Intermediate/SeniorLevel Product Development Specialist /Mechatronics Engineer
BMT is a leading global, engineering consultancy operating in 10 markets working primarily in the maritime industry. Our customers buy cost-effective solutions to business problems that require technical excellence, independent thinking and innovation.
Structured as an Employee Benefit Trust, we employ over 1,500 staff worldwide; located in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Our combination of intellectual rigour, independence of thought and commercial insight helps us to play a vital role in industries as diverse as oil and gas, defence, renewable energy, ports, risk management, environmental studies and maritime transport.
BMT WBM is part of the BMT Group of companies headquartered in Brisbane and offers consultancy services in mechanical, machinery, water and environmental engineering and scientific areas.The Vancouver office is currently seeking a Product Development specialist or Mechatronics Engineer to work to support the development of our mining products.
The successful candidate will be tasked with software development and graphical interface design for the display of real time data related to automation and terrain mapping in the mining industry.
Reporting to the company Director and with minimal supervision, the successful candidate willadapt quickly to balance a variety of responsibilities regarding product development such as:
- Client liaison
- Software development (Labview, C++, C Sharp, experience with Unity 3D Gaming Engine will be an asset)
- Instrumentation specification, design, microprocessor programming, procurement and integration
- Product design and development
- Terrain mapping/scanning using Lidar sensors
This position entailsdomestic and international travel to remote sites and infrequent heavy lifting.
Proficiency with the following will be an advantage:
- National Instruments LabVIEW (highly desirable/essential)
- Unity 3D gaming engine software (highly desirable)
- C++, C Sharp (essential)
- Matlab and Simulink
- Computer networking and administration
- MS Office programs
The ideal candidate will have a post graduate degree in computational science or Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering. Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in BC, or registration with a professional body would be seen as an asset. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work in a team environment are essential.
Fluency in Spanish and prior experience with mining and mining machinery will be advantageous.
The position will initially be offered as contract position with a 3 month probation period. If successful it will be extended to a full time permanent position.Salary will be commensurate with experience level.
Negotiable salary package commensurate with experience, including health care and an employee/employer matched RSP contribution scheme.
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