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Production Technologist - Quester Tangent

Production Technologist - Quester Tangent

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Join the tech express! Become a Production Technologist at Quester Tangent and keep trains running smoothly!


About Us:

Quester Tangent has been at the forefront of train technology for over 30 years. Located on Canada's scenic Pacific Coast, we cover the full lifecycle of train electronics, from design to support. Our technology enhances public transit across North America and Asia, improving efficiency, safety, and comfort. Join us in making a significant impact on the world’s transit systems.


Your Role:

Our Production Technologists play an important role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our electronic assemblies and components. If you are passionate about testing, troubleshooting, and enhancing electronics, and if you are detail-oriented and committed to high standards, we would love to discuss this opportunity with you to join our team.


What You’ll Do:

•Test electronic systems, sub-assemblies, finished product circuit boards, and cable harness assemblies using standard production documentation, including routine test procedures, schematics, and component descriptions.

•Troubleshoot and rework in-process failed products and take corrective actions to prevent product nonconformity, thereby improving products and processes.

•Install production software and firmware into completed electronic assemblies.

•Conduct routine testing of completed electronic assemblies and sub-assemblies.

•Ensure quality processes are followed.

•Ensure timely closure of jobs according to the production schedule and budget.

•Optimize processes to increase efficiencies.

•Complete quality inspections against existing standards.

•Exercise care and prescribed precautions in the handling and storage of materials and products, and prepare adequate records for quality.

•Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.

•Document all production and test activities as required and assist in the maintenance of assembly, test, and configuration management records.

•Identify and record any product quality problems.

•Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of product nonconformity and improve products and processes.

•Verify the implementation of corrective action.

•Perform miscellaneous duties as required.


What You’ll Need to Succeed:

•Diploma or degree in Electronics Technology or Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.

•Solid understanding of all aspects of electronic circuit board testing, including component handling, soldering, and cleaning in a static-controlled environment.

•Strong competence and abilities to troubleshoot and repair complex circuits.

•Solid understanding of all aspects of electronic hardware assembly, including cable assembly, mechanical support hardware, and enclosure assembly.

•Basic knowledge of computer operations, including file manipulation, program initiation and operation, and connection to serial and parallel ports.

•General knowledge of production techniques, standards, quality control principles, and practices.

•Commitment to high standards of workmanship and attention to detail.

•WHMIS Certification.

•Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a high-energy environment with minimum supervision.

•Basic knowledge of ERP systems and their use.

Experiences that will help you thrive:

•Minimum 1-2 years of experience in an electronics design and production environment, with experience in a production test and repair position, to meet full qualifications.

•Experience in high-reliability soldering.


Why Join Quester Tangent?

•Expertise and Innovation: Dive into a world where your ideas can shape the future. At Quester Tangent, we're a community of creative thinkers and doers. Here, innovation isn't just welcomed, it's celebrated. Embrace the thrill of challenge and let your passion for discovery lead the way in our journey to redefine transit operations.

•Impactful Work: Your work matters here. Every project you touch improves the fabric of communities across the globe, making public transportation smoother and more sustainable. It's more than just a job; it's how you will make a tangible difference in people's lives, contributing to a future where everyone moves easier, breathes cleaner air, and lives better.

•Career Growth: Your growth fuels our innovation. That's why we're deeply invested in your personal and professional development. From mentorship to education support, every opportunity is designed to help you thrive. With us, your next career milestone is within reach, supported by a culture that cheers your every step.

•Work-Life Balance: We value the importance of balance in our employees’ lives, and we are committed to providing a work environment that supports work-life balance, operating within standard work hours.

•Inclusive Environment: At Quester Tangent, every voice matters. We are an equal opportunity employer that values and respects all employees as individuals, regardless of age, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and gender. Here, we celebrate our differences, knowing they make us stronger. Your achievements and contributions are recognized in heartfelt ways, making sure you always feel appreciated and integral to our shared success.

•Perks and Benefits: Life at Quester Tangent comes with its rewards. We offer quarterly 'me days' to bus transportation discounts and free parking spots. Our monthly company events keep us connected, and our competitive salary and benefits package take care of you and your family.


Join Us Now!

If you're eager to contribute to the advancement of train technology and make a tangible impact on public transportation, we'd love to hear from you. Send your resume and a cover letter that captures your passion and fit for the role to Human Resources at careers@questertangent.com. Be sure to include the exact job title in the subject line of your email.


Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Work Arrangement: On-site

Job Type: Permanent Full-time

Schedule: Standard Working Hours in Canada (Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week)

Salary Range: $25.00 - $29.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.




Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC, Sidney, BC, Vancouver Island, BC

Experience Level : Entry Level, Junior Level, Intermediate Level, Senior Level

Salary range : $25.00 - $29.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.

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