Research Technologist - VTEC (Term)

Job IDB2-C4-B1-F4-2E-B8
CompanyRed River College
Date Posted2019-11-27
Posted Until2019-12-11
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
Research Technologist - VTEC (Term)
Research Partnerships & Innovation
Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

Full-Time, Term Position Available
Anticipated January 6, 2020 up to March 31, 2021
Possibility of an Extension to March 31, 2022

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 Research Manager, Research Partnerships & Innovation, the position will support applied research and development activities within the Vehicle Technology & Energy Centre (VTEC) – an NSERC Innovation Enhancement program. The Research Technologist (Electronics) will be carrying out applied research and development activities related to vehicle development and vehicle performance. Projects may include electric vehicle battery repurposing, vehicle electrification and related sensor applications that enables autonomous driving. In addition, assistance and support to activities in Motivelab - RRC's newest climatic chamber with built-in dynamometer. The incumbent will be working in a team environment with Research Professionals, industry partners, instructors, staff and students.

- Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Solid experience and knowledge in the following areas: electric vehicles research, alternative energy (i.e. battery technology, charging infrastructure) and CAN bus technology.
- Industry experience in manufacturing, hardware design and/or product engineering
- Experience working in applied research and development within a College environment
- Knowledge in project and research management
- Strong computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project
- Strong written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills including verbal communication
- Ability to undertake multiple tasks with limited supervision
- Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Commitment to lifelong learning

- Knowledge of the College applied research enterprise
- Experience in data collection and statistical analysis

- Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends
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 #: 2019-294
Closing Date: December 11, 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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