Power Electronics Engineer


About this job

  • Industry: Renewable Energy
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Burnaby

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor

About this role: Power Electronics Engineer

We are currently hiring a Power Electronics Engineer for our Renewable Energy client. The Power Electronics Engineer will be responsible for working closely with other Systems engineers to develop customer focused solutions for delivery of conditioned power as part of the product offerings for motive applications including buses, trucks, and light rail. This is a full-time permanent opportunity.


  • Requirements development for power electronics and converters
  • Support Hazard Analysis through participation in DFMEA’s
  • Develop functional safety requirements for power electronics and converters
  • Develop hardware safety requirements for power electronics and converters
  • Specification and selection of DC/DC converters for use in road vehicles, rail and other industries
  • Creation of Test plans and protocols
  • Interfacing with Suppliers
  • Evaluation of Technologies and capabilities
  • Evaluation of Compliance to codes, standards, and regulations
  • Develop component design requirements from system requirements
  • Support Certification and compliance testing (Environmental, EMC/EMI)
  • Failure Analysis of power electronics and converters
  • Keeping up to date with industry technologies and developments



  • Must have a technical diploma or engineering degree from an Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics program
  • Must have at least 7 years’ experience in an electrical or electronics engineering field
  • Experience with power electronics used in road vehicles or other mobile equipment
  • Experience with Codes, Standards, and compliance issues of electrical systems in road vehicles
  • Experience with ISO6469-3, LV123 or other electric road vehicle safety standards
  • Experience with DC/DC’s and knowledge of architectures and semi-conductor technologies
  • Experience working with CAN communication and networks
  • Experience in electronics manufacturing or quality assurance role
  • Experience with testing of electronic devices
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and good listening skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment
  • Knowledge of fuel cell technology
  • Experience in automotive or mobile equipment design
  • Experience with functional safety standards such as ISO26262
  • Experience with Automotive test standards such as ISO16750
  • Experience with EMC/EMI compliance and standards
  • Experience with PCB design and Altium software
  • Ability to read Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Troubleshooting skills with DMM and oscilloscope


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Brunel Canada - Toronto

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