Hamilton, ON area.  If you like to think outside the box and add value to dynamic projects, then this role may be for you!


As a Field Service Technician, you will safely provide commissioning and aftermarket support to a diverse group of industrial and municipal customers primarily focused on our ultrafiltration (UF) and membrane bioreactor (MBR) product line. What you will be responsible for:

  • Review customer plant installations and compare against reference drawings (P&IDs, electrical schematics, general arrangement, etc.)
  • Monitor equipment performance and operation
  • Conduct maintenance and calibration activities on various treatment plant instrumentation
  • Perform analytical testing such as: turbidity, hardness, chlorine, pH, CO2, O2, SDI, TOC, in addition to various other site-specific testing requirements
  • Carry out mechanical, electrical, process and controls troubleshooting on equipment such as valves, air compressors, ejectors pumps, blowers, instrumentation, and automation hardware
  • Perform installation & maintenance activities on various UF membrane configurations
  • Provide customers with informal training around operation and maintenance of their system
  • Provide customers with detailed technical summaries of work performed during service visits  

    What will you bring to the table (Skills/Experience Required):

  • High School Diploma / GED / Home School Certification OR international equivalent and 2+ years’ experience of service/maintenance or equivalent in an industrial environment
  • Bachelor or Associates Degree in Science/Engineering (STEM) or technical certificate in Instrumentation, Controls or programming and/or water treatment equipment including ultrafiltration and/or membrane bioreactors
  • Working experience with PLC control systems, PLC programming and troubleshooting is preferred
  • Ability to travel inside and outside of the US without restrictions
  • Ability to travel extensively- primarily in North America
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and remotely with project teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet all customer site requirements

Please apply directly online or submit your resume to Joanna Boiago – Recruitment Consultant at


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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