Research Technologist, Electronics And Robotics

Job ID0D-BD-5A-46-52-94
CompanyRed River College
Date Posted2019-11-15
Posted Until2019-11-28
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
Research Technologist, Electronics and Robotics (Term)
Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing

Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

Full-Time, Term Position Available
Anticipated Jan 6, 2020 up to Dec 24, 2020
Possibility of an Extension

This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

Red River College is a leader in applied learning and innovation. Our talented team of employees is passionate about education, innovation and student success. We offer competitive salaries, extensive benefits, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth in a rewarding career.

Duties: Reporting to the Manager of the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing (TACAM) of Red River College (RRC), the Research Technologist will support applied research activities in robotics, automation and integration of electromechanical systems. Specific duties will include developing software for interfacing a variety of sensors, actuators, robots, and / or machine vision systems to a lab-scale or production environment and designing of printed circuit board (PCB) and electronic assemblies. The candidate will be required to work as part of project teams to develop solutions for industrial clients, and also develop technical reports for both college-based and industrial client projects, and support technology workshops and knowledge dissemination, and industry outreach activities.

- Post-secondary education in Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics or Instrumentation Engineering / Technology. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
- Experience in robotics, PCB design and app development.
- Experience in interfacing or integrating electrical, automation, communication and mechanical systems
- Experience in C++ or Python computing languages
- Ability to undertake multiple tasks with limited supervision
- Strong written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Experience in project management
- Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Commitment to lifelong learning

- Experience programming collaborative robots
- Experience working in College applied research such as a Technology Access Centre
- Experience in ROS-industrial

- Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends
- This position may be required to work overtime
- This position may be required to travel
How To ApplyApplicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email

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This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

We seek diversity in our workplace. Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Competition #: 2019-288
Closing Date: November 27, 2019
Salary: $47,302 - 64,683 per annum

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Red River College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If an applicant requires accommodation during the application or selection process, Human Resource Services will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.

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