Electrical Engineer (Contract)

Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Ballard has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer (Intermediate to Senior) to join the Systems Engineering Team for a 6 month contract with a potential 3 month extension. The successful candidate will work well with existing engineering staff, is capable of independent work, and will contribute to the development of Ballard’s fuel cell system products. Responsibilities: Perform design and verification of electrical systems for Stationary Fuel Cell Generators Design of HV and LV Circuits compliant with relevant standards Revision of existing designs to comply with the requirements of alternate regions and jurisdictions Electrical Panel Layout Select and source electrical components in compliance with requirements Develop component design requirements from system requirements Develop documentation to support customer integration Verify designs through analysis and testing Troubleshooting of electrical components and systems Requirements: Must have a technical diploma or engineering degree from an Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics program Must have at least 5 years’ experience in an electrical engineering field Experience with industrial electrical design Experience with European and North American Electrical Codes Familiar with Hazardous Area Requirements as defined by ATEX and NFPA Knowledge of electrical/electronic components and their characteristics, applications and limitations Experience with selecting circuit protection including motor protective devices Ability to read Process & Instrumentation Diagrams Troubleshooting skills with DMM and oscilloscope Experience with panel design Additional Consideration: Knowledge of fuel cell technology Experience with PLCs, Alarm Lists, and creation of I/O drawings Experience with EPlan, AutoCAD or similar drafting software Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices Experience with electrical systems for generation and grid-tie applications Familiarity with the IEC Safety of Machinery Directives Our Values Listen & Deliver | Quality. Always. | Inspire Excellent | Row Together | Own ItBallard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.