Potential Motors

Electrical Engineer

Full-time / Fredericton, NB, Canada

You’re passionate about a sustainable future and want to build something special. You want autonomy to own your work and at the same time to work with a talented, like minded team. The pace and scope of building a category defining product and launching on a global scale doesn’t scare you - it excites you.

We feel exactly the same way.

Potential Motors is an electric vehicle technology startup focused on electric off-road vehicles. Our technology will accelerate the off-road transition to electric vehicles by enabling manufacturers to develop more modular, performant, and resilient EV products. We are preparing for the global launch of a category defining product in 2022 and looking for ambitious people to join our team in creating a new product category and electrifying an industry.

Here’s where you’ll come in:

This role will design, implement, and test the electrical and electronic equipment and systems found onboard an electric vehicle. They will perform tasks related to the assessment, operation and maintenance of electrical installations.

  • “Hands-on” design and development of automotive electromechanical prototypes and products

  • Design and develop wiring and PCB schematics, P&ID diagrams, bills of material & technical specifications

  • Commissioning of complex electrical systems

  • Find innovative solutions for issues that arise during the prototyping phase

  • Lead electrical systems validation testing, such as EMC and EMI testing, insulation resistance and dielectric withstand tests of high voltage battery systems

  • Create test plans, test reports and present to peers

Who we are looking for:

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 3-5 years of experience working in the automotive industry

  • Experience with electro-mechanical components, such as valves, pumps, sensors, and system level validation testing

  • Strong background in electrical systems (DC motors, motor controllers, DC/DC converters, high voltage battery systems, battery management, electrical wiring, low-high voltage systems)

What it’s like to work with us:

  • Unlimited vacation

  • Freedom and flexibility in work-life balance

  • Lots of room to grow with the company, in position and in learning.

  • You will work with something real - you will see your work driving!

  • A values-driven workplace and strong founding culture

  • You will have have independence and the opportunity to have a real impact - your voice will be heard

  • Health benefits plan from day one.

If this role sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Potential Motors is an equal opportunity employer. 

Working at Potential Motors

You’ll get the chance shape the future of off-road and build great things with great people every day.

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