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Electronics Technician

Req ID:  5403
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Distech Controls’ success and reputation are fueled by our world-class team of employees. We look for qualified individuals who are striving to succeed and that wish to actively contribute to our continued growth. Distech Controls values its team members and offers them a modern, motivating work environment, and competitive salaries and benefits.


Who is Distech Controls?

Distech Controls is a Canadian-based company located in Brossard, on the South Shore of Montreal (QC), with a European headquarter in Brignais (Lyon), France. We are proud to be part of the Acuity Brands family since 2015. Our mission is to connect people with intelligent building solutions for better health, better space, better efficiencies through our forward-thinking technologies and services. Our passion for innovation, quality and sustainability guides our business on a daily basis, as we light the way to a brilliant, productive and connected world.


Why Work for Distech Controls?

  • Innovative driven company
  • Dynamic workplace
  • Open minded company
  • Fast-paced company
  • Modern work environment designed for our employees Indoor and outdoor bistro areas, lounges, coffee stations


DCI - Distech Controls Inc. (North American headquarter)

  • Continuous professional development program
  • Extensive benefits, including annual performance bonus, group insurance and RRSP program
  • 5 floating days and 3 weeks’ vacation from year one (accrual)
  • Reward programs
  • LEED-Certified building
  • Foosball and ping-pong tables
  • Situated near quartier Dix30
  • On-site gym
  • Daily fresh fruit
  • Hot and cold beverages stations
  • Accessible transportation services including OPUS card reader onsite
  • Deep frozen meal prepared by culinary chefs
  • Rewards program


Job Summary

Distech Controls, a subsidiary of Acuity Brands, is looking for an Electronics Technician for its office in Brossard, Quebec (Canada).

Under the immediate supervision of the Production Manager and in collaboration with the production engineering team, the Electronics Technician is primarily responsible for the repair of electronic boards, first level support of production test equipment and diagnostics of returned goods.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)


Repair (update) of electronic boards

  • Analyze the reasons for board rejection during testing and make the necessary repairs using multimeter, oscilloscope etc.
  • Update the operations performed in the database (Proligent) during the repair of the boards.

Test benches

  • 1st level specialist for debugging of test benches
  • Follow the preventive maintenance of the test benches
  • Preparation of components for new test benches
  • Debug new test benches with the production engineer


  • Install and configure printers (DATAMAX and ZEBRA) for production
  • Configure the database (Proligent) for the new production PCs
  • Maintain inventory of cards under repair
  • Identify potential problem trends
  • Participate in the annual inventory count


  • Diagnose issues communicated by the customer
  • Receive RMAs
  • Drafting of analysis reports
  • Identify trends in potential problems


Experience (minimum experience required)


  • College diploma (DEC) in electronics
  • Minimum of 4 to 6 years experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of the Windows environment
  • Structured, organized and fast in his work
  • Leadership and autonomous
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Sense of analysis
  • Minutia and manual dexterity
  • Team player
  • Proactive and shows initiative
  • Disciplined
  • Bilingual (functional English)


  • Knowledge of access control and lighting
  • Instrumentation and control

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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