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July 26, 2023 / Rockland Scientific International - Production Technologist

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Production Technologist

Production Technologist

Posting Details

Job Category


Position Type


Career Level

Entry Level

STEM Sector


Salary Range

$45,000 - $55,000

Number of Openings


Job Description

Company Overview
Rockland Scientific is an ocean science and technology company that designs and manufactures solutions for scientists to improve their understanding of the oceans and climate change. Rockland Scientific empowers our customers by prioritizing our responsiveness to them and ensuring they reach their goals.

Our solutions centre on the measurement and analysis of ocean turbulence – an essential parameter directly related to ocean mixing, heat flux, and climate change.

Headquartered in Victoria, BC, with satellite sales offices in the USA and France, Rockland Scientific’s eclectic team works in an inclusive environment to deliver sensor and software solutions to researchers and system integrator partners in 30 countries. We take pride in our customer-first culture, which is reflected by raving referrals and a growing number of scientific publications

Job Summary
The Production Technologist will kit, assemble, test, and calibrate Rockland products including sensors, printed circuit boards and complete instrument assemblies. Supports developing, assembling & testing prototype products. Provides service and troubleshooting on returned products.

Position Qualifications & Requirements
• Post-secondary Diploma in Electronics, Electrical or Mechanical technology.
• 1 year of experience as a Production Technologist, Electronics technician, or related for high-tech
• Reading and producing wiring diagrams and schematics.
• Wiring and soldering: building wire harnesses, splicing cables, soldering and reworking of printed circuit boards (through-hole and surface mount).
• Hands-on experience troubleshooting electronic boards and assemblies including analog circuits.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Kit and assemble components into finished products for stock and for specific orders as directed.
• Test circuit boards, sensors, and instruments.
• Create & maintain production records of assembly, test & calibrations.
• Maintain and update assembly & test instructions, as required.
• Service & troubleshoot products returning to Rockland from customers.
• Assist with prototype development, assembly, and testing.

Working conditions
• Long periods of standing up.
• Occasional Heavy lifting.
• Usage of power tools and sharp objects.
• Working independently.

What we offer
• Permanent full-time employment.
• Opportunities to take part in job-related training and development.
• Extended Health Benefits, Life, AD&D, Critical Illness, and Long-term disability.
• Additional Vacation days and Casual Sick Leave Policy.
• Personal Health Spending Account.
• RRSP matching contributions.
• Join a diverse team making a difference in the scientific field to understand climate change.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 25/10/2023

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to the email:, with the subject line Production Technologist.

At Rockland Scientific International, we welcome all ages, races, gender identities, sexual orientations, cultures, religions and beliefs. Our commitment lies in appreciating the unique skills and perspectives that each person brings to our team. We are dedicated to fostering a secure, supportive, and inclusive environment where every employee can thrive.

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