Powertech Labs Inc, BC Hydro's subsidiary that specializes in energy research, consulting, testing, and systems integration, has been serving power utilities, oil and gas companies, automotive, and electrical utility equipment manufacturers since 1989. We operate as a separate, unregulated, for profit, commercial company. In addition to providing innovative R&D, consulting and testing services to BC Hydro, Powertech provides the majority of its services to a large and diverse array of clients across North America, and around the world. Powertech is located on an 11-acre campus in Surrey, British Columbia and has 200+ employees. Our reach and reputation are global, and we are recognized as a leader in technology, testing, and power systems software. Our location places us close to BC Hydro, 25 kilometers from the US border, and at a gateway between Asian and North American markets. Finally, we are located in one of the most desirable locations on the globe, with all the natural beauty of British Columbia on our doorstep. We call this home.
Powertech’s brand and reputation command a dominant position in the power industry. To better serve our clients, we group our services under six market-orientated sectors: Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Substations, Power Systems, Grid Modernization and Advanced Transportation. Powertech’s competitive advantage is enhanced through close collaboration between all sectors.
The company's staff consists of professional engineers, scientists, technologists and technicians from a wide range of disciplines. These highly skilled individuals have access to 21 well-equipped, specialized laboratories. Together, the resources allow us to offer a range of forward-looking technology services to help clients advance technology, solve complex problems, and maximize asset performance.
Finally, we are customer-focused: To ensure our customers have high confidence in our services, we attract the best resources, are highly responsive and constantly strive to improve the quality and value of our services.
This is an ideal opportunity for technology graduates to utilize their newly acquired skills and knowledge in our Electrical Labs for: High Voltage, High Power, High Current, Grid Modernization or Asset Management Inspections.
We are also recruiting for a Laboratory Technical Assistant 2 for Grid Modernization. To see the job description, visit our website at http://www.powertechlabs.com.
Provides assistance to the technical staff within a lab in the setup, testing and take down of a variety of material and equipment.
Experience, Training and Education
Completion of a Certificate of Technology in Electrical or related discipline from an Institute of Technology. Up to 1 year of related experience working in a lab setting up and performing tests on a variety of equipment, materials and components would be an asset.
Regular exposure to working at heights on top of equipment and some exposure to weather. May be performing a variety of tests in which explosions are required. Majority of day on feet.
Status: Full-Time Regular
Location: Surrey, B.C.
Number of Vacancies - Multiple
Compensation: Powertech Labs Inc. offers a very comprehensive total rewards package based on a healthy work/life balance.
Close Date: November 18, 2018
Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will be required as a pre-condition to employment.
To apply and to learn more about Powertech Labs Inc., visit us online at http://www.powertechlabs.com.
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