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Mechanical Engineer/Technician

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
7 days ago


Ekona Power is a Vancouver-based breakthrough energy technology company developing a novel methane pyrolysis platform for low-cost, clean hydrogen production. We believe this technology will have a significant and positive impact in a world trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address Climate Change. You will be comfortable working in a start-up environment and have a positive, solution-oriented attitude, working out of our North Burnaby facility.

Along with our innovative technology, we are creating an inclusive and collaborative work environment where your ideas and input count. Ekona offers a flexible work schedule and benefits that include wellness for employees and their families. 

You will support the build, assembly and testing of prototype scale processing plants as part of our dedicated team supporting our Pulsed Methane Pyrolysis (PMP) process development and validation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the design of prototype reactor test systems and components.
  • Design and build test infrastructure including test frames, fixtures, and mechanical structures.
  • Physically build and install mechanical, electrical and chemical test equipment and systems.
  • Manage lab and component build materials.
  • Support the implementation of lab/test system facility interfaces.
  • Support a multi-disciplinary design team in many areas of engineering and technology development.
  • Write design and progress reports.

 You bring:

  • Education such as a trades’ certificate, or a technology or engineering related degree or diploma
  • Experience with 3D CAD (CREO: formerly ProEngineer) or equivalent; instrumentation, wiring and lab control systems as well as MS Office products
  • Hands-on experience with high-pressure piping and fittings; fabrication; and high pressure, high-temperature systems
  • 5+ years of experience with technology development and/or testing.
  • Strong communication abilities: both written and verbal.