Electrical Engineer Level 3 (Canada) in Cambridge at Volt

Date Posted: 8/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Cambridge
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    8/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    107919
  • Pay Rate
    $42.39 - $42.39/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

We are looking to hire an Electrical Engineer Level 3  for our Client in Cambridge, ON for approximately a 12 months' contract through Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: in the Automation and information products field
  • Location: Cambridge, ON N1R 5X1, Canada
  • Pay Rate: $42.39/hr (T4) + benefits available
  • Length of assignment: Approx. 12 months from start date
  • Hours: 37.5 hrs/week ; 7.5 hrs per day
  • Shift: this position will start as a Day shift from 8:30am-4:30pm EST but may transition to the Evening shift from 2:30pm-10:30pm EST Mon-Fri.*

**Qualified Applicants must be eligible to work without Employment Sponsorship in Canada**

Job Description:

  • Provides functional and test expertise for various aspects of Medium Voltage AC Drives and Starters including control, system integration, application and testing of such products with a focus on hardware/ firmware design test for motor firmware control and systems.
  • Develops, designs and executes functional/feature testing and verification for AC drives focusing on control aspects.

Main Requirements:

  • Must understand motor control algorithms for synchronous and induction machines, firmware and hardware design in order to create test processes and tools.
  • Must have good knowledge of electric machines including induction, synchronous, permanent magnet and SRM.
  • Possesses good knowledge of various power converters:
    • 3 phase VSI, CSI, NPC, Multi level and Matrix converters.
  • Defines, leads and executes test processes and procedures on various test platforms.
  • Must demonstrates project management and technical team leadership when required and have strong communication skills.
  • Must be able to review design specifications and be able to create a test plan with minimal supervision. 
  • Must be familiar with safe electrical practices and be comfortable to operate low, medium and high power drives at medium voltage. 


Experience Required:

Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience in ac drives, motor control algorithms, power electronics and testing environment. 

Education Required:

  • An Engineering degree In Electrical Engineering (B. Sc. or M.Sc.) with specialization in Power Electronics and AC drives is required. 


Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge with analysis, design, programming, and test methodology of real-time software systems using modern engineering practices using the C/C++ language would be an asset. 
  • Familiarity with simulation tools such as Matlab and Simulink is required. Knowledge of model based programming is an asset.

Note: Volt is committed to meeting the needs of applicants and employees with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please let us know if you need an accommodation during any part of the application and selection process.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity employer.