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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Electrical Engineer (Contract)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 hours ago
Ballard has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer (Intermediate to Senior) to join the Systems Engineering Team for a 6 month contract with a potential 3 month extension. The successful candidate will work well with existing engineering staff, is capable of independent work, and will contribute to the development of Ballard's fuel cell system products.

  • Perform design and verification of electrical systems for Stationary Fuel Cell Generators
  • Design of HV and LV Circuits compliant with relevant standards
  • Revision of existing designs to comply with the requirements of alternate regions and jurisdictions
  • Electrical Panel Layout
  • Select and source electrical components in compliance with requirements
  • Develop component design requirements from system requirements
  • Develop documentation to support customer integration
  • Verify designs through analysis and testing
  • Troubleshooting of electrical components and systems

  • Must have a technical diploma or engineering degree from an Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics program
  • Must have at least 5 years' experience in an electrical engineering field
  • Experience with industrial electrical design
  • Experience with European and North American Electrical Codes
  • Familiar with Hazardous Area Requirements as defined by ATEX and NFPA
  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic components and their characteristics, applications and limitations
  • Experience with selecting circuit protection including motor protective devices
  • Ability to read Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Troubleshooting skills with DMM and oscilloscope
  • Experience with panel design

Additional Consideration:
  • Knowledge of fuel cell technology
  • Experience with PLCs, Alarm Lists, and creation of I/O drawings
  • Experience with EPlan, AutoCAD or similar drafting software
  • Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices
  • Experience with electrical systems for generation and grid-tie applications
  • Familiarity with the IEC Safety of Machinery Directives

Our Values

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

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