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Distech Controls success and reputation are fueled by our world-class team of employees.We are looking for qualified individuals that 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, competitive salaries and benefits.

Why work for Distech Controls?

  • Dynamic workplace and fast growing international company
  • Modern work environment designed for our employees
  • Indoor and outdoor bistro areas, lounges, coffee stations and gym
  • Playground including foosball and ping-pong tables
  • Situated near Quartier Dix 30
  • Accessible transit service
  • Continuous professional development program
  • Competitive salary and extensive benefits, including annual performance bonus, group insurances and retirement program
  • 5 floating days and 3 weeks of vacation from year one
  • Reward programs

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Worldwide Career Opportunities

Distech Controls offers many career opportunities – from sales to operations, customer service to marketing. View our current openings below, or send us your resume.


A world of exciting career opportunities awaits!
  • Marketing Solutions Manager
    Brossard, QC, Canada
    What will be your role?
    Reporting to the Director of Demand Generation, Controls, Software, Services and IoT, you will work as part of a larger demand generation team based in Canada, the USA and Europe, and will report to the Director of Demand Generation, supporting controls, software, services and IoT initiatives. You are a business-to-business marketing professional with experience in leading demand generation and awareness programs for technology products and services. You can distill features and benefits from our evolving suite of products and solutions, and actively participate in the marketing and communications team by expressing our message and story through print and electronic materials.

    You possess a flair for writing, a keen understanding of successful communication strategies and are looking for a challenging, multifaceted role in which you’ll be called upon to be both a leader and a doer. We require both big picture thinking and attention to detail. Someone with a strong work ethic, who is
    accomplished in the fundamentals and is looking for a role to make a meaningful contribution!

    What will you do?
    1. Product Announcements and Releases:

    • Complete the activities identified in the product announcement release checklist and ensure they are delivered on time and on budget
    • Complete product release communications to Partners (3 phases)
    • Lead the related product demand generation plan, collaborate with other members of the marketing team to ensure cohesive and integrated communication initiatives
    • Write and coordinate creation of brochures, PowerPoint presentations, website content, videos and other assets
    • Write and create layout for email promotional material in email system - MailChimp
    • Gather, analyze and summarize information from internal departments (product management, sales and others) and from channel
    • Research and analyze information for specific markets or audiences, to create or coordinate creation of relevant communication tools
    • Coordinate work with creative resources, printer, translators, or other third parties
    2. Demand Generation:
    • Develop comprehensive demand generation and awareness campaigns, with strong call to actions and clear conversion funnels, that align with annual key priorities and product/solution releases
    • Maintain all related lists with follow-up process, and implement best practices – in both Mailchimp and Microsoft Dynamics
    3. Newsletters:
    • In collaboration with the global marketing communications team, assemble content and produce quarterly channel bulletin and quarterly consulting engineer/facility manager/building owner bulletin.
    4. Other:
    • Support the Global Marketing and Communications Director in additional communications related tasks
    • Collaborate with other members of the marketing team to ensure cohesive and integrated communication initiatives
    • Produce, monitor and report on operational and success KPIs
    • Work closely with business partners (product management, sales and sales support) and remote support teams, to encourage open and direct feedback
    • Create and maintain standard work for best practices
  • Technical Trainer
    Denver, Dallas, LA, NYC, Atlanta, Chicago, United States
    What will be your role?

    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.

    What will you do?
    • 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.
  • Technical Support Specialist
    Brossard, QC, Canada
    What will be your role?

    We are presently recruiting for a Building Automation Solutions (BAS) Technical Support Specialist who will work in collaboration with the Technical Support team, Research & Development team and Sales team. You will be responsible for providing exceptional technical support services to our customers by responding to their technical questions via telephone or e-mail, including possible onsite visits pertaining to the use of our controllers and our control systems network management software.

