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Laboratory Technologist (Power & Electronics)



Job Description

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technologist – Power and Electronics to work with Electrical Engineering & Computer Science in the Lassonde School of Engineering for this exciting opportunity. 

Do you have a degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or Engineering Science?  Do you possess at least 3 years’ of relevant and practical experience utilizing power systems teaching equipment?  Do you possess thorough knowledge of power systems, data acquisition and supervisory control? Do you possess knowledge of various operating systems and course related software? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will be responsible for daily activities aimed at establishing and maintaining teaching laboratories. This includes designing, proposing, re-working and/or retrofitting innovative teaching experiments. The incumbent, while possessing, maintaining and seeking an expert level of knowledge of technical matters relating to the courses offered in the laboratories, is responsible for developing, implementing, writing and demonstrating laboratory experiments or/and prototypes for students enrolled in assigned laboratories as well as student laboratory techniques and manuals under the direction of course faculty, keeping the content and resources associated with the laboratories current, and providing documentation on the labs as required for professional accreditation of computer science and engineering programs.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

The Completion of Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or Engineering Science, equivalent education and experience such as a diploma in a related field and a minimum two years of recent related experience in addition to the minimum years of experience listed. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess 3 years’ of recent relevant, practical experience in utilizing power systems teaching equipment, testing power circuits, including at least one year experience in an electrical or power engineering laboratory.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to http://webapps.yorku.ca/nonacademicpostings/complete.jsp?postingnumber=10434 and refer to posting# YUSA-10434.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/


York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Posting Date: 05-Jun-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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