Technical expert in machine safety


The technical expert, in addition to performing the technical tasks of the project, acts as a technical leader in the team. He actively participates in the definition of technical standards and methods in his field of expertise. He maintains his knowledge of the latest technologies and passes on his acquired knowledge to his colleagues. He also participates in business development efforts.

Roles and responsibilities

The technical expert has the following responsibilities:

Project (70%)
  • Participates in Brainstorming activities to solve complex technical problems;
  • Participates in meetings of its projects and those that require its technical skills;
  • Coach and advise colleagues in his area of expertise;
  • Technical participation in projects;
  • Drafting of risk analyzes and validation procedures;
  • Development of solutions using mechanical and electrical protection concepts;
  • Design of safety circuits;
  • Safety PLC programming;
  • Communication with other team members, internal and external;
  • Testing of programs before deployment at the customer;
  • Deployment of programs at the client;
  • Training of the customer's operators or technicians;
  • Integration with other systems;
  • Drafting of technical documentation;
  • Post-deployment operations support.
Business development (20%)
  • Assists business development activities by offering technological solutions during the project evaluation and estimation process;
  • Participates in the preparation of the service offer with the account manager or project manager;
  • Participates in corporate events associated with his area of expertise (show, training, etc.).
Internal coordination (10%)
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the latest technologies, standards and methods associated with his area of expertise;
  • Contributes to the implementation of technical standards and methods in his field of expertise;
  • Pass on his technical knowledge to his colleagues during individual meetings or in group training (eg Lunch & Learn).

The position requires the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or technical diploma in engineering;
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in his field of expertise;
  • Increased knowledge of the conventions, standards and regulations that govern his field of expertise;
  • Mastery of relevant machine safety standards, including CSA Z432, CSA Z434;
  • Mastery of the Sistema software;
  • Member of the Order of Engineers – an asset;
  • Excellent knowledge of French and English.
Behavioral aspects
  • Good communicator and easy to transmit his knowledge to others;
  • Have leadership, initiative, judgment, rigor and good work organization;
  • Be able to find new methods to carry out the work according to the deadlines;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills, based on respect, diplomacy and discernment;
  • Be committed to excellence and continually seek to improve practices.
Specific requirements

The position requires the following requirements:
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing industry;
  • Ease of learning different types of programming language;
  • Programming experience;
  • Ability to write technical documents;
  • Knowledge of various industries – an asset;
  • Availability to travel abroad;
  • Extensive recognized experience in his field of expertise;
  • Desires to contribute to the development of its field of expertise at the corporate level.
Note: The use of the masculine in the text is for the sole purpose of lightening the content.


  • Flexible work schedules that favour a work-life balance
  • An exceptional work space
  • A training center
  • A whole week of personal days
  • Group health insurance
  • Virtual clinic
  • Employee and Family Assistance Programs (EFAP)
  • Ten statutory days
  • Paid professional development courses
  • Group RRSP, where PCI matches your contributions
  • Free espresso, cappuccino or filtered coffee at our awesome coffee bar
  • PCI sports team
  • Bicycle culture 
  • Social activities that include the legendary happy hour and events that welcome spouses

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