SAIT Electronics Technician in Calgary, Alberta

Electronics Technician

(Electronics Technician II)

School of Manufacturing and Automation

At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. With a newly launched brand and ongoing celebrations marking 100 years of educating skilled workers, now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.

The School of Manufacturing and Automation provides practical and applied skills training to meet the needs of Alberta's rapidly growing manufacturing, automation, oil and gas, and service sectors. We are learner-centered and committed to delivering quality curriculum in support of student success.

As the electronics technician, you will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of equipment in approximately 14 labs. You will be responsible for collaborating with instructors to design and fabricate classroom demos and trainers, ordering of supplies, capital equipment and maintaning records. You will also


  • Test, maintain, clean and calibrate equipment to ensure functionality

  • Configure, trouble-shoot and repair of equipment

  • Collaborate with other technical groups, departments, schools, faculty and students in a friendly, professional and courteous manner

  • Deal with customer service issues and ensure a high level of customer satisfaction

  • Design and fabricate instructor demos and student training aids.

  • Order/Receive supplies, capital equipment, track orders and maintain files.

  • Maintain technician shop, order supplies, maintain records and inventory.

  • Perform safety and equipment inspections of all electrical trades’ labs, report findings and develop action items based upon reports.

  • Supervise sub-trades

  • Perform yearly department wide inventory.

  • Provide updates to clients and reporting issues or deficiencies

  • Other duties as assigned.   


  • Minimum two year ENT or EET diploma with strong digital electronics background

  • 3-5 years’ experience with repairing, troubleshooting, maintaining electronic equipment

    with some design and fabrication.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Advanced knowledge of power and digital electronics

  • Advanced knowledge of electrical applications

  • Knowledge of fabrication and repair techniques

  • Intermediate knowledge of PC applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, databases

  • Ability to research products via the internet and other sources

  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered

Why Work at SAIT:

Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including: comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more.

To Apply:

Please continue with the online application process through the SAIT careers website or Online applications are strongly preferred.

Closing Date & Time: Open until incumbent found.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.


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SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education

System ID: 2017-23766

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Employee Group: Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

Department: School of Manufacturing & Automation

External Company Name: SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology)