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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Electrical Engineer

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

Electrical Engineer, Regular, Full-Time, Burnaby BC

Ballard has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer (E2) 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, packaging and verification of electrical systems
  • Circuit Design including Analog and DC power Circuits
  • Printed Circuit Board layout
  • Design of wire harnesses
  • Select and source electrical components (sensors, controllers, converters/inverters, PCBA, contactors, transformers, etc.)
  • Develop component design requirements from system requirements
  • Design prototype components and subsystems
  • Verify designs through analysis and testing
  • 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 drawings

  • Must have a technical diploma or engineering degree from an Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics program
  • Must have at least 4 years' experience in an electrical engineering field
  • Experience designing, drawing, analyzing low voltage analog, DC power & digital circuits
  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic components and their characteristics, applications and limitations
  • Experience with circuit board layout
  • Ability to read Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Troubleshooting skills with DMM and oscilloscope
  • Basic electrical prototyping skills required including: bread-boarding, soldering through-hole and surface-mount components
  • Basic skill with mechanical prototyping 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 and interest in PCB design and Altium software
  • Knowledge of fuel cell technology
  • Experience in automotive or mobile equipment design
  • Ability to create Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Experience with EPlan, AutoCAD or similar drafting software
  • Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code and/or National Electrical Code or European IEC standards

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