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Job Description

Kinectrics takes pride in being consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the energy and utility industry, where purpose and people mean as much as innovation and growth. That’s why we choose only the best and brightest to join us. To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, Kinectrics has grown from a company of 300 to over 1,000 in only the last few years – and we aren’t looking to slow down. Join our diverse, supportive workplace for a rewarding career in the electricity industry.

 

Visit our website to learn more: www.kinectrics.com

 

The Opportunity

 

Position: Field Technologist (Bruce Power)

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: Tiverton

Department: Transmission & Distribution Technologies

Reports to: Service Line Lead Substation Equipment, High Voltage and Safety Testing

Hours per week: 40 hours per week (Shift work may be required as needed)

 

What We Offer

 

At Kinectrics, employees are recognized for their knowledge, experience, and contributions while working in a highly technical and challenging environment. Kinectrics puts you in the driver’s seat of your own career, setting you up alongside industry experts who will help you develop the skills essential to your professional growth in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and rewarding work culture.

  • Purpose: The work we do each day helps communities around the world. Find satisfaction in work that really matters, working alongside and as part of the best and brightest in the industry.
  • Growth: To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, we are growing more each day, which means more opportunities for you. We encourage our employees to grow alongside our company thanks to a number of significant training and personal development opportunities.
  • Innovation: Our staff proudly develop innovations that push the industry forward.
  • Diversity: The company is dedicated to promoting diversity in its workforce, up to and including the senior management level. Our diversity committee ensures we stay up to date on leading trends and best practices, creating a desirable workspace for each and every one of our employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive total compensation package unmatched by most industries throughout North America.

 

If you are looking for an organization that is committed to your future growth development, then you’ve come to the right place.

 

Accountabilities: How You Will Make an Impact

The applicant will support low voltage and medium voltage cable testing, including switchgear diagnostic and assessment testing of equipment and materials in accordance with established technical work instructions and industry standards. Prepare progress reports and other standard reports such as routine test reports and equipment packing/shipping reports. Perform inventory and maintenance duties. Assist in product/service development, respond to customer inquiries, maintain good customer relations and solve problems generally of a routine nature. The assignment is within the High Voltage & Safety Testing (HVST) Department.

  • Perform all duties in a safe manner in compliance with Kinectrics policies and procedures.
  • Perform and document field and laboratory electrical tests, investigations and technical studies for customers in electrical generation, transmission and distribution sector. Support of other sectors such as chemical, civil, mechanical, metallurgical, computer science, material science, environmental science, biology, etc.
  • Perform field and lab tests using predominantly standard techniques; provide support in laboratory or field environments by conducting experiments, conducting tests or servicing equipment; quality control.
  • Assist with forensic inspection and testing of cables joints.
  • Assist with field acceptance testing of safety equipment.
  • Assist with and sometimes assemble and maintain equipment, processes, systems and development of test methods.
  • Participate in the analysis of test results and data by use of standard software packages.
  • Write reports of a predominantly routine nature.
  • Respond to customer inquiries, maintain good customer relations and solve problems.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by following good quality and safety practices in all aspects of the work performed.
  • Perform clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying.
  • Perform routine processes and duties such as shipping, receiving, inventory control, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

What You Need to Succeed

  • Completion of High School plus additional specialized courses related to Electrical Technology at the community college level. A degree in Electrical Engineering Technology is a plus.
  • 5 years relevant experience or equivalent advanced education in related areas of transformer testing and repair. Requires knowledge of electrical theory and testing standards to understand the requirements of electrical equipment.
  • Knowledge of MV/LV electrical testing and relevant test equipment an asset.
  • Ability to utilize computer software programs for data management, etc.
  • Critical thinking and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Willing to travel by land and air to and from remote test sites.
  • Be able to work in challenging conditions.
  • Strong teamwork capabilities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

 

Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

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