    What will you do?
    • Respond to technical questions from customers pertaining to the use of Distech Controls controllers and control systems network management software in a problem solving context ;
    • Diagnose and resolve problems remotely (on-line or phone);
    • Update the customer database (CRM) and log internal notes following all customer email/phone ;
    • Ensure that customers receive quality and necessary support to solve their problems;
    • Collaborate with product development by providing the perspective of the customer on the functionality of our products including voice of customer.
    • Communicate suggestions for changes/modifications to the development group according to management procedures and policies in place ;
    • Keep up to date with new technologies and products in the field related to the Distech controls product line and industry ;
    • Actively contribute to the improvement of available tools and internal processes used by the support team ;
    • Provide field support, if required.
    • Create articles and populate knowledge base to assist our customers efficiently
  • Technical Support Specialist, Unified Solutions
    Brossard, QC

    What will be your role?

    We are presently recruiting for a Technical Support Specialist – Unified Solutions (Building Automation & Lighting) who will work in collaboration with the Technical Support team, Research & Development team and Sales team. You will be responsible for providing exceptional technical support services to our customers by responding to their technical questions via telephone or e-mail, including possible onsite visits pertaining to the use of our controllers and our control systems network management software.

    What will you do?

    • Respond to technical questions from customers related to the unification of Building Automation and Lighting as it pertains to the use of Distech Controls controllers and control systems network management software in a problem solving context ;
    • Diagnose and resolve problems remotely (on-line or phone);
    • Update the customer database (CRM) and log internal notes following all customer email/phone ;
    • Ensure that customers receive quality and necessary support to solve their problems;
    • Collaborate with product development by providing the perspective of the customer on the functionality of our products including voice of customer.
    • Communicate suggestions for changes/modifications to the development group according to management procedures and policies in place ;
    • Keep up to date with new technologies and products in the field related to the Distech controls product line including advancements in the unification of Building Automation and Lighting Controls;
    • Actively contribute to the improvement of available tools and internal processes used by the support team ;
    • Provide field support, if required.
    • Create knowledgebase articles on the unification of Building Automation and Lighting using Distech Controls products and solutions to assist our customers efficiently

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  • Project Manager
    Columbus, OH, Northern VA / Washington, DC, United States
    What will be your role?

    We are presently recruiting for a Project Manager who will be responsible to maintain overall responsability for managing project teams delivering annual project revenues of between $2.5M and $5.0M. This includes managing large, more complex projects, multiple or multi-site projects from pre-booking to customer acceptance.

    What will you do?
    Demonstrated ability to:
    • Carry overall management of Building Automation projects with the following criteria in mind: customer satisfaction, collaborating with the sales team to meet agreed upon profit objectives and meeting or exceeding project completion schedules.
    • Proactively participate in pre-bid reviews and sales-to-operations turnover meetings, and contribute to the accuracy of the estimate and project layout.
    • Maintain overall correspondence responsibility for projects.
    • Maintain overall financial responsibility for projects including: revenue generation and forecasting, costs, billing and overall profitability while pro-actively seeking to 'value engineer' projects to ensure zero or positive deviation from agreed upon objectives.
    • Prepare and maintain all change orders, request for information and pricing correspondence with client.
    • Coordinate all field activities for project construction management by developing project plans, schedules, time lines, and costs to complete estimates.
    • Coordinate with Vendors and Subcontractors to assure competitive cost, best schedule and delivery for all project-related equipment, supply installations and construction services.
    • Manage Vendors and Subcontractors to ensure quality control and project delivery on time and within budget, while meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
    • Build and manage a customer-focused project delivery team to ensure customer and project commitments are met while focusing on key deliverables to customers such as submittals and customer acceptance plans for every project.
    • Engage with customer to enhance their experience with the Distech Controls Solutions thought hands on instruction in the use of the system tools.
    • Embrace a continuous improvement spirit to all aspects of running project delivery teams. Special
      attention is required to manage and develop project delivery staff and to work with other project
      managers to design optimal project delivery systems and methodologies.
    Key Performance deliverables:
    In light of the identified responsibilities, the following are specific deliverables that the position is designed to achieve.
    • Ability to meet or exceed agreed upon profit objectives.
    • Ability to develop project plans in advance of project activities to ensure that agreed upon customer satisfaction objectives are met.
    • Ability to build and develop a customer focused delivery team and provide the necessary coaching and assistance to ensure that delivery teams are provided the necessary resources, properly trained and motivated.
    • Ability to maintain current and up-to-date knowledge of all products and services offered.
    • Broad knowledge of contractting industry and business operation, to ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety laws, standards, practices and codes
    • Ability to efficiently and effectively analyze plans, specifications, contract documents and codes to determine project requirements.
    • Proven ability in successfully managing remote projects.
  • Application Engineer
    East Coast, United States
    What will be your role?

