Powertech Labs Inc, BC Hydro's subsidiary that specializes in energy research, consulting, testing, and systems integration, has been serving power utilities, oil and gas companies, automotive, and electrical utility equipment manufacturers since 1989. We operate as a separate, unregulated, for profit, commercial company. In addition to providing innovative R&D, consulting and testing services to BC Hydro, Powertech provides the majority of its services to a large and diverse array of clients across North America, and around the world. Powertech is located on an 11-acre campus in Surrey, British Columbia and has 200+ employees. Our reach and reputation are global, and we are recognized as a leader in technology, testing, and power systems software. Our location places us close to BC Hydro, 25 kilometers from the US border, and at a gateway between Asian and North American markets. Finally, we are located in one of the most desirable locations on the globe, with all the natural beauty of British Columbia on our doorstep. We call this home.
Powertech’s brand and reputation command a dominant position in the power industry. To better serve our clients, we group our services under six market-orientated sectors: Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Substations, Power Systems, Grid Modernization and Advanced Transportation. Powertech’s competitive advantage is enhanced through close collaboration between all sectors.
The company's staff consists of professional engineers, scientists, technologists and technicians from a wide range of disciplines. These highly skilled individuals have access to 21 well-equipped, specialized laboratories. Together, the resources allow us to offer a range of forward-looking technology services to help clients advance technology, solve complex problems, and maximize asset performance.
Finally, we are customer-focused: To ensure our customers have high confidence in our services, we attract the best resources, are highly responsive and constantly strive to improve the quality and value of our services.
Powertech has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an NDE Specialist 1 to join a team of professionals based at Powertech Labs in Surrey, B.C.
Please note: We encourage applicants with less experience and CGSB certifications to apply and be considered for developmental roles.
The Generation Technology and Testing business unit provides routine laboratory and field testing services, including inspection and safety equipment testing, condition assessment, generator testing and modelling, diagnostic testing of generator and motor stator bars and coils, non-destructive testing, material testing, and finite element analysis. Consulting and investigation offerings include asset management studies, failure investigation, and expert witness testimony. This business unit consists of laboratories for Applied Materials and Inspection Services.
This position works in the Inspections Services group. This is a hands-on technical role and is an excellent opportunity for someone who has strong non-destructive testing and evaluation experience to perform non-destructive testing on a variety of manufactured and processed components and equipment.
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Technical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:
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Status: Full-Time Regular
Location: Surrey, B.C.
Compensation: Powertech Labs Inc. offers a very comprehensive total rewards package based on a healthy work/life balance.
Job ID: NDE2018.9
Close Date: Ongoing until suitable candidates are found
Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will be required as a pre-condition to employment.
To apply and to obtain more information on Powertech Labs Inc. visit our website at http://www.powertechlabs.com. You will find Careers under the About Us tab.
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