Hydro Turbine Manufacturing Technician

International Casting and Supplies, Ltd.

  Posted: April 30, 2022

  Location: Nanaimo, British Columbia

  Internship Program: Natural Resources

  Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

  Hours per Week: 40

  Start Date: August 31, 2022

  End Date: February 28, 2023

Job Description

ICS Wear Group manufactures small micro-hydro turbines for both residential and industrial use. The Hydro Turbine Manufacturing Technician (HTMT) is responsible for following electrical and manufacturing prints to assemble and test each turbine. Once assembled the HTMT uses manufacturing tooling and machinery to finish manufacturing of the turbine and prepare it for shipping and use. Additionally, the HTMT will participate in the engineering process to develop new more efficient hydro products, coordinate with manufacturers, and also use engineering tools like Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to analyze turbine performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Use Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) software and technology to design and redesign hydro turbines.
2. Follow engineering and electrical prints to assemble and manufacture hydro turbines and components.
3. 3D CAD design in Fusion 360 to develop new products or amend existing products.
4. Use Microsoft Office Suite including coding and creating Excel documents.
5. Effectively use Critical Path Method and Work Breakdown Structure project management techniques.
6. Execute the safety plan and ethos of ICS Wear Group.
7. Constructively work as a team member in they micro hydro turbine department.

Knowledge and Skills

1. Some experience using Solidworks and/or Fusion 360
2. Some experience designing products for additive and subtractive manufacturing
3. Competent with mechanical skills used for product assembly
4. Ability to work self-directed and create solutions to complex issues with minimal direct input
5. A strong aptitude for written deliverables such as engineering reports or stress analysis reports
6. Some experience operating in a shop environment
7. A positive attitude and a strong willingness to learn difficult and challenging tasks and datasets.
8. Experience working with 3D Scan data and mesh files would be an asset.

Education Required

Engineering Technologist Diploma (Minimum)

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