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Technology Application Technician

Our client, a recognized university institution specializing in teaching and research in engineering and technology transfer is currently seeking a Technology Application Technician.

Nature of position

Under the supervision of the department's management, your main mandate will be to carry out various technical tasks related to the manufacturing, maintenance, repair, modification and improvement of parts, equipment, laboratory and computer devices for teaching or research purposes. In addition, you will have to develop systems specific to their field of expertise, providing the necessary technical support and implementing them and assisting users in carrying out their work or research projects. As such, you will :

  • Discusses with teaching and research staff and students the projects and experiments they wish to undertake in order to understand the direction, precision and technical requirements of these projects ;
  • Performs and documents, in collaboration with the appropriate staff, the technical work inherent in the implementation and operation of teaching or research laboratories, provides technical advice, participates in the design and development of projects and suggests possible approaches, methods or modifications ;
  • Operate, test, maintain, adjust, calibrate and calibrate various electrical, electronic or computer devices, instruments, sensors, circuits and networks ;
  • Design, manufacture, assemble various equipment, parts, devices, models and prototypes and draw schematics, plans and sketches ;
  • Participate in the planning of practical work, carry out or collaborate in the realization of the assemblies of apparatuses and instruments, carry out tests and take care of the good functioning of the laboratories which are under its responsibility ;
  • Assist, guide and troubleshoot users and students and demonstrate the use and operation of apparatus, instruments, tools, equipment, software or computer systems ;
  • Carry out the physical organization of laboratory sessions. Assume responsibility for the maintenance and repair of instruments, tools, apparatus or computer or electronic equipment ;
  • Maintain and track an inventory of instruments, devices, tools, software and components, as well as an equipment and component loan log. Diagnose problems encountered by users and breakdowns and take appropriate action ;
  • Conduct research with suppliers for the purchase of equipment, instruments, software, tools or other materials. Advise the authorities concerned on the choice of equipment to be used or any other factor that could improve the operation of your sector and take the appropriate measures ;
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards and rules relating to his or her work environment and to users ;
  • Design, manufacture and assemble various embedded systems according to the needs of the teaching and research staff and students of the Systems Engineering Department ;
  • Execute various tasks related to the development of the Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 axis in the Systems Engineering Department activities ;
  • Perform every other task compatible with your function.

Required qualification

  • College diploma (DEC) in electronics technology, computer systems technology or any other relevant training ;
  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant experience ;
  • Knowledge of the fields of embedded systems, acquisition systems and sensors from an industrial network and Industry 4.0 perspective (an asset) ;
  • Basic knowledge of the Linux operating system (an asset) ;
  • Knowledge of current microcontrollers (Raspberry Pi, Arduino and PSoC) (an asset) ;
  • Basic knowledge of computer tools specific to the design and simulation of electronic circuits (an asset) ;
  • Knowledge of instrumentation (handling, synchronization, measurements, calibration) (an asset) ;
  • Ability to establish good interpersonal relations and to work in a team ;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage priorities.

Salary and condition

Salary and conditions according to candidate's experience.

Job Location

The location shown on the map is approximate and is included for information purposes only.

  • Group Insurance

  • Paid Vacation Time

  • Flexible Hours

  • Public Transit Nearby

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