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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Electrical Engineer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
Ballard has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer to join the Systems Engineering Team. 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.

  • Building electrical systems, such as electrical control panels, instrumentation and control wiring and wire harnesses
  • Assisting in the verification of electrical systems
  • Troubleshooting and failure analysis of electrical components and systems
  • Assisting in preparation of technical documents, including test procedures, test reports, design specifications, and component/system design requirements
  • Selecting and sourcing electrical components

  • Must have a technical diploma or engineering degree from an Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics program
  • Must have at least 2 years' experience in an electrical engineering field
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Must have excellent skills and experience with maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical and electronic systems
  • Experience analyzing analog & digital circuits
  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic components and their characteristics, applications and limitations
  • Ability to read Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Troubleshooting skills with DMM
  • Strong electrical prototyping skills with tools such as: wire strippers, wire and lug crimpers, connector insertion and extraction tools and soldering systems
  • Good mechanical prototyping skills with tools such as: drills, grinders, saws and wrenches
  • Configuring/programming electrical devices such as variable speed motor drivers and distributed I/O systems and Fieldbus.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code and/or National Electrical Code
  • Experience in AC supply (600, 480, 208, 120VAC) for equipment and up to 1500VDC power circuits
  • Knowledge of Short Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) determination
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and good listening skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment

Additional Consideration:
  • Knowledge of fuel cell technology
  • Experience in automotive or mobile equipment design
  • Ability to create Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Experience designing, drawing and analyzing low voltage electrical circuits
  • Experience with PLCs and creation of I/O drawings
  • Experience with AutoCAD or similar drafting software
  • Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices
  • Experience / proficiency in automation and machine communication

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.