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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Mechanical Technologist (Maintenance)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 hours ago
Ballard has an immediate opportunity for a Mechanical Technologist to join its Operations Team in Burnaby, BC. The successful candidate will apply their strong technical skills to the develop fuel cell and fuel cell component testing equipment for Ballard's state-of-the-art test lab. Working closely with a team of technicians, technologists and engineers in our fast-paced environment, the candidate will advance and maintain Ballard's broad line of fuel cell testing equipment. Applications supported will include motive power applications for materials handling, power modules for zero emissions transit busses and engineering services for clients including world-leading automotive OEMs developing zero emissions passenger vehicles. The successful candidate will work well with senior engineering staff, is capable of independent work and will contribute to the development of Ballard's fuel cell system products.

  • Troubleshooting and failure analysis of mechanical components and systems
  • Assisting in the build and verification of mechanical systems
  • Building mechanical systems, such as those containing mechanical fluid, structural, pressure, and sensing components

  • Must have a Diploma on Power and Process or Mechanical Engineering Technology and/or Red Seal Plumber
  • 3-10 years' experience in a relevant industry
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Must have excellent skills and experience with maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical systems
  • Must have excellent mechanical prototyping skills such as: pipe fitting and tube bending
  • Must have excellent mechanical prototyping skills with tools such as: drills, grinders, saws and wrenches
  • Ability to read Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Knowledge of mechanical/electronic components and their characteristics, applications and limitations
  • Demonstrated capability for critical thinking
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and good listening skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment

Additional Consideration:
  • Experience with AutoCAD or similar drafting software
  • Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices
  • Experience with welding Stainless Steel
  • Experience designing, drawing and analyzing mechanical components

Our Values

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