Mechanical Technologist

Posted September 13, 2017

Job Description
The Mechanical Technologist reports to the Director of Production. This is a temporary position for up to 3mo with possibility of extension.

The Technologist will be responsible for various assembly- and testing processes associated with constructing flywheel energy storage equipment. The incumbent will also assist with Temporal’s service related activities, on an as-required basis.

The Mechanical Assembly Technician will work on a wide range of components and subassemblies, ranging from ½ lbs to 10T. A variety of work will be assigned, including, but not limited to: inspection, electrical testing, mechanical testing, main assembly, sub-assembly, shrink fitting, part modification, precision balancing, and rigging.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Act as responsible member of Temporal Power’s Service  and Production Teams
  • Assembly and testing of large precision machinery and components, including electrical and hydraulic components and systems.
  • Follow blueprints, drawings or diagrams in order to assemble and test products
  • Install components, fabricate small parts, maintain parts inventories and small repairs
  • Operate forklift and crane to move parts around shop
  • Dynamic Balancing of large precision machinery
  • Use of CNC operated drills, including setup and programming
  • Perform in-process QA/QC test procedures and record results in Quality Records. Document Non-Conforming Material. (NCR’s)
  • Document and assist in resolving product/process issues
  • Use hand tools, power tools, or precision instruments to test equipment
  • Experience rigging with the use of overhead cranes and forklifts
  • Maintain cleanliness in work area and adhere to occupational health and safety standards
  • Create, review, track changes on Production process documentation.
  • Maintain cleanliness in work area and adhere to occupational health and safety standards
  • Support Design for Manufacture activities. Document proposed design changes for product enhancements that will improve assembly, serviceability and function of the product in Engineering Change Requests (ECR’s)
  • Maintain high quality service records and reports
  • Complete expense reports and travel documents
  • Pass along service data to Production and Engineering groups as required
  • Overhead crane certification and fork lift operator certification strongly desired.

 

 

Requirements:
Education or designations:
  • Degree in Engineering or Diploma in Mechanical Technology
Knowledge or experience:
  • Minimum 10+ yrs experience
Skills and

 attributes:

 

·       Strong work ethic, high degree of enthusiasm

·       Attention to detail and a high regard for product quality

·       Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks

·       Able to work as part of a team or independently with minimal supervision

·       Proven problem-solving abilities

·       Proven process engineering skills with Quality Control Mindset

·       Mechanical skills

·        with hand tools, threading tools, and fluid power systems

·       Understanding of large high precision machinery and complex mechanical and electrical product assembly

·       Read/mark up engineering drawings, both mechanical and electrical

·       Understand common drawing tolerancing practices and interpretations

·       Measure with micrometers, calipers, height gauges to +/- 0.001”

·       Use multimeter to measure, voltage, amperage, continuity

·       Understand basics of PLCs, I/O signals, Sensor operations

·       Basic pressure, temperature, and acceleration sensor wiring

·       Understand vacuum systems, pressure measurement

·       Capable of using technology and web based platforms

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·       Experience with the following (licences considered an asset) :

    1. Hoisting & Rigging – Overhead crane operators certificate
    2. Forklift operation
    3. First Aid/CPR/AED
    4. Aerial Workplatform
    5. Transportation of dangerous goods
    6. Confined space working environment
    7. Have valid passport and drivers license.

 

Working conditions: Direct reports:   Yes  No Predictability of working hours:  Yes   No
Travel Yes    No           If yes, anticipated percentage of time?  Up to 80%
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