Technical Manager (ELE) in Canada


Job title: Technical Manager (ELE)

Company: QAI Laboratories Ltd.

Expected salary:

Location: Burnaby, BC

Technical Manager (ELE) Job Details:

QAI Job Number: QAI ELE071421

JOB TITLE: Hazardous Location Technical Manager – Electrical Product Safety

LOCATION: Burnaby, British Columbia


CATEGORY: Testing and Evaluation – Electrical Product Safety (ELE)


CLOSING DATE: Open until filled


Founded in 1995 by a group of experienced certification and testing experts, QAI is an independent third-party testing, inspection and certification organization which serves the building, technology, and construction industries (among others) with cost effective solutions through our in-house capabilities / services, and an established world-wide network of qualified affiliates. The QAI name and logo have become well recognized throughout the Certification world resulting in steady growth of our Certification, Testing, and Inspection business streams.

The Hazardous Location Technical Manager will support the Electrical Product Safety Department at our Burnaby, BC location. This role involves evaluation, testing, report writing and performing inspections on various types of electrical products including products used in hazardous locations.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will perform, but not be limited to, the following duties:

  • Perform testing and evaluation of electrical products as business dictates to nationally recognized electrical safety standards (CSA, UL, IEC, etc.).
  • Work to grow all aspects of the QAI Electrical Departments business.
  • Provide overall technical expertise for Hazardous locations, training, reviewer, testing, inspection and certification.
  • Responsible to grow QAI’s overall Hazloc program, including scope and revenue
  • Participate and take the required technical lead during audits as required.
  • Participation in other areas of electrical operations
  • Become familiar with the QAI quality system and administrative procedures.
  • Write and review concise, objective, and informative test reports, and documents.
  • Perform inspections and field evaluations at remote client sites.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with customer and staff, as required.
  • Ensure work complies with the QAI quality system
  • Travel throughout Canada and the USA as business dictates.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with customer and staff, as required.
  • Be part of an energetic team with a can-do attitude.
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager or its designee

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or equivalent.
  • 5 years directly related experience.
  • Possess superior MS Word and Excel skills, be proficient with Email and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Possess “Good Laboratory Practice” skills essential for testing products.
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Candidates must hold a valid BC driver’s license.
  • Candidates must hold a valid passport, or be able to obtain a valid passport, and must be able to travel to the US and international destinations.

Key Technical Competence:

  • Practical knowledge in the areas of expertise.
  • Able to evaluate necessary requirements for testing, inspection, and/or certification and develop timelines which meet the needs of the client and QAI.
  • Able to meet expected timelines and grasps the concept of prioritization.
  • Able to multi-task and coordinate many activities across multiple departments, teams, and locations within the organization.
  • Able to identify conformance to test, inspection, and/or certification criteria and communicate this to clients and throughout the organization.


  • The successful candidate will progress, subject to satisfactory performance, through a 3-month probation and training period.


QAI Laboratories offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including base salary, extended medical, dental, vision, and RRSP matching programs.


At QAI, you will have the opportunity to put your aptitude, experience, knowledge, and desire to learn to the test. We make a difference in people’s lives through the work we do as a top-notch Product Testing, Certification, and Inspection body whilst providing rewarding careers for our employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

QAI Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

Note: No visa sponsorship is available.


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