Electrical Engineering Co-op


  • Assist with testing, planning, and preparing instrumentation for installation.
  • Review electronic specs and schematics from manufacturers to validate and qualify instrumentation for the underwater network.
  • Functionally test incoming instrumentation and document test data by entering into Data Management and Archiving System (DMAS).
  • Assist with troubleshooting recovered instrumentation for failure analysis. 
  • Document and test incoming fibre optic cables.
  • Repair and maintain test equipment and build test cables.
  • of inventory against the ONC quality requirements.
  • Assist the operations support team with shipping/receiving duties.
  • Help prepare for maintenance expeditions.
  • Assist in consolidation of inventory.
  • Provide incoming inspection Prepare special report on one aspect of their work term.
  • Other tasks as required.

Job knowledge requirements:

  • Ability to analyze electronics schematics.
  • Able to utilize advanced lab test equipment and solder.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and computational communication skills.
  • Documentation skills/experience an asset.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Forklift certification an asset.
  • Previous maritime experience an asset.
  • Must be self motivated.

Educational requirements:

The ideal candidate will be a junior undergraduate in Electronics Engineering Technology or have the equivalent combination of education and experience.

This is a 4 month term position located at ONC's Marine Technology Centre in Sidney, BC.

Opening Date: 

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 08:00

Closing Date: 

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 16:00

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