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Company Description:

A wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), Satlantic ( is a national corporation headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Satlantic is an advanced ocean technology company that develops optical sensors for aquatic research and water quality monitoring. We provide environmental monitoring sensors and systems to the world’s leading oceanographic and scientific organizations. Our four main product lines are radiometers and radiometer systems, UV nutrient sensors, chlorophyll fluorometers and integrated buoy systems. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Satlantic/Danaher gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging "stretch" opportunities.

Current Opportunity:  Entry Level Electronics Technician

Satlantic has an immediate opening for an entry level Electronics Technician in our Production department. We are looking for a versatile and energetic Electronics Engineering Technician with one to two years of work experience in an electronics environment. This individual will work in our Electronics lab and be involved in product assembly, testing, and troubleshooting. Good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn in a high-tech environment are essential to the position.

Qualifications of the successful candidate include an Electronics Engineering Technician diploma from a recognized institute, strong soldering and assembly skills, the ability to read electronics schematics and assembly diagrams, and a willingness to work on a variety of systems and components.

Brief profile of responsibilities:

  • Population, testing, and troubleshooting of circuit boards
  • Assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of instrument sub-assemblies
  • Field testing of equipment
  • Incoming electronic materials verification and tracking
  • Outgoing shipment verification and packaging
  • Application of personal knowledge and expertise to assigned work

Satlantic LP is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

Division:    Manufacturing
Primary Location:    North America – Canada – Nova Scotia – Halifax
Schedule:    Full-time    

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Danaher Overview:

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries. Our team of 66,000 associates around the globe is united by the Danaher Business System which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage.  In 2013, we generated $19.1 billion in revenue, earning a spot on the Fortune 200 list.  During the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent. For more information please visit our website: