Apply By: Monday, March 20, 2023 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 104 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Electronics Engineer/Technologist

Ontario Science Centre
Exhibit Support / Learning Programs
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary (up to 12 months)
Job Code:
94035 - Exhibit Fabricator 3
$37.18 - $41.74 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
The Ontario Science Centre (OSC) is looking for an Electronics Engineering Technologist to join the Exhibit Operations team working in an exciting and internationally-respected organization. Located in Toronto, Ontario, this position is part of a team that works on Ontario Science Centre exhibition production for local, national and international audiences.

The successful candidate will play an important role in those efforts as an Electronics Engineering Technologist that designs, prototypes and maintains custom electronic circuitry for exhibits. Through these efforts, you will contribute to the Ontario Science Centre's success and the remarkable experience of our visitors.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

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We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As an Electronics Engineering Technologist in the Electrical and Electronic Support department at the Ontario Science Centre you will work within a team of skilled tradesmen to design, prototype, fabricate, maintain and repair electronic, audio visual and custom lighting installations and equipment in interactive exhibits and related areas.

How do I qualify?


• Completion of diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology

Technical Skills

• Interpersonal and analytical skills to create custom electronic circuitry based on designs provided by exhibit designers
• Knowledge of and in depth experience with shop safety and electronic practices and theories
• Ability to interpret blueprints, sketches and schematics to fabricate custom finished installations and components to precise measurements
• Experience in exhibit wiring and automation of interactive exhibits
• Experience in programming and wiring of microcontrollers and PLC's
• Advanced knowledge of operating a wide range of portable, hand tools and specialized testing equipment
• Knowledge of machinery, production methods, sourcing/costing/ and estimating materials
• Knowledge of Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations as it pertains to the work
• Knowledge of automated show lighting, audio visual practices
• Ability for occasional travel at a local, national and international level
• Knowledge and ability to operate aerial lifting devices
• Physical ability to perform manual work

Collaboration & Organizational Skills

• Ability to collaborate with multi-disciplined teams of skilled trades on internal and international projects
• Collaboration and consultation skills to interact effectively with managers/staff from various departments , consultants, outside contractors and others
• Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
• Planning and organizational skills to coordinate and prioritize work to meet deadlines

Communication Skills

• Connect and communicate technical information to peers and non-technical parties, and establish effective working relationships
• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Monday, March 6, 2023
  • T-SC-141121/19
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, March 20, 2023 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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