Integration and Test Technician

AXYS Technologies Inc.

June 12, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Manufacturing and Production
Company Overview: 

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has specialized in advanced marine based technology products and services for over 40 years.  We manufacture and service offshore and oceanographic environmental monitoring equipment with a focus on data acquisition and display systems for routine weather and sea state monitoring, water and air quality monitoring and process control.  We serve a global market with international experience in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, New Zealand, Australia and United States.  Located in beautiful Sidney, British Columbia, AXYS is one of Vancouver Island's most sought after career choices and offers competitive compensation and benefits to its staff.

Job Summary: 

The Production Team requires a hands on Integration and Test Technician to assemble, integrate, test and document environmental monitoring systems. This role requires a mature, well-rounded person with the ability to multitask in a fast paced, dynamic environment. The ideal candidate is able to meet tight deadlines independently and work with a committed team.
Specific Requirements:

  • Align, fit, and assemble component parts, using hand tools, power tools, fixtures, templates, and other tools
  • Install electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools
  • Repair, rework, and calibrate assemblies and systems to meet operational specifications and tolerances
  • Verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Maintain assembly quality records
  • Recommend changes to product documentation
  • Assist and recommend manufacturing processes improvements
  • Liaise with Product Development to transfer new technologies to Production
  • Maintain testing equipment, perform in-house calibration and advise on equipment requiring repairs or replacements
  • Support the supply chain team with preparing and kitting work orders and assisting with dismantling and packing systems
  • Provide support in production and manufacturing planning
  • Provide leadership and supervision on complex project builds


  • Mechanical/Electronics Technologist diploma or equivalent is required, with a minimum of 3 years experience in electro-mechanical systems integration and testing
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings, BOMs and technical work instructions is a requirement
  • Experienced with schematics and electronics assembly and testing
  • Strong hands on experience in a hi-tech environment using fixed and hand shop tools
  • Keeping attention to detail while producing very high quality work is mandatory.
  • Experience in inventory control, shipping processes, production and scheduling
  • Familiar with MRP systems and working in an ISO9001 environment

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain a high level of performance in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues
  • Ability to handle heavy loads
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Excellent time management, organizational and leadership  skills
  • Commitment to continuous learning and application of new knowledge and skills
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces
  • Forklift and/or crane training will be an asset
How To Apply: 

Please submit your resume along with; references, a cover letter outlining your applicable experience, salary expectations, goals and related experience as they pertain to this position at AXYS Technologies Inc. by emailing your application by June 29th, 2014 to:  Samples/Descriptions of previous relevant work and projects may be required prior to candidates being selected for interviews.

We thank all those who apply to AXYS Technologies Inc, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please, no phone calls.