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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Electrical Technologist

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
Ballard has an opening for an Electrical Technologist 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.

  • Prototyping, Re-Work and repair of Cable and Harness assemblies
  • Prototyping, Repair and rework of electronic circuit boards
  • Verification of wire harnessing through analysis and testing
  • Verification of electronic circuits and assemblies through analysis and testing
  • Failure analysis of electrical and electronic assemblies and harnessing
  • Support the design, packaging and verification of electrical systems
  • Select and source electrical components (wires; connectors; pin; seals; heat shrink; etc.)
  • Troubleshooting/resolution of existing electrical components and systems
  • Assist in preparation of technical documents, including test procedures, test reports, design specifications, and component/system design requirements
  • Prepare and/or review technical documents

  • Must have a technical diploma or engineering degree from an Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics program
  • Must have at least 4 years experience in an electrical technology field
  • Experience with low voltage and high voltage DC systems
  • Experience with Circuit board design and electronic assembly
  • Knowledge of electrical connections and their characteristics, applications, and limitations
  • Knowledge of conductor sizing and ampacity calculations
  • Ability to crimp automotive-style connectors
  • Troubleshooting skills with DMM and oscilloscope
  • Electrical prototyping skills required including bread-boarding, soldering, Basic skills with mechanical tools such as drills, grinders, wrenches
  • Demonstrated capability for critical thinking
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and good listening skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment

Additional Consideration:
  • Experience with Altium PCB Design Software
  • Knowledge of fuel cell technology
  • Experience in automotive or mobile equipment wire harnessing
  • Experience working in a Cable or wire harness assembly company
  • Experience with EPlan, AutoCAD, or similar drafting software
  • Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature, and flow measurement devices
  • Knowledge of the IPC wire harness standards such as IPC-620
  • Knowledge of the IPC Electronic Manufacturing standards such as IPC-610

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.
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