Senior Test Engineer

Technical Services · Burnaby, British Columbia
Department Technical Services
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time

Who are we?

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offense in the fight against climate change that will accelerate the global transition to a lower-carbon economy. The growing success of our company is owed to our commitment to our people, our emphasis on our values, and our innovative technology. Passion is put into what we do every day.

The role: Senior Test Engineer


  • R&D
  • External Clients



  • R&D
  • Mechanical Group
  • Process Group

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works as a member of the R&D test station development team to design and commission test rigs for various projects at Svante.
  • Project management of new test station designs.
  • Reviews Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) for test stations.
  • Manages assembling and commissioning the designed test stations in the lab including electrical and mechanical components.
  • Interfaces with and manages contractors.
  • Troubleshoots test station start-up, shutdown, and operating performance issues.
  • Performs various calculations relating to heat transfer, flow rates and gas composition.
  • Creates engineering documentation to support commissioning testing, operation, and maintenance manuals.
  • Produces technical specifications and selects instrumentation and equipment.
  • Carries out other related tasks and projects as required.

Key Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience, critically using:
    • P&IDs
    • Control systems (PLC)
  • Some project management experience:
    • MS Project
  • Experience using Office software.
  • Experience using Visio.
  • Experience using SolidWorks.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Svante is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. All Svante employees share in the responsibility for assuring that, by our personal actions, the policies are effective. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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  • Location
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Department
    Technical Services
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time