MTS Level 9 - Industrial Research Engineer - School of Sustainable Design Engineering (Grant Funded)

Competition Number: 
31E17
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017
Date of Posting: 
April 12, 2017
Department: 
School of Sustainable Design Engineering
Position: 
MTS Level 9 - Industrial Research Engineer
Contract: 
Full Time Term Position (Grant Funded)
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Salary: 
$64,656 to $71,116 per annum as per CUPE 1870 (Grant Funded)
Term: 

May 2017 to April 27, 2018 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The University of Prince Edward Island is looking for the right candidate to take on an exciting new position as “Industrial Research Engineer” in the School of Sustainable Design Engineering. Reporting to the Manager of Industry Research, the successful candidate will work closely with researchers in the Research Centres of Excellence, including: Robotics and Industrial Automation; Bioresources and Food Processing; Sustainable Energy; and Sensors, Optics, and Imaging. The successful candidate will be involved in the installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of manufacturing, material-handling and testing equipment in the centres. This individual will also provide advice and input in the selection of equipment for the centres.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Work with research personnel and clients on industry-related projects
• Perform maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of equipment
• Conduct instrumentation installation and data collection for industry-related research projects
• Design and edit 3D models for use in additive manufacturing (e.g., 3D printing)
• Adhere to the safe operation of industrial research equipment

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent in a relevant engineering field
• Must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Prince Edward Island
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
• Experience with CAD and 3D modelling software (e.g., Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor)
• Experience with instrumentation and controls
• Knowledge of and experience with industrial equipment and operations related to one or more of these areas: bioresources, sustainable energy, advanced manufacturing, robotics and industrial automation, and intelligent sensors and systems in an industrial research and development environment
• Demonstrated creative, communication, problem-solving and organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task, coordinate projects and function professionally in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
• Excellent computer skills
 

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

T. Gallant

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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