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Fuel Cell Test Technologist

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Ballard is seeking a Fuel Cell Test Technologists to join the Stack Test Engineering team in Burnaby, BC. Both are regular full-time opportunities.

The successful candidates will apply their strong technical skills to the development of next-generation fuel cell products by executing characterization and verification tests in Ballard's world-class test lab, as well as assisting in the safe operation of the lab. Working closely with a team of technicians, technologists and engineers in our fast-paced environment, the goal is to advance Ballard's broad line of fuel cell products and testing services.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Executing fuel cell tests to evaluate the performance and durability of fuel cell stack designs
  • Analyzing data using statistical tools
  • Supporting the development of test protocols, test reports, and presentations including recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Troubleshooting problems and optimizing test station configuration with lab equipment support team to ensure test objectives are achieved and high quality data is delivered
  • Maintaining a safe work environment; participating in hazard assessments and safety reviews
  • Assisting in the day to day management of the laboratory facility and department operations

  • An Engineering Technologist Diploma or Associates Degree with 1-3 years of experience in a fuel cell testing lab or similar technical environment is required
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Hands-on experience with mechanical and electrical equipment assembly and troubleshooting
  • Working knowledge of electrochemistry and experience with related instrumentation
  • Experience programming macros for automated control of test equipment and for data crunching and analysis
  • Strong data analysis, data management and reporting skills

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

Posted: June 11, 2019
Closes: August 10, 2019