    We are presently recruiting for an Application Engineer who will be part of the Energy Services Operations & Account Management team (DCES). You will be responsible for developing engineering drawings, sequence of operations, and control logic programming for our strategic customers. You will be leading the design engineering activities to support the successful implementation of large and/or multisite building automation projects.

    Reporting to the Director of Operations & Account Management, the Project Engineer will be responsible for delivering a high level of consistency in engineering and project delivery of our Strategic Account Customer projects.

    What will you do?

    • Perform MEP Drawings and Specifications reviews and ‘take-off’s’.
    • Develop Detailed Design Engineering drawings for Building Automation and Control Systems.
    • Produce Valve and Damper Schedules based on design particulars.
    • Develop detailed ‘Sequence of Operation’ documents intended for client review and application programming development.
    • Produce project documentation including check out logs, commissioning documents, etc. as required for assigned projects;
    • Produce BMS Submittal Packages for pre-project review and post project As-Built Documentation.
    • Provide oversight and assistance to Startup Technicians in helping troubleshoot installation issues during the startup and commissioning of building controls and systems;
    • Provide input to the Engineering Department and Sales staff as requested or required to assist in the accurate estimation, design, installation, start up, commissioning, and training for building systems;
    • Provide input to the Engineering Department and Sales staff as requested or required to assist in building and maintaining Standards in organization and execution of projects and materials;
    • Provide Service Department support on upgrades and existing installations to continue meeting existing customer needs and to insure and recommend efficient building operation;
    • Complete time sheets, service work orders, and other paperwork required for this position in an accurate and timely manner;
    • Assist in turnover of projects from Operations Team to Service Team;
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Strategic Accounts Managers, NYC
    New York City, United States
    What will be your role?

    The Strategic Accounts Manager (SAM) will be responsible to lead the company’s efforts to expand and maintain relationships with large owner, contractor, and consulting engineer customers within the greater NYC metro area. You will have the strategic function of developing relationships and sales in a given geographic areas (or sales territory). To build business, you will forge special relationships with key influencers in the Business Controls and Lighting industries. You will establish strategic partnerships and be always seeking to build the loyalty of the customer towards the organization. The SAM wins, maintains, and expands relationships within the Building Controls and Lighting industries and is responsible for achieving sales, profitability, specification penetration, product mix, pipeline development, and
    relationship development and management. You will represent the entire range of company products and services to assigned Clients though may focus on a specific product or solution set if focused in a Client vertical market.

    What will you do?

    Strategy

    • Develop and drive execution of market strategy by leveraging industry, market, and competitor intelligence. Work within CTI and the NYC Acuity Lighting Agency to set detailed sales goals by market and robust action plans. Proactively leads a joint Client business planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones associated with a productive Client relationship. Develops and implements the critical account planning, client goal setting, and account and pipeline management tools to achieve key performance indicators for the region.

    Solutions Selling

    • Provide leading energy efficiency and lighting solutions that best address end‐users needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary Company and Client personnel Leveraging the matrix services within the Distech Controls, Inc., the Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. (ABL), and Control Technologies Inc. (CTI) organizations. Ability to mitigate and resolve conflict between customer expectations and internal capabilities. Promote the unified solution (Lighting + BMS) in the market leveraging multiple channels to market and coordinating efforts to deliver and service.

