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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Burnaby, BC
Full Time

Ballard has an immediate opening for an Senior 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.

  • Perform design and verification of electrical systems for fuel cell engines
  • Design of HV and LV wire harnesses compliant with relevant electrical standards
  • Select and source electrical components for use is systems installed in road vehicles
  • Specification and selection of DC/DC converters for use in road vehicles
  • Develop component design requirements from system requirements
  • Develop documentation to support customer integration
  • Support Certification and compliance testing(Environmental, EMC/EMI)
  • Troubleshooting/resolution of existing electrical components and systems
  • Work with customers and sales to develop custom integration solutions
  • Support Hazard Analysis through participation in DFMEA's

  • Must have an engineering degree from an Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics program
  • Must have at least 5 years' experience in an electrical engineering field
  • Experience with electric vehicles, road vehicles or other mobile equipment
  • Experience with high-voltage vehicle wiring and standards
  • Experience contributing to hazard analysis - DFMEAs
  • Experience with Codes, Standards and compliance issues of electrical systems in road vehicles
    • Experience with ISO6469-3, LV123 or other electric road vehicle safety standards
    • Experience with Automotive test standards such as ISO16750
    • Experience with functional safety standards such as ISO26262
  • Experience with DC/DC's and knowledge of architectures and semi-conductor technologies
  • Ability to read Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Experience working with CAN communication and networks
  • 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:
  • Knowledge of fuel cell technology
  • Experience in automotive or mobile equipment design
  • Ability to create Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Experience with ECU's or microcontrollers
  • Experience with EPlan, AutoCAD or similar drafting software
  • Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices
  • Experience with PCB design and Altium software
  • Troubleshooting skills with DMM and oscilloscope
  • Basic electrical prototyping skills required including: bread-boarding, soldering through-hole and surface-mount components

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