Technologist (High Voltage Lab)



Kinectrics takes pride in being consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the energy and utility industry, where purpose and people mean as much as innovation and growth. That’s why we choose only the best and brightest to join us. To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, Kinectrics has grown from a company of 300 to over 1,000 in only the last few years - and we aren’t looking to slow down. Join our diverse, supportive workplace for a rewarding career in the electricity industry.


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The Opportunity

Position: Technologist (High Voltage Laboratory)

Employment Type: Permanent

Employment Level: Entry

Location: 800 Kipling Avenue, Etobicoke

Department: Line Asset Management (LAM)

Reports to: Service Line Lead, High Voltage Lab.

Hours per week: 40


What We Offer


At Kinectrics, employees are recognized for their knowledge, experience, and contributions while working in a highly technical and challenging environment. Kinectrics puts you in the driver’s seat of your own career, setting you up alongside industry experts who will help you develop the skills essential to your professional growth in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and rewarding work culture.

  • Purpose: The work we do each day helps communities around the world. Find satisfaction in work that really matters, working alongside and as part of the best and brightest in the industry.
  • Growth: To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, we are growing more each day, which means more opportunities for you. We encourage our employees to grow alongside our company thanks to a number of significant training and personal development opportunities.
  • Innovation: Our staff proudly develop innovations that push the industry forward.
  • Diversity: The company is dedicated to promoting diversity in its workforce, up to and including the senior management level. Our diversity committee ensures we stay up to date on leading trends and best practices, creating a desirable workspace for each and every one of our employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive total compensation package unmatched by most industries throughout North America.


If you want to work for a purpose-driven company where you’ll see the real impact of your work, apply today.


Accountabilities: How You Will Make an Impact


  • Perform all duties in a safe manner in compliance with Kinectrics policies and procedures
  • Perform sample preparations, job safety analysis, custom test setup, and assist with installation of laboratory equipment and test fixtures
  • Assist the test lead with preparation of test plans and test log sheets
  • Perform electrical tests, investigations, and technical studies for customers in one or more disciplines
  • Perform lab and field tests using predominantly standard techniques; provide support in laboratory or field environments by conducting experiments, conducting tests or servicing equipment, investigations; quality control
  • Assemble and maintain various equipment, processes, systems, and development of test methods
  • Participate in the analysis of test results and data by use of standard software packages
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by following good quality and safety practices in all aspects of the work performed
  • Perform clerical duties, such as word processing, excel sheets, maintaining filing systems
  • Perform routine processes and duties such as local and international shipping, receiving, inventory management, equipment maintenance, calibration support and quality control, etc.
  • Adhere to Kinectrics quality assurance protocol
  • Perform other duties as required


What You Need to Succeed


  • Graduate of three-year Electrical Technology Diploma at the community college level or equivalent in the area of electrical technology, or Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering with hands on experience
  • Solid knowledge of electrical theory and testing standards to understand the requirements for High Voltage testing of electrical equipment is required. Have at least 3 years’ experience in a high voltage setting, with direct experience in testing of transmission and distribution cables and/or overhead line equipment, live line work equipment
  • Minimum 1 year of industrial experience applying, calibrating, or fixing instruments, meters, transducers, and data acquisition systems is required
  • Strong experience with HV testing practices, procedures, and safety standards; or equivalent advanced education in related field such as electrical engineering technology is required
  • Ability to work at 35’ height and perform work at safely manner 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced and understanding tests of HIPOT, AC, DC, RIV, CORONA, PD, Tan Delta, Heat cycling test, etc.
  • Must be able to read and interpret substation single line diagrams and control drawings
  • Experience working in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 17025
  • Ability to utilize computer software programs for data management, such as Microsoft Excel, and some programming skills
  • Basic understanding of continuous improvement techniques; experience with workplace organization


Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.