    Opportunity PESCO Mgmt

    • Understand key channel financial drivers, market dynamics by vertical, and CTI share to create opportunity pipeline goals. Penetrate all levels in a channel (owners, engineers, contractors, distributors) to build a robust pipeline of opportunities per market segment. Drive accurate forecasting by maintaining accurate
      tracking of leads and opportunities utilizing the CRM. Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates Client needs on each project leveraging all Channel resources on an ongoing basis.

    Business Development

    • Develop and cultivate new customer relationships as well as deepen our current customer reach within the contracting, distribution, consulting engineer, and End‐user customer sets. Partner with Acuity Brands Lighting and Distech Controls Inc to leverage the full scope of the ABL and Distech portfolio of product and
      services to execute the strategy. Proactively recruits and qualifies new channel Clients. Promotes efficient working relationships between contracting channels to uncover Total Solution and Unplanned Renovation opportunities.

    Channel Mgmt.

    • Sells through Client organizations to end users and influencers in coordination with Client sales resources. Drives adoption of Company programs among assigned Clients. Manages potential channel conflict with other firm sales channels by fostering excellent communication internally and externally, and through strict adherence to channel rules of engagement. Meets assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives in assigned Client accounts.

    Training & Education

    • Coordinate multiple business resources to provide training and product support to contractors, end‐users, consultant, and distribution partners on new product introductions, solutions, promotions, systems and tools. Evaluate the controls competency and either train or recommend additional. In collaboration with
      Sales Support resources, leads new product promotion and adoption in Client channel.

    Drive a culture of continuous improvement by utilizing all tools and processes within the Acuity Business System (ABS). Identify opportunities for Clients to drive efficiencies, utilize formal planning tools, key performance indicators (KPI), 90‐day planning, etc. Identifies best practices and lessons learned on Unified jobs and actively communicates across North America internal ABL and Distech organizations. Keeps an accurate record of such.

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  • Project Technician
    Columbus, OH, Northern VA/ Washington, DC, United States
    What will be your role?

    We are presently recruiting for a Building Automation Project Technician who will work in collaboration with the Operations & Account Management teams. You be responsible for all duties associated with commissioning the Distech Controls Building Automation System as defined within the project commissioning plan and per the Detailed Design Engineering Documents. You will be working under the direction of the Project Manager will ensure the installation phase is completed to a high standard and the project is ready for the start of pre-commissioning checks. Upon completion of the pre-commissioning checklist, you will then lead ‘Point-To-Graphic’ checks and functional sequence testing. This will include completing various levels of Pre-Functional and Functional Performance Testing, System Optimization, and troubleshooting as needed to provide a completely operational Building Automation System. This position will be required to perform/lead commissioning activities associated with building automation system changeovers or equipment replacement and verify proper equipment operation while documenting performance results.

    The successful candidate must have a thorough technical knowledge and hands-on experience with large building HVAC systems. The candidate must also have experience performing Commissioning and Retro-Commissioning activities including the development of commissioning documents, plans, checklists, test procedures and reports. The role also requires good communication and analytical skills, detailed knowledge of computer systems and integrated oftware application programs.

    Reporting to the Construction Manager, the Project Technician will be responsible for delivering a high level of consistency in engineering and project delivery of our Strategic Account Customer projects.


    What will you do?

    In collaboration with the Project Team, you will work closely with the Construction Manager, Project Manager, Application Engineers, and the Director of Operations & Account Management to ensure projects are tested and validated to a high standard to the success of the organization.

