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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Controls Engineer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Ballard has an immediate opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join its Lab Equipment Design and Support Operations Team in Burnaby, BC. The successful candidate will apply their strong technical skills to develop fuel cell and fuel cell component testing equipment for Ballard's state-of-the-art test lab.

  • Supporting and maintaining data acquisition and control software for fuel cell test stands
  • Assisting in design of new object-oriented software architectures
  • Performing routine software deployment and upgrading tasks
  • Assisting with data analysis and presentation

  • Degree in any Engineering discipline, or a degree in Computer Science with relevant experience
  • 3-5 years of experience

Key skills include:
  • Experience programming in LabVIEW
  • Experience with communication systems and protocols (CAN, DeviceNet, RS-232, Ethernet/IP, etc.)
  • Experience with data acquisition hardware (Beckhoff, NI, WAGO, etc.)
  • Controls engineering experience: design and tuning of PID and model-based control loops
  • Experience with software version control (eg. Git, SVN, etc)
  • Data analysis and data presentation skills
  • Broad programming experience: various application types in various languages (C/C++, C#, Java, etc)
  • Object-oriented programming experience
  • Strong oral and written communication ability

Our Values

Listen & Deliver | Quality. Always. | Inspire Excellence | Row Together | Own It

Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates