RoBird Research and Development Technologist

About us

AERIUM is a multi-disciplined Drone solutions company based in Calgary, Alberta, conducting operations across Canada and in the United States. AERIUM prides itself on the close relationships created with industry partners – providing geospatial intelligence, data analytics, visualization, wildlife management, and software development to clients in myriad industries.

Job Description

AERIUM is currently looking for a Research and Development Technologist to join our team on a full-time basis, based at our Head Office location in Calgary.

This position is responsible for:

Ø Assisting with mechanical and mechatronics design of airframes, payloads, and other components.

Ø Identifying and working with vendors and suppliers to obtain prototype components

Ø Developing product assembly procedures and work instructions

Ø Conducting quality inspections to ensure Product Standards

Ø Completing and Maintaining Documentation

Ø Collaborating with Team Members to Improve Processes and Techniques

Ø Assembling and Soldering Components onto Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)

Ø Following Safety Protocols and Maintaining a Clean and Organized Work Area

Key Qualifications

Ø Strong Aptitude for Mechanical and Electronics Systems.

Ø Relevant Technical Certification or Vocational Training.

Ø Design experience with SolidWorks or similar (PTC Creo, AutoDesk Inventor, stc)

Ø 3+ Years’ Experience in a Similar Role.

Ø Experience with troubleshooting and operating robotic systems. Industry experience with drones, or autonomous vehicles is a strong asset.

Ø Excellent Attention to Detail and manual dexterity.

Ø Strong Problem-Solving, Communication and Teamwork skills.

Ø Transport Canada Drone pilot certification (Basic or Advanced) would be an asset.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

AERIUM Analytics provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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