Electrical Product Designer

SEAMOR Marine Ltd (Nanaimo, BC) is looking for a skilled Electrical Product Designer to join our team.

About SEAMOR Marine

At SEAMOR Marine, we love what we do — we research, develop, build and sell amazing Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), for use in diverse underwater applications.  SEAMOR is one of Canada’s premier ROV designers and manufacturers of light to mid size underwater systems. SEAMOR ROVs can now be found on every continent and in every major body of water. We are proud to be a global leader providing powerful, reliable, versatile, quality technology.  Visit our website at: http://seamor.com         

Join Our Team:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Challenge your passion and skills in designing innovative products
  • Be part of a dynamic, collaborative team
  • Enjoy life on Canada’s West Coast.

The Opportunity

This position utilizes your technical skills and creativity, with opportunity for innovation and professional growth.

As an Electrical Product Designer, you will:

  • Engage in innovative projects
  • Contribute to a dynamic and talented team
  • Learn something new every day 

Responsibilities & Expectations: 

You will research, design, test, and document new electrical/electronic components and systems for SEAMOR Marine’s Remotely Operated Vehicle Systems (ROVs).  You’ll also contribute to new product development. Specific responsibilities encompass:

  • Electrical design of new and customized equipment, meeting performance, reliability, manufacturability, and cost requirements
  • Develop solutions for core product line as well as customer specific applications
  • Generate schematics, PCB layout, manufacturing files, and BOMs
  • Develop and maintain embedded C/C++ firmware used in systems and components
  • Complete new design calculations, assembly, testing, qualification, and documentation
  • Perform troubleshooting, fault analysis, and technical support for new designs and legacy products
  • Contribute to and conceive process improvement initiatives
  • Suggest/implement design improvements and cost reduction strategies
  • Provide regular updates and communication on project progress and performance
  • Participate in product development planning and road mapping
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary technical team to develop unique solutions to complex challenges in subsea environments
  • Assist production with sourcing legacy part replacements
  • Assist Production with the setup and assembly of new product designs or custom orders.

Your qualifications:


  • University degree or diploma in Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • 3-5 years’ relevant design experience
  • Understanding of electronic components, PCB layout/ layer stack up, and library management
  • Proficiency with Altium Designer or similar
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in:
    • Circuit design and prototyping
    • Embedded programming in C/C++
    • SVN and GIT version control systems
    • Product, hardware, and firmware qualification including component and assembly testing
    • Soldering, testing, and debugging using diagnostic and hand tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary team environment


  • Robotics, mechatronics, and embedded systems
  • Circuit design including
    • DC-DC linear and switch mode power supplies
    • DC motor control
    • AVR/ARM MCU integration
    • Analog circuits including comparators and amplifiers
    • Signal processing, noise management
    • Communications transceiver integration
  • Communications protocols including RS-485/422, I2C, SPI, and CAN
  • Cable harness component selection and design
  • Design for harsh environmental conditions
  • Skills using Microsoft Office
  • EIT or P. Eng considered an asset

To Apply:  Email your cover letter and resume to: resume@seamor.com
This is an immediate position, and will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.