Lab Technician Assistant (Casual)

September 19 2023
Industries IT: Equipment, Network
Categories Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging,
Richmond, BC • Part time

Why Join Norsat International Inc.?

We have an innovative and outstanding team of industry professionals who drive our ongoing success at Norsat International Inc. We strive to offer a supportive, inclusive and nurturing environment that helps our employees expand their careers and reach their highest potential.


We are currently looking for a professional with strong electrical and mechanical skills to join our Production Team as an RF Technician/ Assembler. Your duties will involve the manufacturing and testing of leading-edge satellite products for military, government, and high-end commercial applications.

What You'll Do:

  • Assemble, tune and test RF assemblies and subassemblies of a satellite terminal.
  • Work with production documentation, such as Bill of Materials (BOM's), and CAD drawings.
  • Work with MMICs and other high frequency devices.
  • Work on mechanical, and or electrical assemblies and subassemblies of a satellite terminal.
  • Support production personnel in the building of PCBAs, mechanical and/or electrical subassemblies of satellite terminals.
  • Participate in delivering quality products on-time to our customers.
  • Maximize and maintain quality as per the latest production standard, test and BOM accuracy.
  • Assist in the transfer of designed products to manufacturing.
  • Execute unit-level and system-level tests.
  • Perform product verification testing of customer product before shipment.
  • Maintain departmental test equipment and environment.
  • Maintain records of solutions, setups, and results.
  • Improve production process through time and cost efficiencies.
  • Perform product verification testing of assemblies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You'll Bring:

  • Diploma/Degree in Electronics/Electrical Technology Program
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with high frequency/RF testing
  • Knowledge in production documentation and mechanical and electrical assemblies
  • Knowledge in electrical components, ESD control
  • Knowledge in detailed assembly and integration procedures
  • Appreciation of production systems including MRP, ECOs, inventory transactions including cycle count to maintain accuracy
  • Experience in LabView Program would be an asset
  • Technical training in electronics or mechanics and computer applications would be an asset.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with ISO 90001 manufacturing standards an asset

What We Offer:

  • Plenty of on-site and street parking & a bus stop right in front of the office (bus 405, 410, 416);
  • Leisure areas in the office, employees are encouraged to have some fun! (i.e., ping pong table, foosball, Wii, tabletop games, card games);
  • Employee events & initiatives: company BBQs, field trips, annual summer event, free snacks events, lunchroom has free flow of coffees & teas.

Please note that benefits may vary by location and employment status.

Applicants must hold either a Canadian citizenship, Canadian Permanent Residency, or Work/ Study Permit. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide assistance for work authorization.

About Us:

Norsat International Inc., founded in 1977, is a leading provider of innovative communication solutions that enable the transmission of data, audio, and video for remote and challenging applications. Norsat's products and services include customizable satellite components, portable satellite systems, maritime solutions, and network solutions. The company's products and services are used extensively by telecommunications services providers, emergency services and homeland security agencies, military organizations, health care providers, news organizations, and Fortune 1000 companies.

Reports to: Production Manager
Position Type: Temporary, Part-Time

Diversity Statement:

The Company values a diverse workplace where equal employment opportunities are available and commits to practicing a fair recruitment and hiring process in which all candidates are considered on the basis of their skills, abilities, and fit with the Company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, and physical or mental disability.

Accessibility Accommodations:

More information about our accessible workplace, including disability accommodations, are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Security Screening Requirement:

Norsat is a secure facility; thus, all employment is contingent upon the selected candidate's successful clearance from federal security screenings, including Criminal Record Check.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

No recruiters please.

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