in St. John's, NL

St. John's, NL
Full-time - Permanent
$55,515 - $62,135 / year
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Competition Number: MUN02201
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Department of Technical Services

(Permanent Position)


Under general supervision, the successful applicant will perform skilled work in design, fabrication, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, testing, certification, calibration, modification and installation of electronic equipment and infrastructure throughout the University. The successful applicant's duties may include repair of laboratory equipment, installation of structured data network cabling and related infrastructure, fabrication and testing of custom research apparatus, testing and maintenance of safety systems such as respirator fit testing, and/or assisting in the design/programming/fabrication of custom microcontroller operated devices. Strong troubleshooting skills, a commitment to safe work practices, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and clients are essential. The successful candidate will also be expected to perform other related duties as required.


Successful completion of an approved 3 year program in Electronics Technology. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years' experience at a skilled level in the maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, testing, modification and installation of electronic equipment, preferably scientific equipment. Hardware and/or software experience with Arduino, Raspberry Pi or PLCs would be considered an asset. Coding experience would be an asset. Biomedical electronics training or experience would be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to have knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in the work. Experience in a university, college, or laboratory environment would be considered an asset. Strong troubleshooting skills are essential. An equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered.

SALARY $55,515 - $62,135 per annum (CUPE Local 1615)

CLOSING DATE June 9, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. NST


Please note that we will ONLY accept applications for this position through our website

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

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About Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. It was established as a memorial to Newfoundlanders who lost their lives on active service during the First World War and subsequent conflicts. As the province’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of the province and plays an integral role in education and continuing development in the region.

Memorial is an inclusive community dedicated to innovation and excellence in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, service and public engagement. Memorial has more than 19,000 students from over 115 countries spread across five campuses and a global network of almost 100,000 alumni. From the classics to advanced technology, Memorial offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs. A respected employer with more than 3,600 employees, Memorial provides an environment that fosters innovation, creativity, equity, diversity and inclusion.

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