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Undergraduate Laboratory Engineer - Energy Systems / Fundamentals Laboratories

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Undergraduate Laboratory Engineer - Energy Systems / Fundamentals Laboratories

Date Posted: 11/18/2021
Req ID: 20455
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
Department: Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Under the general direction of the Director of Teaching Labs, the incumbent is responsible and accountable for the technical, health and safety (H&S) and operation of the hardware of the Energy Systems and Fundamentals Laboratories of the department.

The incumbent has accountability to design, propose, request, re-work and/or retrofit experiments and equipment currently needed for the courses supported in the Energy Systems and Fundamentals Laboratories. The incumbent is responsible to liaise with Facilities and Services and coordinate their activities within the labs. The incumbent will possess, maintain and seek an expert level of knowledge of technical matters relating to the courses offered in the Energy Systems and Fundamentals Laboratories, protocols currently used in experimentation as well as current labs teaching practices falling under their domain. Responsible to seek and prepare standardized Health and Safety training material for the users of the labs. The incumbent will be aware of products, prices, vendors and industry initiatives related to their area of expertise. May be asked to attend education-related conferences in order to upgrade and maintain their level of expertise in the practical teaching of Electrical Engineering.



Licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in the province of Ontario or eligible to be transferred to PEO and a minimum of Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Science, a degree corresponding to a B.A.Sc in Electrical Engineering.


Three (3) years of relevant, practical experience beyond the B.A.Sc Engineering degree. Must possess a good understanding of the key elements of and topics related to the laboratory under their care.


Proficient with computer software and hardware. Installing, removing and upgrading software as needed, sometimes in multiple machines. Installing, removing and upgrading peripheral hardware as needed. Proficiency in Linux, MS Windows OS and MSOffice, including primarily Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Proven experience in preparing and formatting documents and presentations in English, including a variety of media. Desirable but not critical proficiency in LaTex for text editing, Matlab, Simulink / PLECS, LabView, MultiSim, Altium (Schematics, PCB, & Circuit Simulation), and programming languages such as C/C++, Python, Java, VB. Familiarity with writing and editing html code and maintenance of simple web-pages.
Strong understanding of analog electronics, power electronics, and drive systems.


Strong interpersonal skills, proactive attitude. The incumbent will be a member of a lab support group and must interact very well in a group setting. Excellent written communication skills, proven by either previous published work or reports. Strong desire to seek new information in the field of laboratory teaching and to collaborate with lab and academic staff to seek permanent improvement to experiments. The incumbent must be able to present a topic of his expertise to both students and experts alike.

Closing Date: 12/09/2021,11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 4 -- Hiring Zone: $93,345 - $108,904 -- Broadband Salary Range: $93,345 - $155,575
Job Category: Engineering / Technical

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Segment: Laboratory, Engineer, Electrical, Electronics Engineer, Energy, Science, Engineering


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