    Project Technician:
    • Supervise installation of systems by subcontractors, ensuring quality standards are maintained.
    • Interpret control drawings, plans, and specifications to ensure accurate installation, assembly, testing, and programming of controls systems.
    • Define commissioning best practices tailored for our Strategic Account Customers and set in place best in class standard commissioning practices to ensure the highest quality.
    • Develop Pre-Functional and Functional Performance Testing Documents.
    • Oversee System Integrator Partners and electrical and mechanical subcontractors work to ensure their performance on-site.
    • Ensure projects meet or exceed client requirements and expectations.
    • Ensure commissioning activities are delivered to meet or improve schedules and deadlines.
    • Develop and foster excellent relationships business and project stakeholders: System Integrator Partners, Consulting Engineers, Building Owners and Property Managers and Mechanical Contractors;
    • Collaborate with various internal teams as needed, including support resources, team members, and management;
    • Proactively assess, clarify, and validate customer needs for projects on an ongoing basis;
    Technical Specialist:
    • Supports deployment of DCES projects while meeting specific customer requirements:
    • Develops and Maintains Standardized Project Technical Documentation;
    • Develops Sequences of Operation and Supporting BAS Programs;
    • Develops and Maintains Owner Specific User Interfaces;
    • Validate Project Programming and Project Deployment Standards

    Accountabilities and Performance Measures:
    • Profitable and timely Project Delivery according to Projected Financial and Scheduling Targets;
    • Maintains high customer satisfaction ratings that meet company standards;
    • Completes required training and development objectives within the assigned time frame.
  • Customer Service Representative
    Brossard, QC, Canada

    What will be your role?
    We are presently recruiting for a Customer Service Representative who will be one of the first points of contact between our customers and the company. Our Customer Service Representatives work in a dynamic customer centric environment and play an important role in maintaining a level of service that sets us apart from our competitors. You must provide exceptional customer support and go above and beyond to address the needs of customers in regular situations as well as in more difficult contexts.

    Under the supervision of the Customer Service Director, you will be responsible for managing tasks related to customer service such as processing customer orders, return of merchandise authorization requests and the purchase of Field Device products. You will also manage, research and resolve inquiries, concerns, and issues and will work collaboratively with the sales team in the exercise of their functions.


    What will you do?
    • Work closely with internal and external team members (ex. Production, Shipping, Accounting, Sales) to execute, prioritize and schedule orders to ensure high customer satisfaction;
    • Respond to customer inquiries (email or phone);
    • Order processing via different sources (e-store, email, phone);
    • Contribute to Field Device product sales by identifying add-on sales opportunities with existing clients
    • Software / License activations;
    • Create and place purchase orders and proactively follow-up with suppliers for Field Device products;
    • Process return of merchandise requests;
    • After sales services;
    • Prepare sales and/or customer service related reports;
    • Participate in regular departmental meetings;
    • Understand and follow ISO processes specific to the role;
    • All other related tasks.

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  • Continuous Improvement Coordinator
    Brossard, QC, Canada

    What will be your role?
    Winner of a “Grand Prix Québecois de la qualité” (2015), Distech Controls is looking for a proactive individual who will have the ability to manage his/her projects autonomously. The Continuous Improvement Coordinator will have to demonstrate leadership, creativity and team spirit in an environment combining passion and energy. He/she will be responsible to promote the Quality Management System, contribute to the implementation of best practices in terms of continuous improvement and deploy and maintain the processes required to achieve the organization’s objectives.

    * Replacement of maternity leave for 11 months

    What will you do?
    Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the Continuous Improvement Coordinator participates in the management of the quality system (ISO 9001) and in the implementation of continuous improvement systems. More specifically:

    • Enforce the Quality Management System internally.
    • Review processes and procedures within the various departments. Identify opportunities for improvement.
    • Manage or facilitate continuous improvement projects.
    • Host Kaizen events.
    • Define/Update processes in support to the organizational growth.
    • Train new employees on Distech Controls’ Quality Management System and continuous improvement tools.
    • Participation in the planning and execution of the internal audits to assure compliance with standards and process systems.
    • Carry out annual Customer Satisfaction surveys. Participate in the results analysis.
    • Ensure relevant performance indicators are available and follow results of a few of them.
    • Actively participate in the various committees related to Continuous Improvement.
    • Work in collaboration with business units in order to ensure consistency of the methods applied.
    • Any other mandate related to continuous improvement.

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  • Software Programmer (Web and Cloud Development)
    Brossard, QC, Canada

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  • Software Programmer (Mobile Development)
    Brossard, QC, Canada

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