Renewable Energy Technologist

Northwest Fabworks Inc.

  Posted: April 24, 2021

  Location: Parksville, British Columbia

  Internship Program: Natural Resources

  Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000

  Hours per Week: 40

  Start Date: June 14, 2021

  End Date: December 10, 2021

Job Description

Macon industries specializes in diamond drilling products and placer mining equipment. Our team of designers and fabricators provide a wide range of professional quality services. We are currently looking for a Renewable Energy Technologist to participate in several projects that focus on renewable energy systems in the mining industry. The position will use digital technologies such as Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other Electrical Engineering softwares to design and manufacture a renewable energy prototype. The Renewable Energy Technologist will work alongside other Engineers and Designers to create complex electrical systems that allow renewable energy sources to be harnessed at mining sites. These renewable sources will broadly range from Solar, Wind, and Hydro. The Renewable Energy Technologist will also participate in manufacturing prototypes and assemblies. This internship provides an exciting opportunity to contribute significantly to the engineering design and manufacturing component of developing proprietary technology to reduce the emission of green-house-gases in mining.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Use Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) software to evaluate construction design information such as detail and assembly drawings, design calculations, system layouts and sketches, and other specifications.
2. Use Electrical Engineering digital technologies to design electrical systems and components.
3. Use Microsoft Office and Excel to create spreadsheets to be used in computing energy potentials based on a set of physical and environmental variables.
5. Use CAD software to produce 3D models to be used in stress analysis and fluid dynamics analysis.
6. Use computer programming languages to create electrical components such as microcontrollers and energy control units.
7. Utilize project management software like Microsoft Projects and other cloud-based platforms.
8. Use shop tools under the supervision of production engineers.
9. Use production methods to manufacture prototype renewable energy systems for mining.

Knowledge and Skills

1. Familiarity with CAD software like Solid-works or Fusion 360
2. Preferred but not required familiarity with Electrical Engineering software like Circuit Studio
3. Preferred but not required familiarity of large battery storage systems
6. An above average ability to produce periodic reports and presentations
7. An aptitude to work safely in dangerous and adverse environments
8. A positive attitude and willingness to learn

Education Required

Minimum requirement is a Diploma of Engineering Technology (or similar)

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