Job Title: Design Engineer

Location: Halifax, NS

Reports to: Chief Technology Officer

Department: Engineering

Weekly Hours: 37.5 hrs/week

Position Overview:

Perform a variety of technical engineering design activities to support Jaza Energy’s development of control system hardware and software for solar micro-grid systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and optimization of electrical components and circuit boards for energy control systems.
  • Design of mechanical components and systems for integration of energy system components.
  • Develop control logic and software for control systems.
  • Develop manufacturing drawings in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Construct prototype systems for laboratory and field testing. 
  • Carry out laboratory testing of components and prototype systems.
  • Interface with outside vendors and contractors for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Confer with Jaza engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Research and analyze design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications. 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineering education preferred.
  • Firmware development experience preferred.
  • Experience designing and building things required (Makers, Hobbyists).
  • PCBA / CAD experience preferred.
  • Highly organized, strong attention to detail.

Compensation: competitive salary and stock options commensurate with experience.

To apply send a cover letter and CV to with the subject “Design Engineer”.