Manufacturing Technician

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DarkVision, a Koch Engineered Solutions company, is looking for a Manufacturing Technician to join our manufacturing operations in North Vancouver. This highly skilled team gets to work on a wide range of bleeding edge technologies in a great work environment that prioritizes the employee experience. The successful candidate will do everything and anything necessary to support our manufacturing, product development, and research. This is a hands-on position with a strong focus on production, assembly, and testing.

Our Team

You will be expected to learn and carry out a variety of unique, hands-on tasks, and as a result you’ll have the opportunity to learn many new skills. If you like variety and enjoy picking up new skills outside of your comfort zone, this is the perfect role for you. You will be joining a great team of Manufacturing Technicians who can help guide and train you as you learn the skills needed to excel in this role!

What You Will Do

  • Building Small Stuff – Forming and fabricating piezo-electric transducers, micro-soldering, molding, etc.
  • Building Big Stuff – Building research apparatus such as test platforms, test jigs, and our core products
  • Breaking Stuff – Carrying out experiments and product validation using test equipment. For example, you’ll break stuff in our heated pressure vessel at 10,000 psi and 200 C and then figure out what went wrong!
  • Fixing Stuff – Replacing and repairing components, and refurbishing our ultrasonic scanning tools
  • Ensuring Stuff Works – Our work is highly technical; you should like to learn new technologies while ensuring a high standard of quality in your work.
  • Quality Control – Measurement of incoming parts with reference to drawings

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Technology Certificate or Diploma from a technical institution (mechatronics, robotics, manufacturing, electrical, mechanical, or similar)
  • Experience in product assembly or technical hobby in mechanics or electronics
  • Soldering experience
  • Mechanical aptitude: you have hands-on experience in assembling – taking things apart, and putting them back together again
  • Ability to read and comprehend mechanical drawings and schematics
  • Ability to read and comprehend wiring diagrams
  • Ability to use and understand electronic testing equipment such as multi-meters
  • Experience using hand tools and power tools

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Ability to build components from spec
  • Experience in QC and measurement of components
  • Experience soldering under a microscope
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Time management skills
  • Experience using Excel and Word
  • A meticulous, precise, and detail-orientated approach

General Compensation

For this role, we anticipate paying $50,000 to $65,000 per year. This role is eligible for variable pay, issued as a monetary bonus or in another form.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Who We Are

DarkVision Technologies Inc. is a Canada-based tech company disrupting the industrial imaging market since 2013. We have created the world’s most advanced acoustic-based imaging platform. We are packaging it into multiple new product lines, revolutionizing how our clients quantify and visualize the integrity of their critical assets.

Backed by Koch Industries, one of the world’s largest privately held companies, DarkVision’s team of Mechanical, Skunkworks, Electrical, Software, and Machine Learning Engineers is rapidly expanding to meet the demand for the company’s current and upcoming products.

We allow employees to work on cutting-edge technologies that blend science with real-world applications. We invite you to join our team for the exciting journey ahead as we become the global leader in industrial imaging.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

How to Apply

If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you. We thank all applicants in advance, but please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located in the FAQ section at the bottom of the webpage.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check.

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