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Technical Trainer - Remote opportunity! Job

Who are we?
Distech Controls is a Canadian company located in Brossard, on the South Shore of Montreal (QC), with a European headquarters 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 construction solutions for better health, better space, better efficiency thanks to our cutting-edge technologies and services. Our passion for innovation, quality and sustainability guides our business on a daily basis, as we pave the way for a bright, productive and connected world.
The success and reputation of Distech Controls is fueled by our team of world-class employees. We are looking for qualified people who are striving to succeed and who want to actively contribute to our continued growth. Distech Controls appreciates the members of its team and offers them a modern and motivating work environment, as well as competitive salaries and benefits.
About this Team


Reporting to the Technical Support & Training Director, and in collaboration with the Technical Support team, Research & Development team and Product Sales team, the selected applicant will be responsible for providing training services to our customers mainly in North America and Worldwide.


Why join Distech Controls Inc?
• Innovative company, dynamic workplace, open-minded and rapidly evolving company
• Modern working environment designed for our employees
• Indoor and outdoor bistro areas, lounges, hot and cold drinks stations and fresh fruit every day
• Continuous professional development program
• Many benefits, including an annual performance bonus, group insurance and an RRSP program
• 5 floating days and 3 weeks of vacation from the first year (cumulative)
• Reward programs
• LEED certified building
• Table football and ping pong tables
• Located near the Dix30 district
• An on-site gym
• Accessible transportation services, including an OPUS card reader on site
• Frozen meal prepared by culinary chefs
How you will contribute:


•    Provide training to our customer base on the programming of our controllers and the use of our software for the management of the controllers and control device. Note: The training courses can be given at the offices of Distech Controls or at the customer’s training location/hotel training facilities.
•    Manage the equipment, the work stations and software that is required to provide the training.
•    Be proactive by improving the available tools and the internal processes within the department.
•    Ensure the training facilities are fully equipped for training sessions at least once every two months. 
•    Create and/or update the training material and the training support tools which are offered to our customers via the corporate website.
•    Develop and update new content for the training courses.
•    Take part in the development of the products by providing feedback gained from the customer on their requirements as it pertains to our product’s functionality. 
•    Communicate suggestions for changes/modifications to the development team as per our ISO procedures and policies that are in place.
•    Stay up to date with new technologies and products in the field related to the Distech controls product line.
•    Assist in the development the on-line training (e-learning) and/or any other training projects required by the immediate supervisor.

Qualified Applicants will have:
  • University degree or College diploma (DEC), with relevant experience in technical support, HVAC or controls
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in: HVAC Systems Niagara AX Platform Electromechanical Building Instrumentation and Controls Programming Process Control
  • Relevant experience in the installation of Building Automation System (BAS)
  • Programming and configuration of computer networks or IT systems
  • Must have a valid passport required
  • Excellent English communication skills - French an asset 
  • Customer Service oriented; structured and organized in his work
  • Leadership and autonomy demonstrated; proactivity and initiative demonstrated
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal relationships
  • Courtesy and positive attitude
  • Demonstrated autonomy, professionalism and sense of responsibilities
  • Rigorous and detail oriented
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and under tight deadlines
  • Assets:
  • Knowledge of the Echelon, LonWorks, BacNet, Modbus, EIB, or other control systems communication protocols
  • Knowledge of access control and lighting
  • Programming and computer network configuration



Travel Requirements
  • 1-20%

Distech Controls conçoit et fabrique des produits de contrôle dans le domaine du chauffage, ventilation et climatisation ainsi que dans l’éclairage et gestion des accès. Ces solutions sont essentielles au bon fonctionnement des bâtiments et la santé et bien-être de ses occupants. Parmi ses clients et utilisateurs finaux, Distech Controls compte hôpitaux, cliniques, centres bancaires, centres de données et autres bâtiments critiques.  Les activités commerciales de Distech Controls étant donc de nature essentielle, l`entreprise poursuit des opérations normales pour assurer la santé et le bien-être de la population.


Distech Controls designs and manufactures products of control in the field of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, as well as in lighting and building access management. These solutions are essential to the proper operation of the buildings and the health and well-being of its occupants. Among its customers and end users, Distech Controls counts hospitals, health clinics, banks, data centers and other critical buildings. The commercial activities of Distech Controls being therefore deemed essential, the company continues normal operations in order to ensure the health and well-being of the population.

Req ID:  1663
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