MTS Level 8 - Engineering Projects Coordinator - Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Staff Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering
MTS Level 8 - Engineering Projects Coordinator
Full-Time Term Position
Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week

$64,793 to $71,253 per annum, as per CUPE 1870


As soon as possible to April 30, 2023(Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding, and departmental requirements)

Reporting to the Manager of Operations, the successful candidate would work closely with instructors and technical staff within the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering. Duties would include providing mentorship, advice, input, and guidance to students in design. They would also act as safety lead for the FSDE as well as oversee the installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of manufacturing, material-handling, and testing equipment in the FSDE.


  • Act as the main engineering resource and mentor to design clinic projects, other technicians, and students
  • Coordinate technical support for design clinic projects for the manufacturing of testing apparatus and prototypes
  • Provide advice, expertise and support in the design, setup and supervision for experimental labs and prototype testing associated with student design projects, and in the areas of machine and system performance measurement, experimental sensors, data acquisition and analysis and associated software
  • Overall responsibility, as Area Lead, for the FSDE Health and Safety program, including the development and implementation of policies and procedures; the management of training and certification of academic staff, other staff, and students; safety inspections; and compliance assurance
  • Assist in the coordination of equipment purchase, maintenance, and inventory
  • Assist in the procurement of materials and supplies
  • Work with research personnel and clients on industry-related projects
  • Perform instrumentation installation and data collection for industry-related research projects
  • Design and edit 3D models for use in additive manufacturing (e.g. 3D printing)
  • Assist in the procurement of materials and supplies
  • Adhere to a safe work environment


  • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Prince Edward Island
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • 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
  • Experience with instrumentation and controls
  • Experience in a laboratory and shop 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. Applications will not be accepted via email.

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.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

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

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.