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Electric Vehicle Systems / Powertrains Designer, Prototype Vehicles

At KOVATERA we’re forging a new kind of mining utility vehicle company by combining advanced electric drivetrains and integrated electronics with our rugged KOVATERA vehicles to create the future of mining utility transportation. Our vision is to deliver advanced electric vehicles that enhance the daily operations of our users, eliminating the use of diesel fuel underground through the integration of clean technology. From our headquarters in Sudbury Ontario, we have designed and manufactured over 500 vehicles in our 4 main product lines.

We are seeking an Electric Vehicle Systems / Powertrain Designer to support development and production of our electric vehicles. As a member of the Engineering team, you will be responsible for or oversee the design of a broad range of electrical subsystems and equipment in our battery powered vehicles including: power electronics, electric propulsion, battery management, charger, multiplex controls, high voltage and low voltage harnesses, and software integration. Your professional expertise and strong technical skillset will ensure the design is controlled and conveyed in an orderly manner. Working within our R&D team, you will have a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of the organizational team.

Position Summary
The Electric Vehicle Systems / Powertrain Designer will specialize in EV Battery Systems, EV Motor Controls, and EV Power Electronics, and is responsible for the electrical / digital design and its integration into advanced prototype R&D vehicles. Extensive work with various suppliers and vendors will be required to understand their specifications and capabilities. You will work with our product managers to define new design requirements. Engineering principles will be applied to design, package and validate EV energy storage systems and components that set the industry benchmark for innovation, performance, cost, reliability and safety for electric mining vehicles. Ideally, you will also have the ability to create systems level powertrain models for diesel equipment.

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KOVATERA offers employees competitive wages, benefits, and a pension package, salary commensurate with experience.

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We thank all applicants in advance for their application and interest in Industrial Fabrication Inc., however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


We thank all applicants in advance for their application and interest in Kovatera, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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