Kinitics Automation is hiring! If you are ready to join our talented team, use the form below to send us your resume and reference the position you wish to apply to.

Electro-Mechanical Technician

A full-time opportunity exists to work in the development and fabrication of our products.

Kinitics is seeking an Electro-Mechanical Technician to join our growing team of engineers and technicians. We are looking for individuals who can apply their passion for quality workmanship to the fabrication of production and prototype parts, assemblies, and tools. A secondary job role involves maintaining a vehicle fleet consisting principally of 2-wheel motorcycles. Additional product development opportunities exist for those who possess a valid Class 6 British Columbia driver’s license.

Responsibilities

  • Manual part fabrication using lathe, milling machine, power saws, and drill press
  • Part inspection against engineering drawings using hand tools including micrometers, calipers, and gauges
  • Electrical prototyping and production of circuit boards and wiring harnesses using reflow, hand soldering, cutting, and crimping
  • Electro-mechanical parts assembly using hand tools and power tools
  • Production of retail products for industrial and automotive markets
  • Quality inspections on incoming materials and outgoing product
  • Packing and shipping of products
  • Maintain inventory of shop tools, machining tools, and consumables
  • Facilities maintenance and upkeep
  • Motorcycle chassis and engine diagnostics and maintenance

Qualifications

  • Technical Degree or Diploma backed by relevant trade certificates
  • Minimum 1 year technical work experience
  • Strong hands-on mechanical and electrical skills
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • Dedication to quality and attention to detail
  • Valid class 6 British Columbia driver’s license preferred
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada

Send your Resume

If you believe that you could be a part of our future team, use the form to send us your details.

The positions below have already been filled but we’ve left them visible to allow you to see the roles and responsibility expectations we have at Kinitics Automation Limited.

Even if there are no positions available but you think you could be an asset to our team, use the form above to send us your resume.

Electrical Engineer

Reporting to the Lead System Engineer you will be welcomed as a key member of our fast-growing team of engineers and technicians.

For a disciplined person with a positive attitude, this is an opportunity to grow your own career as the company expands. Your creative ability to design for manufacturability and high performance will be put to the test in our R&D lab and in the field.

Design Responsibilities

  • Logic controller design
  • Interpreting high-level embedded system product requirements
  • Conceptual circuit design validated through circuit simulation in SPICE or similar software package
  • Passive and active component selection of commercially available packages • Printed circuit board (PCB) design
  • Wire harness design including lead wire, cabling, and connector selection
  • Power dissipation analysis and application of thermal management techniques

Prototyping and Testing Responsibilities 

  • Testing using multimeter, oscilloscope, power supplies, and custom software tools
  • Capture and archive test results

Production and Documentation Responsibilities

  • Prepare versioned PCB production files
  • Prepare fully costed bill of materials
  • Prepare and maintain wiring harness drawings
  • Prepare and maintain product specifications, datasheets, and user manuals
  • Prepare and maintain component documentation library
  • Liaise with 3rd party testing and certification bodies
  • Liaise with parts, bare PCB, and assembled PCB suppliers
  • Experience bringing certified products from concept to production
  • Experience with motor drive circuitry
  • Experience with PCB CAD software (Eagle or Altium)
  • Experience with PLC hardware and SCADA systems
  • Knowledge of circuit design using microcontrollers
  • Comfortable working with voltages up to 50 VDC and 240 VAC