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Job Details

Systems Testing Technician

Employer

NovAtel Inc.

Date Posted

June 17, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $90,000.00 to $140,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 17, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

NovAtel Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Testing and measuring equipment

Experience

5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

  • Testing and evaluation
  • Development of methods and techniques

Additional Skills

Supervise staff or team

Area of Specialization

Testing

Work Setting

  • Manufacture
  • Research and development institution

Type of Production or Direction Concentration

Technical direction

Type of Systems

Computerized testing system

Testing Equipment and Methods

Nondestructive testing

Specific Skills

  • Write technical reports
  • Supervise technical staff
  • Participate in field checks and verification
  • Develop and document software testing plans
  • Install software and hardware and configure operating system software in preparation for testing
  • Execute and document results of software application tests and information and telecommunication systems tests

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • Word processing software
  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Windows
  • Internet
  • Intranet
  • Presentation software
  • Image editing software
  • Project management software
  • Mapping and data visualization software
  • MS Office
  • Desktop applications
  • Multimedia software

Type of Materials

Technical reports

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Computer and Telecommunications Hardware Engineers Specific Skills

Research, design, develop and integrate computer and telecommunications hardware

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Paramedical services coverage

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)
  • Other benefits
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance
  • Wellness program

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?
  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Systems Testing Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Systems Testing Technicians
METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to execute and document results of software application tests and information and telecommunication systems tests

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating computers to conduct tests to certify that new and modified systems meet standards; and to install software and hardware and configure operating system software in preparation for testing

innovative

Interest in developing and implementing software and information system testing policies and procedures; and in developing and documenting software testing plans

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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