electrical design engineer in vancouver

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We are seeking an Electrical Engineer for a well established manufacturing clients of ours in the defense sector.

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design, selection, evaluation, integration and documentation of electrical / electronic / electro-mechanical components to meet our clients design requirements.


-Performs studies, experiments, research and tests that contribute to the design and development of navigation system products. Establishes codes, standards, drawings, specifications and requirements for both commercial and military customers.
-Contributes to the design of systems based on design for manufacturability principles including ease of manufacture, standardization, design for maintenance, minimization of parts, and equipment commonality, etc.
-Updates and maintains the parts database utilizing the company’s Product Lifecycle Management software tool.
-Actively participates in preliminary, functional, critical detail and production design reviews and takes responsibility for ensuring production readiness.
-Creates electrical schematics, block diagrams, cable lists, cable routings and other relevant manufacturing information documents in accordance with the company’s design standards.
-Ensures designs are optimized for adherence to EMI/EMC, Human Factors, Safety and other relevant industry and/or classification society standards.
-Assists more senior engineers in carrying out technical tasks requiring accuracy of calculations, completeness of data and adherence to prescribed methods.
-Provides detailed design purchase specifications and guidance to support personnel.
-Initiates and executes design reviews to ensure that the resulting design meets system, customer and budgetary requirements and is compliant to industry and government standards.
-Clearly communicates technical and design documentation to other stakeholder functions.
-Initiates, when required, and executes engineering change request (ECRs) as well as provides supporting justification data in a time sensitive manner.
-Specifies and executes design verification testing, including monitoring of technical performance indicators or design budgets.
-Follows workplace operating and environmental, health and safety procedures and guidelines


-Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant work experience
-2-6 years of relevant experience
-Knowledge and experience with computer hardware, networking hardware and electronics
-Design and selection of harness, cables and connectors
-Experience in designing electrical products for manufacture
-Working knowledge of EMI, EMC effects
-Working knowledge of digital and analog electrical circuits
-Development of test procedures
-Design for harsh climatic environments, corrosive, and marine environments
-Familiarity with product certification testing to civilian and military standards
-Proven ability to analyze and solve problems
-Working knowledge with SolidWorks and AutoCAD is preferred
-Familiarity with Computers, MS Office Suite, SharePoint, peripheral equipment, test, diagnostic and measuring equipment.
-Conscientious team player who pays attention to detail and possesses excellent oral and written communication skills
-Organized, able to handle multiple projects and prioritize workload
-Must be eligible for security clearance
-Occasional travel may be required

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please forward your resume via email to Nick Paraskeva | nick.paraskeva@randstad.ca


Nick Paraskeva
Principal Recruitment Advisor
Randstad Engineering Elite, 2017

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